Kids in The Kitchen Cooking Class

The Kitchen on the Iowa State Fairgrounds

DES MOINES, IA (02/13/2024) (readMedia)-- Attention aspiring chefs! It's your time to shine in The Kitchen on the Iowa State Fairgrounds with a kids only cooking class. Join Real Food 4 Kids to learn how to make brunch! This will be a hands-on opportunity to make pancakes from scratch and cook them on griddles. Participants will also make homemade berry syrup and whipped cream. In the end, kids will get to eat their creations and take home the skills to impress their friends and family.

Kids in The Kitchen Cooking Class

Saturday, March 2, 2024

10:00 a.m.

$45 per person

(limit of 24 participants, ages 6-16)

Parents are welcome to stay, but all the cooking is for the kids!

For more information and to register, visit

Real Food 4 Kids is a local organization teaching hands-on cooking and food education classes for kids and teens with a mission to help kids develop life-long habits while giving them the opportunity to explore, eat, and enjoy. Real Food 4 Kids offers several types of classes that teach kids new skills and provide recipes they can recreate for their family and friends. The goal is to stop relying on processed food and help kids develop the life skills to be happy, healthy, confident, and capable.

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During the Fair, The Kitchen, located in Maytag Family Theaters, is a popular demonstration kitchen for anything from cuts of meat to barbecue, cake decorating, charcuterie and cooking with honey. From November through April, stay tuned for interactive, educational and fun cooking classes for all skill levels. Learn from local experts, using local products. Look for special events throughout the year until the 2024 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18.