Cooking Camp for ages 10-17
In this five-day food camp just for kids ages 10-17, you'll acquire all the cooking techniques, knife skills, and ingredient preparation expertise needed to make your own complete, gourmet meals. Each day brings brand-new knowledge, fun, and a delicious lunch at the end of the session! Day 1: We'll learn basic knife skills, as well as roasting, blanching, sauteing, boiling/mashing, and biscuits. You'll make: Classic Roasted Chicken; Sauteed Green Beans; Mashed Potatoes; and Strawberry Shortcakes. Day 2: We'll learn advanced knife skills, sauteing proteins, herb butter, vinaigrettes, cheese sauce, and whipping cream. You'll make: Steak with Herb Butter; Salad; Mac and Cheese; Carrots with Brown Butter; and Hot Fudge Sundae. Day 3: We'll learn to make handmade pasta, cut fettuccini, ravioli, cook pasta, tomato sauce, and cookies. You'll make: Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Sauce; Cheese Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce; Chocolate Chip Biscotti; and Garlic Bread. Day 4: The focus is on everything that goes into making sushi and maki rolls, including rice cooking, sushi assembly, knife skills for sushi, steaming, pan frying, wok sauteing, and custard and ice cream. You'll make: Sushi Rice & Maki Rolls; Edamame; Scallion Pancakes; Beef and Broccoli; Salad with Ginger Dressing; and Green Tea Ice Cream. Day 5: It's Pizza Day! We'll learn all the skills of dough handling, topping, and baking. You'll make: White Pizza; Cheese Pizza; Calzone; and Nutella & Banana Pizza.