7920 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park 913-341-4455

Junior Chefs (9-14): 4-Day Spring Break Cooking Camp: Cook Globally, Eat Locally

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2 Seats available
Price $260.00
Instructor: CCKC Exec Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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In this interactive 4-day Spring Break cooking camp specially designed for junior chefs (ages 9-14), we’ll focus on cooking ethnic dishes from around the world and incorporate ingredients commonly found in the Midwest to create global delights like homemade pasta noodles, Marinara Sauce and savory Meatballs, Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chinese Donuts (delish!), Street Tacos and fresh Guacamole, Baklava Bites, and lots more. CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara are experienced cooking instructors and they'll join forces as they lead this hands-on series.   Kids should bring their appetite to learn to cook! 

Hands On | Lunch
Mon 3/11, Tue 3/12, Wed. 3/13, & Thu 3/14    10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Series Fee: $260

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Day 1:  Trip to Italy

Today, we’ll learn to cook like the Italians do – in a kid-friendly way. Kids will learn essential skills like sauce-making, measuring, and basic knife skills as they make a Caesar Salad, homemade pasta (yep, from scratch!), Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs.  For dessert, how about Tiramisu! Mangia!      

Day 2: Mexican Fiesta

Grab your sombrero and get ready to go south-of-the border! Today’s class is all about fun as you learn to  dice avocados, brown meat, chop & dice, and more. Our fiesta-inspired menu includes Fresh-Made Guacamole and Salsa, Mexican Rice, authentic street tacos, and a cool Fresas con Creme for a sweet ending to our Mexican feast. Olé!

Day 3: Traditions from Chinese Kitchens 

On our third day, Get ready to learn even more culinary techniques to add to your repertoire as you create authentic Chinese foods like Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crying Tiger Beef & Sesame Noodles. For a deliciously tasty end to our culinary journey to Asia, Chef will show you how to make Chinese Buffet-Style Donuts. So good! 

Day 4:Mediterranean Delights

On our final day, we’ll learn and discover the light and healthy foods of Greece.  Mediterranean dishes are some of the healthiest in the world – and uber good, too. We’ll put all of the techniques and tips we’ve learned so far to good use as you create exotic recipes like creamy fresh-made Hummus including several tasty variations, Beef Kofta served on grilled Pita with Tzatziki Sauce, Tabbouleh, a colorful Greek Salad, and we’ll end our day with Baklava Bites, for dessert. 

 

Important:  We require a waiver to be signed on behalf of each student by a parent or legal guardian prior to your child’s admittance to this class.  This waiver requests a phone number where you can be reached during the class if necessary, and names of any additional people who are authorized to pick up the child after class.  We strongly encourage you to print off a copy of this Waiver and bring it to class with your student.  If we don’t receive a signed Waiver, your child will not be allowed to attend class.  We are sorry but we cannot make any exceptions to this rule.  If someone other than the parent drops off your child, they will need evidence that they are the legal guardian for your child in order to sign a Waiver at that time.  For safety reasons, we also recommend that students under 18 wear close-toed shoes, long pants and have long hair pulled back.

NOTE: So that your kids have the best possible experience and the instructors have their full attention, our policy is that only registered students are allowed in the classroom while classes are in session.  Parents should plan to pick up their students at the end of the advertised hours for their class. We thank you for your cooperation!

You do not need to be a member of the Junior Chefs Academy™ to take this class.

Junior Chefs in the Kitchen™ and Junior Chefs Academy are trademarks and service marks of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!

Events in this Series:

Junior Chefs (9-14): 4-Day Cooking Camp (Day 1-Italian)

In this interactive 4-day Spring Break cooking camp specially designed for junior chefs (ages 9-14), we’ll focus on cooking ethnic dishes from around the world and incorporate ingredients commonly found in the Midwest to create global delights like homemade pasta noodles, Marinara Sauce and savory Meatballs, Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chinese Donuts (delish!), Street Tacos and fresh Guacamole, Baklava Bites, and lots more. CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara are experienced cooking instructors and they'll join forces as they lead this hands-on series.   Kids should bring their appetite to learn to cook! 

