Weekly Cooking Classes for Kids

Do you have a little Chef at your house?
Do you want your child to make healthy choices?
When you pull out the mixing bowl do your children want to dive in and help?
Does your child want cooking and baking utensils as birthday gifts?
Do you want your child to gradually learn to make basic lunch or dinner ideas?
Do you want your children to develop lifelong independent skills but lack the time to guide them?

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All programs will be held at 59 Evansborough Cres NW, Calgary, AB T3P0M3 OR West Springs Church: 816-78th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 6B1 (based on the number of participants).

All Things Baking

This is a 4 week program design to ignite creativity in your child. This program is offered twice a month. We will take our students on a culinary journey in this hands-on cooking class! We will learn how  to make various meals while igniting creativity, strengthening skills, and building confidence in each session. Students will complete this program feeling excited to take on more challenges in. the kitchen. No previous chef experience needed and beginners are always welcome. Our chef will supervise and assist throughout the class.

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Pasta Lovers

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Sweet & Savoury

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Taste of AfriCaribbean

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Tasty Dinners

This is an 8 week long class. We will take our students on a culinary journey in this hands-on cooking class! We will learn how  to make various meals while igniting creativity, strengthening skills, and building confidence in each session. Students will complete this program feeling excited to take on more challenges in. the kitchen. No previous chef experience needed and beginners are always welcome. Our chef will supervise and assist throughout the class.

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Special Needs

This is an 8 week long class. We will take our students on a culinary journey in this hands-on cooking class! We will learn how  to make various meals while igniting creativity, strengthening skills, and building confidence in each session. Students will complete this program feeling excited to take on more challenges in. the kitchen. No previous chef experience needed and beginners are always welcome. Our chef will supervise and assist throughout the class.

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ALL THINGS BAKING PROGRAM FOR KIDDOS IN THE KITCHEN & TEENS (TWICE A MONTH FOR 6-17YRS.) – IN PERSON – MASK REQUIRED.

This class holds first and last Wednesday of the month except when scheduled on a different date or cancelled due to insufficient participants.

Is you child passionate about making and decorating perfect cookies, cakes, scones, rolls, breads, pies, tarts, etc.

Breads – Dough – Cookies – Scones – Pies – Tarts – Rolls

OVERVIEW: Our goal is to equip and expose students to hands on recipes around the world. Our young chefs will learn about different global flavours. We will step by step teach our students how to prepare these meals, appreciate new foods, new flavours and diverse cultures. Students will be empowered to execute recipes at home so as to help cook meals at home and prepare lunches for school. Our welcoming environment provides a “real” setting so that the students can relax and take what they learn home. Students will acquire the knowledge, experience, and confidence to build lifelong cooking skills that can ignite creativity, and build self-esteem. Students will eat what they prepare, execute recipes learned at home, build confidence, and create memories that will last forever.

We will be following the most up to date guidelines provided by Alberta health Services and the Government of Alberta. We will inform you of requirements to attend the classes or camps such as the use of masks and temperature checks prior to day 1 of our school. We will follow all necessary protocols to ensure a safe environment for all participants. We want to use this opportunity to thank you for your understanding. 

We invite you to also attend our camps. Nini’s Cooking camp is one of our favourite time of the year. It allows us the opportunity to build relationships, go in-depth and get even more creative in the kitchen, learn global cuisines, and laugh while enjoying tasty meals and engaging in other activities. This is because we have more time to bring out the best in your child during our camps.

Our curriculum will also expose your budding chef the following areas:

• Kitchen safety
• Meal planning
• Knife skills
• Baking and pastry skills
• Cooking techniques
• Etiquette and manners
• Food Presentation
• Proper food handling
• Food preparation
• Table setting
• Kitchen hygiene
• How to prepare dinner for your family
• And so much more!

Continents covered:• North America
• South America
• Caribbean
• Europe
• African
• Asia

Requirement 1: Your lovely smile and a positive attitude to learn and have fun, and a take away container should you have left over. If you cannot finish your food you may take it with you.

Requirement 2: For kitchen safety reasons, please wear indoor closed toe shoes only, comfortable clothing, and have your hair tied  back as you will be standing, sitting and working most of the time.

