EdVenture Eats Cooking Lab

EdVenture chefs make learning to cook fun with healthy benefits. In addition to learning to prepare recipes and taking home their creations, participants learn about diet and good food choices. 

Dinner with EDDIE

Schedule a private dinner in front of EDDIE with wine/food pairings by emailing Chef Kenny Smith, ksmith@edventure.org, or Chef Ashley Hutto, ahutto@edventure.org.
Ages: Adults Only $50 per person (includes wine pairing)

Tasty Tuesdays 

Monthly, First and Third Tuesdays, 4-5pm ~ August–May
Ages: 8-12
Budding chefs will earn their culinary stripes in this exciting cooking class. Students will engage in food preparation and meal creation activities as they gain knowledge of healthy cooking and nutrition. Prepare and create your own healthy meals that are super tasty, too. This is a drop off program. Caregivers not wishing to participate must stay in the building. $12 per class. 

Click on a class date below to register!

August 1 - California Sushi Stack
August 15 - Mini Muffin Pancake Bites
September 5 - Homemade Hummus Wraps
September 19 - Turkey Feta Burger
October 3 - Tuscan Grilled Cheese
October 17 - Pumpkin Whip
November 7 - Chicken Noodle Soup
November 21 - Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes
December 5 - Peppermint Patties
December 19 - Gingerbread Fudge
January 16 - DIY Salad Bowls
February 6 - Tropical Fruit Salad
February 20 - Corn Pudding
March 6 - Broccoli Bites
March 20 - California Wraps
April 3 - Stuffed Shells
April 17 - Jambalaya

Kids Cook!

Monthly, First and Third Wednesdays, 4-5pm ~August–May
Ages: 6-10
Learn basic culinary techniques as you explore a world of nutrition-packed meals you can prepare on your own. It's never too early to begin learning about nutrition and the art of healthy cooking. This introductory class focuses on experiencing new flavors, fun assembly snacks and simple meal creation. Your child will learn basic culinary techniques and get to eat their prepared dishes. $12 per class. 

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August 2 - Egg Frittatas 
August 16 - Veggie Stir Fry
September 6 - Fruit Parfaits
September 20 - Tacos
October 4 - Edible Cookie Dough 
October 18 - Date Granola Bars 
November 1 - Punch Bowl Cups
November 15 - Butternut Squash Chili
December 6 - Sugar Cookies (Christmas Delights)
December 20 - Apple and Pear Turnovers
January 3 - Fruit Pizza
January 17 - Spring Rolls
February 7 - California Sushi Rolls
February 21 - Tortellini Pasta Salad
March 7 - Tikki Masala
March 21 - Salsa and Tortilla Chips
April 4 - Cauliflower Mash
April 18 - Artisan Pizzas

Eats After Dark

Schedule a time today! Inquire about booking a party by emailing Chef Kenny Smith, ksmith@edventure.org, or Chef Ashley Hutto, ahutto@edventure.org.
Ages: Adults Only
A private cooking party is a fun, hands-on journey of good taste for up to 15 adult guests. EdVenture chefs will lead the group of adults to create a culinary favorite. *Bring your own wine. $30 per person. 


Ashley Hutto, ahutto@edventure.org
Kenny Smith, ksmith@edventure.org

(Click here for some fun recipes to try.)


Supported by:

Lipscomb Family Foundation

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.95
Seniors (age 62+) $10.95
Military (with ID) $10.95
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free