Summer Cooking Camp, kids ages 7-11

Monday, July 17

Kids can cook too!   Bring your child to The Joyful Gourmet for one of our Summer Camps.  The kids will learn kitchen basics, food prep and some knife work, cooking and baking techniques, flavor profiles and bake a bunch of great recipes!

This is a 5 day drop-off series, 10am-12 noon and targeted for kids aged 7-11.   The kids will all make all the recipes – some individual work and working in small groups, and will eat lunch each day as part of the camp.


Monday: Knife Skills working with Onions, tomatoes, herbs, cheese.   Putting all this together to make Everything Bagel Tomato Bacon Grilled cheese. we’ll make our cake for tuesday, and put together Rice Crispy bars with butterscotch chips and chocolate frosting.

Tuesday: Measuring skills to make individual Cakes and Frosting. Learning to using piping bags to decorate your cake

Wednesday: Breakfast, making pancakes with Apple Cider syrup, Blueberry Smoothie, Sticky Buns, and Candied Bacon.

Thursday: Chicken Quesadillas with Guacamole, Churro Cookies, Strawberry cheesecake Tacos, Mango Ice Box cake

Friday: Marinara Sauce, Meatballs, Ravioli, Garlic bread, and Banana pudding.

Please let us know ahead of time if your child has allergies. We cannot accommodate changes to the menu once the week has begun.


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Date and time
Monday, July 17
10:00am -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
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