2018 Summer Program

Welcome to the 2018 GSCK Program -- this is going to be the best one yet! 
Please read the application carefully. Each week of our program explores a different aspect of cooking in the farm-to-table philosophy, as well as some basica qualifications for entry based on age and/or level. 
We can't wait for you to join us!

August 6 - 10
Sweet, Sweet Summer
Ages 5 - 10

In this beginner's course, GSCK participants will enjoy learning about garden fresh produce, cooking basics, and daily team building exercises! 


August 13 - 17
Into the Oven
Ages 8-13

Join us as we explore artisnal bread-making, the science of gluten-free baking, travel back in time using wild grains, and visit a real local bakery! Permission for trip must be granted by parent or guardian.

August 20 - 24
From Farm to Fork
Ages 10 - 16

 Farm-to-table, while popular, just means eating with the seasons. Lucky for us, it's August in New Jersey! Intermediate cooking techniques are covered and seasonality is explored! 

August 27 - 31
The Real Deal
Ages 13 - 18

Advanced cooking techniques are covered in this intense week of GSCK programming. Each chef will participate in a tournament of cooking, both in teams and by themselves, to win a grand prize at the end of the week! Additionally, chefs will learn recipe costing, writing, and build menus for their dream restaurant or business of their own! 

Cost of the Program
Each child must attend a full week of GSCK programming in order to qualify. Unfortunately we cannot take children for singular days of this program. 
The GSCK charges a $200 minimum suggested fee per week of our programming. If you have two or more children attending the same week of our program, please enjoy a Buy-One-Get-One 50%! (If you have three or more, the 50% discount may apply again.) 
The Garden State Community Kitchen is a grassroots non-profit organization whose funding comes solely from community events. Our program is not offered free of charge, however, we never turn away individuals for financial reasons. Please contact us personally at 732-216-3322 if you need assistance with payments. 
All payments due the Monday of the week of your child's participation. If you would like to send in payment early, please do so using the directions below.

Please make checks payable to The Garden State Community Kitchen and mail them to 

The Garden State Community Kitchen
37 Waverly Place
Monmouth Jct. NJ 08852 *
*MSD - Minimum Suggested Donation
Thank you for applying to participate in the GSCK's Summer Program!  We will consider your application and respond to you as soon as we can!  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our program coordinator, Allison O'Brien.  Her email is allieobrien@gmail.com.  
Thank you and we'll see you in the summer!
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