Cook In A Box

Cook In A Box – an affordable way to give children basic cookery skills, enabling them to make healthy choices for life!
Simple and cost effective cooking program, curriculum linked, with recipes, tools and ingredients delivered to your school

What teachers are saying about Cook In A Box

“Cook In A Box makes it achievable for teachers to run easy, mess free cooking classes for ANY age – even without a kitchen – and everything is provided! We just love it, absolutely fantastic!                                                          Anna Kemp, Teacher – Crookwell Public School

Cook In A  Box cooking classes are suitable for all years and stages with lessons across most subjects linking to Australian National Curriculum outcomes. Cook In A Box has been designed especially for Primary School teachers, taking away the obstacles to run a hands on, fun and educational cooking class at school.

Even without access to a kitchen, our Cook In A Box lessons can be run anywhere in your school – hall, canteen, outdoor covered learning area or even the classroom. We send you EVERYTHING you need. Even for teachers who may not be confident cooks themselves, or just need some help on where to start, Cook In A Box modules include lesson plans, step-by-step teacher guides and instructional videos for students and teachers to watch prior to the class on your smart board.

  • Choose a “One Off” lesson from $4 per student
  • Run 4 cooking classes our “Skill builder” at $14 per student,
  • Cook for a whole term (8 cooking classes) for just $24 per student

Recipes can be linked to NAIDOC Week, Harmony Day, ANZAC Day, Australian Colonies, Asian Studies, Health/PE or just for fun.

ciab-graphicLesson plans written by teachers, making Cook In A Box super easy

ciab-graphic3Australia wide delivery, makes it simple and affordable to get your school cooking. Modules can be ordered and stored, until teachers are ready for cooking

ciab-graphic6Each Cook In A Box includes a “how to” guide for the teachers and online instructional videos for teachers and students

Have a garden and want to use your fresh produce? Each Cook In A Box lesson gives you the tips on what to harvest and use from your garden to enhance the flavours and continue “paddock to plate” learnings


All pantry ingredients posted, no shopping required! All our recipes are Nut Free for schools, with alternative ingredient options for students with other allergies Eg. Dairy, Gluten, Egg and seed free.


All Cook In A Box lessons can link to Mathematics and English, with some designed for Science, Human Society and Its Environment, Cultural studies OR just for fun!


Take home recipes are provided with every Cook In A Box module so each student can replicate at home with confidence. This can have a positive impact on health for families, introducing them to new healthy meals and snacks


No Kitchen? No worries! Cook in A Box modules come with the basic equipment needed to run the class OR you can purchase a portable kitchen – The Kitchen Kart