Have you seen those adorable bento boxes that Japanese mums make for their children? They’re not just for show.
The perfect lunch box is made up of about 50% rice, 25% protein and 25% vegetables. Adhering to the philosophy of eating the rainbow, at least four colours should be present, and it needs to be packed in a way so that it doesn’t end up like fried rice after transit.
Get a head start! We’re offering a class to learn the amazing art of making bento boxes with your kids led by Hong Kong’s own natural parenting guru Tina C , bringing home one bento box per child attending.
Children involved in the process of making their own lunch are much more likely to eat it, and this means less for you to do in the morning as a bonus.
Our 26 May workshop will be held at the Campfire kitchen in Wong Chuk Hang (across the road from the MTR). Here’s what to expect:
You and your child will prepare your own bento box
Roll your (and your child’s) sleeves up and get to work! You and your child will create a Japanese-style bento box using healthy ingredients, with a demonstration and instructions from our master bento chef, @verymommytinac.
Bento master chef @verymommytinac
Tina is a mother of two lovely girls and is also an MC, actress and host for RoadShow. She makes vegetarian bento boxes for her daughters every day – so expect a very experienced bento chef and lots of vegetables in your bento box creation.
Photo credit: @verymommytinac
Enjoy delicious light bites and sweet treats
We know that taking care of kids uses up plenty of energy, so we’ve got you covered! We will be serving up some healthy snacks and drinks for grown-ups and kiddies alike to enjoy throughout the workshop.
Photo credit: Taste (photo is only for reference)
What’s more? Bonuses!
Everyone loves a bonus. In addition to the beautifully arranged bento box your family will make, we have more goodies for you to bring home. Visit the Marriott Vacation Club booth at the end of the event to get a complimentary fun family snap to commemorate your day, as well as a cuddly toy for your little one.
This family day out is part of a series of events launched in partnership with Marriott Vacation Club. These events are all about creating unforgettable memories and experiences with your loved ones. Create yet another memorable moment with your family with a US$125 Marriott gift card or HK$800 Lane Crawford gift card. Find out how you can get your hands on these at the event!
Who should attend: food-loving families who are looking to bond over making healthy food – recommended for children aged 3–9
What to expect: bento-making workshop for families + snacks, drinks and goodies!
Date: Sunday, 26 May 2019
Location: Campfire, 5/F, Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang (5-minute walk from Wong Chuk Hang MTR station, exit B)
* Foodie Club member: $350 (2 adults + 1 child)
* Non-Foodie Club member: $450 (2 adults + 1 child)
(Want the discounted ticket? Becoming a Foodie Club member is easy and completely free; just click here to sign up)
* Additional child ticket: $120 (limited spaces – first come, first served)