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CLASSES

 YCAChefHat Young Chefs® Academy is a unique culinary school that is specifically designed for children of all ages. We take the fear and unknown out of having a young chef in the kitchen by providing a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Students develop, build upon, and sharpen their culinary skills as they progress through our structured program week by week. Each class is a new experience with monthly themes and exciting new programs that incorporate supplemental subject matter. Our instructors help to carry out our mission of teaching children the joy and value of cooking while developing a life-long love for life-long skills

Check out the Current Class Schedule for the Young Chefs® Academy nearest you! 



Class Offerings

WEEKLY CLASSES

Weekly Classes at Young Chefs AcademyWeekly Classes at Young Chefs® Academy are the perfect place for students to sharpen cooking skills and stir-up creativity as they explore a different theme each month!

Not only do students experience new foods and preparation techniques, but the Young Chefs Academy curriculum is designed to expand learning into the areas of math, science, history and important cognitive skills. Parents love watching their "young chef" grows with confidence and knowledge as they create these recipes at home and develop life-long skills while having FUN!


Young chefs will learn basics in:

  • kitchen safety 
  • proper food handling 
  • food preparation 
  • cooking and baking techniques 
  • presentation 
  • table setting 
  • manners 
  • basic cognitive subject matter 
  • and so much more!

KINDERCOOKS

KinderCooks ClassesWhere our youngest "Chefs in Training" are the main ingredient!

KinderCooks is a Young Chefs® Academy program designed to accommodate our beginner chefs incorporating recipes, age-appropriate culinary skills, basic nutrition, literature, and movement into a 1 hour class, paced accordingly for the preschool/early elementary attention span. 

Let the fun begin!

To ensure safety and enjoyment for each student, class sizes are limited based on space and availability.
Class offerings will vary by location.

JUNIOr Chefs

Jr. Chefs ClassesThis program is the core of our class offerings and is uniquely designed for children based on experience and skill (ages vary) delivering a well-rounded approach to teaching children the culinary skills necessary to develop their love of cooking.  Junior Chefs Classes are designed to allow creativity to mesh with culinary techniques for exciting results!

Let the fun continue!

To ensure safety and enjoyment for each student, class sizes are limited based on space and availability. 
Class offerings will vary by location.

SENIOr Chefs

Sr. Chefs ClassesThis special Young Chefs® Academy program is designed to accommodate those students who have met specific criteria and are looking for a more in-depth culinary experience. Students will assume more responsibility while developing advanced techniques and concepts.

Let their light shine!

To ensure safety and enjoyment for each student, class sizes are limited based on space and availability. 
Class offerings will vary by location.