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CLASSES

 YCAChefHat Young Chefs® Academy is a unique culinary experience offering cooking classes to children and teens. Each visit to Young Chefs® Academy is a new experience with fresh monthly themes and exciting new programs that encourage discovery and creativity. At Young Chefs® Academy, our staff of highly qualified teachers, chefs and nutritional experts take the, mystery out of cooking by providing an interactive learning experience that gives children the opportunity to develop a life-long love for the culinary arts.

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 chefs ages 3-5 incorporating recipes, age-appropriate culinary skills, basic nutrition, literature, and movement into a 1 – 1 ½ hour class, paced for the preschool 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.

Jr Chefs

Jr. Chefs ClassesThis program is the core of our class offerings , designed for students' ages 5/6 – 13/14 delivering a well-rounded approach to teaching children the skills necessary to develop their love of cooking.  Jr. Chefs Classes are designed to allow creativity to mesh with culinary techniques for exciting results!
To ensure safety and enjoyment for each student, class sizes are limited based on space and availability. Class offerings will vary by location.






Sr Chefs

Sr. Chefs ClassesThese special Young Chefs classes are 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.

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