Adult Sip & Cook -The Art of French Cooking - From Burgundy to Marseille
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Sip & Cook -The Art of French Cooking - From Burgundy to Marseille

In the true spirit of Julia Child & Jacques Pepin, this French cooking class is hands on and fully immersive. The Chefs will guide you through each aspect of the menu. From prepping to cooking, you will have an opportunity to ask the Chefs questions, take photos and take recipes home.

On the Menu:

Traditional Bouillabaisse

Leek & Mushroom Tart

Shrimp Marselle

Hand Made Crepes with Pear & Brie

BYOB

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Jr. Chefs Baking class (7-17) From Cronuts to Crumbles
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Jr. Chefs Baking class (7-17) From Cronuts to Crumbles

Jr. Chefs adore baking. This hands on class will challenge young Chefs and take them out of the baking comfort zone.

Join us for Cronuts to Crumbles - A Bakers Journey. We explore baking techniques, ingredients and creating a sweet & memorable dessert.

Previous experience is not required, but helpful. Students will work with the Chef/Instructors throughout the class.

Final creations will be taken home.

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook -  Classic Surf & Turf on Martha's Vineyard
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Classic Surf & Turf on Martha's Vineyard

The Fall season ushers in cravings and flavors from New England. Martha's Vineyard in the fall is not only beautiful but cozy with big sweaters and sweet offerings from land & sea!

Join the Chefs as we create our own take on the menus from the Vineyard.

We start with a creamy Lobster Bisque served with crusty sourdough bread

Poached Lobster Tails from Maine

NY Strip Steak seared to perfection in cast iron skillet with fresh made Tarragon butter

Truffle Potatoes

Grilled Asparagus

Apple Turnovers with a warm Vanilla sauce

BYOB your favorite Sauterne or Bold Cab

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult & Teen Baking- The Art of French Macrons
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult & Teen Baking- The Art of French Macrons

NEW** . French Macrons are a favorite sweet treat world over. The French have perfected this technically challenging dessert.

Join our Pastry Chef for a Sunday treat! This hands on class can be attended by Adults & Adults with Teens (13-17)

A fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Macrons will be take home. Bakery boxes are provided*

Assorted flavors and colors will available to choose from.

Vanilla, Chocolate, Berry & Passion fruit

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills &  French Surf & Turf
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & French Surf & Turf

Here's another twist on an old favorite; "surf and turf" with a French flair.

Learn the technique of Classic French cooking, perfectly seared scallops, rib eye and a Apple Tarte tartin that will be a go to recipe for any cozy gathering this winter! Join The Chefs for a fun and family friendly evening

Roasted Beet Salad with greens and goat cheese

Surf and Turf ~ Pan seared scallops with a Bernaise sauce

Rib eye with a Brown Butter & Balsamic Redux

Rosemary roasted potatoes and Haricot Vert

Apple Tarte tatin

BYOB ~ We suggest a bold Bordeaux or Oaky Chardonnay

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & The Art of Roasting
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & The Art of Roasting

Roasting is one of the healthiest ways of cooking while enhancing flavors by caramelizing and browning. Learn and practice tips for roasting meat, vegetables, fruit during this technique-filled class.

Menu:

Smoky Roasted Stuffed Dates with Blue Cheese & Bacon

Roasted Beet Salad with Tangerine Maple Dressing on Greens

Roasted Apricot-Dijon Chicken

Tamari-Roasted Broccoli

Herb-Roasted Celery Root with fresh Chestnuts and Oyster Mushrooms

Caramel-Roasted Pears with Pear Brandy Crema

BYOB

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Flavors of the Northwest
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Flavors of the Northwest

MCA Chef/instructors lead a culinary excursion featuring the distinctive flavors of the Northwest, incorporating cedar plank salmon, wild mushrooms and other native ingredients into this fabulous menu.

Menu:

Caramelized Onion Tart

Roasted Cedar Plank Salmon with Cucumber Ginger Vinaigrette over a bed of Hydroponic Arugula

Pan Seared Lamb Chops with Pinot Noir Cherry Sauce

Wild Mushroom Fricassee with Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Mixed Oregon Berries in a Pastry Sac with Whipped Farm Fresh Cream

BYOB ~ Oregon Wines would be awesome!

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills for Thanksgiving Dishes
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills for Thanksgiving Dishes

Chefs at MCA love the holiday season, and what better way to celebrate with family and friends than learning to make the best part of Thanksgiving dinner the side dishes!

