Sweet surprises: Holiday cooking classes for kids in Seattle and on the Eastside
As the holiday season approaches, you can get your kiddos involved in the most fun part of the season: fantastic food! These local culinary hubs offer holiday classes for kids where they can hone their baking or cooking skills – and get the chance to take home their creations. Sign up as soon as you can, as classes tend to fill up very quickly!
Boehm’s Candies chocolate-making classes
Eastside gem Boehm’s Candies offers family chocolate-making classes twice weekly. Kids and parents will get the chance to tour the Boehm’s factory before they sit down to make multiple chocolate creations. Kids 8 and up are welcome to participate; preregistration is required.
Sundays at 2 pm and Thursdays at 4 pm, $55 per participant.
255 NE Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, 98027
Paris Eastside French cooking classes
Paris Eastside offers a number of awesome French recipe cooking classes for kids and families. Upcoming holiday classes include a macaron class, a crêpe class, and an éclair class. Check their class schedule for all offerings, including non-holiday fare.
816 East Pike St, 98122
Holiday cooking classes at local community centers
Seattle’s community centers offer a host of stellar cooking classes for kids and teens where they’ll learn how to cook fancy desserts, pies and tarts, and more.
Dec. 15, holiday cookie-making class, 5:30 to 7 pm, 12 and over. Northgate CC, $15.
Dec. 5 and 15, chocolate-making class, 9 am to 1 pm,10 and over. Montlake CC, $30.
Sur La Table holiday cooking classes
Kirkland’s Sur La Table outpost offers two awesome three-day holiday cooking classes series, one for kids 8-12 and another for teens 13-17.
Kids 8-12: Dec. 21 to 23, 10 am to 12 pm, $150.
Teens 13-17: Dec. 21 to 23, 2 to 4 pm, $150.
90 Central Way Kirkland, 98033