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Cooking Round the World
Winter Camps & Classes 

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   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.

Registration

            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.

DO NOT CLICK TWICE!

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: Jan 19, 20, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 (6 sessions) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme: Breakfasts Round the World. 

  • Thursdays: March 2, 9, 23, 30 (5 classes) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme: Oodles of Noodles. 

  • Thursdays: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25 (6 classes) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme: Tacos and Burritos. 

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

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

 

  • Fridays: Nov 18 – Feb 17, 9 weeks, from 4 – 5:30 pm. Theme: Street Foods Round the World.  (No class Nov 11, 25, Jan 6) FULL

  • 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

  • Valentine Day – Feb 14 from 3:30 – 5:30

  • St Patrick’s Day – March 15 from 3:30 – 5:30

  • Mother’s Day – May 12 from 3:30 – 5:30

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

For ages 6 – 12; limited to 20 kids

  • Valentine’s Day: 1-day workshop: Feb 14 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. 

  • Kiss Me I’m Irish: A 1-Day ST Patrick’s Day Workshop: March 15 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm 

  • Breakfast In Bed for Mom for Mother’s Day: A 1-Day workshop: May 12 from 3:30 – 5:30

 

School of the Madeleine: 1225 Milvia St, Berkeley

  • Mondays: Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, from 3:15 – 4:45 – 8 classes. Theme: International Celebrations FULL

  • 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: Jan 23, 30, Feb 5, 13, 27, March 6, 13 (7 sessions) from 3:45 – 5:15 pm. Theme: Cooking Round the World

  • 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: Jan 12 – March 9, from 2:50-4:20 pm – 9 sessions Theme: Cooking Round the USA:FULL

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

Southern California

Chula Vista SchoolsTheme: Cooking Round the World

Classes limited to 12 students. Registration limited to children who attend the specific school.

 Coronado P&R: visit https://www.coronado.ca.us/411/Find-an-Activity-Register

       Burritos and Tacos (Grades 5–6) Soft or crunchy: when it's wrapped in a burrito or taco it’s always delicious!

Children will create fillings -- some traditional fillings like chicken, beans, and vegetables, others fillings….and sauces like Pico de Gallo, salsa, guacamole, and more!  

Crown Point Elementary 4033 Ingraham St, San Diego,

Classes limited to 12 students, Registration limited to children who attend  Crown Point Ellementary

  • Tuesdays: grades K-2 Jan 10th- Feb14th: Theme: Cooking Round the USA

  • Thursdays: grades 3-5 Jan 12th - Feb 16th 6 weeks: Theme: Cooking Round the USA

 

 

Ellen Brown Scripps Elementary: 11778 Cypress Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92131 

  • Thursdays  Grades: K-5 Jan 5 -Feb 2 Weeks: 5

Ericson Elementary 11174 Westonhill Dr, San Diego, CA 92126

  • Wednesdays Grades k-5 2:10-3:40pm Teacher's lounge, Jan 11– Feb 15

Kumeyaay Elementary 6475 Antigua Blvd., S.D., CA  Theme: Cooking Round the USA

Classes limited to 12 students. 6 minimum Registration limited to children who attend Kumeyaay Elementary.

  • Tuesdays, Jan 10 – Feb 14  2:20pm-3:50pm, Grades 1-5 Rm B09, 6 classes FULL

Miramar Ranch Elementary School 10770 Red Cedar Dr, San Diego, CA 92131

Thursdays  Grades: K-5  Feb 9- April 13Weeks:  8

Miller Elementary  4343 Shields St, San Diego, CA 92124 Theme: Cooking Round the World

Tuesdays Grades: K-5 Date: Jan 10 -Feb 14 2:15 -3:45pm 6 weeks

 

Nativity School6309 El Apajo Road Rancho Santa Fe, Ca Theme: Regions of China

Classes limited to 20 students. Registration limited to children who attend Nativity school

  • Mondays: Nov 14, Nov 28, Dec 5, Dec 12, Jan 9, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 6 for grades 6- 8

  • Tuesdays: Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, Jan 10, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7 for grades K – 2

  • Wednesdays: Nov 16, 30, Dec 7, Dec 14, Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 1 , Feb 8  for grades 3 – 5

NIPAQUAY ELEMENTARY 7900 Civita Blvd. San Diego, CA 92108 Theme: CRTW Cooking Round the World 

 

  • Wednesdays : 1/11- 2/15 Time: 12:05pm- 1:35pm

St. Paul's Lutheran Pacific Beach: 1376 Felspar St, San Diego, CA 92109  Theme: Cooking Round The World FULL

Classes limited to 18 students. Registration limited to children who attend the specific school.

  • For Grades K-5  Minimum day Fridays, Oct 7th -Feb 3rd 1:00-2:30 pm Fireside Rm  (5)weeks 

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

Classes limited to 12 students. Registration limited to children who attend St. Therese Academy.

  • ​Grades 1-8th  Mondays, Dec 5th – Feb 13 3:30-5pm Art Rm No class: 12/19,12/26,1/2,1/16 FULL

 

Tierrasanta Parks and Rec's: 11220 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92124 Theme: 

8 min 12 max AGE 6-12 yrs

  • Valentine's Day One Day Workshop 2/14/23 4pm- 6pm In the Kitchen

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