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Registration for summer camps is now in progress, and there are many specialty camps for kids that offer activities designed around one unique interest that your child might have. Summer camps for young chefs have become very popular. Kids love to cook, and summer is the perfect time to introduce new skills in the kitchen, or improve skills in preparing fun dishes.

Sarasota kids have a great selection of summer camps for beginning and advanced skills for kids in the kitchen. One of the choices for a summer camp cooking experience offers children the opportunity to learn to prepare great breakfast treats. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and one of the selected camps celebrates breakfast. One of these selected camps is a mini-camp experience for young chefs with several choices for participation.

Check out the selected summer camps for your young chef, and enjoy having a new cook in the house this summer.

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Summer camp chefs

The Culinary Kids Academy in Sarasota is offering a mini-camp cooking experience this summer from June 11- June 13.  Junior Chefs from ages 7-11 will learn to prepare breakfast treats for the most important meal of the day.  Kids will actually want to eat breakfast when they learn to prepare fun breakfast items at this summer camp experience.  Themes for cooking will center around eggs, colorful breakfast treats, and baked breakfast treats.  Kids will prepare 3-4 recipes for each theme.  The Culinary Kids Academy is located at 1734 Bamboo Lane in Sarasota.  Registration for this summer camp for your young chef is now in progress.  You may register online by email at culinarykidsacademy@gmail.com, or call 941-600-1464 for summer chef's camp.

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kids in the kitchen

Mattison's Forty-One Restaurant in Sarasota is offering a series of summer cooking camps.  Basics Camp and specialty camp cooking weeks will both be offered.  This summer camp cooking experience is designed for ages 10-13.  Basics Camp for your young chef will be offered June 9-13.  Young chefs will learn how a restaurant runs, hands-on kitchen skills, and food safety and handling.  Basics camp will be offered from 8:30-11:00 a.m. on these dates.  Camp cost is $190.  Mattison's Forty-One is located at 2014 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.   

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summer chefs at summer camp

The specialty cooking camps that will be offered by Mattison's Forty-One in Sarasota are designed for young chefs ages 11-15 and have completed the Basics Cooking Camp.  Specialty weeks for these summer cooking camp experiences will offer hands-on cooking with a variety of dishes.  The Advanced Skills Camp will be offered from July 7-11.  Pastry Chef Camp will be offered July 21-25, and the Partner Chef Camp is a new summer cooking camp that your young chef and a chosen adult may participate in from August 11-15.  Each chef camper will prepare a graduation lunch for two guests at the end of the summer.  Check out these summer cooking camps for kids who have completed the Basics Camp in June. 

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