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Kids Food Festival
May 11 - May 12Free
This year’s Kids Food Festival gets cookin’ May 11th & 12th at Brookfield Place, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The Festival welcomes families with children of all ages interested in learning about balanced food choices in a fun and engaging environment that empowers children to make these decisions for themselves!
General Admission is FREE and include dozens of kid-friendly foods to sample, cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities, special guests, family-focused entertainment including the Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt, and other fun activities including appearances from MasterChef Junior contestants.
Tickets for hands-on cooking classes in the James Beard Foundation Future Foodies Pavilion are $25 and includes admission for one child and up to two adult companions.
Future Foodies Pavilion Schedule:
10:00 Healthy Lunch with America’s Test Kitchen Kids
11:00 Dumpling Making with Northern Tiger
12:00 Pastry Chef Thiago Silva: Better Chocolate
1:00 Chef Mike Price of The Clam + Market Table: Strawberry Rhubarb Yogurt Parfaits
2:00 The Beard House: Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches from the James Beard Foundation’s Cookbook Waste Not: How to Get the Most From Your Food
3:00 Cooking with BuzzFeed: Rainbow Pancake Pops, hosted by Erin Phraner
4:00 Kwame Williams of Vital Dining: Avocado Chocolate Mousse
10:00 Cooking with Red Rabbit: Three Sisters Tacos
11:00 Cupcake Decorating with Handstand Kitchen (This class $40, as each child receives a Handstand Kitchen Intro to Baking 17-Piece Set (retail value $25)
12:00 Classic American-Italian dishes with Parm
1:00 A Marley Mother’s Day, hosted by Kaya Marley: Summer Quinoa Salad
2:00 Grandaisy Bakery: Piccolo Pizzaiolo Making Bianca con Pecorino
3:00 DreamWorks Presents: SPIRIT and SHE-Ra-Themed Recipes
4:00 Cricket Azima, Founder and Big Cheese of The Creative Kitchen and Kids Food Festival: Fresh, Flavorful, & Fun Salsa
For complete schedule, tickets to hands-on classes, and more details on this year’s Kids Food Festival, click: www.kidsfoodfestival.com