Tuscan food is simple and abundant with local produce, mellow cheeses and grilled meats. Tuscans are also known for their appreciation of beans as seen in the staple of the Tuscan table: white beans cooked with sage and olive oil. Beef Steak Florentine, many versions of roasted or wine-braised meats, the table of a typical Tuscan meal. Plus this is the home of Chianti wine.
Delmonico's, Peter Lugers, Bobby Vans - NYC steakhouses are legendary in the comfort and decadence. In this class you'll learn how to make the classics, from perfectly poached shrimp to skillfully seared steaks, served Oscar-style. Tie it all together with classic accompaniments and a creamy dessert.
The Patisseries and bakeries in France are famous for an array of delicious sweets. Join our Chefs for a sweet trip to learnt he art and techniques for creating some of France's
most notable desserts.
This fun and yummy class will give you the confidence to cook for yourself and your friends & family! Simple and elegant, you will show off your mad culinary skills from now on ! Our Chef Instructors will guide you through a myriad of seasonings and global flavors that is sure to please.
Learn the secrets to roasting and searing your steaks to perfection. And for the sweet finish to your steakhouse dinner, learn how to prepare a decadent spiked dessert with our favorite whiskey!
Paella is a great meal to cook and share. Join us for this delicious and celebration of Spanish cuisine at it's finest!
2019 Early Summer Camp week is fast approaching ! Our Camp Week kicks off with a fun and delicious food from The Jersey Shore TV show to Cake Boss.
Summer Camp 2019 is finally here and Oh How Sweet it is MCA Style!! Jr. Chefs will be a part of a team as they learn techniques in baking, cake making and sweet creations!
Fresh made Pasta, Pizza and that special Sunday gravy! Everyone is Italian during Italy week at MCA Summer Camp!
Our Chefs LOVE sweets and the science behind the wide world of sweets make this fun, informative and STEM based approach to pies, cakes and desserts a can't miss camp week!
Join us as our Chef Instructors explore a week of fun cooking great food from the Great Food Truck Competition & Diners, Drive-ins and Dives on the Food Network.
Jr. Chefs will love this week of baking fun! Learning the difference between French meringue.
This is the light, airy meringue you are most familiar with. Egg whites and sugar beaten into a white to a Frangipane.
Jr. Chef's will be delighted and excited to be apart of Kids Baking Challenge and Cake Wars all rolled into to one!
2019 Summer Camp would not be complete without our grande Finale!!!! Drum roll please :) MCA's very own Master Jr. Chef Competition - Teams will compete to create the best ever menu items from some of the worlds best Chefs!
The South American cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition and the many countries throughout South America have the perfect blend of spices and flavors that excite the palette.
Korean cuisine is largely based on rice, vegetables, and meats. Traditional Korean meals are named for the number of side dishes (; banchan) that accompany steam-cooked short-grain rice. Kimchi is served at nearly every meal.
So many people love Sushi and Poke'. If you have ever wanted to create your own edible art, this class is for you.
Join our Chefs as we explore the Art of Japanese Cuisine, in a traditional Japanese table setting.
Jr. Chef's and parents will delight in this one day mini camp for Presidents Day! Join us as our Chef Instructors explore a fun day of cooking great food from the Great Food Truck Competition on the Food Network.
Love is in the air! Valentine's weekend concludes with a very special Valentine's Sunday Brunch. Join us as we celebrate love in a most delicious way! This class is open to couples, families, and anyone who loves someone!!
Whether you're taken or single, we all love food! Come celebrate this evening with us and treat your palate to a romantic meal that you'll want to take home! *Please note that pricing/ticketing is per couple.*
Who doesn't LOVE valentines! Chocolate covered everything !!! We Chefs LOVE everything Valentine's and on this weekend we invite your kids to create a special Valentine sweet treat for their moms and dads, grandparents and siblings!
Come and celebrate love as only we can. Bring someone you love to this fun and fabulous evening as we celebrate the love great food! Our Chef Instructors love this menu designed to keep the love in Valentine's Day!
