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Junior Chefs program to be offered by Extension again

Illinois Junior Chefs, a free, hands-on, interactive program, will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Kitchen, 308 Brayton Rd., Mt Morris, July 22 through July 26, Photo supplied
Illinois Junior Chefs, a free, hands-on, interactive program, will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Kitchen, 308 Brayton Rd., Mt Morris, July 22 through July 26, Photo supplied

Magic Fruit Salad, Tic Tac Taco mix, and Stuffed Pitas are just a few tasty recipes to be prepared during University of Illinois Extension’s Illinois Junior Chefs program at Trinity Lutheran Church Kitchen, Mt. Morris.

Illinois Junior Chefs is a cooking school developed and taught by Illinois Nutrition Education Programs. Lessons focus on learning about healthy foods that taste great and cooking skills for 8 to 13 year old children in the Oregon School District #220.

“It is important for people of all ages to learn culinary skills, especially children. Illinois Jr. Chef gives children a chance to explore, discover, and create culinary dishes. Plus, a confidence to share their new knowledge of creating healthy dishes that taste great, with their family!,” said Natalie Coy, Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

Illinois Junior Chefs is a hands-on, interactive program that kids love and it is FREE.

The class will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Kitchen, 308 Brayton Rd. Mt. Morris July 22 through July 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Pre-registration is required, there is no charge for Illinois Junior Chefs. Only 20 spots are available. Call to secure your spot 815-732-2191.

University of Illinois Extension’s Illinois Nutrition Education Programs provides nutrition education and healthy living classes to Illinois individuals and families.

For more information, contact Ogle County University of Illinois Extension, 421 W. Pines Rd, Oregon 815-732-2191 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo.