1 WEEK SESSION:
Day 1 Campers will start out Monday learning about kitchen equipment, kitchen safety, hygiene and terminology. Then flour everywhere in the Bake Shop learning to make breads, danish, puff pastries and muffins.
Day 2 Campers will be introduced to their knife kits and learn knife skills, chopping, dicing and julienne cuts. Campers will learn to prepare stocks, soups and salads
Day 3 Campers will be learning different cooking techniques with poultry and beef. Campers will learn the 5 mother sauces and use them with dishes such as Beef Stroganoff, Chicken Ala King, Beef Teriyaki, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chicken and Dumplings. Light butchering and cut up a whole chicken.
Day 4 Campers are baking up a storm learning pies, cakes, cookies, fruit pies and custard pies. Campers will also learn some famous desserts such as chocolate eclairs, creme brulee, baked Alaska.
Day 5 Campers are back to the Bakeshop to learn cake decorating. Campers decide what kind of cake they want to build, a decorated layer cake or theme cake. Using the Wilton method students will learn how to make roses with icing and completely decorate their own cake.
Day 6 Campers will have fun showing off what they have learned at the graduation luncheon. Campers will learn Asian cuisine using their own oriental cleaver. Proper chopping techniques, and stir-fry, egg rolls, wontons and basic sushi skills.
In addition to all of this, each morning students learn different breakfast items and egg cookery.campers learn how to flip an egg in a pan and prepare typical breakfast dishes. During the week campers will also learn garnishes and how to apply each garnish to different foods.
2 WEEK SESSIONS (You pick the weeks)
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Campers who attend a 2 weeks of Culinary Camp will do all of the curriculum of a 1 week session with the addition of the following depending on Day Camp or Residential Camp registration.
Advanced Baking & Pastry to include chocolate truffles, wedding cake construction and artesian breads
Seafood cookery including using fresh Florida seafood, clams, shrimp, and fresh local fish
Hors d oeuvre and party planning, campers will learn how to prepare hot and cold appetizers, canapes and menu planning
Brunch cookery to include quiche, crepes, salads and cold soups
Ethnic dishes from Italy including fresh pasta and sauces. Ethnic dishes from South America including paella, empanadas and Brazilian BBQ. Advanced Sushi from Japan
Campers who attend 2 or more weeks in our Day Camp will do a portion of the above. Campers who attend our residential program will complete all of the above. Junior Campers who attend more then 1 week will have a variety of other desserts, breads and pastries.
The Kids Culinary Academy of Florida