Hands On | Lunch
Mon 3/11, Tue 3/12, Wed. 3/13, & Thu 3/14    10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Series Fee: $260

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Day 1:  Trip to Italy

Today, we’ll learn to cook like the Italians do – in a kid-friendly way. Kids will learn essential skills like sauce-making, measuring, and basic knife skills as they make a Caesar Salad, homemade pasta (yep, from scratch!), Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs.  For dessert, how about Tiramisu! Mangia!      

Day 2: Mexican Fiesta

Grab your sombrero and get ready to go south-of-the border! Today’s class is all about fun as you learn to  dice avocados, brown meat, chop & dice, and more. Our fiesta-inspired menu includes Fresh-Made Guacamole and Salsa, Mexican Rice, authentic street tacos, and a cool Fresas con Creme for a sweet ending to our Mexican feast. Olé!

Day 3: Traditions from Chinese Kitchens 

On our third day, Get ready to learn even more culinary techniques to add to your repertoire as you create authentic Chinese foods like Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crying Tiger Beef & Sesame Noodles. For a deliciously tasty end to our culinary journey to Asia, Chef will show you how to make Chinese Buffet-Style Donuts. So good! 

Day 4:Mediterranean Delights

On our final day, we’ll learn and discover the light and healthy foods of Greece.  Mediterranean dishes are some of the healthiest in the world – and uber good, too. We’ll put all of the techniques and tips we’ve learned so far to good use as you create exotic recipes like creamy fresh-made Hummus including several tasty variations, Beef Kofta served on grilled Pita with Tzatziki Sauce, Tabbouleh, a colorful Greek Salad, and we’ll end our day with Baklava Bites, for dessert. 

 

Important:  We require a waiver to be signed on behalf of each student by a parent or legal guardian prior to your child’s admittance to this class.  This waiver requests a phone number where you can be reached during the class if necessary, and names of any additional people who are authorized to pick up the child after class.  We strongly encourage you to print off a copy of this Waiver and bring it to class with your student.  If we don’t receive a signed Waiver, your child will not be allowed to attend class.  We are sorry but we cannot make any exceptions to this rule.  If someone other than the parent drops off your child, they will need evidence that they are the legal guardian for your child in order to sign a Waiver at that time.  For safety reasons, we also recommend that students under 18 wear close-toed shoes, long pants and have long hair pulled back.

NOTE: So that your kids have the best possible experience and the instructors have their full attention, our policy is that only registered students are allowed in the classroom while classes are in session.  Parents should plan to pick up their students at the end of the advertised hours for their class. We thank you for your cooperation!

You do not need to be a member of the Junior Chefs Academy™ to take this class.

Junior Chefs in the Kitchen™ and Junior Chefs Academy are trademarks and service marks of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!

Junior Chefs (9-14): 4-Day Cooking Camp (Day 2-Mexico)

In this interactive 4-day Spring Break cooking camp specially designed for junior chefs (ages 9-14), we’ll focus on cooking ethnic dishes from around the world and incorporate ingredients commonly found in the Midwest to create global delights like homemade pasta noodles, Marinara Sauce and savory Meatballs, Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chinese Donuts (delish!), Street Tacos and fresh Guacamole, Baklava Bites, and lots more. CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara are experienced cooking instructors and they'll join forces as they lead this hands-on series.   Kids should bring their appetite to learn to cook! 

Hands On | Lunch
Mon 3/11, Tue 3/12, Wed. 3/13, & Thu 3/14    10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Series Fee: $260

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Day 1:  Trip to Italy

Today, we’ll learn to cook like the Italians do – in a kid-friendly way. Kids will learn essential skills like sauce-making, measuring, and basic knife skills as they make a Caesar Salad, homemade pasta (yep, from scratch!), Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs.  For dessert, how about Tiramisu! Mangia!      

Day 2: Mexican Fiesta

Grab your sombrero and get ready to go south-of-the border! Today’s class is all about fun as you learn to  dice avocados, brown meat, chop & dice, and more. Our fiesta-inspired menu includes Fresh-Made Guacamole and Salsa, Mexican Rice, authentic street tacos, and a cool Fresas con Creme for a sweet ending to our Mexican feast. Olé!

Day 3: Traditions from Chinese Kitchens 

On our third day, Get ready to learn even more culinary techniques to add to your repertoire as you create authentic Chinese foods like Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crying Tiger Beef & Sesame Noodles. For a deliciously tasty end to our culinary journey to Asia, Chef will show you how to make Chinese Buffet-Style Donuts. So good! 

