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​Cooking Demonstration Open To Parents Of Head Start Program

The TRFA Mobile Kitchen offers​ visits to schools all year round.

​The Real Food Academy's Cooking Demonstration

Field Trip Fun

Because we can only cater to 1 school or organization on any given day, availability is limited. Click the button below to book your desired date & time now.

Availability Is Limited!

We Provide:

  • ​All portable equipment: Convection ovens, portable stoves, griddle, food processors, etc. 
  • Cooking utensils: Dishes, cups, spatulas, eating utensils, napkins, wet towels, cleaning supplies.
  • ​Ingredients: All food ingredients for 3 dishes! Appetizer, main ​Entrée and dessert.

Open to ​Parents of the Head Start Program

This activity it’s a cooking demonstration.  We provide everything to teach Parents the importance of eating right and teaching their children the benefits of eating “real food”. We’ll show how to use more natural, alternative ingredients to make healthier meals.


We Provide Everything ​to Prepare the Meals!

​Our staff will bring any necessary equipment to set up anywhere in your school to prepare succulent, healthy meals.

  • All portable equipment – Convection ovens, electric pans, griddle, blenders, mixers, juicer, etc.
  • Cooking utensils – Dishes, cups, spatulas, eating utensils, napkins, wet towels, cleaning supplies
  • Ingredients – All food ingredients for 3 dishes.

All you need provide are tables, chairs and beverages.

No Need to​ Travel! The Real Food Academy's ​Head Start Program Comes To YOU!

​Rate: $500 minimum for up to 35 adults. An additional $45 if traveling over 15 miles from our location. 

Sample Entree Menu

Our ​Head Start Program menu is not only succulent, it's filled with healthy choices as well. The Real Food Academy will provide a menu as selected by our professional chef, using seasonal local ingredients​. Additional sample foods shown soon. 

Fettuccini Alfredo

Italian Feast

Another popular menu selection is the Italian feast option.

Your students will prepare their pasta from scratch with a pasta machine, topped with a delicious sauce.

Pizza on a stick

Pizza On A Stick

One of our more popular menu items for Field Trips is the Pizza on a Stick.

Your students will prepare their own pizza stuffed with mozzarella cheese and 2 toppings of their choice.

Sample Dessert Menu

Our dessert menu is just as healthy, and even more delicious! Just like entrees, you will get to choose a dessert from our menu, including:

Fruit Skewers

Chocolaty Fruit Skewers

A healthy indulgence, the chocolate covered fruit skewers remains a popular choice with the kids. The light drizzle of healthy dark chocolate compliments the healthy fruit selection to make a perfect dessert choice.

Fruit Parfait

Fresh Fruit Parfait

Fresh seasonal fruit served with Fresh Whipped Cream, prepared by your student.

Plus, the whipped cream competition adds lots of fun to this healthy dessert!

Because we can only cater to 1 school or organization on any given day, availability is limited. Click the button below to book your desired date & time now.

Food Concerns About The Field Trips?

Peanut free zone

We do not use peanuts or peanut oil. Please notify us if anyone that will be included in the ​Head Start Program has any food allergies at all. We are happy to accommodate special requirements. We want the ​Head Start Cooking Activities experience to be a safe and fun one for everyone involved!

* Vendor and Insurance certificates available upon request. 

What Are Customers Saying About Their Experience?

