The Garden State Discovery Museum is pleased to announce its newest community partner and exhibit sponsor: California Pizza Kitchen. Born in Beverly Hills in 1985, California Pizza Kitchen is a leader in authentic Californiastyle cuisine and is widely known for its innovative menu items. At the Garden State Discovery Museum, California Pizza Kitchen has sponsored the construction of the California Fraction Kitchen: a replica of their Cherry Hill Restaurant, that opened January 25, 2013. The California Fraction Kitchen focuses on math skills, colors, shapes, sorting, and of course fun!
The exhibit houses many hands-on learning opportunities: a replica pizza oven, pizza assembly station, table top activities at the booths as well as CPK’s signature chef ware. Visitors are able to order their pizza in increments of 1/2, 1/3, 1/8, etc.
Our tiny CPK chefs will prepare signature dishes to serve all the while “building a whole” focusing on how pieces can come together to create a single thing. They can work side by side in the industrial open kitchen and serve up delicious pizza to all their customers. The assembly station focuses on sorting and shapes and colors used to compile different kinds of pizza.
hildren also have the opportunity to explore the different positions held in a restaurant kitchen: Head chef, expeditor, prep chef, server, host/hostess and take out staff.
Feed your appetite for fun and visit the California Fraction Kitchen on your next visit!!!