Kids’ Cooking Classes

Where the kitchen is their playground.

Let your child’s imagination and palate soar to new heights with kids’ cooking classes from PCC! In our classrooms, kids of all ages and stages — from two to 15 — are able to start their culinary journeys. Students will grow their confidence with foundational skills as they explore new foods and practice working with others.

Have a future baker on your hands? Unleash their inventive side as they decode the science of desserts. Want to share your love of food? Spark creativity working hand-in-hand to craft snacks inspired by your little one’s favorite books. School break coming up? Treat them to a tour of global cuisines in our seasonal cooking camps.

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Kitchen Curiosity: The Five Senses

Lizzie Diehl, M.S., C.N.

Ages 2 to 3, Kid + Adult, Vegetarian

Encourage your little one's curiosity with an exploration of food! We'll play a series of games to help them test foods without the pressure of the dinner table. Children will engage their senses as they use smell, taste and touch to learn about cooking.

Pizza from The Garden

Lizzie Diehl, M.S., C.N.

Ages 4 to 6, Kid + Adult, Vegetarian

Chances are, your little one already loves pizza —use it to introduce them to the flavors of the garden! Kids will learn how plants grow from seeds into colorful foods. They'll and shape their own dough and choose from a rainbow of vegetable toppings.

The Little Snail

Lee Baker

Ages 4 to 6, Kid + Adult, Vegetarian

Let the adventure begin with a class inspired by the beloved children's book, “The Snail and the Whale.” Little ones will learn how to work as a team and follow recipes as they measure, mix, shape and bake cookies and other snail-shaped snacks!

Fabulous Flower Crowns

Holly Tennant, M.S.

Ages 7 to 9, Kids Only

Any occasion can be a seasonal celebration with flower crowns! Get your child in the spirit of spring with a craft project that's inspired by the vibrant colors popping up.

Springtime Treats

Cam Zarcone

Ages 7 to 9, Kids Only, Vegetarian

Celebrate the season with a day of culinary creativity! Kids will have fun bringing ingredients alive in the kitchen, crafting their own springtime treats.

Summer Baking Camp, Ages 8 to 11

PCC Cooks Staff

Ages 8 to 11, Kids Only

Bake the most of this summer while exploring the essentials of pie, pastry, bread, cookies and cake — a new topic for each day of camp. Budding bakers will learn a wide range of fundamental skills to create their own signature bakes.

Summer Cooking Camp: Around the World in Five Days, Ages 8 to 11

PCC Cooks Staff

Ages 8 to 11, Kids Only

Future chefs cook up the cuisines of many lands while learning techniques and kitchen skills. With new recipes and different globe-trotting stops from year to year, each day features a complete regional meal with entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Summer Cooking Camp: Gluten-free Around the World in Five Days, Ages 8 to 15

PCC Cooks Staff

Ages 8 to 11, Ages 12 to 15, Gluten-Free, Kids Only

Future chefs cook up the cuisines of many lands while learning techniques and kitchen skills. With new recipes and different globe-trotting stops from year to year, each day features a complete regional meal with entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Kitchen Chemistry: Springtime Brunch

Cam Zarcone

Ages 10 to 12, Kids Only, Vegetarian

Science class has never been more scrumptious! How do you mix unmixable liquids? What does it take to transform gooey egg whites into crunchy meringue? Kids will dig into kitchen science.

Mother's Day Cupcake Bouquet

Cam Zarcone

Ages 10 to 12, Kid + Adult, Vegetarian

A bouquet made of cupcakes? Nothing could be sweeter! Create mouthwatering memories from scratch with your child, transforming your own batch of mini cupcakes into a one-of-a-kind edible centerpiece.

Father's Day DIY Eggs Benedict

Lee Baker

Ages 10 to 15, Kid + Adult

Celebrate Dad with scratch-made eggs Benedict for breakfast! We'll make each of the traditional components for a perfect benny: homemade English muffins, classic hollandaise sauce and poached eggs.

Pasta Party for Teens

Iole Aguero

Ages 12 to 15, Kids Only, Vegetarian

Next up on your teen’s culinary journey? Pasta making! Under the guide of an Italian native, future chefs will learn how to make fresh pasta — bow ties and fettuccine — from flour to finish.

Summer Baking Camp, Ages 12 to 15

PCC Cooks Staff

Ages 12 to 15, Kids Only

Bake the most of this summer while exploring the essentials of pie, pastry, bread, cookies and cake — a new topic for each day of camp. Budding bakers will learn a wide range of fundamental skills to create their own signature bakes.

Summer Cooking Camp: Around the World in Five Days, Ages 12 to 15

PCC Cooks Staff

Ages 12 to 15, Kids Only

Future chefs cook up the cuisines of many lands while learning techniques and kitchen skills. With new recipes and different globe-trotting stops from year to year, each day features a complete regional meal with entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Knife Skills for Teens

Michael Diem

Ages 12 to 16, Kids Only

Set your teen up for culinary success! In this hands-on class, we'll cover everything they need to know about safe and effective cutting in the kitchen. Build a foundation of knife efficiency, including proper grip, everyday use and professional techniques.