Mid Coast Maine's Premier Cookware Store - 49 Front St. Bath, ME 04530 207-443-1402 info@acooksemporium.com

Events

NOW YOU’RE COOKING offers events each month to introduce new wines, cooking techniques, kitchen tools and more.

COOKING CLASSES

Our cooking classes are held from 6-8pm unless otherwise noted. The cost is $50/person which includes instruction, recipes, and in most cases a meal. Class participants will receive a 10% discount on many items the night of the class. Payment is required at time of sign-up. Refunds will be given for class cancellations with at least 48 hours notice. Please call the store at (207) 443-1402 to reserve your seat!

Cast Iron Thanksgiving November 19

Just in time for the holiday! Chris is going to show us how to make a moist, tender Wok Baked Turkey served with Dumpling Soup, Pan Roasted Vegetables and Poached Apples – all cooked in good ol’ cast iron!
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Asian Holiday Appetizers December 3

Put an Asian twist on your holiday feasting! Egg Rolls, Fried Shrimp Wontons, Pot Stickers and Spare Ribs in Black Bean Sauce.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Hawaiian Comfort Food January 7

Fill your belly with some classic Hawaiian dishes like Moco Loco, Smoked Salmon Poke, Huli Huli Chicken and a fruity dessert!
ONE SEAT AVAILABLE

Polish January 14

This class is sure to warm you up! We’ll be making a hearty Borscht, Potato & Cheese Pierogies, Creamy Cucumber Salad and Sweet Pierogies for dessert!
SIX SEATS AVAILABLE

Sourdough 101 January 22

Jim Amaral will demystify the art of sourdough bread making! Learn to create and maintain your own starter, and the basics of mixing, kneading, shaping and baking your loaf.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Tagine January 28

Tagine refers to both a North African stew and the pot you use to cook it. Louisa will show you how to make an aromatic Chicken Tagine with Olives and Preserved Lemons. You will also get instructions on making your own preserved lemons, eggplant with chermoula (a sort of African pesto), couscous, and Moroccan shortbread cookies.
TWO SEATS AVAILABLE

Spaghetti & Fettuccine March 11

Learn to make, roll and cut your own homemade pasta with Chris Toy! You will also learn two delicious sauce recipes. 
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Sushi March 23

Chris Toy is back with his fabulous Sushi class! Learn to roll a perfect maki roll – regular and inside-out. Plus, seafood wonton soup and steamed edamame.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Ravioli & Tortellini April 6

There’s nothing like homemade pasta – especially stuffed pasta with yummy sauces! This is a great class for beginners or pros.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Wok Baked Chicken April 21

The tenderest, most delicious chicken ever! With Pot Stickers, Jasmine Rice, Vegetable Stir Fry and Almond Cream with Mandarin Oranges.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Vietnamese May 12

Chris Toy will be whipping up some Vietnamese favorites, including Beef Pho, Shrimp Summer Rolls, Spicy Stir Fried Chicken and Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Dim Sum May 26

Learn how to make these amazing Asian appetizers for any social occasion! We’ll be making Pork Pot Stickers, Spare Ribs in Black Bean Sauce, Steamed Pork Ribs, and Zongzi. This is a really hands-on class!
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Mexican June 9

You’re in for a Mexican feast with this class! Learn how to make fresh, homemade corn tortillas with a chipotle chicken filling, chilis rellenos, Mexican rice, avocado soup and smoked salmon ceviche.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Asian Fusion Seafood June 16

Asia moves to Maine and settles in with some great menu items in tonight’s class! We start with Lobster Wonton Soup, then carry on with Shrimp & Scallop Spring Rolls (we’ll make our own duck sauce), and Cast Iron Roasted Teriyaki Salmon with Smoky Jasmine Rice. For dessert we’ll have Coconut Ice Cream with Ginger-infused Honey.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

WINE TASTINGS & OTHER EVENTS

November 21 Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
Joel will be pouring some of his favorite wines to go with your turkey dinner, including one or two of the 2019 Beaujolais Nouveaus. Wine tastings are free and open to the public. Must be 21 to participate. 5-7pm


November 23 Sous Vide Demo
Laura Wilkinson will be showing us how to use the incredible Sous Vide stick from Frieling. This event is free and open to the public. 11-2pm


November 28 THANKSGIVING
We will be closed for the day.


November 29 Black Friday
There will be specials on a several select items throughout the store!


November 30 Small Business Saturday
Shop local and shop BIG to help keep our small businesses… in business!


December 12 Wine Tasting
Join us for our monthly wine tasting! Wine tastings are free and open to the public. Must be 21 to participate. 5-7pm


December 13 Bright Night Bath
Join us as our special little city celebrates the holidays in style! Our streets will be lit up, carolers will be singing, the trolley will be running, and stores will be selling!


December 13 Wine Tasting
It’s our Bright Night wine tasting! As always, it’s free and open to the public. Must be 21 to participate. 5-8pm


SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS
Wednesday 18 – Mon 23: 9:30-7:00
Tuesday 24: 9:30 – 3:00
Weds & Thurs CLOSED


January 1 NEW YEARS DAY
We will be closed all day!