Proud To Have 5 Star Ratings Across The Board! (Google, Yelp, Facebook and Trip Advisor)
The Real Food Academy
Academy Phone
(786) 395-0355
Cafe Phone
(786) 953-8585
Facebook - Connect with The Real Food Academy
Instagram - connect with The Real Food Academy
Twitter - connect with The Real Foods Academy
YouTube - connect with The Real Food Academy

After School Program and Courses

In September 2020, The Real Food Academy introduced a new service. In response to the current conditions with the Corona Virus and social distancing requirements, we're introduced a new after school program for school kids aged 5 to 16. We will offer a new course or session every few weeks, the first of which is "How To Become A Real Food Chef".

After School for All Ages

After School just for Teens

There are After School options for all ages and just for Teens. Click one of the twirl outs below to see all the menus, dates and options for each type.
Click "+" to see After School Program Details and Dates

How To Become A Real Food Chef

Wednesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 6:00pm -- September 2nd (2020) through November 4th (2020) [Session 1]
Wednesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 6:00pm -- January 6th (2021) through March 10th (2021) [Session 2]
Wednesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 6:00pm -- March 17th (2021) through May 19th (2021) [Session 3]
Wednesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 6:00pm -- September 8th (2021) through November 10th (2021) [Session 4]

$300 for the 10 week course

In this 10-week course, your budding chefs will learn all the basics and techniques on how to become a Real Food Chef.

Each week they’ll be introduced to a new culinary concept, we’ll cover the topics and create dishes accordingly. In each class, students can expect to make 2 to 3 dishes depending on the complexity of the recipes.

This course is good for both beginners and intermediate levels of cooking experience. We’ll group them according to their age and cooking experience.

Corona Virus Safety

We are complying with all CDC guidelines.

Each student will have their own station 6 feet apart from each other.

Face coverings will be required when not seated in their station.

Siblings may seat together and not keep a social distance.
Image for intro to culinary
Week 1

Intro To Culinary and Create Your Own Breakfast

An introduction into the culinary arts, this week's agenda covers kitchen safety, cooking equipment and cooking techniques. Kids will also learn to create their own breakfast.
Image for real food vs processed food
Week 2

Real Food Vs Processed Food

An introduction and deeper explanation of what is considered "real food" and what "processed food" is and how they are different. Kids will also learn to create Healthy Bowls and Smoothies.
Image for all about pasta
Week 3

All About Pasta Making

Pasta from scratch is healthier and better tasting than store-bought boxed pasta. And it's easier than you think! This week's agenda covers making fettuccini from raw ingredients.
Image for all about bread and pizza dough
Week 4

All About Bread and Pizza Dough

Nothing beats the taste of homemade bread! Kids will learn the technique of creating bread and pizza dough, then put it to use creating their own from scratch pizza.
Image for Plating and Food Styling
Week 5

Plating and Food Styling

Presentation and plating is covered with some Food Styling concepts. Kids will learn about natural syrups, using edible flowers and more.
Image for Fancy dinner
Week 6

Fancy Dinner

Kids will learn about what goes into making Gourmet meals. We also cover table etiquette as it's an important part of the fancy dinner.
Image for the world of hospitality
Week 7

The World of Hospitality

Kids will learn about the world of hospitality and how to create a buffet table. We'll do this while cooking items from the Chinese Cuisine Galore menu items.
Image for Sushi making class
Week 8

Sushi Making Class

Kids will learn about making sushi with an emphasis on both vegetarian options and normal fish sushi. We've found kids are surprised by and really enjoy this class!
Image for Halloween treats
Week 9

Halloween Treats

We'll focus this week's class on some Halloween Treat favorites. You'll really enjoy the leftovers they bring home, if there are any! This class is one of the kids' favorites.
Image for Food challenge competition day
Week 10

Food Challenge Competition Day

Kids will take what they've learned throughout the course and their time with us to create their own dish. This competition is a kid favorite and brings out the best in them.
This is a block of text. Double-click this text to edit it.

Around The World Foods

Wednesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 6:00pm -- November 11th, 2020 through December 16th, 2020
$180 / course or $45 per day

$180 for the 6 week course

In this 6-week course, our budding chefs will travel around the world learning the different cultures and all the most popular world cuisines. We'll teach them all about ingredient substitutes, healthy eating, and all-around cool stuff. Each week they’ll create 2 to 3 dishes depending on the complexity of the recipes.

This course if good for beginners and intermediate level of cooking experience. We’ll group them according to their age and cooking experience.

Corona Virus Safety

We are complying with all CDC guidelines.

Each student will have their own station 6 feet apart from each other.

Face coverings will be required when not seated in their station.

