What a great way to spend time with together!

Parents, Grandparents, Aunts/Uncles, Big Brothers/Sisters and Other Special Adult Friends – bring your special child to one of these fun cooking classes with Chef Joel.   Kids – bring your special Adult.

Class sizes are limited!

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TO REGISTER for the following fun Parent-Child Cooking Classes in Madison, please email: Hemmachef@gmail.com

Questions?   Want to set up a special Parent-Child Class or a Private Parent-Child Cooking Party?  More information here.  Please email: Hemmachef@gmail.com to schedule.


Parent-Child Class Cost: $75 per parent-child pair (each additional child is $35.  Max 2 children per adult).  Location: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

11/23 (Fri) — 6:00-8:00pm — Family Sushi Night

Tired of Turkey?  Want a great way to spend time with your family with an atypical Wisconsin Friday Fish Night?  This class is for you!  Sushi is fun to make, and it’s not just raw fish; it’s a way of preparing food.  Participants will learn to prepare dashi (seaweed stock) for Miso Soup as well as Shari rice, the rice used to make sushi.  They will then learn techniques for rolling sushi and choose from plenty of ingredients to prepare their own special sushi rolls.  On the menu: Miso Soup with Tofu; Assorted Vegetable Rolls; California Rolls, Wisconsin Rolls; Spicy Tuna Rolls, and Inside-Out Rolls.  (In this class, no raw fish will be used.)  Families will also make Sesame cookies for dessert.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $75 per parent-child pair (each additional child is $35; additional adults are $50).

12/1 (Sat) — 9:30am-12pm — Parent and Child Chocolate Class

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  Parents and kids will learn about cooking with chocolate and will make these scrumptious chocolate eats and treats to try as well as to take some home to share (or not!).  On the menu: Pulled Chicken with Chocolate BBQ Sauce; Chocolate and Orange Soufflés; Phyllo Cups with Chocolate Crème Chantilly and Fruit; Double Chocolate Cookies; and Chocolate-Covered Mint Patties.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $75 per parent-child pair (each additional child is $35.  Max 2 children per adult).

12/2 (Sun) — 1:30-3:30pm — Parent and Child Holiday Donuts

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon—making (and eating) delicious fresh, homemade Donuts with a special child!  You will be making both Cake Donuts and Yeast Donuts.  Pairs will prepare the yeast dough, then fry donuts to take with and share (or not!).  Cinnamon Sugar Donuts and Just Plain Good Donuts are on the menu.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $75 per parent-child pair (each additional child is $35).

12/15 (Sat) — 9:30am-12pm — Parent and Child Holiday Treats

Share a Saturday morning learning to make delicious holiday treats with Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, or a special friend!  Adult-child pairs will prepare all of the following recipes and will have plenty to take home to share (or not!): Baby Bûche de Noël with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting; Sparkling Red and White Pinwheel Sugar Cookies; Holiday Gingerbread Wands; and Happy Holiday Mint Pearls.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $75 per parent-child pair (each additional child is $35).


Parent-child classes are for children ages 6 and up and any adult helper (18+).  If you have any questions about Parent-child classes, please contact Chef Joel.


Register by emailing Chef Joel at: hemmachef@gmail.com to reserve a spot.  Class sizes are limited.  Once you receive confirmation that space is available, please send a check made payable to Chef Joel Olson to PO Box 5643, Madison, WI, 53705-5643.


Parent-Child classes are $75 per parent-child pair, and each additional child is $35.  Costs include recipe packets to take home and all foods, equipment, and materials necessary to complete the recipes.


Parent-Child classes are held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 605 Spruce St., Madison, 53715.


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