Cooking Matters

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Date: Date(s) - January 19, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Weld County Training Center City: Greeley State: CO Zip:

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Cooking matters for child care professionals

A CDE approved training that teaches early childhood professionals about healthy meal preparation and creating a positive food environment for the children in their care

  • Want to identify ways to make healthy foods appeal to kids?
  • Need new recipe ideas that fit CACFP guidelines?
  • Want to learn ways to encourage healthy eating habits?

If you said yes, come join us for a Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals hands-on cooking and nutrition course at no cost to you!

Practice skills like:

  • Promoting positive mealtime attitudes and behaviors
  • Identifying simple, yet nutritious snacks and meals
  • Organizing cooking activities for the classroom
  • Safely and efficiently preparing healthy food options

After the course, you will receive:

  • New, essential kitchen tools for your center or home
  • A workbook highlighting information covered during the course, 34 recipes, and an activity bank
  • 8 clock hours in health, safety, and nutrition

Throughout the course, there will be hands-on food preparation of snacks and meals that will be enjoyed as a group. See you there!


  • ECE program staff (classroom teachers and paraprofessionals, nutrition managers and cooks, directors, home visitors, etc.)
  • Family child care home providers
  • Family, friend and neighbor child care providers


Registration is required. Space is limited for this free course! Please register at: