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Summer Cooking Camps for Kids

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Your kids can learn how to cook this summer at one of the summer cooking camps for kids at Surfas Culinary District. Children will get a chance to learn how to cook in a real test kitchen, and become America’s next top chef. Registration is currently open for the following camps.

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Cooking Camp for Future Pastry Chef Ages 12 to 17
Wednesday, July 10th and Thursday, July 11th
12:30 – 3:30 pm
$125.00

Bring in your future pastry chefs for two fun-filled days of baking! In this hands-on class we will teach your bakers how to turn versatile Pâte â Choux into Éclairs, Profiteroles, and Gougeres. We will make puff pastry from scratch to enjoy Palmiers and a delicious Seasonal Berry Pie. Our instructor will also teach your teens the fundamental of piping, creating pastry cream, and glazing pastries. This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17 and recommended for those who already love to bake and are looking for a challenge. As a plus, each student will go home with their very own Surfas apron!

Join us for as we create and taste:
Pâte â Choux
Vanilla Pastry Cream
Chocolate-Glazed Éclairs
Profiteroles
Thyme and Gruyere Gougeres
Quick Puff Pastry
Palmiers
Seasonal Berry Pie

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Cooking Camp for Future Chefs
for Ages 12 to 17
Wednesday, July 17th and Thursday, July 18th
12:30 – 3:30 pm
$125.00

Bring in your future chefs for two fun-filled days of cooking! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your teens how to caramelize onions to make a delicious gratin, roast and carve a whole chicken, and make crepes from scratch. They will also work with yeast dough to create fococcia, make a béchamel sauce, and assemble lasagna with spinach pasta dough from scratch. This cooking camp is for ages 12 to 17 and recommended for those who already love to cook and are looking for a challenge.

Join us for as we create and taste:
Whole Roasted Chicken with Pistachio Pistou
Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Potato Gratin
Crepes with Fresh Strawberries and Cream
Prosciutto Cups with Herbed Cheese and Asparagus
Rosemary Focaccia
Lasagna Verdi al Forno
Spinach Pasta

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Cooking Camp for Little Chefs
for Ages 7 to 11
Wednesday, August 7th
12:30 – 2:30 pm
$50.00

Bring in your little chefs for a fun-filled day of cooking! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your little ones how to make home-made pasta sauce, stuffed meatballs from scratch, the basics of cookie dough, and how to make a salad dressing. They will also lean the important fundamentals of basic knife skills, how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. This cooking camp is for ages 7-11 and includes a Surfas logo apron!

Join us for as we create and taste:
Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons
Spaghetti with Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
Strawberry Lemonade

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Cooking Camp for Little Pastry Chefs
for Ages 7 to 11
Wednesday, 8/14
12:30 – 2:30 pm
$50.00

Bring in your little chefs for a fun-filled day of baking! In this hands-on class our instructor will teach your little ones how to create and ice cupcakes, roll and bake pretzels, and the basics of dough. They will also lean the important fundamentals of how to follow a recipe and the importance of being safe in the kitchen. This baking camp is for ages 7-11 and includes a Surfas logo apron!

Join us for as we create and taste:
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cupcakes
Sweet and Salty Pretzels with Topping Bar
Home-made Pizza Dough
Mini Pizzas
Strawberry Lemonade

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What to expect in our cooking camps:
Cooking class will be a hands-on experience with a trained Chef Instructor.
Classes will be 3 hours each day for teen and 2 hours for kids camps
Classes are held in Surfas’ state of the art Test Kitchen with a maximum of 10 students.
Students will receive a special discount of 10% off small wares and 5% off food purchases.
Recipes will be provided and a generous tasting of each dish will be enjoyed.
An equipment list will be available to assist in replicating the dishes at home.

Facts, details and information provided by Surfas Culinary District

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