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5 classes in-person in New York have spots left, and 1 class live online is available.

Donuts with Dad (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Let’s celebrate dad with love this Father’s Day with homemade donuts! Join us as we learn how to make a delicious donut batter, hide "buried treasure" inside and make a path to "X" marks the spot. Your budding chef and dad will love this special time together creating scrumptious treats and sweet memories. Come show dad how much he means to you this Father’s Day! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! Register for the...

Saturday Jun 17th, 9–10am Eastern Time

Dinosaur Cupcakes (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

RAWR!!! Dinosaurs aren't extinct anymore here in our Kitchen! Join us as we head back to the prehistoric period to create yummy vanilla cupcakes decorated with green icing grass, crumbled cookie "dirt", fondant rocks, and your favorite dinosaur. From a T-Rex to Triceratops, your budding chef will love creating these adorable dinosaur cupcakes as we bring our edible dinosaurs back to life! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together!...

Saturday Jun 24th, 9–10am Eastern Time

Under the Sea Cupcakes (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Ready to explore the deep blue sea? Or maybe you’d like to feel the sand between your toes? Get ready for a splashing fun time as we go under the sea to whip up our oh-so-delicious sea blue cupcakes. We’ll dive into decorating our cupcakes with a friendly octopus on the ocean floor and a floating starfish by the sandy beach. Pack up your beach bag and let’s get baking! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! Register...

Saturday Jun 10th, 9–10am Eastern Time

Shark Cupcakes (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Duh-dun...duh-dun...duh-dun-duh-dun-duh-dun! Look out- it's a shark! Shark cupcake that is! Bring in your budding chefs to bake and decorate delicious vanilla deep sea cupcakes covered in waves of swirled blue and white buttercream frosting. Shape your own shark fin, throw on a lifesaver raft, sprinkle on some graham cracker sand, and your shark sighting at the beach will be complete! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together!...

Saturday Aug 19th, 9–10am Eastern Time

Cookie Craze (Family Cooking Ages 6-17)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Make memories in the kitchen with our family cooking classes! Our classes are the perfect recipe for learning new skills as you have fun in the Kitchen with your family and friends. Kids and adults each have a spot at the table and cook alongside each other to create our menu. A minimum of one adult registration is required per group. Menu Cookie Craze (vegetarian) Recipes: Mix-in Cookies, Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, Vanilla Milkshakes What...

Sunday Aug 6th, 11am–1pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Cooking Camp for Kids, 10+ (Session D)

Home Cooking New York @ Virtual Classroom, New York, NY 00000

Our virtual cooking camps are designed to offer kids an opportunity to cook independently this summer, guided by two chef-instructors.  CLASS SIZE: Classes will be limited to 12 households, to maintain the intimacy of our regular in-person camps.  INGREDIENTS: Since you will be purchasing the groceries for these camps, there is a lot of flexibility if your child or family is vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free, kosher,...

Monday Aug 21st, 3:30–5:30pm Eastern Time

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Kids Cook

MoonSoup @ 201 E 56th St, New York, NY 10022

Kids attending this class will have a great time mixing and making, baking and of course tasting in this kids cook class. We will explore sweet and savory and a variety of fun recipees together. A great introduction to new tastes and the joys of cooking

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10 sessions

Kids Cooking Camp

The Brooklyn Kitchen @ 100 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Is your 8-12 year old ready to learn to cook "for real"? At Brooklyn Kitchen's first-ever cooking camp for kids, students will receive high-quality instruction from trained childhood education and food professionals for an exciting week of hands-on cooking, field trips, community-building activities, and plenty of delicious foods. Let us help you to help your kids become "real" cooks -- safely and creatively!

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Little Kids Cook Too

The Brooklyn Kitchen @ 100 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

In this cooking class for little kids (ages 4-7), join early childhood educator and chef Ryan Cherecwich for an interactive lesson on centered on having fun with food! MENU:  Bagel Faces

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Kids Cooking Camp

City Cooking West End @ 10 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023

Calling all young chefs! Join us to learn world cuisines and the techniques that help make preparation in the kitchen easy as pie! We welcome kids of all skill sets for 2 fun-filled hours of chef-supervised cooking. Over the course of 4 days, we'll teach everything your child needs to know about mastering the basics of these world cuisines and replicating these skills at home. The 5th day will be a Chopped-style competition where they will put their...

