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After School Culinary Basics Bootcamp for Tweens


  • Teaching Table 475 Sterling Place Brooklyn NY (map)

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Teaching Table's series exclusively for junior chefs ages 11 to 14 who have a passion for cooking and want to develop their culinary independence. In this 6-part after school series, participants will learn the following culinary basics:

  • Knife skills

  • Kitchen safety and sanitation

  • Roasting & Braising

  • Sautéing & Pan-frying

  • Seasoning and Flavor Development

  • Soups & Stews

  • Cooking Grains

  • Sauces

  • Baking & Dessert

  • Eggs

  • Menu planning & improvisational cooking

  • Time Management

Specific menu items will be collaboratively determined by the instructor and participating students. Just to illustrate, some possibilities might include:

  • Oven Roasted Chicken with Herb Potatoes and Vegetables

  • Three Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

  • Omelets

  • Waffles & Pancakes

  • Massaged Kale Salad with Cider Vinaigrette

  • Bengali Red Lentil Dal with Spiced Basmati Rice

  • Cavatelli with Mushroom Cream Sauce

  • Ice Cream

  • Ramen Noodle Soup

  • Eggplant Parmesan

Participants commit to all 6 Thursday afternoons: May 9th - June 20th, 4:00-6:00 pm each week, (with the exception of May 16th and with time TBD on June 6th). On June 20th, students can invite one family member to come sample the final meal they’ve prepared.

This cohort is intentionally small for personalized learning opportunities. Menus and skill instruction will be tailored to students’ interests, cooking experience and goals.

Cost is $365 per student, inclusive of all 6 sessions, an apron, all ingredients and culminating meal for a family member.

 
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