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The Real Food Academy's cooking spring camp offers a fun and educational experience for kids aged 5 to 16. The camp focuses on teaching children about healthy food and provides them with an opportunity to actively participate in cooking and baking activities.

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$575 Per Week
9:00 am - 3:00 pm for 5 Days
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Spring Break Cooking Camps

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At our kid's cooking spring break camp we teach your children to have fun, eat healthy, develop or hone their cooking skills, experiment in the kitchen, improve math and reading skills .. all in a fun way, while expanding their culinary palate.

Some of the activities included in our exclusive and one of a kind kids’ cooking spring camp include Cooking, Baking, Arts & Crafts and much more.

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The Real Food Academy Miami

The Real Food Academy Miami


570-A NE 81st St
Miami, FL 33138
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Flexible for Your Schedule

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Policies

You're busy. We get that. That's why we offer extended camp drop-off & pick-up times.

FREE Early Drop-Off From 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Late Pick-Up Fees
  • Between 3pm - 4pm: $20
  • Between 4pm - 5pm: $40
  • Between 5pm - 5pm: $60

A 15-minute grace period applies.  Examples: Pick up your child at 3:16, and there will be a $20 charge. Pick up your child at 4:10pm and pay $20 for one hour (within the 15-minute grace period for second hour). Pick up your child at 4:20pm and the charge is $40.

The above rate applies to one child. For two children, multiply by 2, for three, multiply by 3, etc.

Hear From Real Customers

April 2, 2024

Spring Camp for Our Daughter Sofia

"Our experience with the Spring Camp for our daughter Sofia was truly exceptional. Sofia thoroughly enjoyed every moment spent at the camp. She immersed herself in learning about quality foods and exploring the art of making delicious recipes :) One of the highlights of the camp was the dedicated and talented teachers who guided Sofia throughout her journey. Their expertise, kindness, and passion for teaching left a lasting impression on Sofia. Overall, we couldn't be happier with our experience at the Spring Camp. It provided Sofia with not only valuable knowledge but also unforgettable memories. We are eagerly looking forward to the next camp and the opportunity for Sofia to continue her culinary adventures. Thank you to the organizers and staff for creating such a fantastic and enriching experience for our daughter."

— Maria Teshuba

August 22, 2023


“They had so much fun and want to come back next year for sure! Thank you”

— Melanie Goldenberg

August 21, 2023

Great camp

“My son is 8 years old and he is not a big eater, very conservative, simple dishes, no interest in cooking. This camp was recommended to us by a friend. We had an idea, that working with food, cooking , kitchen kind of experience will help him feel more easy in trying new dishes and new food. My son loved camp, every morning he was rushing to academy, he told us , that he had lots of joy, he liked atmosphere and people. I was very happy to see him being so proud of himself, when he treated us with the food, he’d cooked. Registration process and communication with staff was very easy and smooth. Now I am thinking of taking classes myself.”

— Varvara

August 15, 2023

Amazing & Fun camp for kids!!

“Such a fun camp for kids! My daughter learned so many new skills and was very proud to come home and share what she learned (and made) in the kitchen. She even learned how to set the table for meals. It’s been a huge success. She is actually sad for summer camp to end and can’t wait to go back next year!”

— Diana

August 13, 2023

Summer Cooking Camp

“This is an amazing camp for kids to learn such important life skills such as cooking and healthy eating. Both of my daughters enjoy this camp so much!! Now they cook like little chefs :)”


August 12, 2023

Cooking camp- huge success

“My daughter had a wonderful week! She would come home and talk about everything she did and what she had learned! She has already asked me to join the camp next summer again!”

— Sofia

August 7, 2023

Fun and healthy

“I love how my daughter came home from camp excited to make healthy recipes she learned at camp! She had fun and learned how to cook (and eat) healthy. We loved the experience!”

— Amanda

August 7, 2023

Great camp!

“My son had a blast learning about food and how to make healthy meals/snacks. He came home happy and excited to tell us all about it every day!”

— Kim

June 25, 2024


"My daughter loved the week she spent at the food academy. She learned a lot of cooking perks as well as nutritional tips."

