Kids World-Cooking Camp

$995 per person

San Francisco Cooking Camps are 5-consecutive day sessions that offer your kids access to high-quality ingredients, top-notch tools, attentive instruction, and tons of fun. This camp is ideal for kids with a demonstrated passion for food and cooking who want to spend each day rolling up their sleeves to learn some amazing new recipes

What You'll Learn

By the end of the class, you will:

  • Be comfortable and safe with basic knife work
  • Know how to work with a variety of fresh, global, ingredients and make them taste delicious
  • Understand how to work clean & organized when cooking
  • Learn a variety of new recipes you can make, and adapt, often at home

About This Class

Calling all kid cooks, amateur food whizzes, and interested beginners! Step away from the cooking shows and create your own kitchen magic. San Francisco Cooking School’s Kids Camps have all the right ingredients for a perfect summer week.

Our Kids World Cooking Camp is aimed at mature kids, ages 10-14, who are passionate in the kitchen and hungry to learn more about all aspects of cuisines of the world.  The camp is designed to make sure your kids learn the basics through a completely hands-on experience. Each day focuses on a food from a different country with step by step recipes, many variations, and lots of tips for the pros.  Your kids will prepare (and enjoy) an internationally inspired multi-course lunch every day.

By the end of the week your kids will be comfortable with ingredients and dishes inspired by Northern California, Southeast Asia, Mexico, Italy, and France. What better way to learn the basics of making delicious food than in the gorgeous professional kitchen at San Francisco Cooking School?

This week of camp is a great companion to our Kids Cooking Camp and Kids Pastry Camp, and remember that camp makes a great holiday gift.



Day 1: Northern California
Day 2: Southeast Asia
Day 3: Mexico
Day 4: Italy
Day 5: France 


  • Full meal served in class
  • Work in teams
  • Five-session series


Covid Policy

All students must show proof of vaccine before entering school and will be required to wear a mask unless eating/drinking.

We understand and respect that lifestyle decisions during Covid are an individual choice. If you test positive for Covid while the class is in session, you will be asked to send a friend in your place until you have a negative test. Classes will not be rescheduled, credited or cancelled. Once the class session starts the class is non-refundable. This was our policy pre-Covid and continues to be our policy today. We hope you find this policy acceptable and understand that this policy is required for a small school like SFCS to operate and open our kitchens for great food experiences.

What is the format of a typical cooking class?

The average duration of our current cooking classes is 4 hours, which is predominately hands-on work. You will be standing for the majority of class, cooking at your work station as your instructor demonstrates techniques and walks around providing individual feedback. Most of the time you’ll be working with a partner or small group on a few different recipes.

When should I arrive for my class?

Doors will open 10 minutes prior to class starting and we will begin promptly on time. Students will be asked to queue up outside the door of the school to have their vaccine cards checked the first week of class (these will only need to be checked once).

What do I need to bring with me to class?

Please arrive at the school with your own mask on. New, disposable masks are available should you need to replace yours while in class.

Wear comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes (remember, you’ll be on your feet cooking). The kitchens at SFCS are fully equipped with everything else you need, including clean aprons.

Do I need to eat before class?

You will sit down with your classmates to eat what you’ve all prepared, along with some wine. We do suggest you have a small snack before class as dinner does happen towards the end of each session.

What should I wear to class?

Wear casual clothing you can easily move around in, and comfortable close-toed shoes. Long hair must be pulled back and masks are required while in the building.

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Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation up to two weeks prior to your class start date will be refunded 100%. Cancellations up to 5 days before your class start date will qualify for an online credit to be applied to another class. No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations received less than 5 days before your class start date, however, you may always send a friend in your place if you’re unable to attend.
Please note: Cancellation requests made the day of class are not eligible for a refund or credit, no exceptions. 


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