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Maine Adult Education

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat @ Searsport Shores

with Chris Toy, Ellsworth Adult and Community Education


Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. All meals are included in the workshop fee, as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops.

Searsport Shores is onsidered Midcoast Maine’s premier oceanfront campground, on the shores of Penobscot Bay, located between bustling Bar Harbor (Acadia National Park) and charming Camden village, you can find nearby motels, tenting, RV, and cabins overlooking the ocean.  Register for the retreat then call 207-548-6059 for overnight accommodations. This is an in-person retreat.

Feedback from recent participants: 

“I learned so much that Chris taught me, and the recipes were attainable.”  “Really enjoyed the scientific explanations of why things happen!”

COVID note: For everyone’s comfort and safety we suggest doing a COVID test 24 hours prior to arrival. We will be following CDC guidelines according to location and dates.

  • Jul 20 - 23rd, 2023
    Sun, Thu, Fri, and Sat for 1 week

Searsport Shores Campground

216 W. Main Street
Searsport, ME 04974 Get directions

Location map for Searsport Shores Campground
This program is offered by Ellsworth Adult and Community Education . For more information, contact 207.664.7110 phone * 207.669.6247 fax.

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