Cooking Round the World
Fall/Winter Classes 2023
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)
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!
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.
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 hummus with 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
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!
International Drive Thru
Did you know at a drive through in Japan you can get a teriyaki McMuffin; in France you can pull up for a Honey McMustard Veggie Sandwich; You can drink a Plum Peach Chiller in Korea and eat a McIbérica burger in Spain. This class will recreate these international drive through treats and more!
Finger lickin’ good recipes from the South: chicken and dumplings, skillet cornbread, hush puppies, fried green tomatoes, southern baked mac and cheese…. More! Mmmmm Mmmm good!
Hot and Spicy
Time to turn up the heat! From firecracker chicken to spicy Pad Thai, to 5 alarm chili your child will indulge in spicy and delicious foods. (A cup of milk will be standing by!)
Halloween Spook-tacular Cooking – (workshop 2)
In this one-day workshop kids will make boo-tiful mouth-watering dishes: Ghoulish Avocado Toasts with monster faces, Mac- O- lantern and Cheese, and Ghostly Chocolate Cupcakes! No trick in having a good time making these treats!
Dia De los Muertos Day of the Dead Workshop
Dia de los Muertos is the celebration of the lives of those we loved and who have passed. We remember them with love. In this one-day workshop we explain the meaning of the holiday, traditions and a folktale, and make different traditional foods – skulls on chocolate strawberries, day of the dead decorated cheese breads, and mango Pico de Gallo. Fun! Yummy! Educational!
Your child will enjoy the fun in making…. And eating…. Sandwiches! We introduce kids to a variety of breads and wrappings, common creations like grilled cheese with tomatoes, more unusual fare like a chow mien sandwich…. Plus, interesting homemade shmears like hummus and pesto.
Pre-school Cooking Fun
Cooking Round the World offers an introductory program for preschoolers ages 3 – 5. Each class is 1 hour long. During the cooking classes we introduce young chefs to new foods and flavors. There is map education, cooking and tasting. Plastic knives are used.
Eat Your Colors!
Green, Brown, Yellow, White, Red. Each camp day focuses on a new color – from the foods we cook to the stories and activities – the color dominates!
Cooking for your Health for Adults
The days of consuming overflowing plates of pasta and donuts are over. As adults concerned about good health, it’s clear what you put inside your body will manifest internally with results exhibited externally.
Classes offered at schools are restricted to children who attend that specific school.
Classes at public spaces are open to anyone, as indicated.
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Contra Costa Christian School: 2721 Larkey Ln, Walnut Creek
Dumplings Round the World: Thursdays, Sept 14 – Nov 9, (no class 10/19) from 3:15 - 4:45 pm. Limited to 12 kids, ages 6 - 12.
Contra Costa Jewish Day School: 955 Risa Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549
Thursdays Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19: Theme: Cooking Round the World (International Cooking) from 3:45 - 5:15
Thursdays Oct 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec 7: Theme: Cooking Round the USA from 3:45 - 5:15
East Bay Innovation Academy: (lower school) 3400 Malcolm Avenue, Oakland
ALL CLASSES are FRIDAYS from 4-5:30pm
Semester 1 - International Drive Thru August 25, 2023 - October 20, 2023
Semester 2 - Sandwich Shop November 3, 2023 - February 16, 2024 no class: 11/10,11/24,12/22,12/29,01/05
Semester 3 - Hot and Spicy March 1, 2024 - May 24, 2024 no class: 03/08, 03/29, 04/05
Semesters 1 & 3 : 10 classes x $35/class = $350 tuition Semester 2 : 11 classes x $35/class = $385 tuition
School of the Madeleine: 1225 Milvia St, Berkeley
Session 1: 6 classes: Sandwich Shop Mondays, Sept 11 – Oct 23 (No class Oct 9) from 3:15 – 4:45 pm.
Session 2: 6 classes: International Fast Food Mondays: Oct 30 – Dec 18 (No class Nov 20, Dec 4) from 3:15 – 4:45 pm.
St Theresa in Oakland: 4850 Clarewood Dr, Oakland
Theme: International Cooking Thursdays, Sept 7 – Oct 19 (7 classes), from 3:45 - 5:15 pm
Theme: International Drive Through Thursdays, Oct 26 – Dec 14 (7 classes, no class Nov 23) from 3:45 - 5:15 pm
St. Paul's Lutheran School 1376 Felspar St. San Diego, CA 92109
Minimum 6 max 24
Theme: Friday, October 6th, Friday, November 3rd, Friday, February 2nd, Friday, March 1st from 1-2:30pm
St Therese: 6440 St. Therese Way, San Diego
Theme: Sandwich Shop: Tuesdays, Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, from 3:30 – 5 pm.