Culinary Center of Kansas City7920 Santa Fe Dr, Overland Park, KS 66204, United States
CAMP CHOP CHOP! - Global Flavors with Exec. Chef Richard McPeake
Participation Classes | Tastings, Recipes and Handouts & Toque
Tue 7/27, Wed 7/28 & Thu 7/29/2021 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Chef Richard McPeake
Register early! Specifically designed for budding Junior Chefs (ages 9-14), this no-nonsense series is taught by Executive Chef Richard McPeake, a Culinary Institute of America graduate and seasoned culinary instructor. It’s packed full of kid-friendly culinary education and hands-on experiences that you’ll be hard pressed to find elsewhere.
Kids will take a culinary journey and learn cuisines of the world as they explore techniques particular to that cuisine. They will learn proper frying techniques, high flavor profiles, bread making and lots more. Chef McPeake teaches in a way that will challenge and inspire the kids to pursue a lifelong love of all things culinary!
Students are required to wear a white chef’s jacket to each class. (Available for purchase in our Kitchen Shop™ with a 10% discount.) See complete course descriptions below.
Day 1: Classic Flavors of the American South
Today, kids (ages 9-14) will explore the rich and classic dishes of the deep South as they learn serious cooking techniques such as frying, sauce-making, dessert skills and a lot more. Ever heard of Fried Chicken and Waffles? That’s just one of the dishes your budding chef will learn to cook. Dessert techniques to be taught as kids make a cobbler. Y’all, this is gonna be a good one!
Day 2: Cooking Real-Deal Tex-Mex & New Mexican Cuisine
Today it’s all about exploring seasonings and fundamentals of New Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. Salsas, meat flavoring and prep, and how to deep-fry ice cream – some of the dishes and skills covered as the kids learn from a real pro. Your young chef will be creating the party food from now on.
Day 3: Bread-making & International Sandwich Art
Young chefs will learn bread-making skills as well as cooking techniques associated with a myriad of sandwich styles unique to various cuisines. They will learn to use a press-grill to make dishes such as Panini and Reubens, and they will make Focaccia bread using a versatile dough that can be used to make many types of dishes.
REGISTER ONLINE @ THE TICKET LINK ABOVE.
** PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED **
About The Host: A unique culinary arts center offering over 600 cooking classes annually, interactive culinary events and teambuilding, private event venue and a retail store.
Website Link: http://www.kcculinary.com
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