Taste Buds Kitchen

Online + In-Person, 2521 Waukegan Road
Bannockburn 60015
(847) 230-0330

Budding chefs ages 2 to teen chop, grate, measure and mix batches of fun with the help of our skilled instructors. Kids gain culinary confidence while exposing their taste buds to new flavors and recipes. We also offer small group private classes and field trips every day of the week - perfect for planning activities for your homeschool group, pod squad or a get together with some of your besties!

FALL STUDY & SNACK / Starts August 31 / Supervised Remote Learning + Cooking Class
Monday - Friday from 8:30am-12:00pm for ages 6-15

We are pleased to offer a safe, supervised and socially distanced work space for your children to manage remote learning while you're at work this fall. During each 3.5-hour session, students will work independently on their school assignments before enjoying a well-deserved hands-on cooking class to create a delicious homemade snack. Our program is designed to be fun and flexible. Join us for a single day or schedule multiple days per week to best meet your family's needs.

FALL FAVORITES / Sept 8-Nov 30 / In-Kitchen & Online

Join us for this weekly class as we whip up some of our favorite fall recipes completely from scratch. From ooey-gooey Pumpkin Mac n' Cheese to pink Cheddar Beet Biscuits and scrumptious Apple Pie Bites, our seasonal recipes are sure to please. Each class highlights different flavors and cooking techniques for mastering new culinary skills as we work our way towards kitchen independence. All recipes are vegetarian. Sign up for multiple days to help add structure to your schedule - a new recipe is featured every day of the week! Options for ages 2-5 or 6-13.

Prefer a different day/time or want to book the Kitchen for a private semester class with just your "pod squad?" Call us at 847-230-0330 to organize a new class! Same price, minimum of 6 students.


Parent & Child Classes (Ages 2-8) - Saturdays at 9am! Even the youngest of aspiring chefs can make magic in the kitchen with the guidance of our chef instructors, kid-friendly cooking tools and a little help from you! With individual ingredients for a totally hands-on experience, kids will learn and practice cooking skills, engage all their senses, explore new flavors, enhance motor skills, experience community, then enjoy their tasty culinary creation. Parent/caregiver participation required. And don't miss out on our seasonal gingerbread house workshops, all December long!

Family Dinners (Ages 6+) - Adults and kids work side-by-side to make and enjoy a delicious meal together for the perfect pairing of family bonding and hands-on foodie fun. We'll take care of the prep work, expert instruction and clean up - you just have to invite family or friends!

Taste Buds Kitchen is the premier culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults. We host cooking classes and events for ages 2-99 in our bright and spacious kitchen studio that's custom-designed for kids by day and is adult BYOB by night. Register for upcoming classes and events at https://tastebudskitchen.com or call 847-230-0330.


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