Are your kids taking an interest in cooking? In the Cincinnati area, there are many wonderful cooking classes that your kids will love and teach them lifelong skills. Learning to cook teaches your children to try new foods, encourages problem-solving skills and builds self-esteem… and it’s lots of fun!
Check out our roundup of the Best Kids Cooking Classes in Cincinnati for your little chefs:
The shop has been around since 1965, and over the decades has only grown. In addition to selling all things confectionary, they host a whole spectrum of classes, with many designed specifically for kids that cover cake decorating, candy making, pizza/pretzels and more. View the schedule and sign up for classes here. Cincinnati Cake & Candy Supplies, 1785 East Galbraith Road, Reading, OH 45215. cincicakeandcandy.com/classes.php
The library offers tons of classes for kids – with regular cooking courses happening on a monthly basis! From Teen Chef to Kids Cook to Cookie Decorating, these classes are a fun and FREE way to spend an afternoon!
Out of Thyme’s (cooking pun alert!) courses run 2.5 hours and are for chefs of every age and skill level. Class sizes are small, and themes vary seasonally. Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio, 11915 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, 45249. outofthymechef.com
Every Saturday and Sunday from 1-6 pm, N. KY’s Sake Bomb offers FREE sushi classes for anyone younger than 18. This needs no further explanation as to why it’s some of our favorite recent news. Sake Bomb, 3072 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, 41018. sakebombcatering.com/sakebomb
Don’t let its fancy French name fool you: this cooking store offers a variety of family-friendly, accessible cooking classes. Keep an eye out for their “Mommy and Me” baking classes and enjoy a date with your littlest chefs! Sur la Table, Rookwood Commons, 2673 Edmondson Road, Cincinnati, 45209. surlatable.com/classes/in-store-classes/
The Learning Kitchen has a simple motto: cooking should be easy, fun and delicious. Find a variety of adult and kids’ cooking classes (and summer camps!) at The Learning Kitchen, which also boasts a state-of-the-art, Cooking Channel-level facility. The Learning Kitchen, 7659 Cox Lane, West Chester, 45069. thelearningkitchen.com
Turner Farm’s Teaching Kitchen takes the whole “farm to table” concept to the next level, using fresh, farm-grown ingredients. Check their website for family-friendly offerings, such as from-scratch pasta making classes! Turner Farm, 7400 Given Road, Cincinnati, 45243. turnerfarm.org/teaching-kitchen/
There’s always something happening at Williams Sonoma for kids. From American Girl cooking classes to Valentine’s Day Baking classes, be sure to keep an eye out for their “Junior Chef” class options. Plus, all class participants can take advantage of a 10% savings on select same-day store purchases. Williams Sonoma, Kenwood Towne Center, 7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, 45236. williams-sonoma.com/stores/us/oh/cincinnati-kenwood-towne-center/