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Cooking with a Professional Chef

Photo: © Paul Tanner. 2012. Sixpence Images

We’re here to help deaf young people bring some excitement to their lunch breaks!

Is your child bored of the same old packed lunches? Would you love to see them make their own?

At this fun session, your child will learn how to make some yummy new meals for their lunchbox. We’ll let you know what ingredients they will need beforehand. Then our professional chef will show your child what to do, step by step on Zoom.

Who this workshop is recommended for

  • Deaf young people aged 8 to 14
  • all levels of cooking ability.

When and where

  • Saturday 4 September
  • 10.30am to 12.00pm
  • on Zoom.

Apply now

As a parent or carer, you must apply for a place on your child’s behalf.

More information: what your child will need to take part

Your child will need access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection. Once we’ve confirmed their place, we’ll email you joining instructions and let you know which ingredients to buy. 

What will happen on the day

  • 10.30am: Welcome! Your child will meet the hosts and everyone else taking part.
  • 10.45am: Ready, steady, cook!
  • 11.45am: The group will have a chance to ask questions to the professional chef.
  • 12:00pm: Time to log off.

Communication support

We will have spoken English, live captions and British Sign Language interpreters at this workshop. If you have any questions or additional requirements, please email us at

Meet the hosts

Amy and Arran from the National Deaf Children’s Society will be on hand to answer your questions.

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!

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.

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