No. All Payments and Deposits are non-refundable: When a payment or deposit is made, that day and time is no longer available to other customers on our calendar. For that reason, all payments and deposits are non-refundable.
In the case of a cooking class, the ingredients are shopped for and prepped in advance. Staff is also scheduled according to the number of people on the roster.
See our Wine and Beer list for your in-house kids party options. Optionally, you can bring your own wine or beer and page a corkage fee.
Bring outside beer: $20 for beer (any quantity)
We love it when our customers decorate our place. That said, you have no idea how difficult it is to clean these types of things up. As far as noisemakers go......you will be glad you left them at home as well. So please do not bring any of those things.
We are located at 570 NE 81st Street, Miami, FL 33138 (map)
Yes, for an extra charge we provide a variety of both savory and sweet food platters for the adults. To see your options, select a party package above, and the party platters available for adults are shown on the right side. You are welcome to provide the adults food yourself if you prefer.
There is no maximum number of kids. Our new space is huge!
Yes, we have lots of room. In fact, we offer additional services to make your stay at the party as much fun for you, as it is for the kids. Order from our Adult Party platters, bring wine, beer or other beverages (no hard alcohol please) and have a party within a party.
Bring some of your friends, other parents or family and enjoy A Party Within A Party! ™
Yes, as long as they are accompanied by their parent who will provide their undivided attention to that child.
Yes, but for Executive and Top Chef parties only.
If a Piñata is important to you and you have ordered a Budding Chef party, you can add $100 for the extra time and we will gladly welcome your Piñata.
No. In our experience, most times the cake plates, napkins etc. will be part of a theme. We, along with the parents have found it better to leave this to the parents.
However we are more than happy to help in a pinch.
You will receive a series of emails from The Real Food Academy after you make the deposit. One of the emails will be regarding the Final Head Count. That form needs to be returned to us no later than 1 day before the party.
We are surrounded by lots of free parking. However, do not park in the CVS parking lot. You may be towed if you do. Also, if you park on the street you need to use the paybyphone app.
Absolutely! The space belongs to you during the hours that you booked the party. Feel free to decorate it however you like!
In some cases you can show up as early as 1 hour before your party time. In other cases that will not be possible due to parties or classes happening before your party. Every situation is different. If you feel you need to arrive a full hour before your party time please call 786-395-0355 to inquire.
No. An 18% service charge will be added to your bill. If our staff has gone above and beyond, an additional "gratuity" would be appreciated, but is not necessary.