In this class we will make fresh homemade pasta. From fresh dough kneading to rolling, making friends with our pasta to cutting them into desired shapes or stuffing the pasta up. Based on recipe for the day we will turn this fresh pasta into a delicious yummy meal. Depending on the class for the day we will turn pasta from pillowy squares of ravioli to silky ribbons of fettuccine etc We will also learn and prepare a variety a sauces to compliment our pasta.

Our in-person or virtual After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters . It is designed to keep children, siblings, families, and friends connect by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. It is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is very hands-on, interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for children, class mates, and friends to hang out too.

In this program we will work with you step by step to develop skills, creativity, and confidence while having fun.. And the best part of it…. based on feed back from parents, children in our program are now preparing meals for themselves and their families.

The following information is for when this class is offered via zoom:

The class will be taught by our experienced chef using Zoom.  It is fun, engaging and interactive. 

So, what will you need for this class?

1. A computer, laptop or tablet with internet connection.

2. A place to connect your device in the kitchen and a work surface to prepare your food.

3. A comfortable closed toe shoes

Once registered in the Virtual Cooking School for Kiddos and Teens, we will send you

1. A Zoom link

2. Shopping list

3. Recipes, and

4. Advise you of tools or equipments required.

If you miss a class. Grab the replay link after each class and catch up.

This will be sent via email a week to your class. Our virtual program is designed with minimal supervision from an adult to keep your child safe while ensuring that your child learns fundamental cooking and baking skills. Your budding chef will gradually build on culinary skills while enjoying global flavours throughout this session.

 

Please take note of your course description as well as the menu, the date, and time of class. Pay close attention to the day for your class, ok. 🙂

Virtual Class or In-Person

Pasta Lovers: held twice a month on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm MST 

Welcome to Nini’s Cooking Class. Our virtual After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters excuse we believe in experimenting you build confidence. It is designed to families, keep children, siblings and friends connect by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. It is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for your child, their class mates and friends to hang out too.

We are bringing Nini’s Cooking Class right to your kitchen. Our cooking school is designed to teach your child cooking and baking skills. In this program we will work with you step by step to develop skills, creativity, and confidence while having fun right in your home. And the best part of it…. based on feed back from parents, children in our program are now preparing meals for themselves and their families 🙂 🙂 🙂

This program is designed for children and teenagers. The class will be taught by our experienced chef using Zoom.  It is fun, engaging and interactive. 

So, what will you need for this class?

1. A computer, laptop or tablet with internet connection.

2. A place to connect your device in the kitchen and a work surface to prepare your food.

3. A comfortable closed toe shoes

Once registered in the Virtual Cooking School for Kiddos and Teens, we will send you

1. A Zoom link

2. Shopping list

3. Recipes, and

4. Advise you of tools or equipments required.

If you miss a class. Grab the replay link after each class and catch up.

This will be sent via email a week to your class. Our virtual program is designed with minimal supervision from an adult to keep your child safe while ensuring that your child learns fundamental cooking and baking skills. Your budding chef will gradually build on culinary skills while enjoying global flavours throughout this session.

Please take note of your course description as well as the menu, the date, and time of class. Pay close attention to the day for your class, ok. 🙂

Are you ready to amaze friends and family with your fabulous Kitchen Cookery, do you sometimes want to share your culture with friends?
Can you imagine serving an exotic meal by candlelight with family and friends?
Do you want to know how to easily whip up some juicy, mouth-watering African cuisine?
Are you looking at getting married and want to learn traditional meals?
Do you have children growing up and losing touch with culture and traditional meals?
Are you busy and can’t seem to have time to learn these meals or teach your children. Kids tend to learn from others more than family. If your answer is yes – we are here to support you. We invite you to make it a date monthly at the Taste of Africaribbean class.

Are you thinking of hosting your own event? We’ve got you covered. We offer different styles with different tones e.g Africontinental meals or Africontinental appetizers. Let us know and we’ll build something just right for your group.

Nini’s Cooking Class is the perfect place for students to develop, build upon, and sharpen their culinary skills as they progress through our structured program week after week. We invite you to join any of our programs.

