Young Chefs Academy
Mentor, OH
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  • Young Chefs Academy is a unique cooking experience which offers cooking classes to children in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Each visit is a new experience with monthly themes and exciting new programs. Students sharpen their skills every week! At Young Chefs Academy we take the fear, mystery, and the unknown out of cooking. In addition, each class and event incorporates supplemental subject matter which ties into each theme. Our Class Instructors carry out our mission to provide and interactive learning experience that gives children the opportunity to develop a life-long love for a life-long skill!!

** We offer parent-child (or grandparent-child) fun with our Kindercooks programs for 3-5 year olds Thursday evenings from 6-7pm. Cost: $15 for a one-time/drop-in class; or $45 per month. Call to register in advance. Upcoming recipes to include:  4/24: Chocolate Cupcakes, 5/1: Homemade Candy Bars, 5/8: Mexican Chocolate Donuts, 5/15: Oatmeal Pies, 5/22: Fruit Pizzas, 5/29: Stuffed Cookies

** Our Junior Chef classes for 5-14 year olds are dropoff programs and are offered on:

Mondays:  6-7:30pm                                                                                                                                    

Fridays: 5:30-7pm                                                                                                                                     

Saturdays from 9:30 - 11:00am

Once enrolled, you have the flexibility to attend whatever day is more convenient for you each week!
Cost: $20 for a one-time class; $65 per month (6 hours) and our Best Value of $185 for 3 months and you'll receive a FREE YCA embroidered chefs apron and a recipe binder to create your own YCA cookbook!

*Groupon customers: Please give 3-5 days notice when making your reservations, as classes can fill up quickly. Classes become larger closer to the expiration date, so make your reservations early. Thank you! 

Upcoming Jr Chefs Classes:

April 21st-April 26th: Chocolate Cupcakes, Buttercream Frosting, Fondant

April 28th-May 3rd: Chicken Lime Soup, Homemade Candy Bars

May 5th-May 10th: Brunch Enchiladas, Mexican Chocolate Donuts

May 12th-May 17th: Chicken Salad and Pocket Bread, Oatmeal Pies

May 19th-May 24th: Memorial Day Fruit Pizza, Cinnamon Biscuits

May 26th-May 31st: Spring Garden Farfalle, Stuffed Cookies


** Our Senior Chef class for 10 year olds and up is a dropoff program and is offered on:

Wednesdays 6:00 - 8:00pm






We look forward to seeing you in the kitchen...


Mentor, OH
7850 Mentor Ave
Mentor, OH 44060
(440) 572-2855

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