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Chefs in Training : Recipe - Cook Mexican Taco Pasta Salad for Lunch or Dinner

Young chefs will cook learn a new recipe-Tangy Taco Pasta Salad. This entree would be great for lunch or dinner. Your young chef will gain confidence and your next meal will be cooked for you. Win-win! Key: science, fun, adventure, culture
Mrs. Lisa
116 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 13 learners
Class
85 minutes
per class
Meets once
9-14
year olds
2-8
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times

Pacific
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Tue, Oct 11

Meet once (1 day)
Tuesday
2:45 – 4:10 PM
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Mon, Oct 24

Meet once (1 day)
Monday
9:00 – 10:45 AM
1 learner enrolled
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Sun, Nov 6

Meet once (1 day)
Sunday
10:00 – 11:25 AM
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Thu, Nov 17

Meet once (1 day)
Thursday
4:30 – 5:55 PM
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Sat, Dec 10

Meet once (1 day)
Saturday
10:30 – 11:55 AM
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Wed, Dec 14

Meet once (1 day)
Wednesday
4:00 – 5:25 AM
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
-Cooking skills 
-New recipes
-Learn how to read directions and follow the steps of a recipe
-Learn about food science 
-Food safety
-Enriched vocabulary
-Measuring
-Boosts reading skills
-Introduces life skills
-Develops fine motor skills
-Promotes social skills
-Learning enhanced by having a fun 
-Learners will demonstrate increased confidence in the kitchen which will help them outside of the kitchen as well. 
Hello my name is Mrs. Lisa. I am the instructor for this class. I teach baking classes for the department of recreation for my city to children with ages ranging from 5-15. Over the last almost 30 years I have taught cooking, baking and nutrition education to ages ranging from 2-92 years old, privately and in group settings; in person and virtually. My love for baking and cooking started out as a child in the kitchen with my Grandmother.  I went to Immaculata University where I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in food and nutrition science and minored in child development. I am currently working on a Masters in Nutrition in Marketing. Besides a formal education, I’ve also taken a series of culinary classes at the former Le Cordon Bleu-Boston, and many others. Mastering everything from French macarons, to Julia Childs Beef Bourguignon to tamales made from scratch are some of my biggest accomplishments in the kitchen. I own and cook from an ever growing library of cookbooks. Everything that I’ve learned along the way, I’ve shared with others as a food blogger, foodpreneur, educator, recipe writer and more. 

My style as an educator is to use evidence-based teaching and learning skills and make education fun and interactive along the way. My ultimate goal for each class, is to share my passion and enthusiasm and help learners build their confidence and knowledge base of not just cooking or baking, but the importance of respecting food and food science’s place in the kitchen as well as how we function as humans beings.

I love to cook, bake, travel and do anything else that involves spending quality time with family and friends. I am known for throwing great dinner parties. Food brings people together in kitchens and tables across the world. So many discussions happen here, from simple to complex. I've traveled with family all over Europe and the Caribbean and have so many more to explore. I am a wife and Mom of 1. Our Daughter is 25 years old and currently in Medical School to become a Forensic Pathologist. I’m very proud of my family, my life’s work and seeing the transformation of my students from the beginning of each class or session to the end. 
Pasta Salsa/tomatoes Taco seasoning Mayo/sour cream/yogurt Onion/scallion Cheese Corn Salt/pepper Optional-avocado, olives, tortilla chips, beans, diced grilled chicken, shrimp or ground beef Pot/strainer/whisk or fork/knife/big spoon
Taste testing 
1 hour 25 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Parental guidance is needed in assisting the learner in the kitchen as students will be using knives, and other kitchen equipment. We will use stoves and other cooking equipment. Parents should be available in case of accidents or emergencies and ensure the learner knows how to properly operate the kitchen equipment. We will discuss safety in class. All cameras must be on during the entire class so that I can support and assist each student in their cooking/baking experience as well as oversee their safety. Outschool policy is that parents  and unenrolled learners remain off-camera and only the enrolled learner may participate. Families need to notify the instructor ASAP about any potential allergies. Most times, substitutions can be made for many. Each family is responsible for knowing what ingredients their family can have. Please message the instructor for any questions. 

Learners will be instructed in food safety and kitchen safety during class. 
My recipe file

Teacher

Mrs. Lisa
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Mrs. Lisa
116 total reviews
167 completed classes

About Me

Hello. I'm Lisa. I love teaching young people how to cook, bake, and have fun doing it. I've been teaching food science for almost 30 years and always include hands on and interactive experiences to reinforce and engage learning. Getting in the... 
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