Junior Top Chefs

Culinary Creativity is not just for grown-ups! All children age 9 through 15 can learn how to cook the right way with the Chambers Bay Grill Restaurant’s Chef, Josh Corcoran, and his team. In the Junior Top Chefs program, aspiring chefs can learn basic kitchen etiquette and applications, including knife skills. Students will progress with making appetizers, salad, soup, entrée, dessert, and how to prepare a formal dinner for special guests.

Chad Harvell, recreation coordinator for Pierce County Parks and Recreation, commented: “This will be the second time this series of classes has been offered between Pierce County Parks and Recreation and Chambers Bay Grill. We are excited to present this opportunity again, and to offer two sessions [of dates] to choose from.”

Pierce County Parks and Recreation is very proud to host this one of a kind program. It’s an excellent opportunity for youth with an interest in the culinary field. The partnership with Chambers Bay Grill has created many future opportunity for cooking classes for youth and adults, as well.

Some background information on Chef Corcoran: He is a Tacoma native, and attended Scottsdale’s Culinary Institute. Before coming to Chambers Bay Grill, Josh worked three years at Copper Leaf Restaurant. He loves to play golf and ping-pong, and is an avid 49ers fan!  “He is excited to teach our youth the skills to become great chefs in the future!“

“I think this is a great program and excellent partnership. I cannot wait to see this program fill and look upon future bakers, chefs, cooks, and experts,” Chad concluded.

Classes will take place at the Chambers Bay Grill Restaurant located at 6320 Grandview Dr W University Place, WA 98467. Classes are from 6 pm to 8 pm.

The fee is $120 per junior, and $110 for each additional junior.
Session 1 is on Tuesdays, November 5 – December 3
Session 2 is on Tuesdays, January 7 – February 4

For more information or to register, visit: www.piercecountywa.org/parks or call Chambers Creek Regional Park at 253-798-4141.

By: Carly Calabrese, staff for Tacoma.com
Edited by Reba Winstead, editor for Tacoma.com