Mondays: Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 17 & Oct. 24 | Ages 8-12
Jr. Chefs is an interactive four-week after-school cooking program for kids ages 8 to 12. The course is designed to get kids cooking with easy recipes and essential kitchen skills that will help them make healthy choices, tasty after-school snacks and delicious food for the whole family. Kids will also learn about kitchen safety, hygiene, etiquette and working with different utensils and ingredients — but the number one aim of this course is to have fun!
Monday, Sept. 26 — Chop, chop!
The first class is all about getting familiar in the kitchen covering: kitchen hygiene, chopping & knife safety. The kids will get to work with seasonal produce to make some healthy and yummy dips: Holy guacamole and Easy-peasy hummus with seasonal veggies
Monday, Oct. 3 — It’s All Greek to Me
In this Greek-themed class, kids will practice chopping, measuring and working with a stove to make grilled chicken gyros and Greek salad.
Monday, Oct. 17 — Mad About Mexican
Kids will put their chopping skills to the test while making a Mexican-themed dinner. They’ll learn about using the oven as they make baked veggie quesadillas with salsa fresca.
Monday, Oct. 24 — Sweet Treats
Kids will practice what they’ve learned in the course and gain experience measuring and baking and easy apple crumble
$149 +HST for 4 classes
Sibling/Buddy Discount: get 10% off if you buy 2 tickets – use promo code “KIDS”
Joanna Marie Nicholson grew up surrounded by family, friends and plenty of good food. She quickly learned that a meal is more than what sustains us—it’s the heart of many fond memories. Joanna’s life-long passion for food led her to complete George Brown College’s culinary arts program after being immersed in the working world. Here, she was able to hone her cooking style, with a flair for transforming seasonal ingredients into simple dishes with full-on flavour. Joanna enjoys sharing her passion for cooking with others—whether it’s teaching people how to make delicious dishes, sharing recipes or throwing a dinner party. Her cooking philosophy embraces simplicity, local ingredients, taste and fun. She spends her days working in the corporate communications and public relations field in downtown Toronto. When she’s not in the kitchen, she can be found cycling, running, dancing, writing, exploring places near and far and sharing good laughs with friends and family.
Every Monday, The Depanneur invites TO’s best culinary talents to lead fun, hands-on workshops.