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!!!
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!
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!
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!
The excitement is building for this WINTER BREAK MINI CAMP. A 3 day cooking and baking blowout Food Network style!!!
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!
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.
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.
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!!
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.
This class is being offered as a MAKE UP DATE FOR OCT 27,2018 6P-9P.
Those who have already signed up will be emailed for this class. Join us for this unique cooking class for all levels. Knife skills, learn to cook in a Wok and enjoy fresh, healthy, low fat meal preparation with Asian flavors and seasonings. if you love Chinese food this class is for you!
Children of all ages love to bake, and there's nothing better than baking and taking these sweet treats to share with family and friends during this Thanksgiving Holiday!
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...
MCA is offering this NEW Bake class for every level of cook and baker. Our Master Baker will be teaching this highly anticipated class!
Thai cuisine is well known for its spiciness, served with a spicy papaya salad being a famous example. The secret to Thai food is a balance of five flavors: sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy to varying degrees.
During the 2 day Teacher's Convention we at MCA are offering a special mini camp for 2 days only! Ages 7-16, This camp will by 9am-1pm on both days and include snacks and lunch both days.
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 !
Jr, Chef's will delight in this mix of food, science and fun!!! Our Chef Instructors will teach our Jr. Chefs how to make a number of 'Edible Science' projects.
Join us for this unique cooking class for all levels. Knife skills, learn to cook in a Wok and enjoy fresh, healthy, low fat meal preparation with Asian flavors and seasonings. if you love Chinese food this class is for you!
Our Chef Instructors are cooking up some fabulous fall flavor packed ideas for your Jr. Chef to prepare as the leaves turn and our fall flavors come into season.
Pumpkin spice, Cinnamon, nutmeg and many more fun flavors will be on hand for our class.
Our first Fall baking class will prove to be a big hit! Jr. Chefs will make one individual cake in the flavor of their choosing, from a wide variety of ingredients and add ins, as well as decorate it to reflect their personal style and tastes.
With kids back to school and the days filled with new and fabulous fun, the Chefs at MCA invite your Jr. Chefs to join us for a NEW Saturday morning 'KIdz in the Kitchen' class!
For ages 7 -16 each group will be lead by one of our Chef Instructors as they learn to make Tekka Maki rolls, Dumplings, and Veggie Poke' with a ginger carrot sauce.
Our French Cooking Class is back for the fall by popular demand. Whether you are a novice or cooking enthusiast, Learning the art of french cooking will give you insight into the classical tastes and techniques that every professionally trained Chef is taught.
Whether its the menu or the food that makes your heart flutter, wind down from the week and prepare a lavish meal with someone special! Youll explore a range of cooking techniques, tantalizing your tastebuds with fresh grilled corn and crab soup and salad, amping things up with lamb and chicken skewers in greek tradition, wild rice stuffed peppers with late summer veggies wrapping up with a perfect peach cobbler.
Our Chef Instructors will guide you through this hands-on, how to class for the those beginning to cook and those seasoned home cooks, everyone benefits from the mastery of proper hand placement, the application of slice, dice, mince, julienne, and chiffonaide techniques.
Our Chef Instructors will guide you through the preparation of fresh egg pasta to accompany Fresh Linguini Avondale' and Shrimp Fra Diavlo.
Culinary Summer Camp would not be complete without a Chopped Jr. Basket Challenge!
Your Jr. Chef will LOVE being apart of this exciting competition with all the fun and challenges of the Food Network show. Each team will create original, creative dishes with the ingredients provided in each surprise basket! Each day a secret panel of judges will blind taste and award the winning team!
MCA Culinary Bake Week II will have your Jr.Chef's dreaming of The Great American Bake Challenge and Cupcake Wars all rolled into to one! Each Culinary Camper will be transformed into a Pastry Masters as the week progresses to the finale!
MCA's Culinary Camp Adventures for August kick off with the 'Land Down Under"! Australia and New Zealand. Best known for Kangaroos and great accents there is also awesome foods that are becoming the rage in America.
There is nothing better than cooking on an open fire under the stars! Join us for our annual Seafood Paella Cooking Class at Bradford Bath & Tennis Club. Montclair/Cedar Grove
This week of culinary camp explores the wonderful flavors of Chile, Peru, Columbia, and Ecuadorian cultural dishes. Savory and sweet are apart of the Central and South American food landscape.
If you have delighted in great steaks at your favorite steakhouse and wondered how do the chefs get steaks cooked perfectly, wonder no more!
Last years Bake Shop & Sweets Summer Camp week was a big hit! Back by popular demand we are expanding our offerings for this summer. No experience required, and a love of baking and crafting sweets is all that is ever needed at MCA!
Summer calls for gatherings, these dishes are refreshing, bright and attractive. Using bold citrus flavors, fresh vegetables, fruits and lots of spices. Simple and great dishes that will cool you off on any hot night.
Jr. Chef's will be truly inspired by the amazing foods found throughout the US! We will explore the unique flavors from the Southern states, North west corridor and the freshest flavors of California
Brazilian cuisine is a result of a combination of key ingredients brought by different cultures that arrived over the years. The influence of the Portuguese Spaniards, the Chinese and Japanese, as well as the Arabs of North Africa make Brazilian food a unique culinary experience.