CULINARY SUMMER CAMPS IN MADISON

SUMMER CAMP  for SUMMER 2022

Chef Joel truly hopes to be able to offer in-person summer camps in Summer 2022.

Listed below are some of our popular camp themes.  Chef Joel always introduces new menus and concepts for each summer’s camps.  If you are interested in a particular skill or type of cuisine, please let us know.  We welcome your suggestions!

POPULAR SUMMER CAMPS:

  • International Baking and Breads
  • Techniques of French Cuisine
  • Noodles! 
  • International Street Foods 
  • Mastering French Techniques 

Please check back in early spring for full descriptions and menus for 2022 Culinary Summer Camps.

Basic Information:

All camps are 4-day camps (Mon-Thurs)
AM sessions:  9am–12pm each day
PM sessions:  1:00–4:30pm each day
Location: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 605 Spruce Street, Madison, 53715
Camp cost: $265 per camper per session

NOTE:  All Camps are nut-free.
If you have special dietary needs/requests, please let us know.
Chef Joel can often accommodate special requests—-such as vegetarian, no pork, gluten-free, vegan, etc.

Children of all levels of ability, interest, and experience are welcome in Chef Joel’s classes.

Chef Joel has considerable experience working with individuals with special needs, including physical and developmental disabilities.  He feels strongly that all individuals can successfully participate in culinary classes and works hard with all students to ensure that they fully participate in each class.

If your child has special needs, please let us know ahead of time so that Chef Joel can make sure to accommodate them.

Summer Camps are designed for youth ages 8-16, and all ages are welcome in all camps.  However, we have found that older kids (11+) tend to take afternoon sessions, while younger kids may be more likely to take the morning sessions.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Email Hemmachef@gmail.com.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CLASSES:

LOCATION –

Children’s cooking classes are generally held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 605 Spruce St., Madison, 53715.

Class are held in the kitchen, which is in the basement.  Please enter the building from the north side entrance (from Spruce Street), by the playground.  There will be a sign on the door for the cooking classes.

PARKING –

There should plenty of street parking available.  There is also a small parking lot behind the building, accessible from Hickory Street.

DRESS CODE –

  • Participants must wear a facial mask for Covid-19 prevention.
  • Long Hair should be pulled back or put in a ponytail.
  • Participants must wear close-toed shoes.
  • Short-sleeved shirts are recommended.
  • Hemmachef will provide aprons and towels to use during the class.

EQUIPMENT –

All equipment, foods, and materials necessary to complete the recipes are provided by Chef Joel.

CONSIDERATIONS –

Please inform Chef Joel of any of the following:

  •         Food allergies or restrictions, such as lactose-intolerance or celiac disease
  •         Special Physical Needs
  •         Special Educational Needs

CLASS PHILOSOPHY –

Participants are expected to behave with civility and respect for the Chef, the other participants, the equipment, and the food.

PARENTS IN CLASS –

Parents and/or guardians are not encouraged to stay during children’s cooking classes.  Please contact Chef Joel if you are a parent who feels your child has special needs.

PHOTOGRAPHS –

Chef Joel or other Hemmachef representatives may take photographs during class for use in marketing and promotional materials, with parental consent.  No names or other personal information will be included in these photographs.

CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY –

Please inform Chef Joel as soon as possible if you will not be able to attend.  Your full class payment will be refunded up to 5 business days prior to the date of the class.  If you cancel after this time you will not receive a refund. You may have someone attend in your/your child’s place, however.

If Chef Joel must cancel for any reason, every effort will be made to reschedule the class, and if you cannot attend at the new time, you will receive a full refund.

INCLEMENT WEATHER –

Class will conducted unless City of Madison buses are not running due to inclement weather.

SUMMER CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

Full descriptions and menus for 2022 Culinary Summer Camps will be posted in spring, 2022.  Please check back or email us at Hemmachef@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Chef Joel works hard to accommodate all needs, including food allergies/sensitivities and special dietary requests—such as vegetarian, no pork, gluten-free, etc.  Please let us know if you/your children have any special dietary needs or requests.