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PCC Kids Cook
From age two to teens, it's always the right time to welcome kids into the kitchen!
For ages 2 to 3, accompanied by one adult guest. Come in out of the cold and join your toddler in making some snuggly dishes. We’ll make Vegetable Soup; Baked Potato Mice with little nibbles of cheese; and Coconut Snowmen. Vegetarian with optional dairy. Class price includes one child and one adult helper.
For ages 2 to 3, accompanied by one adult guest. You're never too young (or too old) to enjoy a traditional tea party. Together, we’ll prepare and enjoy a variety of goodies typically served at a high tea. We will make Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwiches; Scones with Berry Jam; Fruit-filled Citrus Baskets; and of course, Herbal Tea with honey. Vegetarian, with dairy and eggs. Class price includes one child and one adult helper.
For ages 4 to 6, accompanied by one adult guest. Kids will delight in preparing these recipes designed to tickle their funny bones. We’ll prepare kid-friendly Cheese Fun-Due; Chicken Zoodle Soup; and Whoopie Pies. Students will practice measuring, mixing, chopping and using a fancy contraption called a “Zoodlemaker.” With poultry, dairy and eggs. Class price includes one child and one adult guest.
For ages 4 to 6, accompanied by one adult guest. Nothing compares to warm bread, fresh from the oven. In this class, you and your young cook will learn to make quick, delicious pita bread from scratch, which serves as the base for an endless number of snacks and sandwiches. We’ll whip up hummus to eat with our pitas, and choose from a variety of fillings to build one-of-a-kind sandwich creations. Kids will also get to take some dough to finish baking at home. Vegetarian with meat and dairy options; no eggs. Class price includes one child and one adult guest.
For ages 7 to 9, accompanied by one adult guest. Winter is the perfect time for working in the kitchen with family to make a nice warming meal to enjoy together. In this class, we’ll chop, dice and cook our way to a bubbling pot of Minestrone Soup. While the soup is simmering, we’ll get our hands in the dough as we mix, form and bake Quick-rise Breadsticks. For dessert — a Sweet Apple Crisp! Vegetarian with dairy; no eggs. Class price includes one child and one adult guest.
For ages 7 to 9, without adult accompaniment. Have some Valentine fun as we make individual, heart-shaped pizzas from hand-made dough and top them with your choice of veggies, cheese and seasonings. We’ll dress up some tasty greens with tangy Raspberry Vinaigrette and end this sweet class with delicious Frosted Maple-Vanilla Cupcakes decorated with creative toppings. Vegetarian; no eggs, dairy optional.
For ages 7 to 12, accompanied by one adult guest. Beware of yummy weather in this class designed especially for gluten-free kids, but fun for anyone! We’ll revisit the classic book as we learn how to make meatballs and spaghetti sauce from scratch and gluten-free pasta cooked to perfection. Then get ready for a storm of Berry Pie with a cloud of dairy-free whipped cream. After all of the precipitation settles, jump in for the best part — the feast afterwards! A bonus Banana and Chocolate Chip Pancake recipe is not in the day’s forecast, but will be included to try at home. Meat optional; no dairy, eggs, or gluten. Class price includes one child and one adult guest.
For ages 10 to 12, accompanied by one adult guest. Everyone loves freshly made noodles; and it’s easier than it seems, not to mention a lot of fun! Iole will demonstrate how to make many pasta shapes by hand, including ravioli, tortellini, tagliolini and fettucine. Then you’ll work hands-on in class to prepare Bowtie Pasta with Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce and Papardelle with Brown Butter Sage and Parmiggiano Shavings. Vegetarian with dairy and eggs. Class price includes one child and one adult guest.
Back by popular demand! For ages 10 to 12, without adult accompaniment. What puts the puff in a cream puff? What’s the secret behind the silkiest homemade pudding? What’s really going on inside your mixing bowl when you make whipped cream? We continue our investigation of kitchen mysteries and practice various baking techniques as we tackle a new round of recipes: Mini Éclairs, Chocolate Pudding, Tapioca Pudding and Strawberry Fool. Vegetarian with dairy and eggs.
For ages 13 and up, accompanied by one adult guest. Aloha! In this active hands-on class, we will prepare traditional Lu’au specialties. Our Lu’au menu includes Salmon Lualua (a leaf wrapped bundle with fresh salmon, veggies and a creamy dill sauce); Grilled Fresh Pineapple; Coconut and Banana Haupia Cream Puffs drizzled with Hot Fudge; and Passion Fruit Sparkler. These quick to prepare delicious dishes are sure to take you away to an island adventure. With seafood, dairy and eggs. Class price includes one teen and on adult guest.
For ages 12 and up, without adult accompaniment. Who doesn’t love tacos? We are going to concentrate on two different taco varieties — Adobo Chicken and Carne Asada (beef). Accompaniments are also an important part of the taco experience and we’ll make Curtido (Mexican cabbage slaw); Pickled Carrots, Onions and Jalapenos; and Pico de Gallo to go along with our tacos. Many taquerías also serve special bebidas (drinks). We will make Horchata (a creamy, non-dairy drink made with rice) and Champurrado (thick Mexican hot chocolate). With meat and optional dairy; no eggs.