Spring Break Culinary Bootcamp is open to all kids from ages 8-17 who want to join us at Cookology in Ballston Quarter!
Join us in the kitchen for a fun and educational week of cooking and eating!
We have found over the last few years, that utilizing professional culinary teaching methods at this age group ensures a better understanding of cooking and a feeling of accomplishment among our young customers.
You are purchasing a 5-day cooking camp that meets Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 7th from 9:00am- 12:30pm. The total cost of five sessions is $525. The class is 3.5 hours long.
In this hands-on camp/workshop, students will learn culinary essentials including knife skills, stocks, soups and sauces.
This is hands-on, classes may run over/under schedule.
Class will be from 9:00am-12:30pm
Monday: Knife Skills
• Chicken & Veggie Stock
• Creamy Chicken & Sweet Corn Soup
• Super Loaded Potato Soup
Tuesday: Mother Sauces- Bechamel, Veloute, Tomato
• Baked Mac & Cheese
• Tomato Basil Sauce with Pasta
• Braised Chicken with Chicken Mushroom Cream Sauce
Wednesday: Cooking Methods: Dry Heat Cooking
• Pan-Frying -Herb Crusted Salmon with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce
• Sauteing - Sauteed Onions & Potato (Blanch Technique Also)
• Roasting- Oven Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
Thursday: Cooking Methods: Moist Heat Cooking
• Poaching - Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
• Braising - Chicken Cacciatore
• Stewing- Hearty Chicken Stew with Potatoes and Veggies
Friday: Applying What You've Learned
• Mystery Basket Competition (Cooking in Teams)
Dairy Free and Gluten Free Options available when registering!
10% Sibling Discount
NOTE FOR PARENTS: We reserve the right to remove any disruptive or potentially dangerous child from the class. In the event your child must be removed from the class we will contact the designated caregiver who will be responsible for picking up the child immediately.
ALLERGY ALERT: Parents and/or guardians are responsible for making the Cookology staff aware of their child's allergies at the time of booking and at the time of sign-in on the first day of camp. For the safety of every child, ALL ALLERGIES (mild to severe) must be listed including the severity and nature (topical, air-borne, or ingestion) of each allergy. Every child will be touching every ingredient during the camp session. Therefore, any topical allergies must be identified as such. Subsequently, parents, guardians, and/or caregivers are responsible for providing appropriate and necessary remedies or medications to be administered in the event the child experiences an allergic reaction.
Please provide a water bottle. No sandals or any open-toed shoes. Aprons, all utensils and ingredients will be provided. Students will eat what they make or take it home.
If you would prefer your child to eat at HOME and NOT at Cookology you can send to go containers or we will pack their food in boxes, or you can use our to go boxes.
Masks are optional.
Price is per person so, if you would like to register another child for this class, you must sign them up as your child. Simply choose "ADD CHILD” and enter your guests name and a birthday. This will allow you to register another participant. Price is per person, so it will add the additional cost for the seat. Or you can have your guest(s) create an account and register themselves separately.
Parking in Ballston Quarter parking lot is recommended. Park on level 4 or 5, then proceed to Mall level 3. We are located next to Macy’s.
If you have any questions, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
4238 Wilson Blvd, Third Floor - Suite 3110, Arlington, VA 22203