Kids' Spring Cooking Series
Let Your Children Do the Cooking
In our cooking series, children learn to cook by actually preparing the menu items themselves each day, not by watching someone else cook while explaining how the recipe is prepared. When children cook food, they are more likely to try what they have prepared. At the end of each class, the kids enjoy the food they have prepared.
For children ages 6 and up. Children of like ages are paired together.
Spring Series Sessions
Week 1: February 3—Pasta from Scratch (Pasta from Scratch, Parmesan Meatballs, Marinara Sauce)
Week 2: February 10—Valentine Cookies and Snacks (Raspberry Lindzer Cookies, Pink Love Fruit Skewers with Yogurt Dipping Sauce, Heart-shaped Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas)
Week 3: February 24—The Flavors of Spring (Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon, Risotto with Herbs and Vegetables, Chocolate Strawberry Tart)
Week 4: March 2—Sweet and Savory Pate Choux (Cream Puffs with Sweetened Whipped Cream, Eclairs with Pastry Cream and Chocolate Ganache, Three Cheese Gougere)
Week 5: March 16—Basic Focaccia Bread, Cheese Fondue, Pound Cake, Chocolate Fondue)
Week 6: March 23—Breakfast Bonanza (Cheesy Scrambled Eggs, Hash browns, Chocolate Chip Muffins)
Week 7: March 30—Cake Decorating (Kids Make Buttercream Frosting and Learn to Ice Cake and Pipe Decorations using House-made cakes)
Week 8: April 6—Calzone Party (Pizza Dough from Scratch, Seasoned Ground Beef, Assorted Veggies, and Marinara Sauce for Stuffing Calzones; Dessert Pizza)
NOTE: no class on February 17 (Presidents’ Day) or March 9 (DCPS Spring Break)
• Promote kitchen safety, including hand and workspace sanitizing, proper food handling, and knife safety
• Practice math by following recipes and measuring ingredients
• Arrange the kitchen workplace for success
• Discuss food science, nutrition, and keeping our bodies healthy
• Explore the importance of sustainability and eating what is in season
• Encourage creativity in reusing or repurposing ingredients already on hand
• Become experts in cleaning up the kitchen
• Have fun as a team!
AGES: The series is intended for kids ages 6 and above. Please note: in order to ensure the maximum benefit for all children, your child must be capable of following directions and cooperating with others in the class.
CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Due to the level of individualized attention, we can accommodate only 18 children per session.
Children’s Cooking Class Testimonials
What People Are Saying
“My Daughter Taught Me New Recipes”
“My 10-year-old daughter made banana pudding, chicken pot pie and cornbread—all from scratch! (I have never made pudding that didn’t start with a box.) We had her food for dinner, and it was amazing. She was so proud of what she made and realized the amount of time that goes into cooking. She brought home the recipes, so now I can make pudding from scratch too.”
“My Son Never Wants to Leave This Camp”
“This is an amazing school. The summer camp is absolutely incredible…great teachers, great facility, all around GREAT!!! My son has loved going to camp every morning and doesn’t want to leave in the afternoons!“
“A Worry-Free Birthday Bash”
“My daughter celebrated her 10th birthday here with 17 friends! I was worried about having so many guests, but Terri and her team were amazing! Everything was organized, relaxed, and super fun. The girls had a blast and all came home excited to cook for their families. I was blown away to watch 18 kids happily cook and then eat together!”
“My Teenage Son Cooks For Me!”
“Andrew has loved cooking at JAX Cooking Studio this summer! The quality of the food that has been coming home is outstanding. Our whole family has enjoyed tasting Andrew’s camp creations.”
Hours of Operation
14035 BEACH BLVD #6
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32250
OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
Classes from morning to evening
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