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Shared Commercial Kitchen Open House
Come see what all the food biz buzz is about at Orange Door Kitchen! Join us for an open house tour and information session to picture your business growing bigger/better/faster/stronger in our new, thoughtfully designed, rentable commercial kitchen. RSVP today to let us know that you're coming - we are excited to meet you! Not a food entrepreneur? Share this event with someone who is! This open house is free and open to food businesses at any stage of development (from idea phase to well oiled machine!)

When: Jan 22, 2019 6pm in Acton, MA

Portuguese Cooking – with Mark Valentine

Portuguese Cooking - with Mark Valentine Portuguese food is a hearty peasant cuisine that is greatly influenced from the Mediterranean Sea and the many forgein invaders who occupied the Iberian Peninsula. Traditional Portuguese staples are salt cod, olive oil, hot chilies, garlic, pork sausage, parsley and potatoes. Chef Mark Valentine will prepare a variety of traditional dishes. Bolinhos de Bacalhjau, Portugal’s favorite snack food of deep-fried salt cod and potatoes, served with piri-piri sauce. Ameijoas na Cataplana, steamed clams with tomatoes and chourico sausage. Rojoes a Cominho, melt in your mouth braised pork with cumin, lemon and cilantro. We will end the demonstration with Arroz Doce rice pudding, Portugal’s classic dessert that is served throughout the country. Date of class:   Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 6:30-8:30pm Cost:               $75 each student Mark Valentine is the owner and Executive Chef of Kitchen to Table Foods. He was classically trained in France, and has cooked in Paris, San Francisco, Portland, Nantucket, and Boston. His restaurant experience includes Chez Panisse, Stars Restaurant, and Zuni Cafe. Cancellation policy: We understand that plans change, and things come up.  We offer a full refund if class registration is cancelled up to 2 days prior to class.  If cancelled within 48 hours of class, your refund, less a $25 fee, will be returned in the form of original payment.

When: Jan 23, 2019 6:30PM in Acton, MA

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When: Jan 24, 2019 12am to Jan 24, 2019 12am in Acton, MA

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About Acton, MA
The suburban town of Acton was founded in 1735 and is located in the Middlesex County which is northwest of Boston. Although a small community Acton has retained its rural New England qualities despite the population more than tripling in the past thirty years.

Visitors can take advantage of the various historic sites in Acton such as the preserved Hosmer and Faulkner Houses and the Orchard House - a Fruitlands Museum. You will find a traditional town center with historic architecture and stone walls as well as the Walden and the Minuteman National Historical Park.

The town also includes a wide verity of beautiful and carefully maintained Conservation Lands that attract countless people during the year along with encompass over 1650 acres of protected territory. All together there are 21 Conservation areas including the locations in Acton.

Acton offers a large list of services to its residents that include an active town government with a nationally accredited police department and a full time fire department. The local district school system has been ranked among the top in the state.