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culinary arts

Young Audiences of Houston offers culinary arts for children, which provides a unique and exciting way to engage them in arts education. By introducing kids to the world of cooking and food preparation, culinary arts not only nurtures their creativity but also teaches them important skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and attention to detail. Just like painting or playing a musical instrument, cooking is a form of artistic expression that allows children to explore their imagination and develop their sensory awareness. Culinary arts encourages an appreciation for different cultures and traditions, as children learn about diverse ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world. By integrating culinary arts into arts education, children have the opportunity to discover a new form of artistic expression that not only stimulates their creativity but also nurtures practical life skills that can benefit them in various aspects of their lives. This program is aligned with the Texas state curricula and offers curriculum ties, classroom activities and discussion ideas, extension activities, program goals, objectives, vocabulary words, and teacher resources. Culinary Art workshops require two hours (30m setup, 60m workshop, 30m takedown and cleanup) and include supplies and materials.

Below you'll find information about:

  • Hands-on Demo Cooking Workshops

  • Hands-on Cooking Residencies

  • Hands-on Team Building for Adults 

 

For more information please call 713.520.9264 or email us at scheduling@yahouston.org.​

 

 

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Demo Cooking Workshop

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Workshop

MoonLyte Cooking

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Cooking Demos were designed to showcase and highlight one theme. The instructor teaches and prepares samples while the audience engages with interactive questions. Perfect for gardens, libraries, and senior citizen interactions. A kitchen is not required for this workshop. This program includes: ingredients, sample food items for guests, instructional lesson with recipe material. Please note any student allergies prior to start of program.

Single Workshop

$195

Supplies

Included

Participant Limit

Min 5 - Max 18

Grade Levels

1-12

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Hands-On Student Cooking

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Residency

MoonLyte Cooking

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Full Hands-on experience where students learn problem solving, critical thinking, math & reading fundamentals, social emotional learning (SEL), and life skills. Students work in groups to achieve desired recipes while creating memorable experiences. Cooking sessions 6 - weeks or more end with a competition showcase to present to their families and school staff.  Grade levels 9-12 that are interested can also obtain Texas Food Handlers Certification from a National Accreditation Board. (Class session must be 8 - weeks or more) Certification will remain valid for 2 years upon completion, training and passing of the test. 

Single Workshop

$590

Supplies

Included

Participant Limit

Min. 5 - Max. 15

Grade Levels

3-12

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Team Building

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Workshop

MoonLyte Cooking

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Team building cooking experience allows us to reconnect with our team and build new experiences while having some friendly competition. This class aids to build and gain trust with colleagues, sharpen planning skills, implement employee motivation, and build employee  collaboration. This workshop is for adults.

Per Person

Cost

$65

Supplies

Included

Participant Limit

Min. 10 - Max. 20

Grade Levels

Adults

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