YOUNG CHEFS ACADEMY
2230 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233 Phone: 804.360.9797
Young Chefs Academy is a cooking school created just for children ages three to fifteen. Through hands-on participation in a variety of cooking themed activities, children can build life-enriching skills and experience the thrill of discovering, creating and tasting new foods. Children can join them for one class at a time or become a member of the Chefs Club and attend class once a week. Classes are an hour-and-a-half long and are organized around a monthly theme. YCA KinderCooks is designed specifically for the 3 to 6 year old age range and is drop off. They also offer Mommy and Me classes, workshops, field trips and birthday parties.
ROMP N’ ROLL
Take a culinary trip in Romp n’ Roll’s “Chef Rompy Around the World”! Little chefs will be hands-on; measuring, discussing and mixing ingredients as they talk about healthy eating habits and the food pyramid! While cooking fantastic food, the chefs will also learn about different cultures and practice geography and math skills! Romp n’ Roll has three locations in Richmond – West End, Midlothian and Mechanicsville. Call (804) 364-6363 or click here to try an intro class at any location for free!
13566 Waterford Place, Midlothian, VA 23112 Phone: 804. 218.7903
Edible Education offers classes, events, birthday parties and camps for kids that love to cook.
MISE EN PLACE
104 Shockoe Slip, Lower Level, Richmond, VA Phone: 804.249.1332
Through the Kids in the Kitchen program they offer hands on cooking classes for ages 3 and up, although some require parent participation. In the summer they offer several 2 and 3 day camps. Kids in the Kitchen birthday parties are for ages 6 and up. Children can choose from a variety of themes from All Breakfast to Mexican to All Deserts. They also offer special holiday themed classes.
5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226 Phone: 804.285.6500
The Weinstein JCC offers a variety of cooking classes for children ages 2-5 and grades K-8. Families are not required to be members to take advantage of classes. Visit the website for more details and current schedules.