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Breaking Down a Whole Chicken: A Cooking Class with Ali Waks Adams

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chicken, chicken and more chicken. Learn how to make the most of a lovely local chicken.
Local chicken. prices may be high, but if you know what you’re doing you can get 3-4 fantastic meals out of just one chicken.
In this class you will learn – how to break down a whole chicken into:
Boneless breast
Bone in thigh
Lollipop drumsticks
Chicken tenders
You’ll also learn what to do with all those pieces, make a stock with the bones, render the fat, and roast a whole chicken so it’s perfect every time!
Ali is the Chef /Owner of Balaboosta Food Made for You & Willie & Chet’s Pop-Ups. A native NYer, Ali has lived in Brunswick Maine for 10 years and counting. Her move from Philadelphia to Maine was spurred by the taste of a locally grown potato, and she has been working with local farmers, fishers and producers ever since.  She was the chef at Delicatessen, a Modern Jewish Deli in Philadelphia. Former Exec Chef at The Brunswick Inn (aka 165 Park Row), Chef Partner with Butter & Salt Pop Ups, Private Chef & Caterer, Consulting Chef with Dog Bar Jim and others, Ali ran the successful underground Pop Up Wille & Chet’s Food to Go during the pandemic. Her newest venture is Balaboosta, a meal service company providing weekly meals to go. She also caters small events & private dinners. Ali is on the Board of  MCHPP, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention, the advisory Kitchen Cabinet for MCHPP’s Community Kitchen, and she is a sometime storyteller at The Community Plate dinners.
12 spaces available. Please call 207-443-1402 to sign up. Cooking Class FAQ available here.


May 29
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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