• Our Mission

    Date: 2010.03.14 | Category: Mission | Response: 0


    My City Kitchen, Inc. (MCK) is a 501(c) (3) tax deductible Public Charity Organization. Our mission at MCK is to instill healthy eating habits, build self-esteem, foster a sense of belonging, establish basic life skills in our children so that they may grow into healthy adults. To teach kids about food, and food products. We hope to encourage kids to take a keen interest in what they eat, where the food comes from, and especially how to prepare it.

  • Local culinary students head to Europe

    Date: 2015.06.30 | Category: Current Events, Photos, Press, Special Events | Response: 0

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    Local culinary students head to Europe

    Click here to read the Meriden Record Journal full story:  Chef Kashia Cave joins People To People.

  • Congratulations to MCK Students Dana & Danika Smith

    Date: 2015.06.25 | Category: Current Events, Photos, Press | Response: 0

    TV celebrity Nick Cannon stopped by Lincoln Middle School to autograph copies of his book, “Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems.” The event was part of the school system’s annual Million Word Reader celebration that lauds elementary and middle school students who have read at least 1 million words or for 3,000 minutes over the course of the school year.

    Way to girls great job on your reading accomplishments. Click on the link to read the full article in the Meriden Record Journal Newspaper: Celebrity Nick Cannon in Meriden

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  • In The Kitchen

    Date: 2015.03.19 | Category: Current Events, Photos, Press, Special Events, Videos | Response: 0

    We are having so much fun in the kitchen, this week it’s all about Asian Cuisine. Our Jr. Chefs are asking questions about that funny looking leafy thingy..if you’re wondering what it is, the answer is Bok Choy (Cantonese) – Part of the cruciferous vegetable family.

    Here are some photos from this week class. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do.







  • Chef Kashia featured in CBS Connecticut News

    Date: 2015.03.10 | Category: Current Events, Photos, Press, Special Events | Response: 0

    Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

    Chef Kashia has been doing food features for CBS Connecticut News for the past two years. She was asked to give some tips on how to get picky eater to try healthier foods.

    “Chef, yuckkkkk. Dis-gus-ting. Totally gross! “ That, says Chef Kashia Cave of My City Kitchen in Meriden, is how a just a few of the elementary school students in her class reacted after a cheese tasting. “I couldn’t believe my eyes,” she continues. “They began running out the kitchen pushing each other trying to get to the bathroom because they wanted to (a) throw up, (b) brush their teeth with their fingers, and (c) drink water to get the taste out.” As if that wasn’t a bad enough of a reaction to her effort to get these kids to try healthy, different foods, she also heard one student cry out “Goat cheese, like a goat? Goat cheese? NEVER again in my entire life would I eat that nasty thing.” And that, she says, was just the beginning of her quest to figure out “How do I get my students to eat different foods, without them making an exodus to the bathroom?”

     

    Click on the link to read the full feature article: http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/top-lists/ask-an-expert-how-to-give-your-picky-eater-more-healthy-foods/

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