Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Around the World Fall (4th-8th grade)

Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, easy and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and recreate at home? Well, here is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes from around the world, during this weekly longer one and a half hour after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure! From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new recipes and ingredients, understanding your culinary interests and senses, cutting to mincing, baking, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up, these cooking classes designed just for kids are the perfect blend of learning professional cooking and baking techniques. These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.


For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu, if they so desire.

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.      


Classes are offered Thursdays and Fridays. Please note, the price increase reflects longer class times now.


Indian Garlic Naan, Butter Chicken and Basmati Rice Pilaf with Vegetables

Mexican Enchiladas, Sheet Pan Nachos with Guacamole and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Italian Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti, Herbed Breadsticks and Strawberry Pretzel Bars

Turkish Meat Dumplings, Pitta Pizza and Cinnamon and Rose Water Rice Pudding

Thai Chicken Wings, Pad Thai and Sticky Rice with Mango

Japanese Sushi, Dumplings and Orange Sponge Cake

Australian Pot Pie, Meatballs and Chocolate Crackles Dessert

Greek Spanakopita, Avgolemono-Lemon and Egg Soup and Greek Yogurt Vanilla Cupcakes

English Fish and Chips and Pigs in a Blanket

Russian Blini Pancakes, Potato and Cheese Pierogi and Snow Ball Tea Cake Cookies

American Thanksgiving Turkey Nuggets, Sausage and Corn Casserole and Pumpkin Pie


Please sign up for the Thursday or Friday class, or both days.


Session Thursday Friday
Grades 4th – 8th 4th – 8th
Day/Time 2:55 – 4:30pm 2:55 – 4:30pm
Class Dates September 20 – December 13 September 21 – December 14
No Class Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Nov. 16, Nov. 23
Number of Classes 11 11
Location LE Kitchen LE Kitchen
Class size 4 – 12 students 4 – 12 students
Class Fee $425 $425
Instructor Chef Meenu Chef Meenu


Instructor: Chef Meenu Bhasin Tel: (415) 987-0574 Email: meenu99@yahoo.com

Please call or e-mail the instructor to report an absence.

Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at jenn@hipple.net

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children. She teaches a multitude of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian cuisine.  

This fall, Meenu will be teaching ten cooking classes per week at Las Lomitas School, The Phillips Brooks School, Woodland School, as well as to a group of home schooled children.
Meenu has worked as a chef at several cooking schools including, Sur La Table, Draeger’s and the Jewish Community Center.  
Meenu is also the mother of two La Entrada graduates!
For more information, check out www.chefmeenu.weebly.com