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Schedule of Classes

Fall 2018 ~ Winter & Spring 2019

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

.WFALL 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 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 


Fast and Fabulous
Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
6:30 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director


Fall is a crazy time of year, and cooking healthy family dinners can be a challenge. Join Ann-Michelle as she demonstrates fast and fabulous recipes that will have your family running to the dinner table. Using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, along with culinary tips and shortcuts, this class will have your taste buds dancing! Menu: Sheet Pan Shrimp with Rice and Veggies; Savory Flank Steak Tostadas; Honey-Soy Glazed Salmon with Roasted Asparagus and Green Beans; and more!


Noodle Mania 
Monday, Oct. 1, 2018  
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

It’s not just pasta anymore! Join us to explore the vast world of noodles; from traditional and fresh pasta to buckwheat creations and the sultry rice noodle dishes, noodles are a great stand-alone meal or savory addition to a main course. Chef Andy Marin shares his expertise in selecting, cooking and using a variety of noodles that you can cook at home for quick, healthy meals.

Cast Iron: The Original Culinary Workhorse
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 SOLD OUT
Tuesday, Oct. 30 Repeat Class SOLD OUT
6
:30 -9 pm ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Jarrett Young, Create-a-Cook 

Cooking in cast iron is an incredibly versatile, durable, and completely chemical-free way to cook. And the more you know about it—how to choose the best one, how to clean and season it, and the surprising number of recipes that lend themselves to being cooked in it—the more you’ll appreciate this multitasking powerhouse. Join Chef Jarrett as he demonstrates cooking with different cast iron pans.
Eat Your Way Through The Italian Market 
Saturday, Oct. 20 or Nov. 3, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50) at South 9th Street, Phila.
Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director

Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste authentic foods and flavors along this four hour leisurely walking tour as we introduce you to merchants and stroll through the colorful history of nation's oldest (125+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.

 
Risotto and Beyond!  
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018  
6:30 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia


What makes this ancient grain so enticing to chefs and cooks everywhere? Join Chef Andy and explore sweet and savory rice creations, from the familiar Arancini to the unique recipes such as Rice Crostini. Come savor why this grain is a staple in northern Italian cuisine!
Menu: Arancini with Fresh Mozzerrella and Italian Parsley; Sweet Pepper and Rice Rolls with Beans and Sage; Warm Rice Salad with Chicken, Spinach and Mushrooms; Venetian Seafood Risotto; Caramel Rice Pudding with Canteloupe.
 
Couples Cooking: Fire & Ice 
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
6 - 9 PM ($130 per couple) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

Looking to spice things up in the kitchen? Fire & Ice is a fun, hands-on cooking class for couples who love heat! Join us as we turn up the heat and cook a spice inspired menu. Menu: Blistered Shishito Peppers; Chiles Rellenos; Grilled Skirt Steak with Tomatillo-Serrano Chili Sauce; Spicy Thai Fried Rice; and specialty coolers and cocktails.


Kids in the Kitchen
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 SOLD OUT
9:30 AM - 1 PM at Shipley, Bryn Mawr
$120 Parent & Child Pair
Chef Jarrett Young, Create-a-Cook

There is nothing greater than sharing the kitchen with your children. Join Chef Jarrett Young as he guides parents and kids through the art of creating fresh, delicious and eye-catching dishes.

Wok's Cooking 
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 SOLD OUT
Monday, Nov. 12 Repeat Class
6 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, Arts Institute Philadelphia

 

Harness the high heat wok cooking method to make mealtime fun, healthy and more satisfying than ever! Discover essential techniques to ease the kitchen frenzy on weeknights, while creating delicious Chinese favorites at home! Menu: Egg roll, General Tso's Chicken, Sweet & Sour Chicken, Beef with Broccoli, Shrimp with Chinese Vegetables, Fried Rice


Instapot Dinners 
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 SOLD OUT
Monday, March 4, 2019 Repeat Class
6 - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director

 

The allure of convenience, an instapot acts as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, browner (sauté), and warmer.  The ability to make healthy meals on the cheap and fast, and in absentia, has made this household appliance the latest rage. This fun filled demo class features recipes that the whole family will love. Menu: Slow Chicken Fajitas; Homemade Hummus; Lemon Shrimp Risotto; Chocolate Zucchini Cake, and more!


Eat Your Way Through The Italian Market 
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM ($50) at South 9th Street, Phila.
Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson, Culinary Director


Enjoy a fun filled morning exploring Philly's famed 9th Street. Taste authentic foods and flavors along this four hour leisurely walking tour as we introduce you to merchants and stroll through the colorful history of nation's oldest (125+ years) outdoor market. Discover great bargains, special discounts. Directions and information emailed the week of event.  Children 8 and older welcome. Group rates available.


He Said Beer, She Said Wine

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
3 PM - 5 PM ($55) at Yangming, Bryn Mawr
Marnie Old, Sommelier, Teacher, Consultant

Marnie Old leads this interactive seminar, starting with three wines and three beers, and then challenges each with specialty appetizers from the talented chefs of Yangming Restaurant. Loosely based on her first book He Said Beer, She Said Wine, in this “people’s choice” tasting seminar you will determine which drink is the best food partner. Grab a group and join the fun! EAGLES BYE week!!!


