Class Schedule: Next Great Chefs ClassesOur children already know more about cooking and culinary adventures than we ever did at their age! Help them feed their passion with cooking classes geared to them!
Petite Chefs (grades 1-3) get to help cook, learn about ingredients and have fun in the kitchen.
Junior Chefs (grades 4-6) learn fundamental kitchen skills, focusing on measuring, mixing, working cleanly and safely in the kitchen, and exploring new foods, while following recipes geared for their age group.
Teen Cuisine (ages 12 and up) get to experiment with simple yet sophisticated menus that they'll enjoy recreating at home. They'll learn the basics of knife skills, cooking and baking techniques, and organizing prep work.
We'll travel around the culinary world celebrating flavors of our favorite distinctive cuisines. Each day of week we'll explore a new country. Mexico: Queso Fundido; Chicken Enchiladas; Tres Leche Cake; Greece: Chicken Lemon Soup; Athenian Chicken; Honey Doughnuts; Thailand: Chicken Satay; Pad Thai; Mango and Sweet Sticky Rice; Brazil: Steak with Chimichurri; Rice and Beans; Papaya Crème. Friday will be a "Mystery Basket" Day when young chefs will team-up and use their newly-learned skills and creativity to create their very own menus.
This class will cover basic skills and techniques every sous chef needs to be confident in the kitchen. Students will begin by learning how to handle a chef's knife while practicing specific knife cuts used in vegetable preparation. After honing these skills, students will toss a delicious salad and make a mean stir fry!
Sous chefs will learn the basics and then some! These skills and techniques will prove useful each and every time they're in the kitchen. In this class they will learn: how to cook a steak and determine doneness; braise a tough cut of beef; grill a juicy burger; make classic French fries; and whip up some garlic aioli.
This class will focus on various cooking methods an techniques for preparing everyone's favorite protein staples. Students will learn: how to roast a perfect chicken; sauté a chicken breast; poach an egg; make a French omelet; and whip up a meringue.
There are many benefits of baking from scratch. In this class students will learn how they can control what goes into their food, how economical it is and how much better homemade food tastes. Mary will teach students the fundamentals for baking all sorts of homemade goodies. They will bake a tender cake with homemade chocolate butter cream frosting; master pie dough for making blueberry cream hand pies; and learn the techniques for making a savory biscuit.
Join Katherine, Manager of DLM's LOVE Cakes for this fun class and learn the basics of cake decorating! Katherine will teach students techniques and offer creative ideas for decorating cakes and cupcakes. Each student will go home with their uniquely decorated cake. Snacks will be served.