Cooking classes for kids on Long Island
Do you have a budding chef on your hands? If so, you're in luck. There are many places on Long Island where children and teens can bake their favorite sweets, prepare a full meal and learn basic cooking techniques. So grab your chef's hat and apron and check out one of these cooking classes for kids in Nassau and Suffolk.
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Bubble Learning Center 15 East Main St. Babylon There are a variety of cooking classes for kids, for example, The Cook Book, which exposes children to cooking techniques, cuisines and more. Other classes may include the Bubble Bakery, where kids can learn to make an assortment of breads, pretzels, cookies and more. Prices start at about $400 for 16 weeks for children ages 2 1/2 and up.User rating
Celebrations in the Kitchen 63 E. Old Country Rd. Hicksville Celebrations in the Kitchen provides hands-on baking birthday parties for children of all ages as well as baking classes for children and adults alike. Some of the themes of the classes include holidays, for example Halloween, Christmas and Hanukkah, decorating your own candy house, theme cake, making pies, cupcakes and more from scratch.User rating
Elegant Eating Caterers 739 Smithtown Bypass Smithtown Twice a year, Elegant Eating offers a Take Your Kids to Brunch cooking class for children ages 6-12. The cost is $75 for one adult and one child.User rating
Little Chefs 9 Soundview Marketplace Port Washington Cooking classes typically run 10 weeks for about $395 with a $35 registration and insurance fee. They range from classes for 3- and 4-year-olds called “Cooking With Colors, Shapes and Numbers” to classes in international cooking for 10- to 14-year-olds. Cooking clubs grouped by age meet once a month, September through June, for the same fee. One-time holiday classes are $55.User rating
Oh My Girls (omg!) Kids 140 Jericho Turnpike Syosset Girls ages 8-18 can try a cooking class each night of the week featuring a different emphasis, from gluten-free cooking to vegetarian to international cuisines. The chefs also teach young girls different ways to make healthful and delicious meals, from mostly organic ingredients. The cost per dinner class is $35 for a 90-minute class. They also offer a pastry making/cake decorating (with a healthy twist) class which is $22.User rating
Sugar & Spice Culinary Arts 45 New Hyde Park Road Garden City Children ages 8-13 can learn how to bake, plan and cook an entire meal. The 2 1/2 hour classes cost $50 per student. You can also find parent/child workshops where you'll be introduced to cooking techniques and menus the whole family will love, for example, cream of tomato soup with grilled cheese croutons, Swedish meatballs with noodles, roasted carrots and homemade ice cream.
Sur La Table in Lake Grove Home goods 313 Smith Haven Mall Lake Grove The chefs at Sur La Table in Lake Grove run cooking camps for children and teens over the summer, around the holidays and other times during the year. Children's classes are for ages 8-12 for $110. Teen classes are for ages 13-18 for $150. They'll learn cooking techniques, kitchen safety and handy tips that make cooking together memorable and fun.