Frequently Asked Questions

About Our Field Trips

Yes.  Not only is it an appropriate activity, we have found it to be one of the most gratifying for these students as well as for us!  We have successfully worked with all levels of special needs students.
Absolutely.  Call Chef Arthur anytime with your questions.  His direct number is 305-753-6644
The time needed for the event is affected by a number of different factors. 
  • The age of the children will affect the time needed.  Younger children take longer then older children.
  • The size of the group affects the time.  Larger groups take longer then smaller groups.
  • When we find the room with all the needed tables and chairs in place, that saves of time.  If we don't have to gather tables and chairs from other rooms in the school we can save a lot of time.
That said, we can usually get the job done in time regardless of the above circumstances.  We can simply work at a faster pace if needed.  However, when there is a time limitation we appreciate knowing well in advance.
Yes.  We always appreciate when the room is ready for us when we arrive.  Please have the needed number of tables and chairs in the room where the event will take place.  There is no need to arrange the table and chairs, just have them in the room.
3 day's before your field trip you will receive an email from us requesting a final head count.  If your "final head count" number is higher or lower, you can make the adjustment by replying to that email.  If we do not receive an adjusted number, you will be billed according to the original number.  If you supply us with a new number, the new number will be the amount you will be billed for.
Yes, your event can start anytime; whatever is best for you.  We are only suggesting 9am as a start time as this time works best for most organizations.  If you would like a start time before or after 9am please send an email request to [email protected] and follow up with a phone call to 305-753-6644 if a confirmation is not received within a few days of the requested change.
Our field trips are open to boys and girls ages 3 through 14 who may be interested in exploring the culinary arts.
A kitchen is not needed. We can setup in any classroom, cafeteria, etc.

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Reviews by Customers

About Our Field Trips

It was the best time ever!

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5 5 1
It was the best time ever. I will have them come again in the fall.

Awesome

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5 5 1
Our kids had an amazing time. Went home raving about how much fun they had

Awesome experience!

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5 5 1
The kids had a blast. Thank you again!

PZZA MAKING

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5 5 1
WONDERFUL! THE STUDENTS HAD A GREAT TIME AND LEARNED A LOT. THANKYOU!

Awesome! Will definitely book again.

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5 5 1
The Chef was very professional and great with the kids. The kids loved it and are asking to cook again. See you all next year!

Amazing

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5 5 1
This is out camp's third year booking with The Real Food Academy and it'd never a disappointment. Chef Arthur is simply amazing. The students were engaged the entire time as they learned about food and nutrition as they prepared their lunch.

Great experience for all ages!

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5 5 1
All of our campers ages 5-13 were able to enjoy this in-house field trip. Will definitely book again. Thank you.

Amazing!

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5 5 1
The kids really enjoyed making their own pizzas and eating their chocolate covered fruits. Will most definitely be making this a yearly thing for our summer camp. The staff was awesome and organized. The kids had a great time. Thank you from the City of Sweetwater.

the greatest in-house field trip our campers experienced.

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5 5 1
The Real Food Academy is by far one of the greatest in-house field trip our campers experienced. Chef Arthur was patient, knowledgeable, and FUN. Also, the food was DELICIOUS! Can't wait for the Real Food Academy to return next year! ;)

My students had a blast!

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5 5 1
Thank you so much to Real Food Academy for coming by today and teaching us all about real food and how to eat properly. Chef Arthur did an awesome job leading the event. They were all excited and engaged through out the activity. We can't wait to have you again at our site!!

Very well organized and planned!

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5 5 1
Thank you so much to Real Food Academy for coming by today and teaching us all about real food and how to eat properly. Chef Arthur did an awesome job leading the event. They were all excited and engaged through out the activity. We can't wait to have you again at our site!!

The experience was awesome.

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5 5 1
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to visit my school.I had an enjoyable time being informed about the importance of having a healthy lifestyle. Thanks again and I hope I will see you again.

Outstanding experience

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5 5 1
A truly unique and meaningful experience for my students!

Field Trip

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5 5 1
Chef Arthur and Mauricio were wonderful! The field trip consisted of 3 Kindergarten classes and they were able to keep the students engaged throughout the entire experience! The parents and faculty were all very impressed! The food was delicious. We will definitely hire The Real Food Academy again!

Excellent Experience

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5 5 1
Our students would like to thank you for your amazing work. All of us had a fun and unique experience. We will definitely be calling you back in the future.

The students loved it!

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5 5 1
I thought the field trip was exceptional. The students loved every aspect. Thank you, We will be in contact to do this again next year.

Great fun was had by al!

