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Schedule of Classes

Fall 2017 ~ Winter & Spring 2018

Click here for Printable Registration Form

Checks Payable:
Charlotte Ann Albertson
PO Box 27
Wynnewood, PA 19096

.WFALL 2017

WIN A FREE CLASS!
WEEKLY winner selected from those sending 
two self-addressed stamped envelopes. 
Our thanks for helping to avoid computer addressing goofs! 

Chef menus are frequently announced closer to class date. Updates will be posted on email. Ensure your updates by emailing us. Request to be included for late-breaking menus: cookline99@aol.com

             
Kitchen assistance needed for classes
Contact cookline99@aol.com  

Albertson Cooking School profits to Alex's Lemonade Stand for 
kids with Cancer and Cancer Research 


Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50)
South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Ann-Michelle & Charlotte Ann Albertson

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly so delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

One Potato, Two Potato, More
Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
6:30 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director

Mashed, baked or roasted, and even fried, the potato has long been one of America's favorite comfort foods. Cultivated by Inca Indians in 3000 BC potatoes offer an endless variety of side dishes, main courses and even breakfast and dessert recipes! Join us for tantalizing new recipes for potatoes of all types! Menu: Herbed Sweet Potato Stacks, Chocolate Potato Muffins, Rainbow Potatoes Pesto, Potato Waffle Eggs Benedict, Potato Breakfast Bites, Potato "Scallops" and Tomato Jam, Potato Crusted Salmon with Herb Salad. 
Hands On Focaccia & Cinnamon Buns 
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($70) at Shipley, Bryn Mawr
Chef William Vasvary, Arts Institute Philadelphia

From savory to sweet, focaccia and cinnamon buns are a creative way to express your culinary talents. Learn to create a dough, diverse enough to stand up to bold flavorful spices and delicate enough to highlight fresh aromatic herbs. Finish with a fail-proof cinnamon bun dough, personalized with the crunch of nuts or sweetened with gooey icing, or both! Take home all your culinary creations to enjoy with family and friends. Equipment list emailed to registered attendees.
 
Ole, Mole!  
Monday, Oct. 16, 2016  
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen Design Center, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia


Embark on a culinary trip to Oaxaca, Mexico’s culinary gemstone and home of saucy savory moles. Our demonstration class will feature a variety of mole sauces influenced by the region including Yellow mole, mole Colorado and mole Verde, along with other local recipes and flavors. Ole, Mole! Menu: Spicy Beef Mole Chili, Chicken Poblano Mole Pot Pie, Roasted Pumpkin Mole Enchiladas, Mole Mousse Brulee. 
 
Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturdays, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50)
South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Ann-Michelle & Charlotte Ann Albertson

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly so delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

Vedge Out! 
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 Limited Space
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 Limited Space
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Ted Iwachiw, Davio's King of Prussia

Vegetable forward plates are flooding the culinary scenes. Access to fresh produce nearly year round has put the spotlight on eating our veggies and enjoying them too! Join us for an all vegetarian class featuring local fall produce in easy, flavorful recipes sure to satisfy any craving. Learn new and creative ways to feature vegetables forward in your dish! *Class is not vegan

Braises, Bakes and Simmers
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

All that’s good takes time and love! As the winter months approach join us for a demonstration class filled with recipes sure to warm your taste buds. Learn savory braises, sweet bakes and saucy simmers to fill the kitchen with warm aromas, and create mouthwatering dishes that will bring family and friends to the table night after night. Menu: Roasted Pumpkin hummus, Crispy Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites, Braised Root Vegetables with Fall Fruit, Spiced Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Slow Cooker Carrot Cake. 

