What could possibly be better than learning to prepare primo holiday party food with one of the Chelmsford Community Ed’s most beloved instructors? Nothing, as far as we're concerned! Join party animal, Chef Diane Manteca, and learn how the pros celebrate the festive season in the kitchen. Menu may include: Sausage-Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers, Roasted Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs, Shrimp Gazpacho Shooters, BBQ Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Yogurt Dip, Mini Pissaladier Canapes. Cost of food and materials included.
Instructor: Diane Manteca
About Our Instructor:
Diane has been a professional chef for 25 years, working in high end gourmet establishments as well as catering companies. She owned the Brickyard Cafe in Cambridge for 7 years which was an eclectic and popular restaurant tucked away in the Fresh Pond area. Diane has co-authored a Zone cookbook on healthy eating and worked as a food consultant with recipe development for a major corporation. She has been a culinary teacher at Assabet Regional Vocational School and Brookline High School and has participated in many charitable events including Dana Farber: Cooking for a Cure. She is now a personal chef with clients in the Boston area, and her biggest passion is teaching - especially Italian cuisine which is her specialty.