Cooking Classes for Kids
Expand your little one’s culinary talent and palate.
by April Walloga
Move over, Magnolia: Tots in this cupcake course learn the weights and measures of baking and decorating from scratch. Cupcake Kids also offers make-your-own-pizza classes and birthday-party cooking sessions. Call 646-789-5554; cupcakekids.com
HOME COOKING NEW YORK
At these in-home cooking classes, taught by former chefs from Chanterelle and Martha Stewart Living, the whole family learns to make dishes like crispy roast duck with cherry jus and ricotta gnocchi with toasted-sage butter. Call 917-803-6857; homecookingny.com
MINI CHEF COOKING CLASSES
Every Monday, chef Sylvie Berger packs her kitchen at Paradou restaurant with junior chefs crafting everything from empanadas to Parisian pastries. 8 Little West 12th Street, 212-727-2703; minichefnyc.com
RATATOUILLE FOR LITTLE CHEFS
Master chefs at the Institute of Culinary Education teach grade-school gourmands safe knife skills, French kitchen terms and the fundamentals of classic dishes like potage parmentier, gougères and, of course, ratatouille. 50 West 23rd Street, 800-522-4610; iceculinary.com
photograph courtesy of Cupcake Kids (CHILDREN)
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