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PROFILE

Rooks to Cooks is an innovative culinary school for children with multiple summer camp locations across Toronto and the GTA. Inspired by her passion for food and education, chef and teacher Shai Mandel founded Rooks to Cooks with the goal of teaching kids cooking, life skills, and important lessons they can use both in and out of the kitchen. Chef Shai’s student-centered workshops emphasize empowerment, healthy eating, and fun. No matter your age or skill level, Rooks to Cooks is your child’s recipe for success!

Programs available:

What are the benefits of Rooks to Cooks’ programs? Children will learn many valuable skills, such as:

• Cooking skills
• Team-work
• Responsibility
• Independence
• Nutrition
• Problem-solving
• Apply math and science in the real world

Summer Cooking Camps

Rooks to Cooks Summer Cooking Camps are ideal for all aspiring chefs. Classes are hands-on, educational, team-based and FUN. Campers will learn valuable culinary skills and recipes, and how to safely navigate a kitchen. It will be a memorable camp experience for your young one!

• Multiple Locations in the GTA
• 10 Sessions to choose from, for children, Ages 4+
• 20 campers per week; 1:6 staff-to-camper ratio
• Learn from experienced chefs
• Lunches, chef uniform, and safety glove are included in registration fee
• Cost is $430-$535 per week

The Themes for our Summer Camp sessions include:

  • Around the World
  • Budding Bakers Jr.
  • Master chef
  • Master chef: Around the World
  • Perfecting Pastries
  • Sweet and Savoury Jr.
  • Sweet and Savoury Sr.
  • Tots with Pots

Birthday Parties

Rooks to Cooks will help you plan a delicious cooking party for your chef-to-be! Aspiring young chefs will have a fantastic time preparing, eating and sharing a scrumptious dish that they created at their party.

Here are the details:

• Chefs bring all the ingredients, equipment, uniforms and loot bag materials; and clean up your space afterward.
• Parties range from 1.5 to 2 hours.
• The birthday child will get to keep their chef coat & apron as a birthday present from Rooks to Cooks.
• 6 classes to choose from: Pizza party, Pasta party, Lollipop party, Pie Party, Doughnut Party, or Sushi Party.

PA Day Cooking Camps

No School? Let us keep your kids busy in the kitchen! Children will learn to cook a hearty meal with seasonal veggies and fruits. They will make their own lunches and bring home a sweet treat to share with family too! Ideal for Ages 7 – 15. Cost is $105.

Currently offered at 2 GTA Locations for the 2019-2020 school year:

Bathurst & Lawrence: Asbury & West United Church, 3180 Bathurst St.
Midtown: First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W.

After School Programs

Classes are 1.5 hours long and are conducted in our summer camp church facilities once a week for 10 or 11 weeks. Students have the opportunity to learn how to cook and bake from professional chefs, and gain invaluable hands-on experience cooking homemade, delicious and nutritious meals that students and their families will love. Programs are always team-based and fun, not to mention jam-packed with recipes and samples to take home after every week. More info available on our website.

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KIDS DIRECTORY

Activities & Outings
Amusement Parks
Arcades
Archery
Axe Throwing
Boat Rides
Bowling
Drop-In Programs
Entertainment Centres
Escape Rooms
Family Attractions
Farms
Go Karts
Historic Sites
Indoor Playgrounds
Laser Tag
Live Performances & Shows
Mini Golf & Batting Cages
Museums & Galleries
Parks & Conservation Areas
Skate & BMX Parks
Skiing & Snowboarding
Trampoline Parks
Train Rides
Treetop Trekking
Water Parks
Zip Lining
Zoos
After School Programs
Arts & Crafts
Bike Riding & BMX
Children's Fitness
Computers & Coding
Cooking & Culinary
Creative Writing
Dance
Gymnastics
Horseback Riding
Language Programs
Martial Arts
Multi-Sports
Music
Science
Skateboard Lessons
STEM
Swimming Lessons
Theatre & Drama
Yoga
Baby & Pre-School
Car Seat Installations
Massage & Wellness
Midwives & Doulas
Parent & Tot Programs
Newborn Portraits
Birthday Parties
Animals and Critters
Arts & Crafts Parties
Cakes & Cookies
Catering
Character Entertainers
Clowns & Balloon Twisting
Face Painting
Loot Bags & Party Favours
Magicians
Mobile Parties
Music Parties
Party Venues
Public Speaking
Raquet Sports
Robotics
Science & Discovery
Spa & Princess Parties
Sports & Recreation Parties
Camps
Art Camps
Educational Camps
Horseback Riding Camps
Music Camps
Outdoor Camps
Overnight Camps
PA Day Programs
Special Needs
Speciality Camps
Sports Camps
STEM Camps
Summer Camps
Child Care
Childcare Centres
Home Daycare
Last Minute Back-up Care
Montessori
Nursery Schools
Education
Computers & Coding
Learning Centres
Montessori
Outdoor Education Centres
Private Schools
Private Tutors
School Field Trips
Art & Culture
Farm Trips
Museums & Historical SItes
Nature & Environment
Science & Discovery
Shows & Theatre
Shops & Services
Books & Games
CPR & First Aid
Family Portraits
Online Shopping
Special Needs
Toys

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