Kids’ cooking classes teaching next generation of chefs

Kids learn how to use chopsticks in a Cooking Around the World class at Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley

Cooking Together

Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley offers a variety of kids cooking classes for ages 7-10 and teen classes for ages 11-14.

Alyssa Virgin, marketing and development associate, says a new parent/child class, “Cooking Together,” is being offered 6-8 p.m. for four Thursdays, Sept. 13- Oct. 4, with Chef Jeff Berkowitz. Participants will learn about basic knife skills, cleaning, labeling, cooking techniques, and quick meals – with the emphasis on having fun. The cost of $125 includes one adult and one child.

Chef Kate Jeffe will offer two sessions of “Holiday Cookie Extravaganza,” Dec. 15, from 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. for ages 7-10 and from 1- 4 p.m. for ages 11-15. The cost for each class is $35. She also will instruct a “Cakes” class for ages 11-15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8; the fee is $60.

Details: 412-741-4405 or sweetwaterartcenter.org/classes

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