Cooking 101 Gets Blind and Low Vision Youth in the Kitchen

LightHouse staffer Molly Irish teaches sushi making to Cooking 101 studentsThe Cooking 101 series with the LightHouse Youth Program is back again with new classes for Fall 2015.

Due to popular demand, the Cooking 101 series with the LightHouse Youth Program is back with new classes for fall of 2015.

Whether you are interested in cooking tasty treats, simple side dishes and snacks, or festive full course meals, this class is intended for blind and low vision youth aspiring to be more competent and confident in the kitchen. In addition to skills training, participants will also learn the ABCs of kitchen safety and sanitation.

Upon completion of the course, students will have the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to independently prepare and cook just about any meal their taste buds desire.

Who: Blind and Low Vision Youth
What: Learn to cook tasty treats for yourself, your friends and your family
When:  From 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month
Where:  LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters @ 214 Van Ness Avenue
Waiver: Each participant must submit a LightHouse Youth Program waiver form if they have not done so for a previous outing or event.
Cost: FREE for low vision and blind youth

If you would like more information about Cooking 101 or to RSVP, please contact Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator, at (415) 694-7372, or by email at

Classes will be limited to 8 participants and all participants must RSVP.

Note: It is essential to notify Youth Services Coordinator Jamey Gump of any food allergies prior to any class.

Class Schedule
September 12: Shepherd’s Pie
October 10: Everything Pumpkin
November 14: Chicken Stir-fry
December 12: Gingerbread House Making