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5 5 1
The students really enjoyed the experience and are still talking about the pizza they made and ate.

"Thank You!"

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5 5 1
It was a good time! The children, parents and staff enjoy themselves. Thank you.

AMAZING!

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5 5 1
This was our first time attending Real Food Academy. The students had an amazing time. They enjoyed making pizza and fruit skewers. Chef Arthur captured their attention. We will definitely be returning!

Spring Break Field Trip

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5 5 1
The participants had an amazing time. The staff did a great job keeping the kids engage. They all enjoyed the pizza. Would love to come back again. Thank you for a great experience.

"Amazing Experience"

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4 5 1
We had an amazing experience; the kids, the parents, and our entire team of travel and tourism loved it. thank you for what you do, God bless you all.

"Enjoyed the entire experience"

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5 5 1
Wonderful! The food was delicious and fresh. Chef Arthur and his assistant were so patient, helpful and professional. The kids and teachers enjoyed the entire experience. Thanks again!! Lilly Quintana Happy teacher :)

Excellent & Fun

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5 5 1
Prompt arrival, courteous and professional presenters/chefs, great attention to detail, fun & useful cooking tools for the students. Microphone and music were useful and made the whole experience easy to hear and have fun with. Superior and I would book again. Highly recommended.

Summer Time Fun

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5 5 1
The camp was really engaged from the time we begun until the time we finished. They had such a fun time learning how to eat healthy and making their own pizzas on a stick. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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5 5 1
Great activity, we will love to have it in the future again!

Summer Camp

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5 5 1
AWESOME!!! Excellent experience with the chefs. All my campers have fun cooking and it was very educational. I will definitely contact you next year for summer camp.

Fun and Engaging

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5 5 1
Arthur and Maria taught a group of 65 students of varying ages how to prepare pizza and the importance of eating healthy. They were friendly and the students (and teachers) enjoyed the entire event!!!

Excellent!!!!

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5 5 1
As always, the students loved this experience! Students were actively engaged and Chef Arthur did an exceptional job with informing the students about healthy food choices. It was a wonderful hands- on experience for the kids!!

"Awesome Event!"

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5 5 1
Awesome event. The students loved the experience. Very educational, engaging and entertaining. Chef Arthur was very friendly and the kids loved him!!

"..incredible experience.."

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5 5 1
We couldn't possibly be more grateful for the incredible experience provided to our students. They truly loved the cooking class, and look forward to having another one. This is an email I received from a parent after school: Hello, I just had to let you know how much Evan enjoyed today's cooking field trip at school. He has been talking about it since he got home, and told me what a "great learning experience it was." He was so happy when I picked him up- thank you so much for giving him this opportunity. Best, Ms. Motter Thanks again, and please email me with promotional materials so that I can inform students, parents, and other teachers about The Real Food Academy.

The students had a wonderful time!

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5 5 1
Hello Chef Maria, Chef Arthur and The Real Food Academy Family, On behalf of the students and staff of Concerned African Women's Summer Camp, I would like to thank you for a wonderful field trip on Friday, June 24, 2016. Chef Arthur and your staff were very professional and the students had a wonderful time. They enjoyed making the pizza and fruit kabobs! We look forward to our 2nd field trip for this summer on July 15th. Thanks again for assisting us in making this a fun and exciting summer!!!

The Experience Was Spectacular!

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5 5 1
We recently had the Real Food Academy visit our K-5th grade classes. To put it simply, the experience for the students AND faculty was spectacular! The chefs were so organized and well prepared that the cooking class went off without a hitch. And even more importantly than this, the chefs worked SO well with the kids! My school will definitely be planning another field trip with the Real Food Academy!

Blessings to you both!

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5 5 1
We had a great time with you guys! Appreciate all that you do. Hope to see you again next school year .... Blessings to you both!

The Kids Really Enjoyed It

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5 5 1
It was really good. The kids really enjoyed it. Everything was very well organized and prepared. We hope to do it again next year.
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570 NE 81st Street
Miami, FL 33138
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