Growing Chefs! Ontario: Beginner Culinary Program

Beginner Culinary Program

Our 8‑week Beginner Culinary Program for 5 to 7 year olds is a perfect way to help your children get comfortable and confident in the kitchen!

Posted on: Mar 1, 2022

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

What to Expect: We have launched 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.

Date & Time: 

The new session of Beginner Culinary Program runs from 4:455:45PM 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 5 to 7 on the first day of class, April 5th

Pricing: $160 ($20 per week X 8 weeks)

Cost includes all programming fees, a safe chopper, and small snack each week. 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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