Life Skills

Chopped Mystery Basket Cooking Club!

This fun and exciting group will come up with creative and delicious recipes based on a new mystery basket of ingredients each week!
Chef Danielle Weaver, CWC, CWPC
147 total reviews for this teacher
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10-15

year olds

3

active learners

per learner

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Chopped Mystery Basket Cooking Club!

Chopped Mystery Basket Cooking Club! is a community of learners that come together on Outschool to share what they’re learning, ask questions, participate in challenges, and get feedback on their projects
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Seared Salmon ,Orzo Pasta with spring peas, with blistered tomatoes and grapes + capers & avocadoes.
You're so talented!

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This class is really a lot of fun because I am challenging you to think critically about the ingredients in front of you.  But, it is also about being adventurous and sometimes that is not from critical thought but more from your intuition.  Developing both is key to being a great Chef.  In addition, I am asking you to consider each mystery ingredient's individual preparations, cook times, individual flavor profiles, textures, plating.  You will be consciously and subconsciously utilizing math, physics, chemistry, scientific measurement, and should gain a vast knowledge of different types of food products as well as different cooking techniques for them.  Through time, you will be able to open your refrigerator, look around at your ingredient options, and be able to put together a tasty meal consistently.  You will also begin to gain confidence in the kitchen.  Knowing that few ingredients will get the best of you is a great way to start building a self-esteem and presence in the kitchen.  In addition, you will learn to utilize food from a scientific perspective.  You must understand your basic flavors before you can elevate them, and for science we must be willing to try every individual ingredient in their natural and altered (cooked or processed) states.    We will learn how to evaluate recipes, make adjustments, record our findings, etc.
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When it is time for each student to begin cooking their dishes (optional), supervision is recommended to use hot or sharp kitchen equipment.

Group Leader

Chef Danielle Weaver, CWC, CWPC
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Lives in the United States
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147 total reviews
92 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Danielle Weaver. I am a classically trained chef with an emphasis on baking and pastry, as well as allergy and dietary alternatives. I’ve worked in Hospitality since I was 14, mostly at several 4 and 5 star resorts in both front... 
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