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Junior Chefs: For Kids Who Love to Cook

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Jul 13, 2013 to Jul 27, 2013
9:00 am until 12:00 pm

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.


Junior Chefs: For Kids Who Love to Cook



Junior Chefs: For Kids Who Love to Cook

Saturdays, July 13, 20, 27, 2013, 09:00am - 12:00pm
Summer Treats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!
with Kris Tavalero Smith
$40 per class or all three classes in the series for $100
Ages 9-12

Classes cover kitchen safety tips, seasonal foods, cooking equipment, cooking techniques, recipe reading, nutrition elements, our relationship to foods, how we use our senses when cooking, kitchen secrets, hands on and demonstration, fun games, self-confidence & creativity in cooking, organization and time management skills, team participation, and the most important part….fun!?

Session 1-July 13 Class: Start Me Up Breakfast Recipes
Super Summer Smoothie
Zucchini Breakfast Mini Loaf 
Fruit Kabobs and Honey Yogurt Dipper
5 Minute Breakfast Treats

What you will take home:
Recipes and nutrition information packet
Quick Breakfast Ideas Sheet
Mini loaf

What we will learn:
Kitchen Safety Tips, Kitchen Utensils & Kitchen Math 
Whole Fruits 
Brain food for breakfast
My Plate: Carbohydrates and Fitness
Nutrition & Food Terms Puzzles and Game

Session 2-July 20 Class: Beat Summer Heat with Cool Lunch Recipes
Super Sparkling Lemonade & Berry Mint Ice Cubes
Chickpea Patty in a Pocket Sandwich & Zesty yogurt sauce
Seasoned, Baked Zucchini Chips
Stacked-Up Frozen Fruit POP dipped in dark chocolate & crunchy sprinkles

What you will take home:
Recipes and nutrition information packet
Parsley herb
Decorated garden marker

What we will learn:
Kitchen Safety & Specialized Kitchen Utensils
Secret Kitchen Tips
It’s fun to cook with fresh herbs
Food Groups-why are they so important?
Food Terms Puzzles and Games

Session 3-July 27 Class: Picnic Dinner Without the Ants
Seriously Good Citrus Water with lots of ICE
Picnic Salad: Fresh Greens, Cut from the Cob Corn and Tomato Salad & dressing
Oven Baked Chicken Tenders (way better than ANY fast food place!)
Watermelon Cake with Fruit “Icing

What you will take home:
Recipes and nutrition information packet
To go Chinese carton of picnic salad

What we will learn:
Cooking techniques
Nutrition Newsflash
Food Labels and why they are important
Compare fat, sugar, salt content of fast food chicken tender vs. our recipe

Cost $40 per class or all three classes in the series for $100

Soil Born Farms American River Ranch
2140 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA
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Additional Information
SponsorSoil Born Farms
Contact emailinfo@soilborn.org

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Farm-to-Fork Gala Dinner

Farm-to-Fork Gala Dinner

Capping off a multi-day celebration of the connection between where and how food is grown to the community it benefits, the Farm-to-Fork Gala Dinner is where people meet their food. Some of the area's finest growers and chefs treated hundreds to the best the region has to offer.

Published: Monday, September 28, 2015

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