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Culinary Arts

Gaetano's Young Chef's Club

15 E. Wilson Street, Batavia
(630) 406-3009

  • Gaetano’s owner, Wendy, will teach one class each month that tie to a particular theme (usually related to the nearest holiday)

  • Class size is limited to 12 children, typically between 10-12 years old (call Gaetano's if you have questions about age restrictions).


Bill the Baker

(630) 935-3673


  • Bill the Baker teaches at several cooking schools and currently teaches children and adult classes every month at DRM European Cafe and Delicatessen.

  • Bill begins by teaching the science of baking rather than just the recipe. Then, he gives all bakers in his class a base recipe that can be deconstructed and reconstructed to adapt the recipe to the baker's liking.

St. Charles

Petit Foodies

(630) 312-0482


  • Owner, Perrine, is originally from France and is a self-taught chef, but received a certificate in child nutrition from Stanford Medicine.

  • Perrine runs several classes at DRM European Cafe and Delicatessen that focus on having a hands on approach in small group classes from infants to teens.

  • The focus is on healthy cooking and eating habits.

St. Charles

The Party Kitchen

(630) 390-9584


  • The Party Kitchen brings birthday party and cooking experiences to people who like hands-on learning.

St. Charles

All on the table

P.O. Box 255, Geneva
(630) 677-1920

  • Chef Sara Rose has a degree in medical nutrition therapy, hosting monthly cooking classes for kids ages 5 and up


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