Culinary Classes

An experienced culinary chef and staff help children, tweens & teens and adults with autism gain confidence in the kitchen while learning food handling, measuring skills and socialization. Open to the public, each class features age-appropriate menus and tools/techniques and ends with students enjoying the meals they have prepared.

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Children (6- to 11-years old)

Baking

Learn to make cakes, muffins, cookies, breads, and scones while making friends!  Participants will learn the skills to measure, portion, cook, and decorate an array of items that they will be able to bring home and show off to the family!

Food as Art

Create works of art using delicious ingredients! This class promotes creativity, socialization, peer relationships, teamwork and more. The best part, you get to eat your masterpiece!  This beginner class is focused on more simple, yet unique projects that will challenge your mind.

 

Tweens and teens (12 to 17-years old)

Baking

Learn to make cakes, muffins, cookies, breads, and scones while making friends!  Participants will learn the skills to measure, portion, cook, and decorate an array of items that they will be able to bring home and show off to the family!

Food as Art 

Create works of art using delicious ingredients! This class promotes creativity, socialization, peer relationships, teamwork and more. The best part, you get to eat your masterpiece! This beginner class is focused on more simple, yet unique projects that will challenge your mind. Prerequisite skills include the ability to follow three-step directions, count independently, and safely use a child-friendly knife.

Culinary Connections 

Gain basic kitchen and safety skills in this beginner’s level class.  You’ll make two delicious recipes while socializing with friends.  Learn cutting, measuring, and mixing skills while strengthening your ability to follow a recipe, take turns and wait for your delicious creations to cook. Materials fee required.

 

Adults (18-years old & up)

Culinary Connections 

Learn kitchen and safety skills in this beginner level class.  You’ll make two delicious recipes while socializing with friends.  Learn cutting, measuring and mixing skills, follow a simple recipe, learn taking turn skills, and wait for your delicious creation to cook. Materials fee required.