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Chefsville Kids



Chefsville Kids: Discover Language Arts through Cooking (Assembly Program) On Campus 2018-19

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Formats
Residency, On Campus Professional Development, On Campus Program
Grades
Prof. Dev., Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted, Special Ed, Bilingual
Standards

Description

Food is a fantastic vehicle to provide an exciting learning adventure that will captivate students. Students will discover the exciting world of language arts through cooking, health and nutrition. This program builds student interest in reading and writing by looking at a highly exciting cooking and hospitality industry. Topics covered include critical thinking, problem solving, communication and active listening. Students will learn how to identify barriers to effective listening that they encounter daily. This program has a lively discussion about food choices, attitudes about foods and how they affect students serve to inspire a building of vocabulary that will allow the students to their likes and dislikes about food and the choices they make. Lively culinary engaging activities; informative lessons; games; and relays allow students to make sense of their world while developing life-skills to make healthier choices for their success. Volunteer audience participants may work with ingredients, equipment and perform cooking techniques demonstrated by the Chef.

Students Will

  • Literacy Connection: The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution, Alice Waters, ISBN 0307336794
  • classify different parts of recipes and menus are (along with other forms of culinary literature)
  • examine and interpret through discussion how kitchen safety, execute following instructions, working as a team, and the importance of trust and respect in a kitchen, as well as etiquette are for any kitchen establishment to function well
  • through a lively presentation, storytelling, and a chef’s viewpoint, connect and understand how many forms of writings are used in the food world (magazines, blogs, online articles, coupons, publications and books
  • some students will come up and partake of some cooking, or food assembly for a tasting.
  • develop a cooking vocabulary to enable students to have constructive dialog with their parents about foods they like and dislike

Details

Dates: Monday - Friday, Contact Chef Scott for weekend availability.
Times: 8:15am - 1pm, and evenings for PTA/PTO
Duration: 1 hour
School Fee: Flat Rate: $339.00
Minimum Attendance: 20
Maximum Attendance: 400
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Digital projector, ELMO, electrical outlets, speaker system (if needed), laptop, cart, access to copier, 1- 8ft table, and trash can
Other Information: This assembly is tailored to be appropriate for early, middle, or upper elementary grades. It can be TEKS-adjusted if requested by the teacher. Call Chef Scott 469-422-8321 to discuss 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 972.516.0325 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 you reach our voicemail, 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. Please make sure that scheduling is not on state or DISD testing dates. Other than inclement weather, Chefsville will charge for scheduled events on the day event was scheduled. 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.
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 be 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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