CWK Days

Cook With Your Kids Day

California State Capitol

After years of campaigning his mission’s awareness, in 2008, Guy helped draft California state legislation proclaiming the 2nd Saturday in May annually as “Cook With Your Kids Day.” It was passed unanimously by the California State Legislature. On April 25th, 2011, Guy revisited California’ State Capitol where he was presented with a revised resolution that officially recognizes Cooking with Your Kids as a weekly initiative.

Click here to download the full resolution

  • “I encourage all parents to take some time each week to prepare a meal as a family.”
    -Assemblyman David G. Valadao (CA-30)
  • “Taking the time to cook a healthy home cooked meal with your children and family will contribute to a healthy life style…”
    -Speaker Pro Tempore Fiona Ma
  • “As a working mother of four, I find the time we spend together cooking is not only personally rewarding, but has become some of our most fun times.”
    -Senator Mimi Walters  (Republican) Laguna Niguel, CA 33rd Senate District
  • “This is a program that helps families come together and helps children learn how to make healthy choices in their lives.”
    -The Honorable John A. Perez Speaker California State Assembly (Democrat)
  • “In light of the increasing prevalence of childhood obesity across the country, parents play a more important role than ever in helping their children develop healthy lifestyles and nutritious eating habits.”
    -Anthony Cannella State Senator, California’s 12th District
  • “Some of the best conversations with our daughter have happened after we have picked her up from preschool and we talk about her day while eating dinner as a family.”
    -Senator Michael J. Rubio

Our Mission

"Cooking with Kids encourages and educates young people to learn how to cook for themselves, their families, and their friends, while instilling self-esteem, self-reliance, and a healthy lifestyle."

"Cooking with Kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking... it's about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity."