If your child has expressed an interest in learning to cook, check out these programs in Queens that offer cooking programs for children and teens with special needs.
LilChefs.com Special Events
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, New Jersey
Chef Paula offers hands-on workshops and birthday parties at your location for ages 3-14 that include chef hats and aprons, as well as a personalized recipe booklet specific to the event, for each young chef. All parties and workshops are conducted in an inclusive environment, and Chef Paula can customize an event specifically for children with special needs, geared toward different abilities. Recipes can also be created for various dietary needs, and every event includes multi-sensory components relating to sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound.
Young Chefs Academy
108-10 72nd Ave., 2nd Floor, Forest Hills
This cooking school offers classes, workshops, and birthday parties for ages 4 and older, in which children will learn and develop their culinary skills. Children with special needs can be accommodated in most programs offered.
Main image: Chef Paula of LilChefs.com Special Events can customize cooking events specifically for children with special needs and geared toward different abilities.
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