Watch: Ludo Lefebvre Teaches Children’s Cooking Class

Los Angeles-based chef Ludo Lefebvre leads a cooking class for some future chefs in training

Ludo leads a class of young chefs through a handmade gnocchi workshop.

French chef, pop-up master, and adorable dad Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec, Petit Trois, Ludo Bird) recently spent an afternoon at the helm of a children’s cooking class.

The class, a lesson in making gnocchi from scratch, puts Ludo in the company of several “future chefs in training,” who say adorable things like “when I started here I was nervous, but when I started cooking, I felt better,” and “we mushed it with our hands.”

Supervising a room full of fledgling chefs, Ludo says, “[I’m] teaching the new generation — young kids — how to appreciate food [and] even more importantly to understand ‘what is cooking?’”

One young student, apparently impressed with Ludo’s teaching ability, shares that Ludo is “kind of like a professional,” which is good because she thinks that with a simple combination of “a grown-up’s help and instructions and ingredients,” kids can be better cooks. Better than Ludo? Only time will tell.

Celebrated Trois Mec Chef Ludo Lefebvre Teaches Tiny Kids to Cook from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

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Karen Lo is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @appleplexy.