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!

Culinary Connections
Gain basic kitchen and safety skills in this beginner’s level class. You’ll make 2 delicious recipes while socializing with friends. Learn cutting, measuring and mixing skills while strengthening your ability to follow a recipe, taking turns, and waiting for your delicious creations to cook.

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.

 

Adults (18-years old & up)

Culinary Connections

Strengthen kitchen and safety skills in this intermediate level class. You’ll make 2 delicious recipes while socializing with friends. Improve cutting, measuring, and mixing skills, follow a complex recipe, learn turn taking skills and waiting for your delicious creation to cook.

Culinary Connections – Healthy Edition!

Join us in learning how to make a healthy meal, side, and desert! In addition to the delicious and nutritious food, the participants will also be able to socialize with like-minded individuals, build social skills, and have a great time!

Food as Art

You like food… but you also like making art? Can’t decide if you want to take a culinary class or an art class? Well Food as Art is the class for you! Spend time strengthening your cutting, mixing, and food preparation skills while making beautiful, and delicious, art projects!