Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day - September 13
Wed, Sep 13, 2023

Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day

National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day is an annual American holiday celebrated on September 13th. On this day, children literally take over the kitchen. You need to provide them with everything they need to cook delicious food. This holiday allows children to be proactive and try something new.


The appearance of National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day is due to the Texas Cooking School. The Academy of Young Chefs actively developed there. Children who wanted to share the joy of cooking with everyone took the initiative by founding this holiday. In addition, every year children are recruited to the Academy in order to teach them culinary skills. The age range for admission is from 4 to 18 years. Children attend master classes from the best chefs, learn the peculiarities of preparing complex dishes, how to organize a festive table, and much more.

The main idea of ​​National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day is to involve children in cooking and at the same time make life easier for parents. Imagine how good it is when the child does not interfere, but helps in cooking. It will be easier for you, and the child will be glad that they can be useful. The main thing is not to forget to praise them after the successful completion of their tasks. For a child, kind words are very important.

Interesting facts

  • The first evidence of cooking began to appear 300-400 thousand years ago. Then people had already begun to process food (combine ingredients, cook over fire), and not just consume the food raw.
  • The first recipe book was created in Greece. The bulk of the recipes included seafood.
  • Boiled vegetables contain as much vitamin A as raw vegetables.

How to take part

Host a National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day with your child. Cook simple meals with them, teach them basic skills: rolling dough, beating eggs, cutting vegetables. Tell them about the safety rules in the kitchen, about healthy food and all kinds of seasonings. Get your child interested! Thus, you organize a useful joint pastime, which is important for maintaining a warm and trusting relationship.

When is Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day Celebrated in 2023?

Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day is devoted to celebrating cheerfulness and fun. It happens annually on September the 13th.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday September 13 2023
Friday September 13 2024
Saturday September 13 2025
Sunday September 13 2026

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