Kids Skills Classes

Teaching kids lifelong skills to build their confidence in the kitchen!

Now with no Private Event Fees for 2022!

Learn Life Skills

Kids will be guided through the basics of cooking, such as proper knife handling, stove top safety, measuring, weighing, and other invaluable lifelong skills that build a foundation of success!

Work as a Team

Kids will get to interact and have fun as they learn step-by-step kitchen skills and important safety tips to successfully create each recipe as team with games and competitions throughout!

Master Challenging Recipes

Kids will get hands-on learning to create challenging, yet age-appropriate kid-friendly recipes, then take home their culinary creations as well as exclusive brag-worthy recipes to recreate and impress!

Our Kids Skills Classes

Join Chef Janon for an educational & entertaining hands-on cooking class where everyone will get to see each step in the process to safely create a variety of age-appropriate, yet challenging recipes. Kids will laugh and learn with educational games and fun culinary competitions as they build a strong foundation for a lifetime of success in the kitchen! At the end of class, everyone will share a meal together OR we will be sampling (and sampling AND sampling) throughout. Then take home exclusive brag-worthy recipes to recreate and impress.

Kids' Skills Classes are designed for kids ages 8 to 12, but are open to teens ages 13 to 16.
Older or more experienced kids will receive more challenging recipes to master new advanced skills!

Back by *absolute* popular demand, we are offering Kids' Classes THIS SUMMER ONLY! There are only 6 classes on the calendar - so register early!

Register Now!

Private Kids Skills Classes

We are also offering Kids Events outside of our scheduled calendar dates. You can book a private Kids Skills Class for groups of 8 kids ages 8 and up*! Schedule your child's next birthday party, youth group activity, get-together, or special event today!

Great news! We are waiving Private Event fees for all Kids Events for 2022!

Cost = $89 per child for 8 children (Private Event fees waived in 2022.)
Length = 3 hours; Additional time subject to availability.
Ages = 8 to 16*; Mixed age classes allowed.
*Kids' Skills Classes are designed for kids ages 8 to 12, but are open to teens ages 13 to 16.
Older or more experienced kids will receive more challenging recipes to master new advanced skills!

Please Note: There may be an additional fee for menu substitutions or changes.
Price does not include Gratuity. Cash tips are greatly appreciated.

Contact us to book a Private Kids Skills Class today!

719-528-6295 or


A Better Breakfast

  • Velvety Scrambled Eggs in Bacon Bowls
  • Breakfast Pizza with a Country Gravy base and crispy Bacon topping
  • Mini Quiche including a scratch-made Quick Dough
  • Perfect Pancakes
  • Seasonal Berry Coulis

Eggcellent Eggs

  • Aioli (aka Mayonnaise)
  • Eggs Cooked Every Which Way (like fried, poached, scrambled, omelettes…)
  • Egg Custard Tarts
  • Rotten Eggs (wink wink)

Pasta Potato Rice

  • Pasta Carbonara
  • Mornay Mac & Cheese
  • Hasselback Potatoes
  • Smashed Potatoes
  • Caribbean Pineapple Rice
  • French Rice Pilaf

Kickin’ Chicken

  • Poached
  • Breaded
  • Meatballs
  • Breakfast Sausage
  • “Crispy Skin” Herb-Roasted

Dream Desserts

  • New Orleans Beignets (fried doughnuts)
  • Seasonal Berry Crisp
  • Nutella & Banana Dessert Pizza
  • Whoopie Pies with homemade Marshmallow Fluff

Knife Skills 101

  • Slice, dice, chop, and julienne as you create a Focaccia Bread Art masterpiece!

What To Expect...

  • A Chef Instructor and a Class Assistant to make sure everyone has the best experience possible.
  • Private use of our state-of-the-art Teaching Kitchen, equipment, and supplies.
  • Older or more experienced kids will receive more challenging recipes to master new advanced skills!
  • Plenty of food to enjoy during class or share a meal together at the end.
  • Take home the brag-worthy recipes to recreate and impress.
  • Each participant will receive 10% off all purchases made on the day of the class!
  • No chaperones permitted. No observers/bystanders.
  • A Waiver and Emergency Contact Form are required for each minor participant.
  • Please Note: We are not a nut-free or gluten-free facility.
  • Private Event Fees are waived for Kids Events in 2022!


Questions? We’re here to help!

Can we eat during class?

Yes, there will be plenty of food during class we will share a meal together at the end. Any leftovers will be taken home along with the brag-worthy recipes used in class!

Can we add extras to our Kids Event?

Yes, optional add-ons include gift bags, additional time, special desserts, and more!

Will I get to take anything home from class?

Yes! You will take home all your culinary creations as well as brag worthy French Kitchen recipes to recreate and impress!

Can we make menu changes or substitutions based on dietary restrictions?

Yes, however, there may be an additional fee for menu substitutions. Please note that our facility uses milk, eggs, fish, nuts, wheat, and soy and cannot guarantee no cross contamination.

What time should we arrive for our Kids Event?

Please arrive 15 minutes early so kids can prepare for class and a Parent/Guardian can sign the required waivers.

What if we need to cancel our Kids Event?

Your deposit is 90% refundable for cancellations up to 30 days before the event. If it is less than 30 days in advance, please see our Private Event Terms and Conditions regarding our Cancellation Policy (

Are facemasks required?

No, facemasks are not required, but still encouraged.

Can I schedule a Kids Event on a Sunday?

Yes, however, Sunday events require an additional After-Hours Fee of $480.00, based on availability.

Give the gift of togetherness

Nothing connects people more than food!

Gift Cards Available

Contact Us


The French Kitchen
4771 N Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO

(At the corner of Flintridge & Academy)

Hours & Closures

Monday thru Saturday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: Closed **We are exceptionally open on Sunday for Mother’s Day from 7am to 11am**
Holidays Observed: New Year’s Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day **We will be exceptionally CLOSED on Monday, August 22, 2022 for Staff Development**
Private events can be scheduled outside of opening hours!


(719) 528-6295