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Class 2: Next Level Cooking

Kids will learn ways to take their cooking to the next level and build confidence.
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The Step Stool Chef inspires kids to cook with a “kids teaching kids” approach that features easy to follow recipes kids can try at home. Here, the kids are the chefs and the adults are the helpers.
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Lesson 1: How to Taste and Science of Taste Buds

Learn about the science of tasting and how to mix different flavors while cooking.

Meet Your Instructor

Julian is a sought-after kid chef and entrepreneur who uses cooking as an outlet for creativity and independence. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Step Stool Chef which is dedicated to building kid confidence and inspiring kids to become leaders in the kitchen.

What You Need


  • Muffin tin

  • Zester or grater

  • Loaf pan, bundt pan, cookie sheet

  • Cookie cutter

Skills: How to Taste Food (5 Types of Taste)

Knowing how to taste your food is just as important as learning how to follow a recipe. Kids will learn fun science facts about taste buds as well as 5 basic types of flavor: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, and Umami!

Lesson 2: Herbs and Spices

Learn about different herbs and spices and how to use them to give food good flavor.

Skills: Top Herbs and Spices Every Kid Chef Should Know

This lesson is for kids who really want to step up their cooking game and learn even more about how to have their recipes bursting with flavor. Julian shares his top 10 favorite herbs and spices every kid chef should know and how they can help improve the taste and flavor of every recipe.

Lesson 3: Baking Basics

Learn important basic tasks and skills kids will need to know when baking.

Skills: Measuring

Baking is a science and having the right amount of any ingredient while baking is very important. Kids will learn the fundamentals of how to accurately measure dry and wet ingredients for baking recipes.

Kneading, Rolling, and Using a Cookie Cutter

Learn basic skills that will help kids make their baked favorite treats including knowing how to knead the dough, how to use a rolling pin, and how to use a cookie-cutter.

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