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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat The Willows, York Beach

with Chris Toy

Apr
17

April 17th to 20th, 2023

$495 More Info

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat 

The Willows York Beach 

April 17-20, 2023  1 PM Monday -  1 PM Thursday

$495 includes workshops and meals

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created.

Retreat to The Willows, a beautiful Victorian home with architecture that echoes the rich tradition and elegance of the 1800s. York Beach is just a short stroll to breathtaking views of the sand, surf, and rocks. A modern updated kitchen awaits the cooks.  There is a spacious dining room and gracious living room with comfortable seating for all participants to relax, socialize and make new friends. All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops.

Day students are welcome.

For special weekend accommodations call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at christoy.net@gmail.com.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants,

“I learned so much that Chris taught me, and the recipes were attainable.”

“We became extended family.”

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

 

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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat 

Old River House Kennebunkport Maine

March 24-27, 2023, 1 PM Friday -  1 PM Sunday

$495 includes workshop and meals

Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created.

Escape to a 19th Century coastal country Inn, The Old River House, with an intimate group of artists and cooks! All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops. Day students are welcome.

For special weekend accommodations at the Old River House call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at christoy.net@gmail.com.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants,

“Chris made the recipes fun and accessible!”

“We became extended family.”

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

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In this course, BoomerTECHAdventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stirfries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweetpotato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flatbreads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until June 30, 2023

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

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