pcc kids cook

From age two to teens, it’s always the right time to welcome kids into the kitchen! Hands-on classes offer opportunities for learning new skills and trying new foods. 

Instructors: Lee Baker Kim Trimmer

Kids

Ages 2 to 3, with one adult guest.

Send your toddlers on an exploration of all things yummy. They'll practice chopping vegetables, measuring out ingredients and putting them all together to make tasty treats. Come along for the ride as little ones explore opposites and learn skills for explaining yummy versus yucky at home.

Menu
  • Blueberry Drop Scones
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Open-faced Veggie Sandwiches

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Katie Dire

Kids

Ages 2 to 3, with one adult guest.

Let your little ones discover out-of-this-world snacks! Kids will get inspired on a space-themed adventure, crafting creative treats using seasonal fruits and simple ingredients. One adult guest can come along for the journey to learn how to keep the food fun going at home.

Menu
  • Fruit Rockets (Various Seasonal Fruits and Marshmallows)
  • Moon Snack (Rice Cakes with Cream Cheese or Seed Butter)
  • Astronaut Pudding (Pudding with Berries)
  • Space Rock Cakes (Raisin Cakes)

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Sarah Cassidy

Kids

Ages 4 to 6, with one adult guest.

Kickstart your kids' love of farm-to-table food with a two-day excursion. Day one takes place in the fields of Hearth Farm in Carnation, where farmer Sarah will lead little ones in learning about their food from the ground up -- how it grows and what it looks like -- while harvesting ingredients. The next day, they'll take their bounty, break it down -- leaves, stems and all -- and cook it up with Sarah's guidance.

Menu
  • Sesame "Confetti Spaghetti" with Fresh Vegetables
  • Cucumber-Lime Watermelon Smoothie
  • Fresh Berries with Whipped Cream

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Marie Donadio

Kids

Ages 4 to 6, with one adult guest.

Your little ones will want to have a taco party every day after this adventure -- dragons included! Inspired by the book, "Dragons Love Tacos," kids will gain an understanding of spices and how they flavor food, crafting salsa below fire-breathing levels, while practicing basic cuts with your help.

Menu
  • Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • Crunchy or Soft Beef Tacos
  • Bean Tacos
  • Salsa and Guacamole

Dietary Notes: With gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options.

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Instructor: Sarah Cassidy

Kids

Ages 7 to 9, with one adult guest.

Kickstart your kids' love of farm-to-table food with a two-day excursion. Day one takes place in the fields of Hearth Farm in Carnation, where farmer Sarah will lead future foodies in learning about their food from the ground up -- how it grows and what it looks like -- while harvesting ingredients. The next day, they'll take their bounty, break it down -- leaves, stems and all -- and cook it up with Sarah's guidance.

Menu
  • Sesame "Confetti Spaghetti" with Fresh Vegetables
  • Cucumber-Lime Watermelon Smoothie
  • Carrot and Cucumber Noodles
  • Fresh Berries with Whipped Cream

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Lisa Crawford

Kids

Ages 7 to 9, kids only.

It's time to fill up the cookie jar! Your child will learn the basic techniques for putting together classic cookies -- from measuring and creaming to rolling out dough and getting the perfect bake. By the end of class, they'll be able to take these tips and tricks to create custom cookies at home with you.

Menu
  • Oatmeal Cookies
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Cam Zarcone

Kids

Ages 10 to 12, kids only.

Let your kids discover their inner chef. With Cam's guidance, kids can live out their culinary dreams as they take control of the kitchen. They'll sear, roast and bake up a multicourse meal using the summer's bounty, transform the kitchen with table settings, and serve up their creations for one lucky adult guest who will join them for an end-of-class feast.

Menu
  • Roasted Salmon with Herbed Compound Butter
  • Roasted Ratatouille
  • Mixed Berry Mini Galettes

Dietary Notes: With seafood and dairy; no eggs.

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Instructor: Lee Baker

Kids

Ages 13 to 16, teens only.

Let your teens discover their inner chef! With Lee's guidance, teens can live out their culinary dreams as they take control of the kitchen. They'll chop, roll, boil and bake up a multicourse meal using the summer's bounty, transform the kitchen with table settings, and serve up their creations for one lucky adult guest who will join them for an end-of-class feast.

Menu
  • Romaine and Apple Salad with Shallot-Thyme Vinaigrette
  • Fresh Pasta Roulade with Ricotta, Fontina and Spinach served with Tomato Basil Coulis
  • Plum Cobbler with Chantilly Cream

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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Instructor: Laurie Pfalzer

Kids

Ages 13 to 16, teens only.

Laurie will show your teens that baking can be a piece of cake -- cheesecake that is! They'll learn the need-to-know steps to crafting decadent individual cheesecakes, from mixing to baking, and top it all off with peak-season picks.

Menu
  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Seasonal Berries
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Dietary Notes: Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.

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