Bring your spouse, your friends, siblings or a neighbor...

Join us for this fun and festive cooking class that will have everyone asking for seconds!

Chef secrets revealed....Shhhhh!

On the Menu

Leek and mushroom Tart

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Sausage and Sage Stuffing with Currants

Roasted Butternut, Acorn and Yam

Perfect Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

Pumpkin Pie with fresh made whipped cream

BYOB -Bring your favorite wine and dine at our Communal Table!

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Baking Class -Thanksgiving Holiday Pie Baking from Scratch
Nov
24
1:00 PM13:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Baking Class -Thanksgiving Holiday Pie Baking from Scratch

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. No experience is ever necessary at MCA. Choose 2 pies from the list below:

Pumpkin

Apple

Spice Apple Cranberry

Mixed Berry

Appetizers will be served as part of this fabulous pre Thanksgiving class. Bring a friend, your spouse, or come and make new baking friend! All are welcome.

This class is BYOB

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult cooking 'Sip & Cook'  -The Art of Italian Cuisine
Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult cooking 'Sip & Cook' -The Art of Italian Cuisine

The Chefs at MCA invite you to an evening of love Italian style! The simplicity and elegance are combined to bring out your passion for Italian cuisine and sharpen your culinary skills !

No experience is ever necessary, just a desire to explore Iconic Italian favorites from Naples to Florence.

Appetizer - Clams Oreganata

Salata - Mixed greens with Mozzarella, tomato and Fresh basil

Entree' - Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops over Creamy Polenta

Dessert - Zabaglione infused with wine served over fresh berries

BYOB - Wine suggestions : Cava, Barolo, Chianti or Super Tuscan

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 Montclair Culinary Academy -Jr. Chef ~ Mini Camp Baking -' Nailed It!' Take The Cake
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Montclair Culinary Academy -Jr. Chef ~ Mini Camp Baking -' Nailed It!' Take The Cake

A NO SCHOOL DAY means a fun day of Baking at MCA!

Don't miss out on this sweet fun of NAILED IT! MCA Style! Will will create a pre Halloween Cake worthy of the TV Show!

Kids will team up with the Chefs to create a delicious and exciting Halloween experience!

Get in the Halloween Spirit!!

No Exp. is ever needed at MCA!

**Lunch is provided

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook -  The Art of Japanese Sushi & Sashimi
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - The Art of Japanese Sushi & Sashimi

Join our Chefs as we explore the Art of Japanese Cuisine, in a traditional Japanese table setting.

We start with handcrafted Miso soup with delicate cubes of tofu and scallions.

Mixed greens with a Tokyo style carrot/ginger dressing

Menu

Tekka Maki

Salmon Rolls,

Tuna Rolls

Inside out Rolls

Eel Rolls,

Massago & Spicy Yellowtail Rolls and Sashimi.

BYOB: We recommend a dry Sake, White wine or Sparkling

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Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Hand Made Pasta II - Classic Roman Cuisine
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Hand Made Pasta II - Classic Roman Cuisine

When in Rome...the saying goes! Join the Chefs In this hands on cooking class we explore the farm fresh flavors of Rome. From the vegetables to the meats and the pastas that create exceptional meals. Bring a friend, a partner or teen ager for this fun class.

On the Menu

Artichoke Bruschetta

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Al La Norma (Hand Cut)

Oven Roasted Meatballs

Tiramisu

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Montclair Culinary Academy -Saturday Morning~ Jr. Chefs  - Cooking Latin Flavors
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Montclair Culinary Academy -Saturday Morning~ Jr. Chefs - Cooking Latin Flavors

The Kitchen at MCA is once again open for Jr. Chefs from ages 7-17 . Participants will be engaging with peers in their own age groups. Working directly with Chef/Instructors

From Knife Skills to technical cooking and baking all Jr. Chefs will have a hands on experience.

On the Menu

Grilled Avocado stuffed with Sofrito

Garlic Roasted Chicken Fajitas

Spanish Rice

Saffron Baked Apple Galette

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills &  Tapas from Barcelona to Madrid
Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Tapas from Barcelona to Madrid

From Las Ramblas in Barcelona to el Plaza Mayor in Madrid to the sun drenched foothills of Andalusia, Spain is full of rich food traditions. Leave your passport at home and learn the art of Spanish Tapas using techniques you can utilize in your day-to-day cooking.