The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018    
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($70) at Madsen, Broomall
$25 if repeating this class
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

Learn classic knife skills and techniques, the principles of slicing, dicing, mincing, julienne and more cuts, along with how to handle, buy and utilize your knife from Chef Andy Marin. Bring your chef's knife and get on the cutting edge! Limited enrollment. Cut crudités will be served with an assortment of dips (class does not constitute dinner)
Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturday, Nov. 4,  Spring: April 21, May 5, June 9
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50)
South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Ann-Michelle & Charlotte Ann Albertson

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly so delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

Holiday Wines & Cheeses

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017
3 PM - 5 PM ($55) at Yangming Restaurant, Bryn Mawr
Robert Peters, Ardmore State Store
Victoria Young, Head Cheese Monger Carlino's Markets


Join us for a festive wine and cheese pairing to kick off the holiday season. Robert Peters, PA State Stores, and Victoria Young, Carlino’s Specialty Markets, come together to present a pairing of six wines and six cheeses. Don’t miss out as we explore some bubbles and brie! All new wines and cheeses featured. Code number provided for wines available at Pennsylvania liquor stores. All events benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
Cut the Sugar!  
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

Discover tantalizing sweet swaps and recipes for cutting the sugar without losing your sweet tooth. Sugar is hidden everywhere, we can find it in breakfast with our pancakes, lunch in that salad dressing and dinner in that cheesecake dessert. Join this demonstration class as we present remakes of sweet favorites to tricks for eating naturally sweet!

.WINTER AND SPRING 2018

 

WIN A FREE CLASS!
WEEKLY winner selected from those sending 
two self-addressed stamped envelopes. 
Our thanks for helping to avoid computer addressing goofs! 

Chef menus are frequently announced closer to class date. Updates will be posted through email. Ensure your updates by emailing us and ask to be included for late-breaking menus: cookline99@aol.com

SNOW DATE: 1 week later when  possible


Introductory Special: Culinary Boot Camp 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 
6 PM - 9 PM (
$60 this class only) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Jarrett Young, TCHS


Culinary Boot Camp Series
Tuesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2018
6 PM - 9 PM ($300 Series; $85 single class) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Jarrett Young, TCHS


Everything you want to know about cooking! Want to be more adept in the kitchen, rely less on recipes and make delicious, healthy food for family and friends? Our fantastic mini-course is perfect for any home chef! This four week class (total 12 hours) encompasses techniques, flavor profiles, dietary substitutions. Master healthy, seasonal recipes with your own variations easily duplicated at home. Assigned homework discussed each class.


Tour China: Annual Wine Pairing Dinner
FRIDAY, January 19, 2018 DATE CHANGE
6:30 pm Reception; 7 pm Dinner ($115) at Yangming Restaurant, Bryn Mawr
Jonathan Newman, Former PA LCB Former Chairman


Michael Wei and his talented culinary staff will take you on a culinary adventure through the multifaceted flavors of China. Jonathan Newman will complement the courses with superb wines this spectacular evening always receives. Countless enthusiastic rave reviews. SENSATIONAL BARGAIN! $115 Includes champagne reception, 5-course wine dinner, 20% gratuity & 6% tax.

NO REFUNDS: you may send a substitute.


The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, January 18,  2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018   
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($70) at Madsen, Broomall
$25 if repeating this class
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia
 

The first step to creating great food is great knife skills! It’s more than just cutting. Learn many classic knife cuts and techniques. Bring your chef’s knife and get on the cutting edge! Limited enrollment. Cut crudités will be served with an assortment of dips (class does not constitute dinner)

Wine & Cheese Values to Beat the Winter Chill

Sunday, January 21, 2018
3 PM - 5 PM ($55) at Yangming Restaurant, Bryn Mawr
Robert Peters, Ardmore State Store
Ann-Michelle Albertson, igourmet cheeses


Join Robert Peters and Ann-Michelle Albertson in this annual January wine and cheese pairing. Representing igourmet, Ann-Michelle will showcase six select cheeses. All cheeses available at the event for pre-sale orders. Robert Peters artfully pairs value-based wines to accompany the cheeses. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Sensational Skillet Suppers
Monday, March 12, 2018 

6
:30 -9 pm ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Jarrett Young, TCHS 

No hard feelings against beautiful Teflon-coated aluminum, but no pan possesses quite as much heart as the cast-iron skillet. The pre-seasoned pan makes whipping up a satisfying supper, savory sides and sweet desserts a snap. This demonstration class will include diverse recipes, tastings and guidance on choosing and maintaining your cast-iron skillet. Don’t miss out on the fun!
 