How about celebrating your birthday, bridal showers with friends? Will you like to have some bonding time while learning from one another and most of all enjoying your meals after? Whether your friends are male or female cooking together is a great way to celebrate and bond.

Nini’s Cooking Class will teach you some serious kitchen cookery skills so you can roll out one amazing dish after another for friends and family. You will learn to practice smart kitchen and knife safety skills with all the professional cooking techniques you have and have not seen on TV. Say goodbye to Grilled Cheese sandwiches and French Fries. Welcome to the world of the exotic flavours!

This class is offered the first Thursday of every month and for one day only. Should you require an extended program please send an email to nini@niniscookingclass.ca

Class MUST be booked minimum 2 weeks in advance except otherwise arranged with the instructor.

A minimum number of 4 participants is required for class to hold.

Program runs the first Thursday of the month except when rescheduled (Jan 6, Feb 3, March 10, Apr 7, May 5, June 2, Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, 2022.

Cost is $50 per person (virtual class) & $85 per person (in person class).

Goal: Our program is designed for you to learn cooking and baking techniques and tips across the globe. Whether you are just starting out in the kitchen or you are an advanced learner, our classes are tailored so that you can learn and develop lifelong skills.

Requirement 1: Your lovely smile and a positive attitude to learn and have fun, and a take away container should you have left over. If you cannot finish your food you may take it with you.

Requirement 2: For kitchen safety, please wear indoor closed toe shoes only, comfortable clothing, and have your hair tied  back as you will be standing, sitting and working most of the time.

Welcome to Nini’s Cooking Class. Our In-person or virtual After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters. We believe that in experimenting we build confidence. The program is designed to keep children, siblings and friends connect by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. Our program is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is very hands-on, interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for your child, their class mates and friends to hang out too.

Our cooking school is designed to teach your child cooking and baking skills and techniques. In this program we will work with you step by step to develop skills, creativity, and confidence while having fun right in your home. And the best part of it…. based on feed back from parents, children in our program are now preparing meals for themselves and their families. We want you to practice skills learned and to reach out to us for support.

If you are not attending in-person class, when this program is offered virtually, the aim is to accomplish above too.. It is designed for children and teenagers. The class will be taught by our experienced chef using Zoom.  It is fun, engaging and interactive. So, what will you need if choosing the virtual option for this class?

1. A computer, laptop or tablet with internet connection.

2. A place to connect your device in the kitchen and a work surface to prepare your food.

3. A comfortable closed toe shoes

Once registered in the Virtual Cooking School for Kiddos and Teens, we will send you

1. A Zoom link

2. Shopping list

3. Recipes, and

4. Advise you of tools or equipments required.

If you miss a class. Grab the replay link after each class and catch up.

This will be sent via email a week to your class. Our virtual program is designed with minimal supervision from an adult to keep your child safe while ensuring that your child learns fundamental cooking and baking skills. Your budding chef will gradually build on culinary skills while enjoying global flavours throughout this session.

Please take note of your course description as well as the menu, the date, and time of class. Pay close attention to the day for your class, ok. 🙂

Tasty Dinners : Sundays 4:30-6:30pm MST

Tasty Dinners  Ahead: Saturdays 2:00-4:00 pm MST

Welcome to Nini’s Cooking Class. Our In-person or virtual After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters. We believe that in experimenting we build confidence. The program is designed to keep children, siblings and friends connect by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. Our program is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is very hands-on, interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for your child, their class mates and friends to hang out too.

Our curriculum will also expose your budding chef the following areas:

• Kitchen safety
• Meal planning
• Knife skills
• Baking and pastry skills
• Cooking techniques
• Etiquette and manners
• Food Presentation
• Proper food handling
• Food preparation
• Table setting
• Kitchen hygiene
• How to prepare dinner for your family
• And so much more!

Continents covered:
• North America
• South America
• Caribbean
• Europe
• African
• Asia

Requirement 1: Your lovely smile and a positive attitude to learn and have fun, and a take away container should you have left over. If you cannot finish your food you may take it with you.

Requirement 2: For kitchen safety reasons, please wear indoor closed toe shoes only, comfortable clothing, and have your hair tied  back as you will be standing, sitting and working most of the time.