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Pass the prosciutto: Foodie parents attempt to raise foodie kids

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Young Chefs Academy, with more than 80 locations across the U.S., teaches kids to make pasta from scratch. (Courtesy of Young Chefs Intl.)


At a cooking class at Young Chefs Academy, children measure flour to make fresh pasta. (Courtesy of Young Chefs Intl.)

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Parents with a passion for good food, a.k.a. “foodie parents,” aren’t willing to give up their fine-dining ways just because they have kids. Instead, they’re working to cultivate an appreciation for fine, if adult, food in their children. They’re sending their kids to sophisticated cooking schools, blogging about their experiences and even writing cookbooks.