Calling all teens. Whether you’re a high school student, heading to college or just a motivated teen who wants to improve your skills, this is the class for you.

In this hands-on course inside the new Rane Culinary Science Center, teens will learn to cook Asian, Latin American and Mediterranean cuisines. They will develop basic culinary skills, including:

– knife skills

– basic cooking methods: steaming, pan frying, dry cooking, combination cooking, etc.

– sauces

– baking safety

– sanitation

– calculating weights and measurements

– identifying utensils and equipment

– tasting while cooking

In every class, students will prepare and eat a morning snack and lunch. These young chefs will learn to prepare the following dishes:

– Asian menu: pork dumplings, sesame chicken, vegetable stir-fried rice, mango lassi

– Latin American menu: arepas vaca frita (fried beef), salsa, homemade corn chips, guava & cream cheese tarts

– Mediterranean menu: roasted chicken, zucchini involtini, lemon pesto orzo, watermelon and feta salad, lemon posset topped with berries

The workshop is open to teens ages 13 to 19. All skill levels are welcome. Space is limited and tickets tend to sell out quickly. Purchase tickets at