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 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
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
Broccoli Rabe with saute garlic and Olive oil
fresh made Zeppolis
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!
Shrimp Shao Mai
Crispy Crab Wonton
Pork and Chive Dumplings
Black Pepper Beef Dumplings
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 freesh ingredients from local farmers markets & farms.
Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup w/ Creme Fraiche and Pepitas
Escarole Salad w/ Apples, Pecorino, Rosemary
Roasted Garlic Chicken with Shaved Fennel
Salt Baked Fried Potatoes
Apples & Cinnamon Oat Crumble
Indian cooking is a vast as the continent itself, each region offers unique spices and flavor profiles that are associated with their dishes.
If you love Indian Cuisine, join us for this hands on cooking class that explores the many dishes of India.
Chicken Tikka Masala
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.
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.
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!
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
Orange Juice & and Coffee Included
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
Chicken Piccata with Linguini
Sabayon with fresh Berries
Fresh made Pasta, Pizza and that special Sunday gravy! Everyone is Italian during Italy week at MCA Summer Camp!
Give the gift that keeps on giving for years to come! For that fabulous man in your life. Why not treat him with a gift card from Montclair Culinary Academy. The Chefs will guide your guy through cooking techniques that only Chef's know.
So many people love Sushi and Sashimi'. If you have ever wanted to create your own edible art, this class is for you! Sashimi is KETO Diet
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!
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
Spanish rice & Beans
BYOB May we recommend a Spanish Rioja or a bold Bodegas Reserve
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.
Surf and Turf meets Parisian Bistro in this fun fusion class! Learn how to make an amazing champagne butter sauce to go with your fresh scallops and filet, and the indulge in the ultimate potato dish, pommes aligot.
For those that love Ceviche and have always wanted to learn how to make the perfect blend of fresh seafood, fresh herbs and just the right amount of citrus, this class can not be missed!
Summer is here and so is Our Sunday Supper offering "The Art of Pasta & Gravy' great recipes from Nona with love!
Sharpen your culinary foundation with this essential skill class. Become one with your knife set as you master proper hand placement, technique and application, while easily discerning between a Santoku, utility or paring knife.
If you can't fly to Paris for dinner, this class is the next best thing! The Chefs are excited to teach this classical French cooking class. Recipes will be available so you can replicate these dishes at home with someone you Love !
So many people love Sushi and Sashimi'. If you have ever wanted to create your own edible art, this class is for you! Sashimi is KETO Diet. Join our Chefs as we explore the Art of Japanese Cuisine, in a traditional Japanese table setting.
Chinese cuisine is enjoyed the world over. It's a favorite for children of all ages! We bring out the chop sticks and Wok for this fun and favorite class. Back by popular demand.
This Mother's Day bring everyone to the table for our special Mother's Day Brunch Class!
This 4-course brunch is specially curated using our freshest ingredients combining aromatic flavors for a Mother's day to remember.
Whether you're a mom or simply LOVE your mom, Come celebrate Mother's Day this evening with us and treat your Mom to a special evening! *Please note that pricing/ticketing is per 2 people.* 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.
This is geared for teens who LOVE TO BAKE SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR MOTHERS DAY! No prior experience needed open to all teens between the ages of 13-16. The art of french pastries are an incredibly delicious and rewarding opportunity to work directly with our Pastry Chefs at MCA. Give your Mom a sweet treat this Mothers Day!
Classical Indian Cuisine - From Bombay to Bali
Indian cuisine is as vast and varied as the subcontinent itself. Join us for a fabulous evening of traditional preparation utilizing authentic spices from Bombay to Bali.
Jr. Chefs of all ages will LOVE this culinary exploration of Latin heritage! Cinco de Mayo. Join the Chefs at MCA as we create a delicious way to celebrate. We begin with house made corn chips to go with hand made Guacamole and salsa.
What better way to start your weekend then learning to cook up some Springtime favorites!
Break out your favorite IPA, MIcro brew or beverage of choice as the Chefs reveal grilling secrets that will make your summer sizzle!
***A Special Afternoon for MAX CHALLENGE Members ONLY*** You made the decision to transform your life...now transform the way you eat!! Join the Chef/Instructors at MCA to guide you to a delicious food transformation !!
Paella is a great meal to cook and share. Join us for this delicious and celebration of Spanish cuisine at it's finest!