Chef Willis' Cooking School
Teen Cooking Classes
Chef Willis has made the education of teens the focus of his cooking school. Trying to bridge the gaps between what schools provide and what the world requires has been his driving force. He aims to teach life skills to teens so that they will be more self-sufficient in the home.
To this end, Chef Willis runs his Run
a Restaurant for a Day workshop at The Real Canadian SuperStore
once a month on a Saturday running from 9-4. Over the last year, this program
has been consistently sold out, with many participants returning for multiple
This program approaches culinary instruction
in a unique manner. The teens brainstorm their menus for the day, shop for
their ingredients, carry out all preparation and cooking of their items, have
lunch and snacks, and then package 4 portions of their dinner meal. Nutrition
guidelines, as well as food and fire safety, are also covered. This approach
has consistently garnered Chef Willis glowing feedback from his participants.
$75 per person
Upcoming dates: April 12, May 17 and June 21