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Inspiring Kids to Create in the Kitchen

Julianna Banana - Bake with Me

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Julianna Banana aims to inspire kids and families to get baking, cooking, and creating in the kitchen all while learning about food, having fun, and gaining an appreciation for the importance of community and giving back. 

We provide culinary experiences for kids and families, ranging from individual Classes to our Culinary Boxes for Kids which combine the fun of a class with a collection of kid friendly recipe cards, kitchen tools, teacher-crafted science activities and more. Sound amazing? Join the Julianna Banana Club by purchasing a subscription of  Culinary Boxes for even more fun. The Summer, Harvest and Holiday Boxes are shipped in July, October and December. The Subscription comes with  complimentary classes where junior chefs learn in live interactive online classes how to make some of the recipes showcased in each of the Culinary Boxes!  Classes are taught by trained graduates of Le Cordon Bleu of Ottawa.

We support LOCAL business and give back to the community.  A fundamental pillar of Julianna Banana is to support local businesses and to give back to the community. Materials in our Culinary Boxes including kitchen tools and accessories are sourced whenever possible from local vendors. Recipe cards are designed and printed in Ottawa and our Julianna Banana apron is made and printed in Canada. In keeping with our mission to give back to the community, a portion of proceeds from sales of Julianna Banana Culinary Boxes and Julianna Banana classes go directly to local charities . Join us, give back.


If your budding Chef would rather simply join a class without the Culinary Box, sign them up for a fun, interactive baking and cooking class for kids ages (5-14). Younger ones may need a sous chef and older ones will work more independently to showcase their new skills! Classes focus on providing children an opportunity to explore different foods, develop kitchen skills and create tasty treats for the whole family.

Dessert and pastry classes are hosted by Cordon Bleu-trained hosts and often Julianna herself. Classes are kept small and designed to be fun and interactive! 

Since the start of Julianna Banana,  classes were  organized as a way of fundraising for local organizations. We are proud to have raised thousands of dollars collectively for the Dovercourt Recreation Centre and more recently the Parkdale Food Centre. CHEO and the School Breakfast Program of Ottawa. We also have volunteered classes for the Girl Guides of Canada , Scouts Canada and other not for profits including Kids Up Front Ottawa. 

Hand-Crafted & Personalized Culinary Boxes for Kids

 Learning Never Tasted So Good! Julianna Banana Boxes are all about connecting kids with food and creating a long-lasting extraordinary experience. Each Culinary Box is a carefully crafted learning lab for kids, with fun kid tested recipe cards, hands on activities and food science! Each Box is uniquely curated, personalized for budding Chefs and SUPPORTS LOCAL Vendors. And Each Box helps fundraise for LOCAL CHILDREN’s CHARITIES; currently the Ottawa Network For Education #SchoolBreakfastProgram. 

The Julianna Banana Harvest Box contains

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Made in Canada, cotton, adjustable Julianna Banana youth apron.


Each Culinary Box comes with one quality kitchen tool that we source from local vendors. Purchase an extra one for siblings!


Enjoy a set of 2 Julianna Banana Culinary Boxes; Harvest Box available in October and a Holiday Box available in December. Each Box comes with a set of seasonal kid friendly recipe cards and ring booklet, locally sourced quality kitchen tools, teacher- crafted food science, a DIY craft and a complimentary, live (virtual) class where we teach kids one of…


A Learning Lab in a Box with loads of hands-on activities, recipes, kitchen tools and so much more, including: kid-friendly, easy-to-follow recipe cards (NEW Booklet Ring) recipes include: cinnamon buns, apple crisp, carrot soup & homemade crackers & so much more! Collect additional Cards with each Box...    


Terms and conditions

  1. all terms subject to change
  2. delivery is available for a fee for Boxes / Free delivery is offered for Bundles/ Culinary Subscriotions
  3. pickup is available for single Box puchases at our partner locations
  4. delivery for a fee is available for Ottawa or outside of Ottawa 


(Choose between one of the following virtual birthday party options
1.Tea Time (scrumptious scones, tarts and cookies) & tea of course
2. Pizza Party (guests can make savoury and dessert pizzas together)
3. Cake & Decorating Party
4. Customizable – contact us


the birthday girl/boy and guests would make a selection of 2-3 mini treats choose from cranberry orange scones, mini tart, quiche, or decadent cookie, at the end of the class, guests can eat the treats and have tea together (and sing happy birthday of course)


a unique pizza party experience for her/him and her/his friends


Make a cake and decorate it (Choose from an assortment of layered cakes and decor, even drip cake)


Shopping for someone else, but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with a Julianna Banana gift card.

Gift cards can be applied toward a Julianna Banana class as well as Culinary Boxes available and in stock.

Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. Our gift cards have no additional processing fees.


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