"It's profoundly important that every single child leaves school knowing how to cook ten recipes.  That will save their life."  
- Jamie Oliver


  • 25% of Canadians have diabetes or pre-diabetes, increasingly at younger ages (CDA 2015)

  • Obesity rates tripled in 30 years with 1 in 3 children identified as over-weight or obese (StatsCan: Mean BMI of Children 2011)


Let’s COOKSMART with Real Food, made real easy.

COOKSMART workshops accommodate 6 to 24 participants:

  • Sessions led by a certified COOKSMART instructor

  • Age appropriate techniques for simple cooking, clean-up and kitchen safety

  • Real-world applications for math, health, science, social studies, reading and writing

  • Nut-free program. All special diets and allergies accommodated.


Focusing on a variety of fresh vegetables and fruits, students prepare, enjoy and clean-up all while learning and practicing kitchen safety in a group environment.

Students are encouraged to share their new skills at home.


Typical COOKSMART session
(60 min) includes:

  • Nutrition tips for healthy living

  • Seasonal vegetable of the day

  • Taste test of new foods in safe environment

  • Washing and preparing Fruits & Veggies for two recipes of the day

  • Eating the snack together using table manners

  • Cleaning up the dishes, tools and classroom together – just like at home


Want to learn more?  Contact us and see how easy it is to bring COOKSMART to your students.


COOKSMART offers school-based programs, camps and special programs outside of School

View all our program options.