UPCOMING TEEN COOKING CLASSES IN MADISON WITH CHEF JOEL

CLASSES FOR TEENS — CLASS LIST:

Classes specifically for Teens or Teens/Tweens:

See Class Descriptions for full menus and other information.

12/3/21 (Fri) – 5:00-7:00pm – Teen Chocolates

12/10/21 (Fri) – 5:00-7:00pm –Tween/Teen Holiday Treats

12/11/21 (Sat) – 3:00-5:30pm – Holiday Baking for Kids/Tweens/Teens

Chef Joel offers classes specifically for Teens or Tweens/Teens.  These cooking classes are appropriate for youth ages 13-17 years old (Teen classes) and youth ages 11-16 (Tween/Teen classes).  If you have any questions about whether classes are appropriate for you/your child, please contact Chef Joel at hemmachef@gmail.com.

Teens are also very welcome in any of Chef Joel’s “Kids” classes.  Chef Joel keeps class sizes small and has students work together in small groups.  He generally groups kids by age and ability level and makes sure that everyone is challenged and kept busy in class.  All of our classes are hands-on and involve lots of cooking.  Kids/Tweens/Teens do the cooking!

Teens are also welcome in all of the following Kids classes:

11/30/21 (Tue) – 4:45-6:45pm – Kids Tacos

12/4/21 (Sat) – 3:30-5:30pm – Kids Chocolate

12/9/21 (Thu) – 4:45-6:45pm – Kids Holiday Treats

Chef Joel enjoys working with teens and young adults and would be happy to offer more classes for older youth.  If you would like to arrange a class or private event for a group of teens, please contact Chef Joel: hemmachef@gmail.com.

GIFT CERTIFICATES

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Give the gift of a great experience for holidays, birthdays, graduations, or any occasion.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CLASSES –

Email Hemmachef@gmail to register.

Chef Joel encourages teens to develop their love of food and fellowship by taking cooking classes.  Youth of all levels of ability, interest, and experience from 8-16 years old are welcome in Chef Joel’s “Kids” cooking classes.  If you have any questions about whether classes are appropriate for your son or daughter, please contact Chef Joel.

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

Class sizes are limited.

Email now to reserve a spot:  hemmachef@gmail.com

SPECIAL CULINARY EVENTS FOR TEENS –

For information on special culinary events for teens, such as birthday parties, graduation events, and more, please email Chef Joel at Hemmachef@gmail.com.

LOCATION –

Teen 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 celiac disease, lactose-intolerance, etc.
  •         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 teen cooking classes.  Please contact Chef Joel if you are a parent who feels your teen 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.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS  –

To register, please email  Hemmachef@gmail.com

12/3/21 (Fri) – 5:00-7:00pm – Teen Chocolates

Calling all chocoholics – as well as anyone who appreciates delicious homemade chocolate treats!  In this hands-on class, teens will learn about cooking with chocolate and will make these scrumptious chocolate treats to enjoy in class as well as to take some home to share (or not!).  On the menu: Chocolate Chocolate Brownies with Chocolate Frosting; Chocolate Chip Mousse; Chocolate-Covered Holiday Mint Patties; and White Chocolate and Coconut BonBons.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $55.

12/10/21 (Fri) – 5:00-7:00pm –Tween/Teen Holiday Treats

Tweens/Teens will have fun learning to make these delicious Holiday Treats! They will get to taste them in class and will also get to take some of each home to share (or not!): Happy Holiday Mint Pearls; Peppermint Candy Sugar Crisps; Festive Coconut Candy Squares; Chocolate Sprinkle Bark; and savory Cheddar Cheese Twists. Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $55.

12/11/21 (Sat) – 3:00-5:30pm – Holiday Baking for Kids/Tweens/Teens

If your child loves to bake, they will love this class!  Kids will practice basic baking techniques–measuring, stirring, kneading, proofing and working with yeast.  Then they will bake a variety of tasty goods, good enough to grace any Holiday table or to give as gifts! On the menu: Individual Red Hot Iced Cinnamon Rolls; Honey-Glazed Buttermilk Scones; Iced Scandinavian Sugar Cookies with Sprinkles; Slow-baked Caramel Corn with Chocolate; and Caramel Baked Apples. Location: St. Mark’s. Class Cost: $60.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS  – KIDS CLASSES

Teens are also very welcome in all of the following Kids classes:

11/30/21 (Tue) – 4:45-6:45pm – Kids Tacos

Who doesn’t love tacos?  They are fun to make, fun to eat and can contain any number of delicious ingredients.  Kids will learn to prepare all of the following tacos and will then get to enjoy them in class:  Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken Tacos with Tomatoes and Mozzarella;  Traditional Ground Beef Tacos with Cheddar, Tomatoes and Lettuce;  Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos;  as well as Homemade Taco Seasoning and Taco Sauce, and yummy, crispy Cinnamon Churos for dessert.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $55.

12/4/21 (Sat) – 3:30-5:30pm – Kids Chocolate

Calling all chocoholics – as well as anyone who appreciates delicious homemade chocolate treats!  In this hands-on class, kids will learn about cooking with chocolate and will make these scrumptious chocolate treats to enjoy in class as well as to take some home to share (or not!).  On the menu: Chocolate Chocolate Brownies with Chocolate Frosting; Chocolate Chip Mousse; Chocolate-Covered Holiday Mint Patties; and White Chocolate and Coconut BonBons.  Location: St. Mark’s. Class Cost: $55.

12/9/21 (Thu) – 4:45-6:45pm – Kids Holiday Treats

Kids will have fun learning to make these delicious Holiday Treats!  They will get to taste them in class and will also get to take some of each home to share (or not!):  Happy Holiday Mint Pearls; Peppermint Candy Sugar Crisps; Festive Coconut Candy Squares; Chocolate Sprinkle Bark; and savory Cheddar Cheese Twists.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $55.

For private lessons or other questions, please email: Hemmachef@gmail.com