Cold winter Sundays are an ideal day to get into the kitchen a bake some fresh, warm delicious bread, and explore the art of cheese making. Our Chef Instructors will guide you to making French Baguette, Focaccia with Rosemary and Fresh handmade Mozzarella Cheese.
Romans often describe their local cuisine as food of the people. This night features simple ingredients that make complex flavors like basil pesto and prosciutto and sage. We bring together these wonderful flavors to create dishes Delicioso!
Classical French cooking takes years to master. The Chef Instructors at MCA are classically trained and love teaching Jr. Chefs the Art of French cooking!
Join us for this fun, informative & interactive discussion with top industry professionals in a relaxed & comfortable setting.
Kids in the Kitchen is back for February! Your Jr. Chefs will find this class Muy Bueno!!
Join us as we explore the flavors of the Mexican Mayan Rivera on this 90 minute journey.
Back by popular demand! We are offering this class for those that weren't able to attend the first time, or those of you who want to come back for a fabulous feast with wine pairings with our Wine Aficionado!!
From Barcelona to Madrid, Spain is know for exquisite flavors and culinary traditions. You won't need your passport to enjoy this fun and festive cooking class.
We will celebrate Morocco and it's unique flavors in this cooking class, our Chef Instructors will guide through the preparation and cooking in Clay vessel known as Tagines. Morocco produces a large range of Mediterranean fruits, and vegetables and even some tropical ones. Common meats include beef, lamb, chicken and seafood, which serve as a base for the cuisine.
While France remains my own personal duck Shangri-laah, the cassoulets, the magrets, the confits! My love of duck runs deep. I adore every one of duck's global iterations that I've tried. And there are many. This vast family of waterfowl, which encompasses dozens of wild and domesticated breeds, has branches on every continent except Antarctica. Its hardiness and versatility.
Calling all Ladies who love great food and wine! Join us for a fun and fabulous evening of great food, a fun cooking experience and learn the Chef secrets to weigh loss, weight management and Meditteranean cuisine.
This is fun way to spend quality time with a child in your life. Join us for Parent/Child Baking
No experience is ever necessary at MCA. The Chefs will guide you and your Jr. Chef to sweet
victory! Make a fabulously original cake creation from scratch in this team effort!
The Chefs at MCA are celebrating 2019 with a very special evening New Years Eve Date Night for couples and a couple of friends, bring someone you love to share this fine dining experience!
The excitement is building for this WINTER BREAK MINI CAMP. A 3 day cooking and baking blowout Food Network style!!!
What better way to say' I love you' then a pie made from scratch this holiday season. Anyone can buy a pie, but a handmade pie made from farm to table ingredients is hard to beat!
Holiday cookies are always in fashion and this class is our seasonal favorite with kids. Join us for this delicious and festive MCA tradition! We begin with a fresh batch of cookie dough, roll and shape, bake and decorate in your unique style!
The Holidays are in full swing and the Chefs are cooking up some great ideas for your holiday season! Calling all Pasta Lovers - Make your Nonna proud with our fun and festive cooking class. Come and cook with someone you love!
Calling all Mommies & Daddies (Caregivers welcome)!!! HOLIDAY COOKIES ARE HERE!!!
The Holiday season is the perfect time to get together with family and friends. With holiday windows twinkling in NYC the Chefs are excited to offer you the opportunity to create a festive and fun class in the elegant tradition of The Waldof Astoria and The Ritz, right here in upper Montclair.
Calling all Mommies & Daddies (Caregivers welcome)!!! HOLIDAY COOKIES ARE HERE!!!
In this class you with learn everything you need to know to make delicious pies for any season. Discover how easy it is to make perfect, flaky all-butter pie dough by hand. Then, learn to roll and cut pie dough, repair cracks and tears, prevent burnt edges and create elegant decorations. At the end of class, you'll take home your handmade Holiday pies to share with family and friends.