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WELCOME TO CHEF IT UP TAMPA BAY AREA, FLORIDA!

Thanks for your interest in CHEF IT UP 2 GO - Tampa Bay!  My name is Chris Peal.  My wife Samantha and I own the Chef It Up 2 Go - Tampa Bay travel team and are excited to bring programs throughout our entire area.  We are happy and excited to join the Chef It Up family and be the first franchisee in Florida.  We have two wonderful daughters that enjoy cooking and have inspired us to share the love of cooking with others. Chef It Up 2 Go is 100% peanut and tree nut free and very food allergy aware so most can participate! We offer all types of programs from after school enrichment programs, summer camps, cooking battles, birthday parties to much  more!  Please view our pricing and current programs our team offers as well as party package info then call or email us to see what we could cook up!  Whether you are 2 1/2  or 102 you will have a blast at our fun-filled cooking programs!   

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cooking classes/ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

SCHOOL ENRICHMENT - Chef It Up 2 Go is a hands-on cooking class where we use creativity to make fun delicious menu items.  From fresh pasta to cupcake decorating kids will have a blast all while learning and preparing and assembling fun foods and drinks.  We will teach kids basic cooking skills and techniques such as chopping, mixing, measuring, muddling, rolling all while keeping it entertaining!  We will also be teaching kids food safety, knife safety and allergy awareness. These are all life skills that they are learning and will increase their love for cooking!  We take great pride in knowing that our classes are fun, safe, educational, creative and inclusive!  All products are always 100% peanut & tree nut free.  Please be sure to read our Food Allergy Statement on our website.  Chef It Up 2 Go offers continuous 4-10 week sessions throughout the school year which follow the counties schedules.  These classes are on location at your child’s school and if no oven is readily available we will prepare all items as make, take and bake at home.  Please click the button below to register your child today or contact us to schedule one of our awesome programs!  

  • Kid Show Cupcakes
  • Happy Healthy Kids
  • Main Course Madness
  • Cooking Battles/Competitions
  • Cool Tools for the Kitchen

                        ... and many more!

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MOMMY & ME / SPECIAL EVENTS

     Join Chef it Up 2 Go with your Jr Chef for some cooking fun!! Click below for our current schedule. 


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workshops, WALK-INS & FUNDRAISERS

Our workshops are a huge hit! We have 1 hour; 90min. and 2 hour workshops where kids can really get cooking and prepare some delicious foods and drinks to enjoy in class or even take home and bake up with instructions! Workshops are conducted once a month or seasonally too! Let us know when you want your workshop and we will send you some deliciously cool options! Some ideas for a fun workshop are:

- Complete meals

- Mini cake decorating

- Jr. chef cupcake decorating

- Gingerbread Houses

- Pasta Making

…and much more! 


Plus our Walk-In Events and Fundraisers are super popular on location! These work best in large recreation centers, multi-purpose rooms and senior centers, etc… Chef It Up 2 Go will conduct a 2.5 hour event where guests can just stop by the location of event (and for a very inexpensive amount) make whatever we have planned on the menu that we will wrap up for them to bring home and enjoy. It’s a great way for your school or organization to raise money and all they have to do is provide the tables, chairs and location and let us provide the rest! Chef It Up 2 Go runs the event then gives back 50% of the proceeds towards the fundraiser! Win win for all! Here are some of the most popular Walk-In Event/Fundraiser Options

- Fresh Pasta making

- Snow Globe Cookies

- Strawberry Patch Cupcakes

- Giant S’more Pops

- Chocolate Dipped Treats

- Family Cupcake Battles

- Family Edible Board Game Battles 

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adultS / team building events

We plan your adult event from start to finish with Chef It Up 2 Go! Great for corporations, themed nights, get togethers and family fun!  Let us plan your next event and make it a recipe for success! Just like our kid parties, you provide the tables and chairs and let Chef It Up 2 Go provide the rest! From homemade ravioli/pasta making to beating the clock in a Cupcake Battle or even wowing the crowd with a Rockin’ Cocktail we make sure you and your guests have a great time! Adult events are 2 hours and are very entertaining.

Contact us for Pricing


TROOPS, FIELD TRIPS & SUMMER CAMPS

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Come earn your Jr Simple Meals badge with Chef it Up 2 Go! In each of the below class options we will go over Allergy Awareness, knife safety and proper produce care. These events are fun and hands on all while learning! We group it together so they are making a lunch/dinner item, a breakfast item and dessert!

 These classes are 90 minutes. No oven, no problem we can run the event as a make, take and bake, where they fully prepare the dish and they take it home labeled with clear instruction on temp and time to bake at home.

Menu Options: 

  • Fresh Pasta from Scratch, Fruit Salad and Decorate a Cupcake 
  • Parmesan Zucchini Boat, Cheese Danish and Fruit Pudding Tart  
  • Zucchini Spiral Salad, Fruit Parfait and Apple Crostata.  

FIELD TRIPS

 Book an Onsite Field Trips with Chef it Up 2 Go for your school!! We come to your location and bring it all and then clean up after!! All of our classes are hands on, fun and educational.

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SUMMER CAMPS