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5 sessions

Kids Cooking Workshop: Election Day

Teaching Table @ 475 Sterling Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238

It's election day, and so we'll be celebrating democracy by cooking up some classic "American" eats in this all day Kids Cooking Workshop. While school is closed for polling, your kids can meet at the Teaching Table to talk about what it means to be American: our freedoms, our responsibility to vote, and the foods that have bubbled in our melting pots for over 200 years.  This entirely vegetarian menu includes: Cranberry Corn Muffins Baked...

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Kids Cooking Workshop - Eggstraordinary Adventure

Teaching Table @ 475 Sterling Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238

This Kids Cooking Workshop is all about the incredible edible egg! Junior chefs will learn the science behind eggs, their chemical composition, and how they do the eggstraordinary things they do in both savory and sweet dishes. Participants will whip up omelettes, differentiate between soft boiled and hard boiled eggs, gain tricks for efficiently peeling them, turn those hard boiled eggs into deviled eggs, assemble their own personal quiche, and...

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"Kids Cooking Class: Seasonal Superheroes"

Butter Beans @ 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

The Ninja Turtles may get all of their energy from pizza, and Spiderman may power up with Aunt May’s cherry pie, but the rest of us have to rely on super fruits and veggies to fuel our adventures!  In this class, we’ll learn about how plants use their own superpowers in real life–the power to turn the sun’s energy into food. We’ll determine which fruits and veggies pack the biggest punch per bite. Then, we’ll use our favorite local...

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"Kids Cooking Class: Eat the Rainbow"

Butter Beans @ 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

The world of food offers the opportunity to share an experience that is universal around the world, uniting and connecting communities, while also appreciating the rainbow of cultures and languages within our unique New York City community.  In this class, children will come together to celebrate the creation of their own special Butter Beans community at Asphalt Green, and to try a variety of rainbow-themed dishes that are guaranteed crowd-pleasers...

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"Kids Cooking Class: Tis the Season"

Butter Beans @ 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

New Yorkers celebrate the holidays in many different ways, but the flavors and colors we enjoy during the winter growing season can bring us together as one.  In this class, students will bake “gingerbread faces,” enjoying the timeless tastes and smells of warming spices like ginger and clove. They’ll learn to compose a colorful winter side salad, tossing bright red berries like cranberry and pomegranate with winter greens and citrus....

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"Kids Cooking Class: Garden to Table"

Butter Beans @ 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

Knowing a fruit from a root isn’t just for green thumbs! This knowledge can also help chefs to plan and prepare nutritious meals all year round that pop with all the colors of the rainbow.  Kids will move their bodies with a fun plant-based game before diving into a delicious snack time activity that will have them preparing and eating every part of the plant. As with every class in this series, students will learn basic knife skills and...

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Best Kids Cooking Classes in NYC

Cooking with kids is a great way to bond as a young family and teaches independence to young children. Cooking is a great creative outlet for kids and young families to learn together, including learning how to measure ingredients, shop for meal planning, and save money on buying takeout. It’s also a wonderful way to get young children involved in household chores and duties to maintain their independence.

Cooking has been a popular art for thousands of years, from making homemade pasta to bread and more, it infuses culture, food, and sense of taste to achieve tasty meals. Not only is cooking far more nutritious, but it saves money on buying takeout and allows for quality time with family.

Cooking classes with kids are available in New York City, with the guidance of experienced instructors and delicious unique recipes. Cooking with kids involves creativity, patience, and guidance from an adult, but helps kids learn the necessary skills in life from a young age. Cooking can be challenging, collaborative, and fun for kids, including enhancing their language and mathematical skills. CourseHorse offers a variety of cooking classes with kids, from desserts to pizza, there’s fun to be had for families of all sorts. 

Why Your Kids Should Learn Cooking in NYC

Cooking with kids is a great way to teach young children to take part in household duties and chores, including making dinner from home instead of ordering takeout, and it allows young children to take part in meal planning from a young age. The benefit of teaching children how to cook is engaging their other senses, especially for picky and fussy eaters. Other benefits include teaching children how to measure ingredients and improving their mathematical skills. Cooking is an essential life skill that children can learn to gain a sense of responsibility and healthy eating habits.