Menu:

Mixed Greens with Avocado Vinaigrette

Yucca & Spanish Onion Croquettes

Seared Scallops with Cava and Orange

Roasted Pork Belly with Spicy Mole Sauce

Chocolate Flan

BYOB - Bring your favorite Rojo, or wine from Spain, Chile , or the Sonoma Valley

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 Adult Sip & Cook -  Couples Date Night - Flavors of  Fall
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Sip & Cook - Couples Date Night - Flavors of Fall

Fall in love all over again while cooking together! Join our Chefs in our studio kitchen as we welcome in Fall flavors.

*MCA is farm to table, and purvey fresh ingredients from local farmers markets & farms.

Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup w/ Creme Fraiche and Pepitas

Hydroponic Salad w/ Apples, Blue Cheese, Honey/Rosemary

Roasted Garlic Chicken with Shaved Fennel

Salt Baked Fried Potatoes

Apples & Cinnamon Oat Crumble

BYOB

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 Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Dumplings 101
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Dumplings 101

Delve into dumplings with us! We'll work through making doughs and fillings, and practice the techniques of wrapping various dumpling styles. Youll stuff then boil, steam or fry your pillowy pockets and serve them alongside a host of dipping sauces. The hardest part will be waiting to let them cool just enough before digging in!

Menu:

Wonton Soup

Shrimp Shao Mai

Crispy Crab Wonton

Pork and Chive Dumplings

Black Pepper Beef Dumplings

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 Adult Sip & Cook -  The Art of Italian Cooking -Florence to Sicily
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Sip & Cook - The Art of Italian Cooking -Florence to Sicily

Fall is here and the Chefs are back with a fabulous and fun Italian cooking class for all levels of experience.

Join us as we create delicious dishes that you can replicate at home with family and friends!

On the menu:

Buratta Cheese with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate seeds

Gnocchi with fresh basil pesto

Classic Caesar Salad with house made crute

Porterhouse Florentina

Broccoli Rabe with saute garlic and Olive oil

fresh made Zeppolis

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Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Mediterranean Vegetarian
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & Mediterranean Vegetarian

The Mediterranean diet has been wildly popular for decades, and for good reason: It may improve heart health and protect against certain cancers and neurological diseases. Research shows it could benefit your waistline, and the U.S. New & World Report ranked the Med Diet as the best overall diet.

Plant based menus are catching on amongst Chefs throughout the world. Our hands on cooking class will focus on (3) food preparations: Including knife skills for the home cook.

**Parents and teens are welcome to attend this class.

Starter: Leek and Mushroom Tart

Salad: Grilled Romaine with cucumber and yogurt dressing

Entree: Zucchini & Feta Fritters

Entree: Roasted Eggplant, Chick pea & Spinach Casserole with Za'atar

Dessert: Crisp Pear & Fig Strudel

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Sunday Brunch ~ Cooking Class for the Whole family!
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Sunday Brunch ~ Cooking Class for the Whole family!

Everyone LOVES Sunday Brunch! Join us for a fun and family friendly

Kids 12 & under are $25 at the door!

Learn hands -on techniques that can be replicated in your home with your family!

On The Menu:

Eggs Benedict- Hollandaise Sauce

Crab Cakes with Romulade Sauce

Make your own Waffles, Pancakes & Crepes for the kids!!

Skirt steak with Chimichurri

Hand made Hash browns

Fresh Berry Crumble with Ice Cream

BYOB -

Orange Juice & and Coffee Included

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook -  The Art of Pasta from Rome to Tuscany II
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - The Art of Pasta from Rome to Tuscany II

If you aren't traveling to Italy this summer~Don't worry! You will be transported to Rome and Tuscany through the tastes and traditions of Italian cooking. Manga everyone!

This fun and delicious hands on culinary class will make you a fresh pasta convert!

Bring someone you LOVE to this sell out class. Seats are limited !

On The Menu:

Hand cut Pappardelle and our 3 meat Bolognese

Shrimp Ravioli

Chicken Piccata with Linguini

Caesar Salad

Sabayon with fresh Berries

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 Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & The Art of Spanish Surf & Turf
Jul
6
6:00 PM18:00

Montclair Culinary Academy - Adult Sip & Cook - Knife Skills & The Art of Spanish Surf & Turf

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.

learn the art of Spanish cultural dishes with our global Chefs.

On the Menu:

Fresh Mango & Salsa Salad

Hanger Steak with Chimichurri

Sofrito Shrimp

Spanish rice & Beans

Caramel Flan

BYOB May we recommend a Spanish Rioja or a bold Bodegas Reserve

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