Grades 4 - 8
Our culinary team will take campers on an interactive journey of skills, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. We will learn the fundamental techniques of baking and cooking, all while enjoying the culinary process.
It’s summertime and the livin is easy! Our aspiring Creative Cooks will be able to create their own version of delicious in this fun and exciting new camp. Campers will be inspired by some of the worlds top chefs, as well as following their own taste buds on a culinary adventure of a lifetime. Sweet and savory, appetizers or desserts, everything is in play, as long as it’s delicious!!
Set sail on a great culinary voyage around the world and awaken your sense to a prism of mouthwatering treats! In this session, campers will embark on a world tour highlighting many well-known cuisines including those of
as well as hidden culinary treasures from both the Old and New Worlds. Each day, we’ll learn to cook and embrace a new culture and cuisine, and share interesting details about the origins of recipes, ingredients, and culinary traditions.
Just like the real Iron Chef, campers will love creating masterpieces with the daily surprise ingredient! The excitement begins when the kids pick their chef of the day, form their teams, and then begin to craft their own delectable menus. From appetizers and entrees to mouthwatering desserts, our Master Chefs will have full control in this fun and exciting team challenge cook-off. What can we make out of potatoes? How many different ways can we cook chicken? Everyday there will be new ingredients and new challenges, forcing every camper to test their culinary genius. On the last day of each week, we will use all the skills we have learned for our own Master Chef Challenge!!
Leah has been coaching and teaching Kindergarten at The Park School for over 10 years. Summer at Park is a special place for Leah where she has been teaching since she was a teenager! Leah has worked in many camp programs over the years, with Daytrippers and Creative Cooks being a couple of her favorites! She loves her dog, Cricket, her cat, Pele, travelling, and walking on the beach. Leah is excited to continue working at Summer at Park and can't wait to see what this summer has in store.
Executive Chef Marco has been drawn to restaurants and cooking since a very early age. Anthony graduated from New England Culinary Institute in 2003 and has worked in local restaurants like Top of the Hub, Tremont 647, Rough, Upstairs on the Square, Lineage. After satisfying his restaurant desires, Chef Marco worked at Harvard Business School, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and Google. He decided to move to Park School in order to spend more time with his family. At Park, Anthony continues to use his farm to plate philosophy and is very excited to share his culinary expertise with Summer at Park campers!