AMBROSIA COOKING SCHOOL
19 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Sharon Joyce is a trainer/educator/chef and studied in Advanced French Cooking and French Pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. In 1981 she opened and operated a catering business and cooking school in Chicago and the Virgin Islands. She has taught various cooking classes including French, International, Regional American and Cruzan in such locations as Chicago, Bar Harbor, California, and Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I. She was fascinated by Maine cooking and the abundance of local foods when she moved to Bar Harbor 25 years ago. The regional cooking of Maine brings together history and the availability of foods.
Ambrosia Cooking School is located in the Village ½ block from the Harborside Resort pier and 1 ½ blocks to the Bar Harbor Town Pier and Main Street. Classes are listed but we could also customize a class for a specific group.
What are some classes available this year? More fun International Cooking classes, Regional Cooking Lobsters, Blueberries and More, Popovers and Chowder Class, and a new short class Maine Regional Desserts with four desserts in an hour. See more details at our website or contact us with questions.NEW in September and October a class called Appetizers and the Essentials to Cater your own Party Info@ambrosiacookingschool.com 207-288-4523
Appetizers and the Essentials for you to Cater your own Party
Ambrosia Cooking school provided catering in Chicago and the Virgin Islands to groups from twelve to three hundred. Now Le Condon Bleu trained instructor will give you the important essentials to get ready for the season of entertaining. Inspiration to think out of the box for your next gathering and to avoid the often glaring mistakes. 1 ½ hours and learn 10 appetizers. 50.
The Regional Cooking of Maine . Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will explain history and foods of Maine. You will learn history, food facts, techniques and traditional recipes while tasting such favorites as lobster, blueberry muffins, etc. 2 ½ hr 50.
Chowder and Popovers, please !
The meal that Mainers ask for and savor. Learn the Maine historical tradition of chowders and the technique to be successful at making a varieties of perfect popovers. After tasting the chowder and popovers made during the class, you will want to duplicate these recipes at home. 2 ½ hr . 50.00
Maine Regional Desserts Four Desserts in an hour
Learn about historic and new desserts using seasonal foods when possible. Afraid of pie crusts? Not anymore. You will learn to make a Blueberry Crumble pie from scratch with little effort, a historic Maine cookie, a sorbet and a simple cooling dessert with a historic past. All in an hour and you get to taste everything! Come ready to learn and eat. 30.00
2014 International Cooking Series In September and October 2014 we will provide a private class on one of the International Classes at a convenient time for you! Bring your friends and family to our location.....or look for scheduled classes. Call for details and minimums. 207-288-4523
Mediterranean Cooking The International Series 3 hours
That healthy, yet delicious, cooking found in Italy, Portugal, Spain and other Mediterranean countries. You will learn how to make a Tapenade appetizer, handmade pasta or gnochi with a lobster sage butter sauce, Roasted Vegetable Napoli, and a dessert called Coffee Gelee . Fun experience to share with a friend.
Reservations required. Come hungry, learn something new and leave feeling accomplished. 70.00
Mexican Cooking The International Series 3 hours
A celebration of the foods of Mexico. Learn to make your own appetizers like queso fundito, salsas, homemade tortillas and more Mexican food and drink. Come hungry, learn something new and leave feeling accomplished. Fun experience to share with a friend. 70.00 Reservations required.
Greek Cooking The International Series 3 hours
Some of my favorite recipes from travel and experimenting to duplicate the best restaurant menus. Recipes include a Greek appetizer , Avolemeno Soup, Spanakopita, and special dessert . Come hungry, learn something new and leave feeling accomplished. Fun experience to share with a friend. 70.00 Reservations required. .
French Cooking The International Series 3 hours
More tasting, more involvement and recipes to take home . Some of my favorite recipes from travel and from experimenting to duplicate the best restaurant menus. Menu includes Pate brisee a pastry that you will use again. The French quiche and real chocolate mousse plus more. Come hungry, learn something new and leave feeling accomplished. Fun experience to share with a friend. 70.00 Reservations required.
Chinese Cooking The International Cooking Series 3 hours
More tasting, more involvement and recipes to take home . Some of my favorite recipes from travel and experimenting to duplicate the best restaurant menus. Recipes include Spring rolls using rice paper, Lettuce wraps, another main course and desert with almond cookie.
Come hungry, learn something new and leave feeling accomplished. Fun experience to share with a friend. 70.00 Reservations required.
International Cooking Series
Smaller classes, more involvement if wanted, more great tried and proven recipes
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