Public Programs

Summer Camp

Registration for Know Your Roots Camp and Advanced Culinary Camp is now open!

Kid’s Monthly Cooking Classes

In-person Kid’s Monthly Cooking Classes are back!

Registration for July’s Monthly Kids Cooking Class opens July 1st! If you have any questions, please email Christy at [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca

Join our Chefs each month as they explore seasonal flavours and exciting twists on much-loved recipes that are great for the whole family! Our Chefs will take participants step-by-step through the recipes, helping your young chefs develop confidence, enthusiasm and cooking skills.

Do your kids fall out of our age range? Do you prefer to cook along in your own kitchen? Check out our recipes in our Growing Chefs! At Home catalogue so you can follow along with our Chefs at home!

8‑Week Beginner Culinary Program!

This exciting new program will take participants through introductory cooking and tasting activities!

Registration for the Spring 2022 Session is now full!

This spring, we are launching an 8‑week Beginner Culinary Program for youth aged 5 – 7. This exciting new program will build foundational cooking skills, all while participants are having fun, strengthening their confidence and getting creative! Skills include following a recipe, identifying common ingredients, paying attention to kitchen safety, learning to taste like a chef”, and exploring their senses through food.

8‑Week Children’s Culinary Program!

Participants will build their confidence in the kitchen while making different themed recipes!

Registration is now full! 

This winter, we are launching an 8‑week Children’s Culinary Program for youth aged 8 – 11. This exciting new program will cover kitchen and food safety, developing basic cooking techniques, working with different kitchen tools, reading recipes, learning cooking terminology, and learning how to taste and season foods like a chef. Our Chefs will take participants step-by-step through the recipes, helping your young chefs develop confidence, enthusiasm, and skills in time-management, and multi-tasking. 

8‑Week Advanced Culinary Program!

This exciting program will dive into foundational basics and advanced techniques while exploring lots of new recipes!

Registration is now full! 

This spring, we are offering an 8‑week Advanced Culinary Program for youth aged 12 – 16. This exciting program will help participants further develop their confidence and cooking skills through exploring different international cuisines. We will focus on kitchen and food safety, reading and adapting recipes, learning a variety of cooking techniques, working with different tools, and learning to taste and season foods like a Chef.