About Us

Founded by Healthy Little Cooks and a charity partner of McCormick Flavor For Life, Every Kid Can Cook is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization who’s goal is to foster positive mental health and social emotional learning in youth through culinary nutrition leadership development, prevention of poor dietary behaviors and school-based community education programs

Our Mission

Every Kid Can Cook’s Mission is to improve the mental, academic, emotional and physical well-being of youth through culturally inclusive culinary nutrition education, leadership opportunities and programming.


Staff and Key Volunteers

Coach Kim Young, CNE, MA

Founder & Executive Director
Coach Kim Young is the Founder and Executive Director of Every Kid Can Cook and Healthy Little Cooks.

Gabi Klebanow

Business Development & Marketing Manager
Gabi is the Business Development & Marketing Manager for Every Kid Can Cook.

Abby Doyle

Special Events Program Coordinator
Abby Doyle is Every Kid Can Cooks' Special Events Program Coordinator

Laura Wellford

Kid Ambassador & Nutrition Program Coordinator
Laura supports our Kid Ambassadors as they bring healthy eating habits into their communities.


Kids Taught




Community Partners


Cultural Cuisines