— Leydi

June 22, 2024

Best Summer Camp

"My 13 yo son loved the camp!!! Coming from a kid who has done many specialty camps and always complains about them this says a lot. He woke up excited every day and looked forward to the day’s events. He has always had an interest in culinary skills, but he also really enjoyed the nutrition aspect of the program. He made friends at the camp and said the counselors were very nice. For me it is a win win! He learns to prepare healthy foods for us and is aware of nutrition and food labels. Maria and Arthur congratulations on your excellent program. We are reviewing our schedule to get him in more weeks! Thank you!"

— Michelle Buendia

June 22, 2024

Five star review for very fun week

"my daughter enjoyed cooking with her friends, who were at the camp with her. She also enjoyed learning cooking techniques, including knife skills. As a parent, I am very happy for her to utilize these skills at home."

— Kaia B Calbeck

June 15, 2024

Cooking camp

"Truly an incredible experience. My daughter loved it. Thank you for such a fun and educational week. Can’t wait to come back!"

— Allegra Russo

June 15, 2024

Fantastic Summer Camp

"100% recommend this camp, also the after school classes. My son enjoyed his first week and is looking forward to the second one! Thank you chefs for this wonderful experience!"

— Nathalie

July 8, 2024

Fun summer camp!

"My daughters LOVED The Real Food Academy Summer Camp! They learned lots of great cooking tips and made wonderful recipes. 5 stars!"

— Sara Krawll

The Real Food Academy nomination for family favorite in 2022.

Spring Cooking Camps

South Florida Family Favorite

Our Kids Spring Camp is a Weekly Program for Ages 5 to 16 A fun and nutritious activity for kids from 5 to 16 years old, Our kids’ cooking spring break camp program offers an excellent way to get your kids to learn about healthy food that tastes great, and of course, have them actually take part in the preparation.

Cooking Spring Break Camps: Starting March 20th, 2024 and going through March 24th, 2024. Because space is limited to 30 participants per day, we invite you to register now before your desired dates are no longer available.

Camps FAQs

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.


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.

All the recipes prepared at The Real Food Academy are easily accessible on our recipes page.

You can simply type the name of the recipe in the search field to find the recipe your are looking for. If you can't remember the exact problem. Just type in the cuisine type and you will quickly receive a list of all the recipes that include that cuisine.

If for some reason you require a printed copy of the recipe, please request it from the chef and they will happily provide it to you.

No. Sending your camper to our cooking camp with food would be like bringing sand to the beach! Campers will prepare breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack daily. Immediately upon completing the booking, we will contact you to find out if we need to be aware of any food allergies or restrictions.

If it's one thing we are fully aware of at The Real Food Academy (especially summer camp) is that older kids don't want to be involved with younger kids. Not only will we not put older kids with younger kids, we will always have younger children with kids their own age and will always be participating in activities that are suitable and safe for their age.

The official hours are from 9am to 3pm. However early drop off and late pick up can be arranged for a small additional fee.

The price for our cooking summer/winter camps are only $575 per week for 5 fun filled days of cooking experiences and adventures. This low price includes all meals including breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. No registration fee or any other fees!

Some of the activities included in our summer/winter camp include cooking, baking, arts & crafts and more!

Our summer/winter camps feature activities designed for kids from 5 to 16 years old.

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All our classes are 100% hands-on and, unlike other cooking schools, we are not limited to any one cuisine!

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Rave Reviews for The Real Food Academy

proud to have a 4.9 star rating & 700+ reviews

  • Garrison Salters

    Great Experience
  • Yvonne Iturralde

    Chef Maria was amazing! Detailed instructions was provided so my meal was delicious!
  • Grania Michel

    A wonderful evening! Chef Maria is the best
  • Tathienne Kader

    Amazing party, Paolo was incredible, we made the best food and had the best time.
  • Anthony & Jefrey Erickson-Pogorzelski

    Chef Maria consistently delivers! Her recommendations, guidance, ingredients, and staff are the best. Thanks for such a great evening- we’ll be back!!

