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Kitchen Kid Founder Featured in Red Tricycle

January 3, 2014

Kitchen Kid Founder, Samantha Barnes, is featured in Red Tricycle for winning the award for Most Awesome Camp for Kids in the Los Angeles area. In this article, Samantha shares what inspired her to start Kitchen Kid, advice to new businesses owners, and tips on balancing entrepreneurship with parenthood.

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Kitchen Kid Contributes to MasterChef Junior’s Family-Friendly Recipes

September 27, 2013

Kitchen Kid is excited to be creating delicious recipes for the MasterChef Junior Family-Friendly Recipe Collection.  This season, viewers are encouraged to cook one of our delicious recipes to enjoy with the family while watching MasterChef Junior. Get a sneak peek at tonight’s first MasterChef Junior Family-Friendly Recipe: Garden Lasagna.


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Kitchen Kid Founder Appears in MasterChef Junior Safety Videos

September 27, 2013

Kitchen Kid is excited and honored to be part of MasterChef Junior’s premiere season! Founder, Samantha Barnes, shares safety tips in a three part video series hosted by Graham Elliot, MasterChef Junior’s talented judge.


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Red Tricycle’s 2013 Totally Awesome Award Winner: Best Camp

September 1, 2013

Wanna Know What’s Totally Awesome?! We’re ecstatic to announce that we are the winners of Red Tricycle’s Totally Awesome Camp for Kids award!  With nearly 237,000 votes overall, we’re both humbled and honored to accept this award.  Many thanks to our coaches, young chefs and their families for this recognition.  We couldn’t have won without your hard work and support!  Now that’s totally awesome!

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KCRW’s Good Food Radio Show

July 28, 2012

On this episode of Good Food with Evan Kleinman, producer Gillian Ferguson visits Kitchen Kid’s Restaurant Camp, where kids are in charge of the menu, the concept, and everything else it takes to launch a new restaurant.

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Bowdoin Alumni Magazine

Summer 2011

Read Samantha’s interview in the Bowdoin College Alumni Magazine, where she describes her secret(ly embarrassing) late night snack!

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Beverly Hills Weekly: Kids Learn International Flavors

August 17, 2011

Kitchen Kid Culinary Coach, Amy Rosa, is pictured preparing papusas with a young chef during the Around the World Week at Kitchen Kid Cooking Camp in Beverly Hills.

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Beverly Hills Courier: Future Chefs in the Making!

August 12, 2011

Parents join future chefs for tasting day on last day of cooking camp at La Cienega Community Center in Beverly Hills.

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The Beach Reporter: Kids in the Kitchen

August 4, 2011

“The kids scatter around the Manhattan Beach Farmer’s Market, gently squeezing yellow peaches, mango-flavored nectarines and plums to find perfectly ripe specimens, occasionally darting to the table of chocolate truffles (they made those the day before)….”

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The Daily Breeze: Entrepreneur Gets HGTV’d!

June 25, 2011

“Hawthorne entrepreneur gets a new garage office space and outdoor “room” with garden when she asks to get “HGTV’d!”… Kitchen Kid founder Samantha Barnes and her family gets “HGTV’d” on the network’s newest over the top home-makeover show. A deck that doubles her family’s living space, an edible vertical garden designed with Woolly Pockets, a fire pit, and a garage workshop are just some of the amazing features Jamie Durie designed.  The incredible plantings include artichokes, blueberries, grapes, fruit trees, squash, and tomatoes.

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