Cooking Classes for Adults, Teens and Kids

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Cooking Classes and Summer Camps for Kids, Teens or Adults

Learn to cook using healthy, seasonal ingredients, in these garden to table cooking classes.

You will start by learning basic knife skills. Then you will create delicious meals and snacks as a group. Finally, you will eat or sample all dishes created in class. Students finish the day by eating together. All levels welcome.


Kids and Teens Cooking Camps

Let’s Cook! Week long summer cooking camps at the Scotts Valley Community Center or Louden Nelson Center in Santa Cruz. 

For more information about Scotts Valley classes, click here.

For more information about Santa Cruz classes, click here.

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Sign up for classes

Scotts Valley Parks and Rec at 831-438-3251
Santa Cruz Parks and Rec at 831-420-5270

We will be using seasonal, local and home-grown produce to make delicious recipes!

Adult Workshops

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Three class series learning new recipes that begin in September. This fall’s theme will be Italian cooking with a healthy twist. Love Italian foods, but not sure if all that pasta is healthy? Learn some new Italian recipes created by chef Cindy. these recipes are revised from her favorite Italian meals she ate as a child.

Sign up for cooking workshops below.