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After School Classes

Your kids will have a blast, develop autonomy, and gain important life skills. These hands-on classes will inspire your child to explore new ingredients and flavors and develop a lifelong healthy relationship with food.  Students enhance teamwork and communication skills through collaborative group work and develop problem-solving, resiliency, and adaptability. They can explore outside the recipe to work on creativity and innovation.  Food connects us, and students develop friends, have a caring space to ask questions, and express themselves in a nurturing environment. 

What They'll Learn

These hands-on, immersive experiences inspire and excite kids by using all of their senses while cooking. Students learn kitchen safety, knife skills, cooking techniques, choosing produce, reading a recipe, and table setting and etiquette.

As they learn to trust their intuition, they develop the skill of using recipes as a guide, not as a set of rules.

We aim to help students cultivate curiosity, confidence, creativity, and calm in the kitchen and collaborate and connect with peers through food. 

Helpful Details

  • Classes are held in Northeast Yonkers, Westchester, NY.

  • Classes are for ages 8+, except for Teen Cooking Technique which is for ages 13-17,

  • After-school classes are six sessions.

  • The cost includes all food, supplies, and equipment.

  • Our recipes have no nuts, but our facility is not nut-free. 

  • Recipes that are not vegetarian have vegetarian alternatives.

  • Please send a take-home container so students can bring home what they make.

  • Students should wear closed-toed shoes and bring a hair tie, if needed.

  • Make-ups are limited, but please email Melanie@gatherculinary.com to see if we can accommodate them. 

Bonus Skills

Too often, kids are expected to be perfect. This can stifle their creativity and problem-solving skills, making them afraid to take risks. One way to help kids overcome this fear is to create opportunities to make mistakes in a safe and supportive environment.

Cooking class is an excellent opportunity for kids to learn that making mistakes is okay. When a recipe doesn't turn out as expected, kids can devise a new plan with their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This builds their confidence and teaches them they can overcome challenges, an essential skill for academic success, school, and life.

 

September 2023 - June 2024 Afterschool Classes

We believe learning to cook should be accessible to everyone, which is why we offer scholarships to anyone who needs them. Please email us to set-up.

  • Monday 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 4/8, 4/15, 4/29 Skips 3/25, 4/1 4/22 Ages 8+


    Starts Mar 4

    375 US dollars

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  • Tuesday 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/9 Skips 3/26 Ages 8+


    Started Feb 27

    425 US dollars
  • Wednesday 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17 Skips 3/27, 4/10 Ages 8+


    Started Feb 28

    375 US dollars
  • Thursday 2/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 4/11 Skips 3/28 Ages 13-17


    Started Feb 29

    375 US dollars
  • Monday 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 Skips May 27 Ages 8+


    Starts May 6

    375 US dollars

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  • Tuesday 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4 Ages 8+


    Ended

    425 US dollars
  • Wednesday 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/6 Ages 8+


    Starts May 1

    375 US dollars

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  • Thursday 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Ages 13-17


    Starts May 2

    375 US dollars

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