Kitchen Design SeminarKitchen design
Saturday, April 14, 2018
 

8:30am-12:30pm ($55)at Madsen, Broomall
Andy Madsen & Associates, Madsen Design Center 

So you want a new kitchen? Andy Madsen and Associates share valuable information. EVERYTHING you want to know BEFORE building or remodeling! Covers architectural design, flooring, cabinets, counter tops, lighting, appliances, windows...Bring a heavy bag for take home catalogs. Save hundreds of shopping hours and money. Not to be missed. Rave reviews every year. 

Pinch and Snip: Cooking with Fresh Herbs  
Monday, April 16, 2018
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen Design Center, Broomall
Ann-Michelle Albertson, Assistant Director

Serve delicious, easy to create and serve dishes for the family and friends, featuring fresh flavorful herbs readily available in the grocery stores and even those grown on the window sill. Fresh herbs add zing to your meals, making even the most simple dishes elegant on the palate. Join the fun, new recipes and great tastings! Menu: Fresh Herb Marinated Feta; Fresh Herb Risotto; Rosemary Lamb Skewers; Fresh Herb Tea

Bathroom Design Seminar
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

6:30-9pm ($45) at Madsen, Broomall 
Andy Madsen & Associates, Madsen  

You never realized there is so much to learn! Transform your old bath into one fit for royalty. Andy Madsen and Associates will cover everything you need to know: design, lighting, vanity options, shower, Jacuzzi and more. Priceless hand outs. 
Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturdays, April 21, May 5, June 9, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50)
South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Ann-Michelle & Charlotte Ann Albertson

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly that much more delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

What Not to Pair:
A Sommelier's Secrets of Food & Wine Pairing

Sunday, April 22, 2018
3-5pm ($55) at Yangming Restaurant, Bryn Mawr
Marnie Old, Sommelier, Teacher, Consultant

Join Marnie Old, one of the country's leading wine authorities, and Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, for an eye-opening intimate and interactive wine tasting experience that is utterly unforgettable. Learn hands-on "tricks of the trade" that will surprise and delight beginners and connoisseurs alike. Marnie is known for her refreshingly direct approach, so you won't want to miss learning this one of a kind wine tasting event that will go well beyond the usual wine and cheese pairings to demonstrate pairing concepts for other foods as well.  

Fiesta: Tacos and Tequila  
Monday, April 23, 2018
SOLD OUT ~ WAIT LIST ONLY
SECOND CLASS TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, PCC and The Arts Institute
 
Join us for a traditional Mexican Fiesta class! This fun filled evening will feature great, easy to make recipes, fresh flavors and the kick of vibrant spices. From tacos and tequila, to pico and pisco, all the ingredients for a fresh, flavorful fiesta to treat your family and friends! Menu: Authentic Mexican Corn Tortillas; Authentic Baja Style Fish Tacos; Lentil Cabbage Tacos with Vegan Chipotle Aioli; Mini Fruit Tacos
Viva La Veggies!  
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Ted Iwachiw, Davio's King of Prussia
 

Whether it’s the supermarket or a roadside stand, there is an abundance of fresh produce available, from the common apple to the less common tomatillos, the colors and aromas can entice anyone into buying them, but then what to do in the kitchen? Executive Chef Ted and Albertson Cooking School join to present a variety of dishes showcasing fun, fresh fruits and vegetables. Menu: Menu: Grilled Tuscan Bread, Imported Mascarpone, Spring Peas, Mint, Lemon Olive Oil; Baby Lettuces, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Charred Spring Onions, Shaved Asparagus, Cara Cara Oranges, Sherry Vinaigrette; Fiori Pasta, Shrimp, Wild Ramps, Basil, Pink Peppercorn Crema


Culinary Institute of America:
Luxury Bus Tour

Monday, April 30, 2018
7am West Chester arrive home approximately 7pm 7:30am Plymouth Meeting
($130) at CIA, Hyde Park NY
Albertson Cooking School 

Join the fun aboard a luxury bus to the home of America's future chefs. Includes gourmet lunch at one of CIA's five star restaurants, a student conducted tour of state of the art equipped classrooms and facilities, juice, muffins, culinary videos outbound, wine, fruit and cheese homeward trip. A SUPERB day! Great for gift giving too! 


