Growing Chefs! Ontario: Monthly Kid’s Cooking Classes

Monthly Kid’s Cooking Classes

In-Person Kid’s Classes are back!

Posted on: May 29, 2022

Registration for December’s Monthly Kid’s Cooking Class is now FULL!

Registration for January’s Monthly Kid’s Cooking Class will open December 1st

If you have any questions or would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Christy at [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca

What to Expect: 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 cook along with our Chefs at home!

Ages: 711
(Must be 7 years old by the date of the class)

Location:
will be hosted at our new location, 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.

Dates & Time:
Monthly Kids Cooking Classes runs once per month, from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.

Pricing: Recommended price of $25 per child, subsidized price of $10 per child.

Growing Chefs! Ontario is committed to providing low-cost food education experiences for children and youth. If cost is a barrier to registration, please contact [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca to explore subsidy options.

Update on registration: Previously we have opened registration for Monthly Kid’s Cooking Class on the first of every month for that month’s class, but in order to provide our Chefs with time to accommodate dietary restrictions and accessibility needs of participants, going forward we will be opening registration on the first of the month, one month earlier.

Chef Leaders: Our Education Chef Team: Chef Katherine, Chef Nick, Chef Matt, Chef Jordan and Chef Miguel 

Masking and Vaccination: Growing Chefs! continues to work closely with Public Health as we continue 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, but will not be continuing to require masks be worn in our facilities.


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.

Social Story

Prepare for a Growing Chefs! Ontario program by reading a first-person Social Story.


Our Social Story is designed to help participants prepare for their visit to Growing Chefs! and to help reduce the chances of encountering something uncomfortable or unexpected. This Social Story provides guidance and direction for what participation in a Growing Chefs! program will look like.

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