Savory Cooking for Kids
with Chef Sunny Jin and Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal
With an emphasis on fun and safety, we’ll teach kids simple cooking techniques that are sure to elevate their confidence in the kitchen. Careful instruction from Paws Up Executive Chef Sunny Jin and Boston’s own Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal will help them prepare for a special Kids’ Cook-Off Challenge, putting their new skills to the test.
Sunny Jin: Paws Up Executive Chef
Before becoming The Resort at Paws Up’s executive chef, Sunny Jin’s culinary journey took him around the world, cooking for some of the planet’s finest restaurants—Napa Valley’s French Laundry, Catalonia’s El Bulli and Australia’s Tetsuya’s. While his culinary skills have impressed discriminating palates globally, it’s the American Northwest where he feels most at home. His formative cooking skills developed in Portland, Oregon, at the Western Culinary Institute, where he won the coveted Grand Toque Award as the top culinary student. Read more >
Steve “Nookie” Postal: Featured Chef
Postal is known for giving fresh ingredients center stage. His restaurant Commonwealth was named Best Al Fresco Restaurant by Boston Magazine, as well as Best Neighborhood Takeout Restaurant. A veteran chef of Cambridge’s Oleana and Casablanca restaurants, Postal also spent six years as executive chef at one of the BBQ-loving, grilled-food eating capitals of the world—Boston’s Fenway Park. Baseball fans fondly remember his tenure at Fenway—it included a Red Sox World Series win in 2007.
In 2012, Postal was a finalist in Around the World in 80 Plates on Bravo, circling the globe competing in culinary challenges in exotic places such as Buenos Aires, Florence and Marrakesh. Postal has cooked at the James Beard House in New York City on four occasions.