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White Plains, N.Y. – February 2016 – Is your child a budding culinary superstar? Do they constantly ask to bake or cook with you? If so, head straight for the Crème de la Crème Junior Chefs Academy at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, where junior chefs ages 11-18 can participate in a series of exclusive seasonal baking workshops with talented Ritz-Carlton, Westchester pastry chefs in the pastry kitchen of the hotel. The first of four classes will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016.

“The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester is thrilled to continue aspiring pastry chefs the chance to take part in a unique program involving the Crème de la Crème pastry team,” said Jeff Dziak, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester.

Junior Chefs will learn everything from kitchen safety and baking techniques to fun recipes that they can take home with them and recreate with family and friends. Each student will receive a personalized chef’s coat, chef’s hat and a set of baking tools to use during the class.

Class dates are:

Winter: Sunday, February 21, 2016, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Spring: Sunday, April 10, 2016. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Summer: Sunday, July 24, 2016, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fall: October 30, 2016, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Each class is $100 per student and is comprised of approximately six students. To check availability or to make a reservation, please call Katie at (914) 467-5826 or email