The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 SOLD OUT
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019    
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)


.WINTER AND SPRING 2019

 

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 8, 2019 
6 PM - 9 PM (
$65 this class only) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Jarrett Young, Create-a-Cook

Unsure if Boot Camp is for you? Test it out with our $60 special for the first class of the series and get whisked away!



Culinary Boot Camp Series
Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2019
6 PM - 9 PM at Madsen, Broomall
$300 Series; $85 single class; $125 Repeat Series
Chef Jarrett Young, Create-a-Cook


A fantastic mini-course perfect for any home chef! Join Chef Jarrett for this four week class (total 12 hours) encompassing techniques, flavor profiles, dietary substitutions, and much more! Master healthy, seasonal recipes and be more adept in the kitchen. Chef Jarrett will teach you the skills to turn your kitchen into a culinary wonderland!


The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, January 17,  2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019   
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)
Annual Wine Pairing Dinner
FRIDAY, January 18, 2019
6:30 pm Reception; 7 pm Dinner ($95) 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 Asia. Jonathan Newman will complement the courses with superb wines this spectacular evening always receives. Countless enthusiastic rave reviews. SENSATIONAL BARGAIN! $95 Includes champagne reception, abundant hors d'ouevres, 4-course wine dinner, 20% gratuity & 6% tax.

NO REFUNDS: you may send a substitute.


Couples Cooking:
Burgers & Brews

Thursday, January 31, 2019
6 PM - 9 PM ($130 per couple) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin

What's better than burgers and beer? In this class created specifically for couples, your'll leran to make burgers for every taste and sides for every craving along with a thirst-quenching selection of beer and beer cocktails.
Menu: Chicken Burger with Asian Slaw; Spicy Buffalo Turkey Burger with Blue Cheese Sauce; Smoky Bacon Gouda-Stuffed Burger; A Perfect Cheeseburger; French Fries; Quick Pickles; Summer Shandy; Mechelada; Black & Tan.

Couples Cooking:
Tacos, Tequila & More!

Thursday, March 14, 2019
6 PM - 9 PM ($130 per couple) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin

It's a Mexican fiesta! In this entertaining class, you and your parter will create a spectacular south-of-the-border menu --washed down with fresh margaritas and beer.
Menu: Guacamole; Salsa Mexicana; Queso Fundido; Tuna Ceviche Tostadas; Shrimp Toacos; Chicken Tacos; Steak Fajitas; plus a Classic Margarita; Blood Orange Margarits and Mexican Beer.

Kitchen Design SeminarKitchen design
Saturday, March 30, 2019
 

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. 

Bathroom Design Seminar
Tuesday, April 2, 201
9
6:30-9pm ($55) 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 6, May 11, June 8, 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.

Spring Wine & Cheese
Sunday, April 7, 2019
3-5pm ($55) at Yangming Restaurant, Bryn Mawr
Ann-Michelle Albertson, igourmet
Robert Peters, PA State Store

Join Robert Peters and Ann-Michelle Albertson in this fun, interactive wine and cheese pairing. Representing igourmet, an online gourmet company, 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!

Thai One On  
Monday, April 8, 2019
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, PCC
 
Trendy culinarians are cooking Thai, and you can too! Chef Andy takes the mystery out of Thai cooking, sharing unique spices and ingredients (and where to buy them), as he demonstrates Thai cooking techniques easily translating them to your home kitchen. Join us for this new, exciting cuinsine and get ready to prepare delicious Thai meals for family and friends!  Menu: TBA
Mediterranean Meals  
Thursday, April 11, 2019
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andrew Masciangelo, Savona
 

Executive Chef Masciangelo from Savona returns to Albertson Cooking School for an evening demonstration class sharing the fresh, delectable and clean cuisine from the Mediterranean region. Savona, in Gulf Mills, is a gem on the mainline. Known for superior service and spectacular cuisine, this class is not to be missed. Chef Drew sells out, sign up early! Menu: TBA


Culinary Institute of America:
Luxury Bus Tour

Monday, April 29, 2019
7am West Chester arrive home approximately 7pm 7:30am Plymouth Meeting
($135) 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! 


The Chopping Block: Knife Skills 
Thursday, May 2, 2019 
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
Saturday, May 11, June 8, 2019
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.
Seafood & Sangria  
Monday, May 13, 2019
6:30 PM - 9 PM ($45) at Madsen, Broomall
Chef Andy Marin, PCC
 
Join student favorite Chef Andy for this demonstration class on Spanish classics. Spain is known for its variety of fresh seafood dishes. In this class you will learn traditional Spanish ingredients, techniques and recipes. Chef Andy shares his secrets of Seafood Paella, Chocolate Churros and Fruity Sangria, all traditionally packed with flavor and fun! Don't miss out! Menu: Seafood Paella, Chocolate Churros, Sangria and more!

SUMMER  2019

Taste Your Way Through The Italian Market
Saturday, June 8, 2019 
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 10, 17, 19, & 24, 2019
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!