Siblings may seat together and not keep a social distance.
Week 1

Mexican Fiesta

In Mexican Fiesta class our students will learn all about one of the most popular cuisines around the world! Mexican food can include tacos, quesadillas, guacamole.
Week 2

Italian Feast

In this class, your child will learn the traditional dishes than make the Italian cuisine. They use ingredients such as tomatoes, all kinds of meat, fish, and cheese and a diverse variety of pasta.
Week 3

All American

In this class will discuss American cuisine. The history of the United States, blending the culinary contributions from around the world. This particular class falls one day before Thanksgiving, therefore our dishes in this class will reflect one of the most important holidays in America.
Week 4

French Ratatouille

French cuisine it's one of the most sophisticated and refined cuisines in the world. They’re known for their delicious sauces, pate’s, baguette bread, fish, and meats. They're also known for their mouthwatering desserts and their famous ratatouille. In this class, your child will learn how to prepare a perfect ratatouille and the typical crepes!
Week 5

Asian Flavors

Asian cuisine ranges form flavors like sweet, sour, spicy, salty, bitter, pungent, and “umami.” In this class, we'll create a few dishes involving your child's creativity to compose an Asian Fusion dish!
Week 6

Latin Food

Latin America is highly diverse and has varying cuisines. Some of the typical Latin American cuisine dishes are; arepas, pupusas, tacos, tamales, tortillas, and various salsas and other condiments (guacamole, pico de gallo, mole, chimichurri, chili, aji).

TEENS - How To Become A Real Food Chef

Tuesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 7:00pm -- March 23rd (2021) through May 25th (2021) [Session 1]
Tuesday Afternoons from 4:30pm to 7:00pm -- September 7th (2021) through November 9th (2021) [Session 2]

$500 for the 10 week course

In this 10-week course, your teen chefs will learn all the basics and techniques on how to become a Real Food Chef.

Each week they’ll be introduced to a new culinary concept, we’ll cover the topics and create dishes accordingly. In each class, students can expect to make 2 to 3 dishes depending on the complexity of the recipes.

This course is good for both beginners and intermediate levels of cooking experience. We’ll group them according to their age and cooking experience.

Corona Virus Safety

We are complying with all CDC guidelines.

Each student will have their own station 6 feet apart from each other.

Face coverings will be required when not seated in their station.

Siblings may seat together and not keep a social distance.
Image for intro to culinary
Week 1

Intro To Culinary and Create Your Own Breakfast

An introduction into the culinary arts, this week's agenda covers kitchen safety, cooking equipment and cooking techniques. Kids will also learn to create their own breakfast.
Week 2

All About Bread and Pizzas

Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking. Throughout recorded history, it has been a prominent food in large parts of the world making Pizza the leader in all the dough!
Week 3

Plating and Food Presentation and Plating Techniques

Improving the presentation of a dish adds value to the dining experience. This class will teach you all the tricks in how to create award-winning-looking dishes using your creativity and food styling techniques.
Week 4

Homemade Pastas and Sauces

In this class, we'll disclose the secrets of how to make perfect pasta even without a pasta machine. These recipes have been carefully put together by Chef Giuseppe who was born in Italy and spend all his life in an Italian Family's own restaurant.
Week 5

Yakitori Grilling and Sushi Making

Yakitori preparation involves skewering the meat, vegetables, or seafood with Kushi. Afterward, they are grilled over a smokeless charcoal fire. We will show you amazing combinations, marinades, and sauces to go over this variety of small delicious Japanese-style skewers.
Week 6

Food Truck Fun Meals

Food Trucks has become popular in the last few years. In some cases food trucks sell frozen or prepackaged food; others have onboard kitchens and prepare food from scratch, like sandwiches, hamburgers, French fries, and other regional fast-food fare is common.
Week 7

Baking Championship

In this class, students will learn the basics of baking for the first part of the class. Then they'll put their skills to the test in a baking challenge with items of their choice. The challenges aim to bring the essence of using healthy alternatives as well as traditional ones. 
Week 8

Farm to Table

Farm-to-table food is healthier than processed and packaged foods. In this class, students will learn the value of farming and clean eating. We'll explain the concept of grass-fed beef, pastured chickens, organic produce, and wild-caught fish.
Week 9

The World of Hospitality

The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the service industry that includes lodging, food, and drinks service, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, traveling, and additional fields within the tourism industry.
Image for Food challenge competition day
Week 10

"CHOPPED" Food Challenge Competition

In this class, students will receive a mystery basket filled with random foods. The challenge is to combine all the foods in the basket into a creative dish.
Learn More About Our Teen Only Program
The Real Food Academy
570 NE 81st Street
Miami, FL 33138
Call (786) 395-0355
Facebook Icon - connect with The Real Food Academy
Instagram - connect with The Real Food Academy
Twitter - connect with The Real Foods Academy
YouTube - connect with The Real Food Academy
Yelp Reviews for The Real Food Academy

Send Updates Please!

Provide your email address and select type of update you want

Copyright © 2009 - 2020 .:. The Real Food Academy .:. 570 NE 81st Street, Miami FL 33138 .:. Built & Maintained by Cenay Nailor
calendar-full