The Academy for Junior Chefs is Irelands premier, dedicated Childrens cookery school. Currently hosted at The Village at Lyons Cookery School Celbridge, Co. Kildare we run week long, intensive summer programmes for aspiring young chefs. Programmes offered are for both junior ( 7-11 yr olds) and pro (8-12 yr olds) chefs. There is a keen emphasis on healthy eating and superfoods aswell as nutrition & food hygiene & safety.
The Village at Lyons Cookery School is one of Ireland’s premier cookery destinations. It is a state of the art teaching facility, in a stunning setting just minutes from Celbridge village, Co. Kildare.
Aisling Larkin (B.Ed, M.Sc) is a professional and passionate tutor with a huge array of experience in the field.
Aisling has gained extensive experience in the food industry, becoming an expert over the last number of years in teaching nutrition and culinary skills to young aspiring chefs. She has completed a Masters in Food Product Development and Culinary Innovation, runs a successful food blog and has gained invaluable experience on a stagé within a Michelin star restaurant.
On completion of first class Masters research into promotion for healthy eating and the positive effects practical interventions can have, Aisling has a strong belief and commitment in teaching young chefs to take taking control of their own eating and provides them with the skills to become independent and creative in the kitchen.