Delaware Valley Cooking Classes

Help your child learn something new this summer with these skilled chefs in the Delaware Valley
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Cooking is an important life skill and an art, but it can also be a fun bonding experience for you and your child. Learning to cook teaches kids about nutrition, health and all the hard work that goes into making a delicious meal. This summer is the perfect time to start fueling a lifelong passion with cooking classes at the following five locations.

Kitchen Wizards | East Norriton, Pennsylvania

Kitchen Wizards offers exclusively virtual classes which welcome kids and adults of all ages. With virtual classes, you can bake along in your own home. They teach baking, cooking and even candy making. Classes are free and may be scheduled in advance on the Kitchen Wizards website.

Kitchen Wizards was founded by Kathy Wolper, who has 20 years of experience teaching children and training adults. Wolper hopes to inspire students to pursue their love of making food. She has taken classes at Main Line School Night and The Disney Institute. | 610-348-5284

Really Cooking with Robin | East Norriton, Pennsylvania

Really Cooking with Robin is a program that offers weeklong summer camp classes and after-school cooking classes for children ages 7 to 15. The classes cost $60 to attend each or $300 for the week. Really Cooking with Robin places an emphasis on teaching life skills and has experience with teaching children who are on the autism spectrum. These classes also teach knife skills and food safety practices.

Robin and Joseph Dillman opened Really Cooking with Robin in 2012, and they have been passionately sharing their knowledge since. The class is located at 138 W. Germantown Pike in the Hillcrest Plaza Shopping Center in East Norriton, Pennsylvania. | 484-674-7748

Shelley’s Table | Lambertville, New Jersey

Shelley’s Table offers themed cooking classes that cover topics like making crepes, pastries, quiches, pies and tarts. A class on knife skills is also available. The classes are 2 1/2 hours long and occur every other week. Each class accommodates four to six children and costs $75 per child. Children ages 10 to 15 are welcome. Shelley Wiseman teaches the class in apartment “B” at 10 Bridge St. in Lambertville, New Jersey.

Wiseman is a professional cook who has written for Gourmet and three cookbooks. Many of the classes feature French and Mexican dishes, as Wiseman lived and worked in both countries for six and nine years, respectively. | 646-236-0605

Sur La Table | King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Sur La Table in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, offers kids’ camps from June through August where children can learn to make a variety of foods and learn from numerous chefs.

The camps are a series of classes that take place over the course of the week. With these classes, kids can learn how to make everything from homemade meatballs to cupcakes and ice cream. The camps are one week long and cost $250. Sur La Table’s camps are for kids and teens. The kids’ camps apply to ages 7 to 11 years old, and the teen camps are for ages 12 to 17. The classes are taught in-store at the King of Prussia mall. | 484-612-0040

The Kitchen Workshop Cooking Classes | Paoli, Pennsylvania

The Kitchen Workshop has camp classes that teach kids to bake, cook and embrace global foods. They offer camps for children ages 8 to 11 and 12 to 15. Classes are limited to 12 students each; camps cost $320 per week. The Kitchen Workshop is located at 21 Plank Ave., Suite 204, in Paoli, Pennsylvania.

The Kitchen Workshop classes are presented by owner and chef Arthur Roman, who has been teaching cooking classes for 20 years. He is self-taught and a former restaurant owner. | 610-993-2665

Have fun and enjoy some delicious summer experiences with your family!


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