Day 4:Mediterranean Delights

On our final day, we’ll learn and discover the light and healthy foods of Greece.  Mediterranean dishes are some of the healthiest in the world – and uber good, too. We’ll put all of the techniques and tips we’ve learned so far to good use as you create exotic recipes like creamy fresh-made Hummus including several tasty variations, Beef Kofta served on grilled Pita with Tzatziki Sauce, Tabbouleh, a colorful Greek Salad, and we’ll end our day with Baklava Bites, for dessert. 

 

Important:  We require a waiver to be signed on behalf of each student by a parent or legal guardian prior to your child’s admittance to this class.  This waiver requests a phone number where you can be reached during the class if necessary, and names of any additional people who are authorized to pick up the child after class.  We strongly encourage you to print off a copy of this Waiver and bring it to class with your student.  If we don’t receive a signed Waiver, your child will not be allowed to attend class.  We are sorry but we cannot make any exceptions to this rule.  If someone other than the parent drops off your child, they will need evidence that they are the legal guardian for your child in order to sign a Waiver at that time.  For safety reasons, we also recommend that students under 18 wear close-toed shoes, long pants and have long hair pulled back.

NOTE: So that your kids have the best possible experience and the instructors have their full attention, our policy is that only registered students are allowed in the classroom while classes are in session.  Parents should plan to pick up their students at the end of the advertised hours for their class. We thank you for your cooperation!

You do not need to be a member of the Junior Chefs Academy™ to take this class.

Junior Chefs in the Kitchen™ and Junior Chefs Academy are trademarks and service marks of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!

Junior Chefs (9-14): 4-Day Cooking Camp (Day 3 - China)

In this interactive 4-day Spring Break cooking camp specially designed for junior chefs (ages 9-14), we’ll focus on cooking ethnic dishes from around the world and incorporate ingredients commonly found in the Midwest to create global delights like homemade pasta noodles, Marinara Sauce and savory Meatballs, Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chinese Donuts (delish!), Street Tacos and fresh Guacamole, Baklava Bites, and lots more. CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara are experienced cooking instructors and they'll join forces as they lead this hands-on series.   Kids should bring their appetite to learn to cook! 

Hands On | Lunch
Mon 3/11, Tue 3/12, Wed. 3/13, & Thu 3/14    10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Series Fee: $260

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Day 1:  Trip to Italy

Today, we’ll learn to cook like the Italians do – in a kid-friendly way. Kids will learn essential skills like sauce-making, measuring, and basic knife skills as they make a Caesar Salad, homemade pasta (yep, from scratch!), Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs.  For dessert, how about Tiramisu! Mangia!      

Day 2: Mexican Fiesta

Grab your sombrero and get ready to go south-of-the border! Today’s class is all about fun as you learn to  dice avocados, brown meat, chop & dice, and more. Our fiesta-inspired menu includes Fresh-Made Guacamole and Salsa, Mexican Rice, authentic street tacos, and a cool Fresas con Creme for a sweet ending to our Mexican feast. Olé!

Day 3: Traditions from Chinese Kitchens 

On our third day, Get ready to learn even more culinary techniques to add to your repertoire as you create authentic Chinese foods like Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crying Tiger Beef & Sesame Noodles. For a deliciously tasty end to our culinary journey to Asia, Chef will show you how to make Chinese Buffet-Style Donuts. So good! 

Day 4:Mediterranean Delights

On our final day, we’ll learn and discover the light and healthy foods of Greece.  Mediterranean dishes are some of the healthiest in the world – and uber good, too. We’ll put all of the techniques and tips we’ve learned so far to good use as you create exotic recipes like creamy fresh-made Hummus including several tasty variations, Beef Kofta served on grilled Pita with Tzatziki Sauce, Tabbouleh, a colorful Greek Salad, and we’ll end our day with Baklava Bites, for dessert. 

