“Kids Can Cook” LIVE After-School Classes

Learn culinary skills from your home!  We get kids to cook in these virtual 50-minute lessons!

Tuesdays:     4 new spots open!
Wednesday: 4 new spots are open!

LIFT Enrichment’s “Kids Can Cook” LIVE Cooking Lessons is an interactive after-school program for students to learn about health, nutrition and how to cook delicious, homemade meals from the comfort of your home. 

It’s open to elementary students who may be picky eaters, don’t know the basics of cooking or just want to expand their palates and eat more vegetables.

Our engaging classes are taught by Chef Teachers who inspire students to cook a meals with their parents right when the lesson ends!

SPRING 2020 Theme: “Mexican Fiesta”

Interactive Virtual Lessons 

Students will participate as Chefs showcase LIVE how to cook each dish, with a unique focus on encouraging conversations about nutrition and students to cook at home after class

Health Education

Students will participate as Chefs showcase LIVE how to cook each dish, with a unique focus on encouraging conversations about nutrition and students to cook at home after class

Culinary Fundamentals

Students will get a digital cookbook, the “Kids Can Cook Master Class” ($200 value) and learn key culinary lifeskills from saute to emulsion.

How It Works - Our 5 Week Session

We’ll send you the recipes plus a private link for your kids to join the LIVE class at the days and times below.  Kids are encouraged to WATCH the cooking show, engage with our amazing Chef Teachers and then try cooking the recipe that week.  Parents can join as well!

Lesson 1: Veggie Quesadilla with Mango Salsa

  • Nutrition Focus:  Mangos, Bell Peppers and Vitamin C
  • Culture Focus:  Origins of quesadilla and "salsa fresca"
  • Culinary Technique:  Grating, tips and tricks, and Measuring

Lesson 2: Healthy Nachos with Black Beans & Homemade Cheddar Cheese Sauce

  • Nutrition Focus:  Cheddar Cheese, Calcium, How to make nachos healthier
  • Culture Focus:  Origins of nachos from southern Texas
  • Culinary Technique:  Making a French "Roux" to bind a sauce 

Lesson 3: Crunchy Ground Turkey Tacos

  • Nutrition Focus:  Ground turkey and why to eat lean protein
  • Culture Focus:  Origins of crunchy-shell tacos from Tex-Mex cuisine
  • Culinary Technique:  Plating for visual appeal before serving 

Lesson 4: Guacamole, Pico de Gallo & Homemade Chips

  • Nutrition Focus:  Avocado and healthy fats
  • Culture Focus:  Origins of guacamole and pico de gallo
  • Culinary Technique:  Baking to make low-calorie chips, Chopping

Lesson 5: Breakfast Burritos with Eggs, Potatoes & Veggies

  • Nutrition Focus:  Eggs, whites vs yolks & Potatoes
  • Culture Focus:  Origins of the burrito and its many variations
  • Culinary Technique:  ​Par-cook to make cooking easy and fun

    You choose to join the Tuesday or Wednesday class, and stay with that group for 5 weeks.

    * Tuesdays, Dates:  4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19
    * Wednesdays, Dates:  4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

    Each week will have the same curriculum.  

Meet Your Chef Teacher

LIFT Enrichment is California’s fastest-growing enrichment program, teaching over 2,000+ kids per week at 160 schools how to cook healthy and delicious food after-school. Our classes have been taught to over 20,000 students since 2010, and our Chef Teachers are energetic and experienced culinary instructors with a passion for helping kids improve their health.

Chef Jennifer

Enroll by Saturday, April 18th

Enrollment closes on Saturday, April 18th at 11:59pm ET for the Kids Can Cook Virtual Spring session beginning Tuesday, April 21st. 

Students will receive their Cookbook and private 

“GoToMeeting” link on the afternoon of Monday, April 20th.

Absolutely adored

“Jacob absolutely adored Cooking! Every Wednesday he brings me some of what he's made to try and he's SO PROUD. Plus it has totally opened up a whole new world of food for him! 




Kids really enjoy the recipes

“Every session we have offered cooking through LIFT Enrichment, we have reached maximum enrollment. The kids really enjoy the recipes and working with the chef instructors. It has been a great partnership!”

Whitney Stange

After School Enrichment Coordinator, Laurence School


Limited-Time Bonuses!

We are including $400 worth of bonuses for parents who join our Spring 2020 session including...


Kids Can Cook Master Class - $200 value

Join Chef Eric Horwitz in this online class as he takes parents and children through 30 healthy recipes. Each recipe features high-quality video tutorials and you have LIFETIME access to help get your kids learning to cook!

Includes high-quality video tutorials for 30 recipes such as: 

  • Healthy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice and Veggie Stirfry, Pan-Seared Steak with Sauteed Kale and Baked Potatoe, Sauteed Chicken Breast with Caesar Salad and Parmesan-Garlic Bread, Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins, Yogurt Parfait with Homemade Granola and more
  • 15 Lessons for Parents to instill KEY life skills for their kids including kitchen safety, culinary fundamentals, 5 tips for meal prepping and more
  • 5 BONUS Lessons covering How to help Picky Eaters, Tips for Overweight or Underweight Kids, The Art of Reheating (you’re doing it wrong!) and How To Teach Kids To Cook Independently


1-on-1 Healthy Family Coaching - $200 value

Connect with a LIFT Enrichment director for personalized attention and support. We will create a customized solution to address YOUR child’s unique needs over the course of the Kids Can Cook session. We problem solve dietary issues and get your kids to try new foods.

You get $525 worth of content including

  • 5 Week LIVE cooking classes - $125 value
  • Kids Can Cook Master Class - $200 value
  • 1 on 1 Healthy Family Coaching - $200 value

For only $99!

​$80 for the remaining 4 classes!  

Enroll today, as space is limited to the 20 signups in our culinary classroom this Spring!


What are the technology requirements to participate?

Students only need a laptop or tablet with a video camera, high-speed Internet access and a quiet space to focus. It is not required to join by video, but is recommened because our Chef Teachers like to see the happy, excited faces of our students.

Is there a refund policy?

Parents can get a complete refund anytime before the start of the second lesson.

What makes this program different from other online classes?

We get students to cook with you at home! Students are already at home most of the day, and after this class you can jump in the kitchen and make the dish using our cookbook. Kids in our class are more likely to: help chop vegetables with their parents, make chicken tenders from scratch and eat vegetables like bell peppers, lettuce, zucchini or cauliflower in new ways.

Enroll Now!

Or call 310-890-8704 with any questions or to enroll over the phone.