swimming lessons, etc. But this year, how about teaching your kids a new skill by sending them for cooking classes instead? This will help make them more independent and confident. It’ll give them a chance to interact with other kids and they might even discover a hidden love for cooking which they weren’t even aware of before. Here is a list of a few cooking workshops in Delhi for your kids this Summer:
1. Smell and Taste Institute
This institute is run by Mrs. Meenakshi Nath, a food enthusiast who ensures the course is coordinated properly and that everything is organised accordingly. These classes are held at Rohini, Sector 9, near the Rohini West metro station. The institute offers cooking and baking classes, cake decoration, cake making and chocolate making. It offers a variety of cuisines like Mexican, Chinese, South Indian, North Indian, Mughlai, Punjabi and Italian. It takes place on all days of the week and is for kids between the age group of 6-14.
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2. Young Chefs AcademyThe Young Chefs Academy is a cooking school just for kids. It teaches children and teens between the ages of 3 and 15 the art of cooking in a safe and friendly environment and promises to take the children through different country kitchens everyday. The classes are held at Kailash Colony, Lajpat Nagar and are conducted throughout the week for two hours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It develops the skill of preparing food but while maintaining one’s safety, along with table etiquettes and table setting.
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3. Little Cheflings
This children’s cooking institute which was developed in 2012, was started by busy moms with a love for food and their families. It is for kids and teenagers, making them self-sufficient and self-confident. It teaches them how to bake cakes, cookies, chocolates, pizzas, salads, exotic sandwiches and other different things. Participation is encouraged and the sessions are very interactive. They are taught how to safely handle ovens and pans and not get themselves hurt.
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4. International Institute of Culinary Arts
The IICA Young Chef program is not only about cooking or baking, but it is also understanding the personal hygiene, the importance of Food Safety and understanding what is what. They have a set down timetable starting from 17th June till 29th June for children of the age group 7-16 years old. Their course is a certified one and every participant will be provided with aprons, pointed recipes and much more. It will be held at their centre in Hauz Khas Village Road.
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5. Baked with Love
It is a complete baking experience with Ms. Jyoti Sandhu at Evergreen Farm, Mehrauli, Gurgaon. It will be a fun loving baking sessions and in a very hygienic and safe environment. The hands on experience and the incentive of taking home what you make adds more to it. But there is only a week of class left in the month of June for children from the age of 4-12 years.
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As the month of May comes to an end, schools are shutting down for the much awaited Summer holidays. Every year most children go out for family vacations, camping trips, art classes, take