Bakers in training will learn new recipes each quarter to learn to make a variety of baked goods. Chefs will also become empowered to make informed health decisions for their mind, body, and spirit through hands-on cooking, as they learn to master various techniques. Chef Jess as a pediatric nutritionist with a Master’s in Culinary Nutrition will teach a variety of baking techniques for all types of cuisines with a healthy twist. On the last day of class, chefs will also have a friendly cooking competition Kidinary Baking Championship to put their skills to the test. Previous homemade dishes include Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls, Pretzels, Baked Donuts, and more. ** Please note we are only able to accommodate: nut, dairy, and gluten allergies due to the nature of this class.**
Cooking around the Wolrd
Teacher: Jessica Jackson
PERIOD 1 (9:00-9:55 aM)
Culinary Budding Chefs explore all-new recipes from around the world with a healthy twist while learning about a variety of different cultures and languages. On the last day of class, chefs will also have a friendly cooking competition like Chopped Junior to put their worldwide skills to the test with a friendly cooking competition. Previous homemade dishes include Orange Chicken, Churros, Tortillas w/ Homemade Seasoning, and more. ** Please note we are only able to accommodate: nut, dairy, and gluten allergies due to the nature of this class
Beginning & advanced sewing
Teacher: Ruth Hernandez
First semester beginning sewing students learn about the sewing machine, its parts, and how to use it. They learn proper sewing techniques and about all of the important sewing supplies. They learn to pin, lay out, and cut out projects as they construct simple, fun, practical items: a pillow case, book cover, laundry bag, and tote bag.
Intermediate students make a small quilt, apron, pot holder, skirt, and pajamas. More advanced students select patterns of their own choice, learning more advanced techniques such as zippers, gathering, buttons and buttonholes, facings, sleeves, specialty fabrics, collars, sleeves, etc.
Textbook: “Stitches and Pins” by JoAnn Gagnon,
Students will also need to bring to class a sewing machine, sewing machine needles, bobbins, extension cord, 3-prong pocket folder, thread, hand sewing needles, ruler, tracing wheel, tracing paper, tape measure, seam gauge, pins, pin cushion, seam ripper, dressmaker shears (sewing scissors), water-soluble marking pens/pencils, and materials for each current project.