 

Important:  We require a waiver to be signed on behalf of each student by a parent or legal guardian prior to your child’s admittance to this class.  This waiver requests a phone number where you can be reached during the class if necessary, and names of any additional people who are authorized to pick up the child after class.  We strongly encourage you to print off a copy of this Waiver and bring it to class with your student.  If we don’t receive a signed Waiver, your child will not be allowed to attend class.  We are sorry but we cannot make any exceptions to this rule.  If someone other than the parent drops off your child, they will need evidence that they are the legal guardian for your child in order to sign a Waiver at that time.  For safety reasons, we also recommend that students under 18 wear close-toed shoes, long pants and have long hair pulled back.

NOTE: So that your kids have the best possible experience and the instructors have their full attention, our policy is that only registered students are allowed in the classroom while classes are in session.  Parents should plan to pick up their students at the end of the advertised hours for their class. We thank you for your cooperation!

You do not need to be a member of the Junior Chefs Academy™ to take this class.

Junior Chefs in the Kitchen™ and Junior Chefs Academy are trademarks and service marks of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!

Junior Chefs (9-14):4-Day Cooking Camp (Day 4-Mediterranean)

In this interactive 4-day Spring Break cooking camp specially designed for junior chefs (ages 9-14), we’ll focus on cooking ethnic dishes from around the world and incorporate ingredients commonly found in the Midwest to create global delights like homemade pasta noodles, Marinara Sauce and savory Meatballs, Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chinese Donuts (delish!), Street Tacos and fresh Guacamole, Baklava Bites, and lots more. CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt & Chef Vicky Lara are experienced cooking instructors and they'll join forces as they lead this hands-on series.   Kids should bring their appetite to learn to cook! 

Hands On | Lunch
Mon 3/11, Tue 3/12, Wed. 3/13, & Thu 3/14    10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Series Fee: $260

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Day 1:  Trip to Italy

Today, we’ll learn to cook like the Italians do – in a kid-friendly way. Kids will learn essential skills like sauce-making, measuring, and basic knife skills as they make a Caesar Salad, homemade pasta (yep, from scratch!), Marinara Sauce, and Meatballs.  For dessert, how about Tiramisu! Mangia!      

Day 2: Mexican Fiesta

Grab your sombrero and get ready to go south-of-the border! Today’s class is all about fun as you learn to  dice avocados, brown meat, chop & dice, and more. Our fiesta-inspired menu includes Fresh-Made Guacamole and Salsa, Mexican Rice, authentic street tacos, and a cool Fresas con Creme for a sweet ending to our Mexican feast. Olé!

Day 3: Traditions from Chinese Kitchens 

On our third day, Get ready to learn even more culinary techniques to add to your repertoire as you create authentic Chinese foods like Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers, Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Crying Tiger Beef & Sesame Noodles. For a deliciously tasty end to our culinary journey to Asia, Chef will show you how to make Chinese Buffet-Style Donuts. So good! 

Day 4:Mediterranean Delights

On our final day, we’ll learn and discover the light and healthy foods of Greece.  Mediterranean dishes are some of the healthiest in the world – and uber good, too. We’ll put all of the techniques and tips we’ve learned so far to good use as you create exotic recipes like Baba Ghanoush (a roasted eggplant dish similar to hummus…sooo good and it’s fun to say, too!) Chicken Souvlaki (a Greek version of chicken on a stick. Fun!), Tabbouleh, a colorful Greek Salad, and we’ll end our day with Sweet Rice Pudding for dessert. 

 

Important:  We require a waiver to be signed on behalf of each student by a parent or legal guardian prior to your child’s admittance to this class.  This waiver requests a phone number where you can be reached during the class if necessary, and names of any additional people who are authorized to pick up the child after class.  We strongly encourage you to print off a copy of this Waiver and bring it to class with your student.  If we don’t receive a signed Waiver, your child will not be allowed to attend class.  We are sorry but we cannot make any exceptions to this rule.  If someone other than the parent drops off your child, they will need evidence that they are the legal guardian for your child in order to sign a Waiver at that time.  For safety reasons, we also recommend that students under 18 wear close-toed shoes, long pants and have long hair pulled back.

NOTE: So that your kids have the best possible experience and the instructors have their full attention, our policy is that only registered students are allowed in the classroom while classes are in session.  Parents should plan to pick up their students at the end of the advertised hours for their class. We thank you for your cooperation!

You do not need to be a member of the Junior Chefs Academy™ to take this class.

Junior Chefs in the Kitchen™ and Junior Chefs Academy are trademarks and service marks of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!