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Down East Far East Fresh Pasta

with Chris Toy

Mar
23

March 23rd, 2023

$34 More Info

Italy and China are famous for their pasta. Join cookbook author Chris for an evening of fresh handmade pasta that combines garlic, ginger, tomatoes, seafood, stir-fry and more! Those in the know will bring containers in case of surplus! Chris Toy has over 30 years as a Maine public school teacher, principal and as a private cooking instructor for area kitchen stores and several Maine adult education programs.

Thursday, 3/23, 5:30pm-7:30pm, GMS, $34 (includes food fee)

Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

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Down East Far East Maki Rolls

with Chris Toy

Apr
25

April 25th, 2023

$34 More Info

                                    ****Date Change****

Sushi isn't only about raw fish! Join cookbook author Chris Toy for an evening to learn how to roll your own sushi maki rolls. We'll start with the traditional California Roll to get our technique down then move on to more local ingredients with fresh Maine ingredients. Those in the know bring containers for surplus! Chris Toy has over 30 years as a Maine public school teacher, principal and as a private cooking instructor for area kitchen stores and several Maine adult education programs.

Tuesday, 4/25, 5:30pm-7:30pm, GMS, $34 (includes food fee)

Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat (Harbor View House)

with Chris Toy

May
26

May 26th to 29th, 2023

$495 More Info

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. 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.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants, “Chris made the recipes fun and accessible” “We became extended family.”

Harbor View House Prospect Harbor, 5/26-5/29, Friday 1pm to Monday 1pm, $495 (includes workshop and all meals), For special weekend accommodations call To book your stay at the inn call 207-963-9122 or https://harborviewhousellc.com

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 (The Willows, York Beach)

with Chris Toy

Apr
17

April 17th to 20th, 2023

$495 More Info

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. 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.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants, “Chris made the recipes fun and accessible” “We became extended family.”

The Willows York Beach, 4/17-4/20, Monday 1pm to Thursday 1pm, $495 (includes workshop and all meals), For special weekend accommodations at the Old River House call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at christoy.net@gmail.com.

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.