Food & Wine

Our hands-on classes, demonstrations, and tastings allow you to learn cuisines from around the world with professionally trained instructors.

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Food & Wine at CCAE

Improve your cooking skills in one of our acclaimed cooking classes in our fully equipped kitchen. Our hands-on classes, demonstrations, and tastings allow you to learn cuisines from around the world with professionally trained instructors. Special series like our Date Night Series and Celebrity Chef MasterClass are perfect for a fun night out or anyone hoping to master more advanced techniques and dishes. Please note that all cooking classes take place in the Kitchen at 56 Brattle Street.

Celebrity Chef MasterClass

CCAE Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Chef Carl Dooley

Join CCAE's MasterClass 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.

03/18 - Rob Wong, Chef de Cuisine, Hojoko, gogo ya, and Ms. Cluck’s Deluxe Chicken & Dumplings, “More Than Sushi: Japanese Dumplings And Small Bites”

04/15 – Colin Lynch, Chef & Partner, Mar Mezzana, Shore Leave, No Relation, and Black Lamb, “Crudo and More: The Art of Italian Cooking”

04/29 – Andy Husbands, Pitmaster, The Smoke Shop, Author, “The Smoke Shop’s Backyard BBQ: Eat, Drink, and Party like a Pitmaster”

05/13 – Alexander Crabb, Chef & Co-Owner, Asta, “Tastes of Asta: Spring Flavors with Chef Alex”

Upcoming MasterClasses

Did you know that you can rent the CCAE kitchen for your own private cooking class?

Get all of the benefits of a CCAE cooking class in a private setting. Private cooking classes are perfect for special occasions, creative team building activities, or just to have fun with friends.

"Great instruction and the tips and variations of the basic drinks. It was awesome!"

Edil A., Basic Mixology

"I learned so much. Ploy [Khunisorn] was super knowledgeable about everything."

Lindsey J., Simply Vegan

"Feeling like I will be able to do this on my own. I appreciated the breakdown and order of the steps. Lunch was delicious!"

Ashley T., Croissant Intensive

"Jason [Wang]'s energy and positivity are fun. He presents very clearly and the class is efficiently run."

Harold H., Dumplings and Wontons