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Chefsville-Kids: Cinco de Mayo (Assembly Program) On Campus

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During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
On Campus Program
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted, Special Ed, Bilingual


Kids love celebrations! Cinco de Mayo is a great celebration about overcoming obstacles against overwhelming odds. Students will embark on a food journey highlighting some of the ingredients, equipment, cooking techniques and some dishes presented during Cinco de Mayo. Chef brings cooking tools, ingredients and service-ware and delivers cooking demonstrations as to what dishes can be made during Cinco de Mayo that kids love to eat. Programs include students making, assembling and tasting recipe which is available to eat. Students expand their discovery of the incredible world through the need of food to discover cooking, health and nutrition through this workshop while they practically apply social studies into their daily lives.

Students Will

  • Discover ingredients used in the Mexican/American kitchen that are common here in Texas
  • Learn about European expansion to the Americas
  • See what foods are native to America
  • Literacy Connection: Cinco De Mayo: A Comprehensive Illustrated History, Cabello-Argandona, ISBN 1483923975
  • Learn about Cinco de Mayo as a patriotic holiday and customs associated
  • Learn who the key players were in this holiday


Dates: Monday - Friday, Contact Chef Scott for weekend availability.
Times: 8:15am - 1pm, and evenings for PTA/PTO orgs
Duration: 1 hour
School Fee: Flat Rate: $329.00
Minimum Attendance: 5
Maximum Attendance: 300
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Digital projector, ELMO, electrical outlets, laptop, cart, speaker system (if needed), 2- 8ft tables, & trash can.
Other Information: This program is tailored to be appropriate for early, middle, or upper elementary grades. Call 469-422-8321 to schedule program.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Please book event at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Book events as soon as possible because demand for Chefsville Kids programming has dramatically increased. For scheduling, availability and confirmation of program please contact Chefsville at 469-422-8321 or e-mail [email protected] *** Chefsville can substitute or fill-in for other programs that have conflicts of time from another vendor/artist or to avoid cancellation of your program entirely. Please call and give us at least two days notice. For site managers, or other leads, please provide teacher's name, phone number and e-mail address when calling. This will allow for quick and efficient scheduling of your program. Also please have the voucher and approval code with you. Program is confirmed when voucher is approved. If voice mail, please leave school name, your name and phone# and times you are available and what program and date(s) of interest.
Deadline: Program must be booked 2 weeks before desired date.
Cancellation Policy: There are no cancellations, only rescheduling of program within 2 weeks of scheduled date. Failure to notify Chefsville two weeks in advance of the scheduled date of any schedule changes or failure to attend the scheduled event will result in the school paying the full price to the program in accordance to the approved voucher. In the event of DISD, or school, or host organization cancellation of in-school time or out-of-school time activities for any reason including testing or testing of any kind, etc., other than inclement weather, Chefsville will charge for scheduled event on that day.
After School Policy: Program must be at the same location for multiple sessions. Written parental permission required to be at this program after school unless it is a Thriving Minds program. A school faculty member must available at all times. Additionally, the school is responsible for providing a roster, and approved parent pick up instructions. Private payments should be made prior to venue unless other arrangements are made in advance.

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