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Holiday Classes at CCAE!

Celebrate the season with these December classes!

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Winter Term Classes

Pastry Love: A Sweet Morning with Joanne Chang

December 14, 10am - 12pm

Spend a sweet Saturday morning in a conversation with Joanne Chang, James Beard award-winning baker and owner of eight beloved Flour bakeries in Boston. Hear her story, get a signed copy of Pastry Love, and enjoy pastries from her collection of recipes in CCAE’s Spiegel Auditorium. Some samples of sweet bites and pastries featured in Joanne’s Pastry Love cookbook will be served during a reception and book-signing immediately after the talk.

A copy of Pastry Love is included in the tuition – just in time for the holidays. A must-have baking bible is a perfect gift for foodies and sweet lovers. Additional copies of Pastry Love will be available for purchase at this event.

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Performing Arts Showcase

Join us to celebrate the hard work and talent of our performing arts and writing programs with three nights of free performances and readings by our students and instructors. Performances take place at 56 Brattle Street. Performances are free and open to the public!

FICTION, NONFICTION, AND POETRY READINGS
Thursday, December 12, 7pm

ACTING, MUSIC, AND COMEDY PERFORMANCES
Friday, December 13, 7pm

PLAY READINGS
Saturday, December 14, 4:30-6pm & 7-9pm

Performing Arts Showcase

Celebrity Chef MasterClass Series

Join CCAE’s master class series with celebrity chefs for an unforgettable cooking and learning experience. Roll up your sleeves and learn cooking techniques side-by-side with our celebrated local chefs.

Join chefs from Island Creek Oyster Bar, Menton Boston, Hojoko, and more in the CCAE kitchen this winter!

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CCAE Annual Report

Check out our annual report for our 2019 fiscal year here.

“Luz is a fantastic teacher. She explained concepts with great clarity, enthusiasm, and vitality.”

Jonathan L., Spanish: Beginner Level 3

"[The instructor has a] great personality she makes learning so much fun! She makes everyone feel confident and welcome."

Genesis R., Korean: Beginner Level 1

"I developed the knowledge and confidence to dive in and start cooking at home. Yay!"

Craig S., Basic Cooking Skills & Techniques

"Very fun and informative class! Jim is a great teacher, very encouraging and explains the dances well!!"

Dagny D., Ballroom Dancing

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Bring your staff for a team building opportunity, celebrate your birthday with family & friends, or host a private event. Check out our variety of classroom and meeting spaces in our two historic properties at 42 and 56 Brattle Street conveniently located near the Harvard Square station in Cambridge.

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