Fiesta: Tacos and Tequila  
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
SOLD OUT ~ WAIT LIST ONLY
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, PCC and The Arts Institute
 
Join us for a traditional Mexican Fiesta class! This fun filled evening will feature great, easy to make recipes, fresh flavors and the kick of vibrant spices. From tacos and tequila, to pico and pisco, all the ingredients for a fresh, flavorful fiesta to treat your family and friends! Menu: Authentic Mexican Corn Tortillas; Authentic Baja Style Fish Tacos; Lentil Cabbage Tacos with Vegan Chipotle Aioli; Mini Fruit Tacos
The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($70) at Madsen, Broomall
$25 if repeating this class
Ann-Michelle Albertson, Assistant Director
 

Learn classic knife skills and techniques, the principles of slicing, dicing, mincing, and julienne, along with how to handle, buy and utilize your knife. Bring your chef's knife and get on the cutting edge! Limited enrollment. Cut crudités will be served with an assortment of dips (class does not constitute dinner)

Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturdays, May 5, June 9, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50) at Italian Market
Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly that much more delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.


Mango Mania
Monday, May 7, 2018
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
 
Join us for a fantastic exploration of mangos. This fun filled evening will feature great, easy to make recipes, fresh flavors and the kick of vibrant spices. From breakfast to dessert, mangos are making their way to more and more plates, come join the fun!  Menu: Grilled Watermelon and Mango Appetizer; Easy Sticky Rice with Coconut and Mango; Thai Steak and Noodle Salad; Mango Ice!

SUMMER  2018

Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturday, June 9, 2018 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50) at Italian Market
Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste foods that make Philly that much more delicious! Four hour leisurely walking tour introduces you to merchants, tantalizing food and colorful history of nation's oldest (100+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

NO REFUNDS: you may send a substitute. NR, T


SIZZLE INTO SUMMER

OUTDOOR GRILL CLASSES
June 11, 18, 20, & 25, 2018
6:00 pm at Shipley
$45 each - $150 series of 4

Don't miss out! Register for our popular summer classes. Register for complete series and be eligible to sous chef at a grill class. The summer series of outdoor grilling classes is soon to heat up the backyard! Come gather at the grill, learn new recipes and techniques, classes fill quickly. Thunderstorm date is the following night when possible. R, T, Mweb

Kitchen assistance is needed for these classes,
please contact 610-649-9290 if interested. 

Albertson Cooking profits to Alex's Lemonade Stand for 
kids with Cancer and Cancer Research 

Other Culinary Events and Worthy Fund Raisers

Taste of the Countryside: Drexelbrook (October)

Masters: Celebrity Chefs Brunch at the MBNA Corporate Center, Downtown Wilmington benefit Meals on Wheels, Delaware (Spring)

RNS (Ruth Newman Shapiro) Hand Bag Luncheon: Great Bay Golf Club Somers Point, NJ; 3rd Thursday in August 

GOOGLE FOR DATES AND TICKET INFORMATION (610) 649-9290

Serrated Swiss Kitchen Knives

Those who purchased them through our Incredible Edibles  programs keep placing orders for more.   (One student gave them to everyone on her holiday list!)  2 sizes: 3-inch pairing and 5 1/2-inch multi-purpose.

Call to Order (610) 649-9290

Philadelphia Flavor 2

Over 100 area chefs contributed recipes to this new cookbook, including Charlotte-Ann, Ann-Michelle, and Mary-Kristin of Albertson's Cooking School!   All profits from sales go to charity.  Great for gift giving!
$18 per copy
See the order form.

Culinary Adventures

World travels by Albertson Cooking School include cooking demonstrations, gracious dining, fine wine and historical tours. Rave reviews for past excursions to:

France
Italy/Sicily
SW France/Spain
Switzerland
South Africa
Argentina/Brazil
Peru
Chile
China/Korea
Canyon Ranch Tucson
Las Vegas

 

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Perfect for GRADS and DADS!