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Samantha Gleave – Parent

Samantha Gleave – Parent

This class was not only incredibly well organized, but highly engaging and rapidly became one of the highlights of the children’s week. I was particularly impressed that she was able to translate her own obvious expertise into language that the children were able to understand and learn from. She took the children through weekly ‘food journeys’, choosing topics that were varied and stimulating. These ranged from the clearly entertaining ‘chocolate’ theme, to other food groups, which would appear less immediately appealing to children, such as ‘herbs’ ‘spices’ and ‘fruit’, but which solicited the same high levels of engagement from the children. Each lesson was the perfect balance of theory, practice and tasting, meaning that the children, although young, remained engaged throughout and were encouraged to experiment with new foods and tastes which they would otherwise have avoided.

Chefs contribute to our culture in many ways but the single most important thing a chef can do is to teach the art and passion of the culinary arts to the larger community. Norman's cooking school will be the intersection of cuisine and culture and knowledge and I can't wait to be a part of this.
Edward Lee
Chefs contribute to our culture in many ways but the single most important thing a chef can do is to teach the art and passion of the culinary arts to the larger community. Norman's cooking school will be the intersection of cuisine and culture and knowledge and I can't wait to be a part of this.
Edward Lee