Test your culinary creativity by joining us for this fun Chopped! style cooking competition with Food Explorers! You’ll get into teams and create a delicious recipe together, choosing from a limited pantry that’s provided, and you’ll taste test both teams creations to see whose is the tastiest!
All food is nut free, but may contain dairy, eggs, or gluten.
Like all our teen events, this program is totally free, open to residents of any town in Grades 6-12, and sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. Registration is required.
About Food Explorers: Founded by Registered Dietician Katie Shepherd, Food Explorers empowers children and teens to learn about food, nutrition, and healthy eating through hands-on activities, games, and child and teen friendly cooking lessons. A UConn graduate, Katie took the plunge to create Food Explorers because she knew she wanted to work with kids and teens. All Food Explorers instructors are Registered Dieticians who are passionate about providing kids and teens with knowledge about health and nutrition, empowering them to make their own healthy choices. Find out more about Food Explorers on their website, Instagram, or Facebook page.
The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.