    (Translated by Google) The delicious food! We came to take a class as a team, it was excellent ♥️🌼 The chef was super kind to us! The food in general was delicious! I would like to repeat it and I would do so without hesitation! (Original) La comida deliciosa! Vinimos a tomar una clase en equipo, fue excelente ♥️🌼 La chef fue super amable con nosotros! La comida en general estuvo deliciosa! Me gustaría repetirlo y lo haría sin dudarlo!
  • Fabiana Aurrecoechea

    Amazing experience and delicious food
  • Veronica Pereira

    Came for a birthday party and had an amazing time! Chef Matias was attentive, educational and fun! The food was was delicious and I definitely would remake it at home. Would recommend for anyone wanting to celebrate any event in a unique way
  • Carly Rich

    We had an amazing time celebrating my friends Birthday. Chef Matías was wonderful and did a very good job teaching all of us how to cook each dish.
  • Rene Perdigon (ClubMagicoMiami)

    🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Discover the joy of healthy eating and cooking at The Real Food Academy in Miami! This exceptional establishment is not just a cooking school but a transformative experience for both kids and adults alike. 🍎🥦🍳 The Real Food Academy goes beyond traditional cooking classes by focusing on nutritious, delicious meals that are easy to prepare at home. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned chef, their expert instructors guide you through every step, ensuring you gain practical skills and culinary confidence. 👩‍🍳👨‍🍳 Classes are designed to be interactive and fun, making learning about nutrition and cooking a delightful journey. Kids are especially welcomed and encouraged to explore their creativity in the kitchen, fostering a lifelong appreciation for wholesome foods. 🏆 Awarded for their commitment to quality education and healthy living, The Real Food Academy stands out as a beacon of culinary excellence in Miami. Their dedication to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients ensures every dish not only tastes amazing but also nourishes the body. 🎉 Whether you're attending a family cooking workshop, a team-building corporate event, or simply looking to enhance your own culinary repertoire, The Real Food Academy promises an unforgettable experience. Join the movement towards healthier eating today and embark on a flavorful adventure with The Real Food Academy!
  • Nicole Forman

    2nd time here and plan to come back many more times. Super accommodating to dietary restrictions and fun, clean, engaging environment. Delicious food too and great value! Perfect for date night or girls night. Will be back!
  • Jenny Diaz-Neumann

    Amazing experience. Highly recommended, the chef and the staff are very nice
  • Clark Wycoff

    Wonderful experience. Chef Toni did a great job guiding us through the various parts of the meal, and it was very rewarding to enjoy something we made ourselves from scratch.
  • Allegra Russo

    Truly an incredible experience. My daughter loved it. Thank you for such a fun and educational week. Can’t wait to come back!
  • Nicole Rosales

    Great service by chef toni and Carmen, so great and tasty!!!
  • Samantha Oyon

    I had so much fun! Chef Toni and Assistant Chef Carmen were so amazing and friendly! 10/10 would recommend!
  • Valeria Madrid

    I loved i loved ❤️😍❤️
  • Aimee Soria

    (Translated by Google) We had a beautiful time with the girls. Thank you chef Tony and Carmen your assistant, very attentive and excellent work. Blessings (Original) Pasamos un hermoso momento con las chicas.Gracias chef Tony y Carmen su ayudante,muy atentas y excelente trabajo.Bendiciones
  • Stephanie ROSALES

    We had the best time here. The teaching was amazing and the food absolutely delicious 🤤
  • Rafael Carrillo

    Excellent experience, great team and dedicated attention

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Dietary Accommodations

Real Flavor for Everyone

At The Real Food Academy, we take pride in crafting culinary experiences that are not only delectable but also safe for every palate. Our dedicated team understands the significance of dietary accommodations, and we go the extra mile to ensure that every participant can savor our creations without worry.

From gluten-free alternatives to nut-free options, we're well-versed in a wide range of allergies and dietary restrictions. Our kitchen is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to prevent cross-contamination, and our instructors are adept at adapting recipes to suit individual needs.

You can trust that at our academy, your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. Join us for a flavorful journey where allergies are never a barrier to delicious dining!

We offer a variety of dietary accommodations, including but not limited to:

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Nut Free
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Soy Free
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The Real Food Academy is Now Enrolling Summer Camps!

With a limited capacity of 40 participants per day, spots fill up quickly! Don't miss your chance to secure your desired dates for this incredible cooking camp experience. Register now to ensure your child's place at The Real Food Academy, FL's Cooking with Kids Summer Camp!

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