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Culinary Boot Camp! Foundations of Cooking July 10th-14th 2017

Join us! Place your deposit and obtain additional details here. The remaining $1000 should be sent 1 week before course starts by check made out to The Farm Cooking School, 67 Pleasant Valley Road, Titusville, NJ 08560. We will be in touch 1 week before class. 

This 5 day culinary trip to The Farm Cooking School in the beautiful Delaware Valley includes everything you need to know for creative freedom in the kitchen! Join us for the entire week or take individual classes!

You will learn essential knife skills and 5 core culinary techniques that include searing, braising, roasting, fish sous vide, poaching, and grilling. You will also learn how to make a variety of egg-based seasonal desserts (custard, ice cream, meringue). Classes will use Roots to River organic vegetables, award-winning local meats, and sustainable seafood. A full three course meal will be created in each of 6 classes to be enjoyed with classmates and the instructors in our leisurely, relaxed atmosphere. 

The cost per person is $1500 including all hands-on cooking classes, lunch and dinner (except 1 evening on your own), afternoon excursions/demonstrations, and a copy of both Ian's The Farm and Shelley's Just Tacos cookbooks. Individual course attendees may join just for the class they register for. 

Antique lovers can enjoy the many Antique shops in Lambertville, NJ and the Wednesday early morning flea market nearby on their own. Students can also just relax on the stone patio and enjoy the grounds between classes. This class is designed for adults over 21. 


Sunday/Monday: Arrive to your accommodations Sunday night or for the first class Monday morning at 10 am which starts with knife skills! Lunch to follow. Relax, enjoy the grounds, or take a scenic drive between classes. 6 pm: Searing Techniques and class dinner.

Tuesday 10 am: Braising techniques with a demonstration and dessert with the ice cream maker from the Bent Spoon! Lunch to follow. Afternoon excursion to award winning Tullamore Farms beef and lamb farm, followed by a fantastic dinner at Juniper Hill Restaurant in Annandale, NJ!

Wednesday 10 am: Roasting Techniques. Lunch to follow. Afternoon field trip to Lambertville, NJ, including a tour and coffee break as well as antiquing before heading back to school for the night class! 6 pm: Poaching Techniques and class dinner.

Thursday 10 am: Grilling Techniques and Bread Making. Lunch to follow. Afternoon field trip across the river to New Hope, PA, including a tour of Triumph Brewery and discussion and tasting with the Triumph Brewmaster! Dinner on your own at one of the many great dining options in the Lambertville/New Hope area.  

Friday 10 am: Brick oven pizza class and lunch. Pizza of course! 1:30 pm: Depart

Earlier Event: July 8
Farm to Table Feast
Later Event: July 10
Knife Skills 101!