Harare, Zimbabwe

30 Dendy Young Ave.
Belvedere, Harare

+263773 267 391
Welcome to Young Chefs Academy of Zimbabwe!

Good food, good fun!

Our kitchen is fun, full of adventure, and its specially tailored to give your child best times and experiences in a kitchen, while making new friends.

Young Chefs academy is unique cooking school specially created for kids. We teach children the joy and value of cooking in a kid friendly and safe environment. Each visit to YCA is a new experience with fresh monthly themes and delicious new recipes each week.

We have exciting themes lined up for our Kindercooks, Junior Chefs and Senior Chefs.

Adult classes?

We have an exciting menus. Classes are offered on Saturdays & Sundays.Come and learn new skills, polish up old ones while learning nutrition and healthy eating in a fun and interactive learning environment.

HouseKeepers Haven?

Helping our helpers. A 3 day offered on the first and last week of the month. Let us know how we measure up to you....

The smiles and laughter that fill up our kitchen are priceless

Ask about our corporate events; culinary team buildings, family fun days and many more.

Call our office +263 4 741 516 for more exciting details.....

Weekly Classes

Kindercooks   (4- 6 years old)

Classes are one hour long with different themes every month tailor made for their tender age.We do talk about shapes, colors, numbers and many more that will benefit their physical, cognitive and social development.

Junior Chefs          ( 7 - 12 years old )

Well rounded approach to teaching children the skills necessary to develop their love for cooking. No more seeing it as a duty but fun filled activity!!!

Senior Chefs         (13- 18 years old)

Specially designed for those looking for a more in-depth culinary experience. They will assume more responsibilities while developing new techniques and concepts.

Click here for our class schedule

Call now to register  for a term and get an incredible discount!!
 Space is limited. Schedule is subject to change. Please check back often.

Private classes available for groups of 5 or more.

Birthday Parties

Tired of running around and stressing when its about that time of the year when you have to throw something special for your little one? Young Chefs Academy is here to rescue you.  Bring the birthday chef and we do the rest !!

With our all inclusive birthday parties, you get:

●  Drinks, decorations and balloons provided.
●  Birthday Chef receives personalized apron.
●  Jumping castle.
●  Table set up & clean up.

Party options include:

Pizza party (by popular demand)
Pasta party
Birthday Brunch
Cupcake Party

Call or visit us to find out more about our unique party packages. Young Chefs will make and eat their own creations and have lots of fun in the process. Party times only available where there are no classes scheduled.


Camp Can-I-Cook is the place to be during school holidays and special times of the year. Each Camp consist of a three hour session for three consecutive days. Campers will get to experience new taste and learn to prepare some basic recipes from various cuisines "with a twist" each camp takes on a personality of its own. Details for upcoming camps and workshops will be uploaded for you soon . . .

Field Trips

Cooking is a great opportunity to sharpen life-skills and stir-up creativity! It is also a great recipe for soaking up some knowledge from basic cognitive subject areas. We offer hands-on activities to schools, play groups, clubs, organisations and companies. Whether you're looking for a field trip that focuses on specific topic or just to have fun, YCA is the place.. Contact us for more information so we can custom tailor your field trip.