Eli Galata and Avy Galata cook at Young Chefs Academy.
Here are some local children's cooking classes taking place this summer:

Ace Hardware in North Salt Lake offers a four-week series every Tuesday in June, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., for $50 for the whole series. In July, the series will be repeated on Wednesdays. Class titles are "Welcome to the Kitchen" on June 3; "Breads," on June 10; "Quick and Easy Meals," on June 17, and "Pastries 101 and Cake Decorating," on June 24. Class size is 12 students per session. (383-3838)

Harmons, 125 E. 13800 South, offers "Cooking With Kids," May 31, 10 a.m.-noon, $45 (617-0111 or www.harmonsgrocery.com)

Utah State University Extension, 1181 N. Fairgrounds Drive, Ogden, offers a free "Summer Kids Camp: Exploring Our Way Through the Kitchen," July 7-9, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 10-14. Class size is 10 children. (801-399-8207)

Young Chefs Academy, 258 E. 12200 South, Draper, offers classes, birthday parties, minicamps and field trips. For schedule and prices, call 495-2433 or check youngchefsacademy.com/draper.

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 Thanksgiving Point Way, Lehi, offers "Cooking With Kids Jr. Day Camp," July 14-18 and Aug. 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $75 for one adult and one child; each additional sibling is $35. "Cooking With Kids Teen Day Camp," is July 14-18 and Aug. 11-15, 1-4 p.m., for ages 10 and up. Cost is $50 per person; each additional sibling is $35 (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com)

Gygi Culinary Institute, 3500 South and 300 West, will offer "Culinary Kids" classes on Tuesdays in June for $25 per person per class, or pay for four and get one free. "Culinary Kids" for ages 6-10 is at 10 a.m., and "Culinary Teens" for ages 11-15 is at 1 p.m. (www.gygi.com or 268-3316).

Macey's Little Theater, 325 E. 36th Street in Ogden, offers a free, three-week series "Super Kids and Moms" June 4, 11 and 18, 1-2 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (392-1842)

Macey's Little Theater, 7850 S. 1300 East in Sandy offers a "School's Out! Bash" June 7, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with free food, games and prizes (255-4888 or maceys.com).

Centerville City Hall, 250 N. Main, Centerville, offers a six-week "Teen Fit" beginning June 17, 9-10 a.m., for girls ages 12-18, $45 (801-299-1601 or [email protected])

Weber County Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, offers a family class, "Loving Your Family, Feeding Their Future," June 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. No registration necessary.

For Your Kitchen at the Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden, will offer some children's classes. For schedule and prices, call 801-866-1111 or e-mail [email protected].