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Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat The Willows, York Beach

with Chris Toy, Maranacook Adult Education


Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat 

The Willows York Beach 

April 17-20, 2023  1 PM Monday -  1 PM Thursday

$495 includes workshops and meals

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.

Retreat to The Willows, a beautiful Victorian home with architecture that echoes the rich tradition and elegance of the 1800s. York Beach is just a short stroll to breathtaking views of the sand, surf, and rocks. A modern updated kitchen awaits the cooks.  There is a spacious dining room and gracious living room with comfortable seating for all participants to relax, socialize and make new friends. 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.

Day students are welcome.

For special weekend accommodations call Chris at 207-653-3163 or email him at

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants,

“I learned so much that Chris taught me, and the recipes were attainable.”

“We became extended family.”

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.


  • Apr 17 - 20th, 2023
    Mon - Thu

The Willows - York Beach

For directions, call us at 207-685-4923 x1065

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This program is offered by Maranacook Adult Education . For more information, contact 207-685-4923 x1065.

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