Vaughan - Summer Chef Camp - Week 1: July 5-9

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Our Summer Chef Camp is sure to inspire your child's inner chef!

The safety of our campers and staff is our top priority, as is delivering a fun, educational and delicious experience for all. Available for kids aged 7-17, our "Chef Camp" program runs from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and features a daily themed breakfast, lunch and afternoon (please see our menus below)

 Chef Camp features:

  • Learning from safely-distanced stations, perfect for 1 or 2 campers from a household or bubble (sibling discount applies)
  • PPE: masks (required), gloves, sanitizer, hand-washing stations
  • A daily themed breakfast, lunch and snack, prepared by your junior chef!
  • Chefs will teach proper technique, time management, safety in the kitchen and how to think like a chef
  • Hands-on knife skill lessons
  • Running a Restaurant 101 where campers will take on various roles as sous chef, managers or the marketing department to create and run a successful eatery as a team
  • Campers will learn the cultural aspects of cooking and learn how history, geography, religion, science, math, arts, language, and music are all interconnected
  • Food-themed games, crafts, trivia and activities focused on creative writing and public speaking skills
  • Outdoor, physically-distanced activities

Please see the Ministry of Health Safety Guidelines for Day Camps here

 *please note, as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, our permitted activities may be modified based on current government and public health guidelines

We are 100% Nut and Peanut Free!

 Week 1, July 5-9

Monday:

  • Pancakes and fresh fruit
  • Chili, mac n’ cheese and fresh made biscuits
  • Apple pie

Tuesday- Mexico Beachside:

  • Breakfast burrito
  • Green Chili and Cheese Quesadillas with homemade tortillas
  • Mexican chopped salad
  • Tres Leches cake

Wednesday: Italian - Nonna’s Favourites

  • Breakfast paninis with fresh fruit
  • Meat/Veggie lasagna with homemade pasta and tomato sauce
  • Stracciatella soup
  • Biscotti

Thursday: Summer Halloween!

  • Toads in a Hole (“eggs in a basket”) with Witches Hair Hash and Trick or Treat Bacon (Sweet n’ Spicy)
  • Mummy Wraps (pastry wrapped mini sausages) with homemade ketchup
  • Creepy Crawly Pasta Salad
  • Black Bean Hummus Dip with Skeleton Veggie Sticks
  • Green Rice Krispy squares with chocolate chips

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 2, July 12-16

Monday: Summer in Greece

  • Granola, yogurt and berry parfaits
  • Greek Salad
  • Chicken souvlaki
  • Tzatziki
  • Homemade pita
  • Nut-free sunflower seed baklava

Tuesday: Taco Tuesday!

  • Breakfast nachos
  • Homemade tortillas
  • Flank steak and roasted fish
  • Salsa, guacamole and crunchy slaw
  • Mexican berries and cream

Wednesday:

  • Frittata and fruit smoothies
  • Cheese ravioli
  • Minestrone soup
  • Garlic bread
  • Stracciatella gelato

Thursday: Chinese Roundtable

  • Pancakes with mango, banana and chocolate chips
  • Assorted dumplings and sauces
  • Stir-fry vegetables
  • Steamed rice
  • Chocolate coconut brownies

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 3, July 19-23

Monday: Pub Classics

  • Eggs, toast, sausage and fresh fruit
  • Pulled chicken sliders with fresh made buns
  • Healthy slaw and sweet potato wedges
  • Blondies

Tuesday: Fajita Party!

  • Huevos rancheros
  • Beef, chicken, peppers, onions, corn and black bean salsa
  • Mexican chopped salad
  • Baked churros with chocolate sauce

Wednesday: In the Calzone!

  • Fresh smoothies and frittatas
  • Assorted calzones
  • Grilled portobello, asparagus and arugula salad
  • Deconstructed tiramisu

Thursday: Summer Valentine’s Day

  • Fresh omelettes and fruit
  • Chicken skewers with red peppers and mushrooms
  • Bruschetta pasta salad
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 4, July 26-30

Monday: Brunch for Lunch

  • Pancakes and fresh fruit
  • Strawberry spinach salad
  • Frittata
  • Maple-glazed bacon
  • Brioche French toast
  • Hash browns
  • Fruit smoothies

Tuesday: Authentic Mexican

  • Chilaquiles
  • Assorted tostadas
  • Salsa verde
  • Mexican-style corn on the cob
  • Mango-lime sorbet

Wednesday: Pizza party!

