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Become a Master Chef

Photo: © Paul Tanner. 2012. Sixpence Images

Does your child dream of becoming a chef or a baker?

Does your child like expressing themselves through cooking? If so, our cooking camp could be just what they’re looking for this February.

Become a mini masterchef in a week! is a fun space for deaf young people to get to know each other while trying out new recipes. Sessions will run each day from Monday to Thursday with a different recipe to follow each day. Your child will work with a Deaf Chef to create fabulous dishes. On the last day your child will create and cook their own recipe to show off to everyone.

When and where

  • Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February 
  • 4.30pm to 6pm
  • on Zoom.
  • recommended for aged 8 to 14. 

Applications now closed. 

More information: what your child will need to take part

  • Access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection.
  • Once you have registered, we'll send you a list of all the ingredients and equipment you will need to take part. If you need help with the cost please let us know.

Once we’ve confirmed your child’s place, we’ll send full joining instructions.

Meet our hosts 

Yvonne Cobb, founder of Yumma Food

Yvonne is a Deaf cook with a big personality and will be leading our baking class.

Dubbed the ‘Deaf Nigella’, Yvonne founded Yumma Food, a social enterprise that aims to empower deaf people by teaching cooking skills and providing employment.

Arran Masterman, Enablement Officer

Arran is a profoundly deaf BSL user who also has a cochlear implant. He has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for over four years, and has volunteered at many of our events.

Arran feels passionate about ensuring deaf young people can have a bright future, and is delighted to be working with them and their families in his new role. Previously he worked in our Finance team.

Amy New, Young Enablement Officer

Amy has been working with young people for over ten years. You might have seen her before at one of our creative writing or illustration events. She can’t wait to join you at the exciting new events we have coming up!

Communication support

Closed captioning and BSL interpretation will be available. If you have any further questions, please email [email protected].