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 (Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Rd.), perfect for little chefs who’d love hands-on cooking instruction this summer. Bon appétit.
🧁 For kids ages 7-11
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, you can still book a five-day camp from Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 24. Sign up for a 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. slot.
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 August 18. Browse camps and sign up for 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. slots.
Kids will learn about flavors + cooking techniques from around the world, like rolling sushi and kneading pasta dough. Five-day camps are available June 26 through August 11. Browse camps and sign up for 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. slots.
🍳 For teens 12+
Teens will explore culinary traditions including dim sum, Mediterranean favorites, and even viral food trends (hello, crispy rice sushi). Camps are available June 12 through August 18. Browse three-day camps and five-day camps.
Advanced baking techniques will be simplified, with teens learning everything from how to pipe chocolate to crafting tuile cookie shells. Five-day camps are available June 19 through August 25. Browse camps and sign up.
Better Than Takeout
Your teen may soon offer to cater take-out night themselves after this course on foods like Tex-Mex fare, ramen, and burgers. Five-day camps are available June 5 through August 11. Browse camps and sign up.
Feeling inspired? Check out upcoming cooking classes for adults.