Growing Chefs! Ontario: Advanced Culinary Program

Advanced Culinary Program

This spring, our popular Advanced Culinary Program returns for young aspiring cooks aged 12 – 16. Theme: International cuisines!

Posted on: Nov 30, 2021

Registration is now full. Please contact Christy at [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca to be added to the waitlist. 


What to Expect: 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.

Date & Time:
The Advanced Culinary Program runs from 6:158:30pm every Tuesday night from April 5, 2022 through to May 24, 2022.

Location:
will be hosted at our new teaching facility, The Grove at The Western Fair District, located at 900 King St. This facility is more spacious than our Growing Chefs! Headquarters, with a teaching classroom equipped with audio/​visual supports.

Age: participants must be between the ages of 12 to 16 on the first day of class, April 5th.

Pricing: $280 ($35 per week X 8 weeks)

Cost includes all programming fees, dinner each week, some things to take home, a safety glove for knife skills development and a Growing Chefs! apron. Growing Chefs! Ontario is committed to providing low-cost food education experiences for youth. If cost is a barrier to registration, please contact [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca to explore subsidy options.

Masking and Vaccination: Growing Chefs! continues to work closely with Public Health as we begin to transition away from COVID-19 related health and safety protocols for our programming and events. We strongly recommend vaccinations and masking as tools to minimize the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to require masks be worn during food preparation until further notice.

Food Allergies: If food allergies are a concern, rest assured that our team is highly experienced in managing dietary restrictions. Do not let a dietary concern prevent your child from participating in our programming. Get in contact with our staff team and we’ll do our best to make appropriate accommodations.

Cancellations: Once full payment is received and registration is confirmed, any cancellation must be directly communicated to Growing Chefs! Staff as early as possible. Cancellations made once the program has started will be eligible for refunds on a case by case basis.

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