While picky eaters might be hesitant to try something new, learning cooking may open up young kids to trying out something they made themselves. Experiencing other senses with cooking may convince them to try other vegetables and ingredients they wouldn’t normally eat. Explaining concepts such as how food changes with temperature or how certain foods are healthier than others can be very beneficial for nutrition. Learning how to cook enhances language, reading, and math skills. Learning to cook as a family also helps with family bonding and creating unique traditions and cultures around food. Cooking with kids is also a wonderful way to introduce them to new foods, ingredients, and experiences. Cooking is a fun creative outlet and hobby for young families and kids alike.

In-Person Kids Cooking Classes & Schools in NYC

There are several options for in-person cooking with kids classes in New York City. Many cities have several options for in-person cooking with kids classes, both for young families and older kids. The perks of learning cooking in-person come with the guidance of experienced culinary professionals and tips to keep your little ones engaged.

A wide variety of cooking with kids classes are available, from making homemade pizza to desserts and summery delights. The variety of dishes in the courses ranges from Italian to French, which is perfect for little ones to learn. The courses are engaging and specifically designed for the enjoyment of little ones and their caregivers. 

Major cities, such as New York City, offer several options for cooking classes with kids. One of the workshops offered is Classic French Countryside, taught by Taste Buds Kitchen. The workshop is two hours, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, and is required to bring your materials. The workshop features a menu of braised chicken, lyonnaise potatoes, green salad, and handmade crepes. The workshop size is limited to groups of 20, with caregivers needing to be 21 and over. 

The second workshop for cooking with kids in-person in New York City is the Pizza Perfection workshop, taught by Taste Buds Kitchen. This hands-on style workshop forms connections with children and young parents, creating their mini pizzas. The workshop focuses on mastering the perfect dough with kneading yeast and homemade tomato sauce. The menu is vegetarian and egg free, perfect for little ones with allergy sensitivities. The price is $59 per two children and a caregiver. The price of supplies and materials is included. 

Another workshop is the Virtual Cooking Camp for Kids, taught by Home Cooking New York. This workshop is aimed towards older children, 10 and up. The workshop is two hours long, at the cost of $250 per person. The first day features a menu of Mexican cuisine, with learning how to make chicken enchiladas, the second day features Spanish-style Paella, the third day features Korean Bulgogi bowls, and the fourth day is a summery-themed slow-roasted salmon with tomatoes, zucchini, and dill. Students provide the cost of ingredients and equipment, but all recipes are included in the course.

Virtual Kids Cooking Classes & Schools

Learning from home is one of the many benefits of virtual kids' cooking classes, including flexible schedules and attending courses from the comfort of your own kitchen. Some other benefits include learning classes over video-conferencing software, such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. However, virtual kids' cooking classes require gathering ingredients, basic cooking supplies, and buying appliances. But most instructors provide a needed supply list, as well as required ingredients. 

The course Virtual Cooking Camp for Kids, 10+ (Session D) is aimed at kids 10 years old and over. The class features a four-day program, with a fun menu ranging from Mexican, Spanish, Korean, and summer dishes. The camp begins at $250 per person, with ingredient lists provided a few weeks in advance. The menu ranges from chicken enchiladas, paella, scallion pancakes, and slow-roaster salmon. The course also allows for a sit-down meal at the end of each session, to enjoy conversation with your classmates. 

There are many enjoyable options for other baking classes, such as the Virtual Cook Along: French Pastries Workshop. The 2-hour workshop offers the experience of creating cinnamon-sugar palmiers and cream puffs. This workshop is perfect for kids and parents, teaching children how to work with puff pastries, make custard, and work with chocolate. The price is $86.25 per person and includes the price of ingredients.

The next baking class, Cookie Decorating, lasts an entire day, with detailed insights into advanced cookie decorating techniques such as flooding, marbling, and wet-on-wet. The needed materials are provided within the cost of the course, including the ingredients. This workshop is great for parents and kids, with the perfect age for older pre-teens. The cost is $850 per person, and Food Craft, a specialty baking school in New York City, teaches the course.