Chinese New Year 11-16 years Special Offer
from AU$87.00

Chinese New Year 11-16 years

School Holiday fun Asian food for tweens and teens

Next Available: Sat, 16 Mar 1:00PM (AEST)
2 hours 30 minutes
Over 10 people have attended this class

Description

Come along and cook up a storm in small group, hands-on classes held in The Gap.  Learn culinary skills, how to use kitchen tools safely and discover how to interpret a recipe. Leave with containers full of recipe items made and also the booklet of recipes to keep.

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What you will learn

  • Students learn to make food from scratch, as well as a whole range of kitchen skills and use a variety of utensils. They will also learn about following the steps in a written recipe and accurately measuring ingredients.

What you will get

  • Tasty oven-baked BBQ Pork(or veg) Buns, Noodle Nests, Chicken (or veg) Wontons, Airfryer Spring Rolls, Plum Blossom Butter Cookies

What to bring

  • Three plastic containers for food transport and a water bottle.

What to wear

Enclosed,comfy shoes on and long hair tied back please.

Appropriate for

11-16 years


Come and Cook

4.9
(285 Reviews)

I am passionate about cooking and also keeping healthy. Cooking has always brought me joy, satisfaction and fulfilled a personal need for creativity. I left primary school teaching and began my own cooking business while living in London (2002-2010) because I wanted to share my skills and love of cooking with others.

Originally, I was providing practical kids’ cookery parties, and this evolved into teaching about healthy food, mostly in primary schools.

During this time, School Dinners hit the headlines because they were exposed as having poor nutritional value. This exposure brought further interest from schools that realised practical healthy food experiences needed to be held in order for early intervention in children’s health to occur.

I travelled widely, demonstrating and setting up practical experiences to teach basic cookery skills and provide food experiences for children, parents and teachers in greater London, employed by local councils, the NHS and individual schools. Teaching and demonstrating cooking was the most rewarding time of my working years. Some of the range of cooking experiences I was involved in have been;

  • Facilitating cooking workshops for parents in the London Borough of Brent (2009-10)
    This was a collaboration between the local council and the NHS. It focussed on tackling childhood obesity by providing weekly cooking sessions for parents. Parents were involved in cooking meals that were healthy, budget-friendly as well as ethnically and religiously inclusive.
  • Teacher Training workshops (2004-2009)
    These cooking workshops were run to inspire and present easy ideas for teachers to incorporate food and cooking within a classroom setting.
  • In-school Cooking Workshops (2003-2009)
    These were the most popular workshops and I ran them within the classroom setting and brought in all of the cooking equipment and ingredients. They were themed on Healthy Lunchboxes, Healthy Breakfasts and Healthy Snacks. In this format of hour-long sessions, I was cooking and demonstrating with up to 120 children per day.

I left London in 2010 to raise my young family back in Australia. As a passionate home cook, I love to involve my children now in the kitchen and prepare most of our meals from scratch, always learning new recipes and cooking techniques.

 

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Your Teacher

Karen is a highly experienced chef-teacher helping all kids become confident in the kitchen.

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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 7 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested 2 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

If the class is cancelled by Come and Cook, a full refund will be provided.



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