JUNIOR CHEF 4 HAT COOKING LESSONS
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Kids Cooking Lessons

Junior Chef 4 Hat Cooking Program will set your kids up for life

Our Junior Chefs cooking program has been carefully constructed to build children’s confidence in the kitchen. Develop their cooking, knife and general kitchen skills, and help them learn one of life's most important lessons; cooking healthy food from scratch for themselves and others.

·         Your kids will learn to shop and cook with our Homefresh chef

·         Your kids will develop a broad understanding of nutrition and cooking healthy food

·         Your kids will develop their confidence and ability to interact with others (much more than a cooking class)

·         They will learn how to select fresh healthy and nutritious produce

·         They will leave home with fantastic junior chef’s skills if you help us help them

Imagine the meals your child will be able to cook for you! 

·         $27 Junior chef lessons are for your little chefs aged 4 - 8 inclusive of ingredients, shopping and the meal. These classes run Saturday morning 9.30-11.30am

·         $37 Junior chef lessons for your little chefs aged 8 - 16 inclusive of ingredients, shopping and the meal. These classes run Saturday 12 noon - 2 pm and 2.30-4.30pm and Monday 3.30-5.30pm (this class has an optional $10 meal for accompanying adult)

·         Lessons are flexible, it is not necessary to lock in to an entire term so you can book individual classes as and when it suits your family (booking accepted up to the day before the lesson) 

·         There are no rain checks for missed lessons, however the recipes will be provided for catch up at home

The 4 hat Junior chef cooking program takes kids through shopping, preparing and cooking healthy nutritious food from scratch. The kids will receive a recipe for each class to go into their Journal (sold separately) to equip them for a lifetime of healthy eating.

Beginners - Red - 1st Hat (20 lessons)

·         Cooking easy and quick recipes that require minimal skills

·         Shopping to select fresh, healthy and nutritious foods

·         Chopping and knife handling skills

·         Kitchen equipment care

·         Food safety and hygiene

·         Each term will cover all five Homefresh cuisines

·         Relax and enjoy your food creation

Learners - Blue - 2nd Hat (20 lessons)

·         Cooking additional recipes that require a little less supervision

·         Stocking your pantry and focusing on the importance of being prepared

·         Stocking your fridge with seasonal produce to gain the maximum nutritional value

·         Stocking your freezer to ensure you are always prepared, to cook from scratch

·         Chopping and knife handling skills

·         Each term will cover all five Homefresh cuisines

·         Relax and enjoy your food creation

Intermediate - Black - 3rd Hat (20 lessons)

·         Cooking additional recipes that require your taste buds influence

·         Identify various herbs and spices and how they make up different cuisines

·         Identify various fruit and vegetables and explore making food and drinks

·         Shopping for seasonal vegetables to save money and time

·         Chopping and knife handling skills

·         Each term will cover all five Homefresh cuisines

·         Relax and enjoy your food creation

Advanced - White - 4th Hat (20 lessons)

·         Cook advanced recipes that focus on pan, oven temperature and setting selections

·         Learning various baking techniques

·         Learn the art of various frying styles

·         Leaning to cook exquisite variations of core signature dishes 

·         Chopping and knife handling skills

·         Each term will cover all five Homefresh cuisines

·         Relax and enjoy your food creation

On completion of each 4 Hat Junior Chef Program

·         Junior chefs will select and cook their chosen entree, main and dessert 

·         Chef will assess and rate each dish based on complexity, presentation and taste 

·         When the junior chef reaches the appropriate skill level, they will be presented with their first coloured chef’s hat (red), followed by Blue, Black and White at successful completion of each group of lessons

·         Returning junior chefs will receive more advanced tuition each time

·         Junior chefs that complete the entire 4 Hat Program will be awarded a White Homefresh Master chef hat, chef’s knives and a selection of chef tools and will have earned the title of Advanced Homefresh Junior chef.

What next?

Junior chefs showing a natural talent for cooking and a natural flair for being in front of the camera will be invited to participate in new Homefresh productions and special events. Homefresh hopes to become the starting place for Australia’s next generations of inspired, passionate food lovers and maybe even great Chef’s. 

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