Get kids cooking!

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We offer culinary education covering a wide range of cooking techniques, along with safe food handling, etiquette and nutrition. We provide a fun and relaxed environment where children of all ages will build confidence and be encouraged to use their creativity in the kitchen. Whether participating in our individual classes, cooking series, summer camps, home school courses or field trips, your kids will have so much fun, they won’t even know they’re learning. We are made up of a wonderful staff of professionals that includes experienced chefs and credentialed teachers.

Summer Camps

Summer is hot at Cucina Bambini in San Jose and Los Gatos.  We offer week-long, hands-on summer camps for kids of all ages, including lil’ chef camps for ages 3-5, and beginner and advanced camps for grade schoolers, tweens and teens.  Whether your kids are into baking, international cuisine, culinary essentials, or cooking challenges, we’ve got a camp for them.  Download a PDF copy of our 2017 Summer Camp Schedule HERE, or check out our online calendars for Los Gatos or San Jose for up-to-date availability and registration.

Cooking Classes for Kids of All Ages

Is your child beginning to show an interest in food and cooking?  Or do you have an older child who’s ready to explore or hone their skills in the kitchen?  Then now is the time to engage them with one of our cooking classes or summer camps. Whether your youngster wants to bake cakes, roll pasta, make sushi, or participate in cooking challenges, we have just the class. Let us teach your child how to navigate independently around the kitchen.

Classes for Ages 5 & Older (Prices Start at $25)
Book a class now for our Los Gatos Location: online calendar and reservation system.
Book a class now for our San Jose Location: online calendar and reservation system.

School Field Trips

Our kids culinary school customizes a cooking session especially for your youngster’s class. Our chefs and teachers help you prepare their favorites and even integrate our cooking lesson into whatever your class or school program may be learning. 

Daytime Classes for Homeschoolers

We cook up classes that combine food, nutrition, and educational themes just for your homeschooled child. Get out of the house and into our kitchen for classes that make learning fun.  We work with organizations like Ocean Grove Charter School and others to help arrange cooking classes and series to fit the school schedule and curriculum.

Contact us today for information on custom cooking classes or field trips.