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Cooking Round the World
Winter/Spring Camps & Classes 


   Cooking, hands-on learning, trying new foods…… that’s what makes Cooking Round the World afterschool classes so much fun!


   Health and safety protocol is strictly adhered to; classes limited to 12 kids. There are No nuts in any recipe.  Wearing a mask is optional.


   Below are descriptions of class offerings: (To note not all course offerings are available at all locations)

  • International Celebrations

Countries around the world celebrate holidays with unique practices and specialty foods. In Italy Tricolore Orzo Pasta Salad is eaten pre-New Year as it symbolizes wealth and prosperity; eating Chinese Sesame seed balls are a metaphor for businesses who make a small investment in the hopes of a large return; Carrot and Moong Dahl Salad is served at Indian weddings, more!


  • Regions of China

Each Chinese region has its own unique set of recipes including different spices. Campers will explore the various cooking styles and offerings from these regions: Sichuan, Taiwan, Hunan, Shandong and Guangdong (Cantonese). From egg rolls to dumplings to fried rice to noodle dishes, your child will have a fun and delicious time!


  • One-Day Valentine’s Day Cooking Workshop

With love from Cooking Round the World to you: chocolate covered strawberries, sweetheart cookies, red velvet cupcakes.

·       Kiss Me I’m Irish: A One-Day St Patrick’s Day Workshop

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Irish tasty treats: Irish potato soup with dumplings, soda bread and Irish pinwheel cookies.


  • Breakfast In Bed for Mom on Mother’s Day: A One- Day Workshop

Mom needs a little appreciation forall she’s done! What better way to express your appreciation than bringing her breakfast in bed. Kids will learn how to make delicious dishes to serve their mom on Mother’s Day: Fruit salad with honey vanilla yogurt dressing, an egg tortilla with potatoes and sun dried tomatoes, and apple pancake puffs.

  • Cooking Round the World

 You won’t need a passport to cook from different countries! Children will lean about culture, tastes, and celebrations while enjoying the foods and flavors from different countries.

  • Cooking Round the USA

  Children will visit a different US state each class, learn about what that state is distinctly known for, and eat delicious foods associated with that state. There will be map education, a cooking demonstration, and cooking and eating dishes renown from that state.


  • Burritos and Tacos

  Soft or crunchy: when its wrapped in a burrito or taco it’s always delicious! Children will create fillings -- some traditional fillings like chicken, beans, vegetables, while others are unusual fillings….and sauces like pico de gallo, salsa, guacamole, more!

  • 5- Bites of Deliciousness

  From mini quiche, to mac and cheese cups, to pizza muffins, to kugel noodle muffins …children will explore savory cooking yumminess that fits in a muffin tin

  • Food Fusion

Food Fusion is a form of cooking that combines contrasting flavors into a single dish: very popular! From pizza tacos ,to fruit sushi, to pretzel dogs ,to Pad Thai burritos…. Children will get a kick out of putting two different tastes together into one dish


  •  Eat Your Colors:

What’s better than eating a rainbow of colors! Red day: is red velvet pancakes, Brown day is: Pumpernickel grilled cheese, Yellow day is: mac 'n cheese; White Day: is white bean hummuwith pita, ………more!

Each class includes a cooking demo and a story with the same color theme. We ask families to dress in the color of the day. Yum and fun!

  •  Mommy & Me Classes: Moms support their “young chefs” as they learn basics about baking and cooking. For ages 3 – 5. Specific class themes listed under the location      

  • Breakfasts Round the World

Breakfast does not look the same in every country! In Morocco people eat falafel for breakfast; in Argentina people eat breakfast tostadas; in Bangladesh people eat egg and potato curry, in eastern Africa its common for people to eat mahamri, soft, triangular doughnuts, made with coconut milk and ground cardamom. Children will get an international culinary education. Mmmmmm.


  • Peace Through Food

 This afterschool program looks at the conflict between warring countries and discusses how peace could be brought about. We cook and eat foods from both countries in an effort to show how breaking bread could bring about harmony.


  • International Baking

Baking takes on an international flavor when we explore the world through its baked goods! Both savory and sweet baking will take place in this delicious class: the juncture of international culture and deliciousness!

  • Breakfast In Bed for Mom on Mother’s Day: A One- Day Workshop

How about a little appreciation for Mom! What better way to express your appreciation than bringing her breakfast in bed. Kids learn how to make delicious dishes to serve on Mother’s Day: Fruit salad with honey vanilla yogurt dressing, egg tortilla with potatoes and sun dried tomatoes, and apple pancake puffs.


            Classes offered at schools are restricted to children who attend that specific school.

           Classes at public spaces are open to anyone, as indicated.

To register, please click on the name of the school.

After filling out the form, you will get an automatic confirmation.


You will get another confirmation closer to class start date that has logistics in it.

Bay Area

Contra Costa Jewish Day School: 955 Risa Rd, Lafayette

  • Thursdays: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25 (6 classes) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme:  Street Foods Round the World 

East Bay Innovative Academy: (lower school) 3400 Malcolm Avenue, Oakland

OK to sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions.


  • Fridays: March 10–May 26, 10 weeks, from 4 – 5:30 pm. Theme: Breakfasts Round the World. (No class March 31, April 7)

Lafayette Acalanes Masonic Lodge: 925 Moraga Rd, Lafayette

Oakland: Kehilla Community Synagogue Kitchen: 1300 Grand Ave, Oakland

For ages 6 – 12; limited to 20 kids

School of the Madeleine: 1225 Milvia St, Berkeley

  • Mondays March 20, 27, April 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22 from 3:15 – 4:45 – 9 classes  Theme: Cooking Round the World:

St. Theresa School: 4850 Clarewood Drive, Oakland

For grades  K – 3, limited to 12 children

  • Mondays: April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15,  22  (6 classes) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme: Oodles of Noodles

Valhalla Elementary School: 530 Kiki Dr, Pleasant Hill

For grades 1 – 5; classes meet in Thor Hall, Multipurpose Room. Classes limited to 12.

  •   Thursdays, March 23 – May 25, from 2:50-4:20 pm – 9 sessions Theme: Mac and Cheese Me

Southern California

St. Therese Academy: 6440 Saint Therese Way, San Diego, CA Theme: Cooking Round the World

Classes limited to 12 students. St. Therese Academy is NOW open to the public..

Grades 1-8th Max kids 18

  • Mondays  3/27, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22 Theme: Mac N Cheese Me 7 weeks  

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