Discover the fun and flavor of farm-to-table cooking while forging fun new memories in the kitchen!


Throughout our classes, budding chefs ages 6-10 will:
  • Explore seasonal and local ingredients as we prepare tasty and nutritious dishes.
  • Learn skills in tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques and vocabulary.
  • Discover global cuisines and gain an appreciation for foods from seed to table.

Upcoming Classes

Ready for your unique culinary adventure? Check out our upcoming class offerings below and lets get cooking!

Classes are held at Asphalt Green Battery Park City Culinary Center, 212 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282.

We welcome kids ages 6-10 to put on their chefs hats and join us!


Spring 2017 Cooking Class Series:

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!Amazing-Guacamole-Recipe-3-from-willcookforsmiles.com_
Saturday, May 6 | 10am-12pm
On the Menu: Beet Green Quesadillas, Beet Salsa, Fresh Guacamole, Berry Burst Seltzer, Cinnamon Banana Parfait

Lettuce turnip the beet with this festive culinary celebration of Cinco de Mayo! Student chefs will create traditional Mexican dishes with a local New York City twist in a colorful, hands-on cooking adventure.

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Saturday, May 13 | 10am-12pm
On the Menu: Croque Madame, Spring Blossom Salad, Whole Wheat Baguette with Homemade Herb Butter, Strawberry Basil Lemonade, Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Moms will rejoice this Mother’s Day when presented with this French-inspired brunch! Oh la la! Treat yourself to brunch out with your friends while your little one cooks with us, or stay for the class and enjoy the delicious dishes prepared in your honor!

Taste of the Italian Countrysidefresh-pasta1
Saturday, May 20 | 10am-12pm
On the Menu: Roasted Sweet Potato Ravioli, Roasted Rainbow Carrots, Spring Pesto Pasta Salad, Frutta del Sole, Rosemary Spritz

Budding chefs will create and enjoy handmade pasta, paired alongside Italian-inspired favorites. Join us for this unique exploration of one of the world’s most famous cuisines with our delightfully delicious dishes!

Summer PicnicCitrus-Fruit-Salad-3
Saturday, June 3 | 10am-12pm
On the Menu: Spring Herb Couscous Salad, Bibb Lettuce with Lemon Vinaigrette, Citrus Medley Fruit Salad, Honey-Sweetened Lemon Iced Tea, Strawberry Rhubarb Turnovers

Celebrate the summer season and get ready to fill your picnic basket with farm-to-table dishes and a seasonal strawberry rhubarb dessert! Student chefs will learn the recipe for an unforgettable family picnic, using fresh, seasonal ingredients in this flavorful experience not to be missed!