Summer cooking camps for kids in San Jose

Young chefs are a course away from an inspiring, instructional, and tasty summer.

Two kids in denim aprons gaze at a counter holding a bowl of flour, chocolate chips, and croissants.

Kids will be whipping up French pastries in no time.

Photo via Sur La Table

This summer, we’re in favor of letting your kids touch the stove. Let us explain.

We’d only recommend this activity under professional supervision, with detailed instruction, and the promise of tasty treats at the end — AKA, everything you get in one of Sur La Table’s cooking camps.

Check out the camps held at Sur La Table (855 El Camino Real, Suite 57, Palo Alto), perfect for little chefs who’d love hands-on cooking instruction this summer. Bon appétit.

🧁 For kids ages 7-11

Baking 101
This camp will have kids mixing batter and rolling out dough to make everything from chocolate marble banana bread to homemade pizzas. While most camps have sold out, five-day camps are available July 10 through August 4. Browse camps and sign up for 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. slots.

Culinary Excursion
From a chicken dinner to taco night, little chefs will learn a breadth of techniques and recipes they can use again. Five-day camps are available June 12 through July 28. Browse camps and sign up for 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. slots.

Global Flavors
Kids will learn about flavors + cooking techniques from around the world, like rolling sushi and kneading pasta dough. Camps are available June 5 through July 21. Browse three-day camps and five-day camps.

Feeling inspired? Check out upcoming cooking classes for adults.

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