Create a Cook

  • CLASSES
  • BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Create. Learn.
Have Fun.​

Each session has a general theme and as in any of our classes each student brings home all of their creations to share! Each class is a mix of cooking and baking. All skill levels are welcome.

You can join a session at any time and we will prorate you for any missed classes.

How It Works

Doors open 10 minutes prior

Whip up 3 to 4 tasty recipes

Work in a pair, up to 6 pairs in a kitchen

After school delicious screen-less activity

Savor with your family at home

Join alone or grab a friend

Explore Kids Cooking Experiences

  • 01 / Kids Cooking Series
  • 02 / Adult & Child Workshops
  • 03 / Teen Cooking Classes
  • 04 / School Vacation Classes
  • 05 / Summer Program

01 / Kids Cooking Series

Following the Newton school calendar we run 3 multiple week sessions throughout the school year for various age groups; Fall, Winter, and Spring. These classes meet once a week and run from 1 hour and up to 2 hours. Each session has a general theme and as in any of our classes each student brings home all of their creations to share! Each class is a mix of cooking and baking. All skill levels are welcome. You can join a session at any time and we will prorate you for any missed classes. Check the calendar here for days and times for each age group.

6 - 9 YEARS

In these 1.5-hour drop-off classes students begin to develop their cutting, chopping, mixing, and teamwork skills. Each child works in partnership with another student and solo to create up to two delicious dishes per week.

9 - 11 YEARS

In these 2-hour classes students will learn intermediate techniques such searing, sauteing, and folding. Menus and recipes become more complex. They will create 2-3 dishes per week.

11 + YEARS

In these 2-hour classes students master more advanced kitchen skills such as seasoning to taste, culinary terminology, and knife skills. More sophisticated menus are the hallmark for this age group. They will create 2-3 dishes per week.

02 / Adult & Child Workshops

Workshops are offered on Saturday mornings, Sunday afternoons, and during school vacation weeks. Each adult and child team creates a delicious menu that they will take home to share with their family while learning about new ingredients and developing kitchen skills.

Sample themes for these adult and child workshops are: I Love Chocolate, Sushi, Pasta Dinner from Scratch, 1, 2, 3, Bake!, Everyday Italian, C is for Cookie!, special holiday themes, and more.

Adult and Child workshops are offered for two age groups: Ages 3 and up (1-1/2 hours) and Ages 5 and up (2 hours). Details are in the title or class description.

Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: No need to look for a specific menu. With $15-$30 charge we can add substitutions to any of the menus.

Click on our schedule to see details about dates, times, menus and cost.

03 / Teen Cooking Classes

In addition to our summer programs and school week series we offer a wide range of classes for teens on Sunday afternoons and during school vacation weeks.

These classes for ages 12 and up range from knife skills, baking and cake decorating to international cuisines and basic meal planning.

04 / School Vacation Classes

Available over December, February and April school breaks, based on the Newton Public School Calendar. We also try to offer them when the kitchens have space during March break for private schools.

The school vacation classes are offered “a la carte” and we offer an assortment of themes for Adult & Child teams, Teens, and for the 7-11 age group.

Click here for the schedule and scroll to the appropriate date.

05 / Summer Program

Summer 2020 IS HERE!!!! We’ve put together an adventurous and delicious selection of summer cooking classes!

Click here to go right to the live calendar to see open seats and book!

Whether you’ve been with us many times or this is your first summer, we hope you love spending a week with us at CAC. Your parents will love you for it because you’re going to cook delicious food and bring it home to share with your family! The best kind of summer week programs!

We offer programs for two age groups.

11+ programs full day sessions run from 9:30am to 3:30pm

7-10-year-old programs are half day sessions. Morning sessions are 9:30am-12:30pm. Afternoon sessions are 2:30pm-5:30pm.

All of the Summer 2020 selections can be found here and scroll down to June 2020.

Create. Learn.
Have Fun.​

Enjoy a deliciously unique birthday party! We offer 90-minute birthday cooking parties for children in our customized, kid-friendly kitchen classrooms.

Our parties will accommodate a group of 8 attendees, one of whom must be the birthday child. There is the opportunity to rent both kitchens for a larger group.

Parties are perfect for ages 5 and up. Please call for policy regarding younger kids.

How It Works

Doors open 10 minutes prior

Whip up 2 to 3 tasty recipes

8 kids per party, including the birthday child

Sing Happy Birthday with cupcakes

Food is packaged for the party kids

Grab a friend and let’s get cooking!

$550 All Inclusive

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INCLUDED

EXTRA

PARTY FAVOR BAGS

1 whisk, 1 package of cupcake liners, 1 cookie cutter, a container of colored icing sugar and a cupcake recipe.

$15 each

Nut Allergies: Create a Cook is not a nut free facility. Any nuts that are on site are stored in enclosed containers. NONE of the birthday party menus recipes include nuts.

Other food allergies or religious dietary restrictions: We try our best to accommodate all allergies and dietary restrictions. Please call and speak to the office if you wish to discuss any specifics.