Programs - Local Cooking Classes

  • Cooking Matters

    Cooking Matters hands-on courses empower families with the skills to be self-sufficient in the kitchen. Courses meet for two hours, once a week for six weeks and are team-taught by a culinary professional and nutrition educator. Participants practice fundamental food skills including proper knife techniques, reading ingredient labels, and making healthy meals on a budget.

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    Participants receive book of handouts and recipes, bag of groceries at the end of each class and get to sample different recipes prepared during class by participants

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  • Cooking Matters: Exploring Food Together

    Exploring Food Together is a toolkit of simple activities that adults who work with young children (3 to 5 years old) can use, in the classroom or in the home, to help kids learn about new foods and start building the skills to make healthy food choices. Call for more information. Download a free activity/recipe…

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    - Exposes children to new or different types of foods with a goal of increased consumption of fruits and vegetables with increased exposure to them in a supportive environment
    - Each class includes reading a book focused on food/nutrition, an activity and sampling healthy foods
    - Goals of the classes are that children will utilize senses to explore different types of food, be willing to try new foods and be aware of basic kitchen and food safety rules.

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  • Group Nutrition Education Classes

    One time or a series of classes focused on different nutrition topics as desired by the host organization for individuals of all ages.

    Price:
    Free

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  • The Little Gourmets Cooking Class

    Wichita Falls Parks & Recreation now offers youth cooking classes. Instruction will include: Kitchen safety, food safety, measuring, pouring, mixing, spreading, decorating, checking food temperatures, and food preparation. Ages 5-12 years

    Ages:
    Youth

    Price:
    $60.00 per month

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