Cooking 101: New Classes for Blind and Low Vision Youth

Jamey Gump teaches during Youth Cooking ClassThe Cooking 101 series with the LightHouse Youth Program is back again with new classes for 2016.

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 10:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month
Where:  LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters
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

To register or for more information about Cooking 101, 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
January 9: Sushi, Miso Soup and Seaweed Salad
February 13: Street Tacos, Tamales, Salsa and Guacamole
March 12: Spaghetti from scratch
April 9: Fish and Clam Chowder
May 14: Simple Healthy Snacks