  • Frittata and fruit smoothies
  • Homemade dough and choose your own toppings
  • Caesar salad with homemade dressing
  • Italian orange cookies

Thursday:

  • Ultimate breakfast sandwiches and fruit salad
  • Couscous salad
  • Chicken skewers
  • Homemade hummus
  • Veggie sticks
  • Israeli Chocolate Bites

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

 Week 5, August 3-6 (4-day week)

Monday:

  • Pancakes and fresh fruit
  • Chili, mac n’ cheese and fresh made biscuits
  • Apple pie

Tuesday- Mexico Beachside:

  • Breakfast burrito
  • Green Chili and Cheese Quesadillas with homemade tortillas
  • Mexican chopped salad
  • Tres Leches cake

Wednesday: Italian - Nonna’s Favourites

  • Breakfast paninis with fresh fruit
  • Meat/Veggie lasagna with homemade pasta and tomato sauce
  • Stracciatella soup
  • Biscotti

Thursday: Summer Halloween!

  • Toads in a Hole (“eggs in a basket”) with Witches Hair Hash and Trick or Treat Bacon (Sweet n’ Spicy)
  • Mummy Wraps (pastry wrapped mini sausages) with homemade ketchup
  • Creepy Crawly Pasta Salad
  • Black Bean Hummus Dip with Skeleton Veggie Sticks
  • Green Rice Krispy squares with chocolate chips

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 6, August 9-13

Monday: Summer in Greece

  • Granola, yogurt and berry parfaits
  • Greek Salad
  • Chicken souvlaki
  • Tzatziki
  • Homemade pita
  • Nut-free sunflower seed baklava

Tuesday: Taco Tuesday!

  • Breakfast nachos
  • Homemade tortillas
  • Flank steak and roasted fish
  • Salsa, guacamole and crunchy slaw
  • Mexican berries and cream

Wednesday:

  • Frittata and fruit smoothies
  • Cheese ravioli
  • Minestrone soup
  • Garlic bread
  • Stracciatella gelato

Thursday: Chinese Roundtable

  • Pancakes with mango, banana and chocolate chips
  • Assorted dumplings and sauces
  • Stir-fry vegetables
  • Steamed rice
  • Chocolate coconut brownies

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 7, August 16-20

Monday: Pub Classics

  • Eggs, toast, sausage and fresh fruit
  • Pulled chicken sliders with fresh made buns
  • Healthy slaw and sweet potato wedges
  • Blondies

Tuesday: Fajita Party!

  • Huevos rancheros
  • Beef, chicken, peppers, onions, corn and black bean salsa
  • Mexican chopped salad
  • Baked churros with chocolate sauce

Wednesday: In the Calzone!

  • Fresh smoothies and frittatas
  • Assorted calzones
  • Grilled portobello, asparagus and arugula salad
  • Deconstructed tiramisu

Thursday: Summer Valentine’s Day

  • Fresh omelettes and fruit
  • Chicken skewers with red peppers and mushrooms
  • Bruschetta pasta salad
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 8, August 23-27

Monday: Brunch for Lunch

  • Pancakes and fresh fruit
  • Strawberry spinach salad
  • Frittata
  • Maple-glazed bacon
  • Brioche French toast
  • Hash browns
  • Fruit smoothies

Tuesday: Authentic Mexican

  • Chilaquiles
  • Assorted tostadas
  • Salsa verde
  • Mexican-style corn on the cob
  • Mango-lime sorbet

Wednesday: Pizza party!

  • Frittata and fruit smoothies
  • Homemade dough and choose your own toppings
  • Caesar salad with homemade dressing
  • Italian orange cookies

Thursday:

  • Ultimate breakfast sandwiches and fruit salad
  • Couscous salad
  • Chicken skewers
  • Homemade hummus
  • Veggie sticks
  • Israeli Chocolate Bites

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week

Week 9, August 30-September 3

Monday:

  • Pancakes and fresh fruit
  • Chili, mac n’ cheese and fresh made biscuits
  • Apple pie

Tuesday- Mexico Beachside:

  • Breakfast burrito
  • Green Chili and Cheese Quesadillas with homemade tortillas
  • Mexican chopped salad
  • Tres Leches cake

Wednesday: Italian - Nonna’s Favourites

  • Breakfast paninis with fresh fruit
  • Meat/Veggie lasagna with homemade pasta and tomato sauce
  • Stracciatella soup
  • Biscotti

Thursday: Summer Halloween!

  • Toads in a Hole (“eggs in a basket”) with Witches Hair Hash and Trick or Treat Bacon (Sweet n’ Spicy)
  • Mummy Wraps (pastry wrapped mini sausages) with homemade ketchup
  • Creepy Crawly Pasta Salad
  • Black Bean Hummus Dip with Skeleton Veggie Sticks
  • Green Rice Krispy squares with chocolate chips

Friday: IRON CHEF DAY!

  • Chef and kids’ choice – decision made throughout the week


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