Children and teens will learn about healthy eating and age appropriate culinary skills for food preparation, knife use and cooking. Classes are divided by age groups, and teens will get a more in-depth class on healthy ingredients, spices, methods, techniques, seasoning and culinary terms.
Chef Palma will provide an unforgettable educational and culinary experience as she teaches kids and teens to prepare a delicious lunch from scratch which they will enjoy together at our beautiful cooking school, La Cocina que Canta (The Kitchen that Sings!)!
We look forward to seeing you in the kitchen! Classes are included in the family program and no additional fees apply.
The Ultimate Smoothie Contest!
Chef Palma will teach the basics for you to make the ultimate smoothie, and provide farm fresh ingredients so you can make your best smoothie ever!
Palma Bellinghieri is a second-generation culinary artist and chef. She was born and raised in Mexico City, and is a graduate of the prestigious Villa Pierrefeux Institute and Glion Hotel Management School in Montreaux, Switzerland. Today, Chef Palma brings her years of experience, dedication and culinary excitement to San Diego in the form of cooking classes, catering, and healthy lifestyle coaching. During the summers, she runs "For Young Chefs" summer camps, where she inspires kids to cook, create and nourish themselves in a fun and delicious way. Children are in the kitchen, helping their parents and feeding themselves!
Daughter of world-renowned Sicilian born chef and Mexico City restaurateur Alfredo Bellinghieri ("Alfredos" and "La Trucha Vagabunda" in the Zona Rosa), Palma integrates generations of family, international upbringing and restaurant recipes, into nutritious eating and healthy lifestyles.
For the past 18 years, Chef Palma has specialized in vegetarian cooking when she married and decided to raise a vegetarian family. She runs the Vegetarian Cooking School at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Her popular hands-on-workshops introduce and inspire participants to delicious and healthy eating.