Cooking Classes for Kids in Westchester

Cooking Classes for Kids in Westchester

Have a budding foodie at home? Try an interactive and hands-on cooking class! In Westchester, you can find many cooking schools, offering after-school classes, group classes, and private lessons. Kids will not only learn how to cook, they will develop hands-on skills such as how to use utensils, read recipes, table setting, cooking techniques, and much more! Read on to check out our list of cooking classes for kids in Westchester.

Kids' cooking classes at Fiddleheads.
Kids’ cooking classes at Fiddleheads.

Fiddleheads (Throughout Westchester and Connecticut)

Fiddleheads is a-child focused school offering personalized cooking lessons to kids ages 3-18 years old. Through these hands-on classes, kids will learn more about ingredients, learn where food comes from, and develop a better understanding of kitchen science. Older kids learn basic techniques and more complicated methods to build confidence and independence in the kitchen. Current classes include teen winter cooking, cooks 3s, cooks 4s, and more. Sign up for their website for their classes.

Cookie making fun at Gather
Cookie making fun at Gather Culinary.

Gather Culinary (Yonkers)

Gather Culinary offers both a kids and adult cooking class. They have an after school program where kids learn kitchen safety, knife skills, cooking techniques, how to choose produce, how to read a recipe, and how to cook without recipes as well as table setting and etiquette. This includes a hands-on and immersive experience featuring classes such as two Empower Me Cooking classes for ages 9 and up and another group for 8-12 year olds as well as a Teen Cooking class. 79 Verona Avenue, Yonkers, NY, 914-533-1717, [email protected].

Nora’s Oven Works (Stamford)

Kids can enjoy a hands-on food classes at Nora’s Oven Works. Taught at the Ridge Way Shopping Center, they are currently offering Parent and Me Valentine’s Day Cupcakes Class where you and your kids can decorate yummy cupcakes. Ridge Way Shopping Center, 2333 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06905.

Kate Sonders Solomon
Kids’ Cooking Classes with Kate Sonders Solomon.

Kate Sonders Solomon (Dobbs Ferry)

Kate Sonders Solomon teaches cooking classes to corporate clients, adults, and kids. The kids’ program includes hands-on classes that are both fun and educational. In the classes kids will learn knife skills, measuring, how to read recipes, kitchen safety, how to use age-appropriate utensils, and more.  Kids will also connect to their senses where they will smell, taste, and play with ingredients. Kids’ classes are offered in person and virtually. Reach out to [email protected] to learn more.

The Organic Teaching Kitchen (Croton-on-Hudson)

Kids will learn how to cook and appreciate healthy food at The Organic Teaching Kitchen! Kids learn blending, stirring, mixing, cooking, and baking organic whole foods. Classes are gluten-free and vegetarian friendly. They also have programs for teens and private lessons for kids. 18 Old Post Road South, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

ZWILLING Cooking Studio (Pleasantville)

ZWILLING offers a creative collection of cooking classes for adults and family cooking classes, such as Family Time “Taste of the Middle East” and “Family Time” Home Made Pasta. In Taste of the Middle East, families and kids (ages 6 and up) can learn skills and techniques to make a Middle Eastern meal. This includes smoky baba ghanoush, meat skewers and more. In Home Made Pasta, families will learn how to make homemade pasta, using both a machine and their hands. Check out their calendar for the most recent listings. ZWILLING Cooking Studio, 270 Marble Avenue Pleasantville, NY 10570