Celebrity Chef MasterClass Series

Join CCAE’s master class series with celebrity chefs for an unforgettable cooking and learning experience. Roll up your sleeves and learn cooking techniques side-by-side with our celebrated local chefs.

Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Chef Carl Dooley, The Table at Season to Taste

Wednesday, April 24
6:00 - 9:00pm

Funky, Spicy, and Global Food Bounty

At Chef Dooley’s intimate and award-winning 20-seat restaurant, The Table at Season to Taste, it is a chef dinner party every night with chef preparing extraordinary seasonal dishes celebrating local product and a global pantry. Join chef Dooley to discover and taste a funky take on spring. With fresh-from-the-farm product and his passion for all things spicy and surprising, this is sure to be a fantastic kick-start to our spring dishes.



Cambridge native Chef Carl Dooley is the executive chef at The Table at Season to Taste in North Cambridge, which has won Boston Magazine’s highest rating, “Four Stars/Extraordinary,” and “Best of Boston” awards. Chef Dooley competed on Top Chef, Season 13 in 2016 and placed in the Top Five Finals. Dooley creates seasonal Prix Fixe Menus showcasing global influences and a local New England pantry.

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Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Tracy Chang of Pagu

Wednesday, May 1
6:00 - 9:00pm

Japanese-Spanish Tapas

Join Chef Tracy and learn how to prepare Japanese and Spanish small plates, weaving tradition and technique. In this hands-on class, we’ll explore the ingredients, flavors, and methods of these two cuisines through tapas, paella, and more!



Tracy Chang’s love for the restaurant industry began at an early age at her Grandmother’s Japanese restaurant in Cambridge, observing the hard work and leadership that created opportunities for other immigrants. Tracy studied with Pâtissier Nicolas Bernardé at Le Cordon Bleu Paris. From Paris, she traveled south to Spain, where she worked with Chef Martin Berasategui at his 3 Michelin Star restaurant in San Sebastian. Tracy is excited to feed the community and continue her grandmother’s legacy at her restaurant, Pagu, in Cambridge.

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Celebrity Chef MasterClass with Chef Tyler Kinnett of Harvest

Wednesday, June 12
6:00 - 9:00pm

Wild Flavors: Cooking with Foraged Foods

Chef Tyler Kinnett, Executive Chef, Harvest
Wild, seasonal, local, and sustainable produce is a key ingredient to enhance your dining experience. Join Chef Tyler and learn how to bring the best flavors from foraged ingredients and how to add exciting twists to your homemade dishes. Let’s roll up our sleeves and cook delicious dinner using herbs, vegetables, and roots from the wild.



Tyler Kinnett is the Executive Chef at Harvest Restaurant in Cambridge. He studied at the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, then moved to Boston in 2009 where he began his career under the tutelage of Gordon Hamersley. Kinnett joined the team at Harvest in 2012 as a sous chef and became Executive Chef in May 2015. He was named one of Zagat’s “30 Under 30” for Boston in November 2015.

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