SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Christmas and Hanukkah are fast approaching and what would the holidays be without Jr. Chefs busily baking cookies, gingerbread ornaments and sweet treats to share with family and friends! Join us for our annual  holiday baking class! Kids of all ages love this class. So don't delay. Spots are limited.



Ages 7-17

Our 3 day Winter Culinary Camp will give your Jr. Chefs a scrumptious way to enjoy this holiday season! Lunch is included each day. Register for 1 day, or all 3 days. Sorry no discounts for siblings $90 per day per child. (Includes Lunch Daily)

We begin Tuesday December 26th 10am-1pm (lunch included) No experience is ever required at MCA. First time Jr. Chefs or devoted foodies alike will have fun learning new cooking skills

DAY 1: Tuesday, December 26th - Knife Skills & Creative Cooking

Jr.Chefs will learn to craft Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pies, Personalized Mac & Cheese and The Ultimate Burger Bar! Fresh made Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert. Both Groups will begin each session with  knife skills safety.


Day 2: Wednesday, December 27th - Knife Skills & Sweet Shop II

Your Jr. Chef's will flip for this extended version of our Sweet ShopII  Bake Day! Our Chef/Instructors can't wait to guide Jr. Chef's the secrets to creating hand crafted donuts, pies and other bakery sweet treats.  Jr. Chefs will have lots of sweet creations to bring home and share with their family!

day 3: thursday, december 28th - 10AM-1PM - knife skills and mca chopped baskets

Our most challenging chopped basket yet! Jr. Chefs will be teamed with friends, siblings and other like minded kids to create this deliciously challenging event! From Appetizer round, to Entree' and Dessert each basket will be full of surprises to test your Jr. Chef's culinary prowess and make them fierce competitors!



SAT. october 21st 9:30AM-11AM @ MONTCLAIR culinary academy

NEW LOCATION  - 550 Valley Road Upper Montclair 


We can't wait to get cooking at our new space in Upper Montclair!  And to celebrate we are launching with one of our favorite classes. All Day Breakfast for Jr. Chefs ages 7-17 

Our state of the art kitchen studio is the perfect place to create a fabulous fall breakfast.

Your Jr. Chefs will beam with pride as they create a unique and fun way to start the day!

Maple - Cinnamon Toast with warm syrup and hand made butter.

Pearl Sugar Waffles with local farm lardons & plum jam or 

The classic - Egg in a nest with Pancetta and warm goat cheese cakes

This class sells out quickly so don't miss out!

* Due to the cost of ingredients and preparation, this class is non-refundable, if your child cannot attend feel free to send another child in their place.

 We make everything from scratch as your child learns and expands their knowledge and experience. NO previous experience is necessary at Montclair Culinary Academy. Our Chef/Instructors take your children through the proper techniques.

All Jr.Chefs will take home the fruits of their labor during this 90 min. course. Sneakers and comfortable clothing is required. 

This fall cooking class will fill up quickly! SIGN UP TODAY!!


Cost $55 

saturday SEPTEMBER 23th, 2017 9:30am-11am


Your kids will love what's cooking at MCA!

Join us for our yearly HALLOWEEN BAKE SHOP AGE 7+ We will create delicious cookies and creepy treats to share with family and friends! It's a howling good time for all the witches, warlocks and trick or treaters.

Don't delay...This class sells out quickly!

Our chef instructors provide hands on instruction and support for all Jr. chefs.  Our classes are 90 minutes and take out containers will be provided for your kids to share with family and friends.

Please note* Sneakers are required in our kitchen, and cellphones are never allowed.

This class is non-refundable. If your child is unable to attend feel free to send another child in their place.


cost $55

saturday JUNE 24th, 2017 9am-10:30am 

 Classical French Cooking Class' Ages (8-12) & (13-17)

Classical French cooking is the foundation of all cooking.....Julia Child said those very words!
Join us as we bring your aspiring Jr. Chef into the realm of classic style and techniques of cooking. This 90 minute class offers knife skills in proper safety, food preparation using the correct knife and preparing a classical french dish!
No prior cooking experience is ever required at MCA. We Chefs teach your child the essentials for confidently and safely replicating recipes at home.

Please note* Due to food costs we are unable to offer refunds or makeups. Should your plans change please feel free to send a friend in your place.

Cost $55

Saturday MAY 27TH,2017 9am-10:30am


Knife Skills for Tweens and teens prepare you for a lifetime of confidence in the kitchen. Handling the proper knives and kitchen equipment is essential for all types of cooking. This class is for beginners and more advanced Jr. Chefs.

We will provide hands on instructions for your child to learn safety at the grill. Grilling techniques that professional Chefs use in many of the finest restaurants throughout the world!

Please note* Due to food costs we are unable to offer refunds or makeups. Should your plans change please feel free to send a friend in your place.

Cost $60



(973) 498-8436