Cooking Round the World
In Person 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. Children required to wear a mask.


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


  • 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.


  • Cupcake Crazy!

   Who doesn’t want to bite into a scrumptious cupcake? Chocolate, vanilla, apple, strawberry, peach, red velvet …. with frostings ranging from buttercream to caramel to chocolate glaze…..your cupcake fantasies will be fulfilled in this class!


  • Mac and Cheese Me

   The days of plain old mac and cheese are over! This class explores various pastas, numerous cheese sauces, sweet and savory additions to the mac and cheese… it’s all about transforming the tried and true into something unexpected and sensational!

  • All About the Dumplings

   Some call them perogies, others call them won tons; still other call them kreplach. Whatever you call them, international dumplings are delicious with various filling and dipping sauces

  • Cookies Galore!

  From sandwich cookies to sugar cookies, from lemon pudding cookies to chocolate chip cookies, from gingerbread cookies to chocolate decadent cookies…. Each class is a cookie extravaganza!


  •  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.


  • Baking Round The World

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!

  • 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!



            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.

Alamo Elementary School: 100 Wilson Rd, Alamo, CA

Crown Point Junior Music Academy 4033 Ingraham Street, San Diego

East Bay Innovation Academy East Bay Innovation Academy Middle School: 3400 Malcolm Ave., Oakland

  • Regions of China: March  11, 18, 25, April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 (10 Sessions) Cost: $250. for middle schoolers

Ellerhorst Elementary, 3501 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole·  


  • Peace Through Food: Mondays for grades K – 3: March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 2, from 2:45-4:15. Cost is $200.

  • Peace Through Food: Tuesdays for grades 4 – 6: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12, 19, 26, May 3, from 2:45-4:15. Cost is $200

Lafayette Acalanes Masonic Lodge Kitchen: 925 Moraga Road, Lafayette Public

  • Spring camp: Regions of Italy:  April 4 – 8, from 9 – 4 pm: Cost is $510.

Oakland Kehilla kitchen: 1300 Grand Ave, Oakland Public

  • Spring Break Week: Regions of Italy: Friday April 1, 4 – 8 (6 days), from 9 – 4, Cost $360.



School of the Madeleine: 1225 Milvia St, Berkeley

  • Cooking Round the USA:

         Mondays (7 classes 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25)

         Tuesdays (7 classes 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26)

         From 3:15 – 4:45 In the science room

         Cost: Monday or Tuesday: $175

  • Peace Through Food:

         Mondays (4 classes – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23)

         Tuesdays (5 classes: 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/ 24, 5/31)

         From 3:15 – 4:45 In the science room

        Cost: Monday: $100; Tuesday: $125

Strandwood Elementary: 416 Gladys Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA

  • Dumplings Round the World:

       Thursdays, April 21 – May 26 (6 classes) from 3 – 4:30 PM in room B-3


Valhalla Elementary School: 530 Kiki Dr, Pleasant Hill

  • Cooking Round the USA:

       Thursdays, K - 2: March 17 – May 26  (8 week session). Cost $200

       Friday: grades 3 - 5: March 18 – May 27. (No classes April 4 - 8 week.) Cost $200