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We are now taking reservations for locally raised Thanksgiving Turkeys: Three types available this year, Broad-Breasted Whites, Bronzes and Narragansetts. Call the Cafe for Details. 410 266 1511. Brining service also available. Click on the following link for more information: Local Turkey Order Information

Thursday Night Take Home Dinner on  Thursday, October 8 is Yankee Pot Roast with Potatoes and Vegetables, Chicken and Autumn Vegetable Soup and Cherry Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce.

Two Cooking Classes Remain in our Tuesday Nights Fall Series: Tuesday, October 6 is Oktoberfest (learn what we make on the Take Home Dinners plus Schnitzels), and Heirloom Seafood Gumbo on October 20!

Check out the Class Schedule

Have Lunch in the Cafe with our Designer Sandwich Menu and Daily Special list with our Splendid Seasonal Soups


Salad Dressings Now Available by the Bottle in the Cafe or through the Market Basket program!


August Cooking Classes Now Released!

August Class Schedule and Descriptions

Genius Recipes from Seattle’s Food 52


If spending some more quality time in the kitchen is on your to-do list for 2015,
cooking classes at the Cafe should have something for you.

If bringing excellent sustainable produce, meats and dairy into your kitchen, then take a look at the Market Basket Program and CSA.

View the Cooking Class Schedule here.

View the Market Basket Program and CSA here.


Our Services

For all your occasions


A Cook’s Cafe has proudly been of service in Annapolis for the past 14 years.
We offer dine in or carry out lunches, cater for small or large meetings or events,
teach cooking classes and provide a distribution point for local farms to local people.

Take Out Restaurant

A Cook’s Cafe offers dine in or take out lunches, Monday through Friday from 7 to 3. Saturdays until noon. Thursdays are Take Home Dinner days. Menu and Calendar available on Take Home Dinner page.


Whether it is a business function or family celebration, A Cook’s Cafe has the menu for each occasion. The Cafe’s Designer Luncheon has been sought after for over 13 years. Ever evolving with new and seasonal items, A Cook’s Cafe catering connects local farms to local people, bringing them together over everyone’s shared passion: great food.

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The Chesapeake School of Cooking

The Mission of cooking classes is quite simple: To assist everyone to be better cooks in their own kitchens. Kitchens are the hearts of the home. They are where families and friends come together. By offering cooking classes that are extremely hand-on and welcoming, the Cafe has been a part of hundreds of peoples lives over the years, by teaching that kitchens are happy and creative places. People of all ages, and all skill levels have a lively and learning experience in our kitchen.

Market Basket Program and Community Supported Agriculture

The Market Basket Program at the Cafe simplifies the link between local farms, kitchens and your family possible. It has two distinct parts that can operate either in tandem, or individually depending on the needs of each family. The CSA is a 24 week local Farm to Table fresh produce program provided by One Straw Farm. The Market Basket is A La Carte from local farms and the Cafe.


Reservations for Take Out Dinner, Classes or Gift Certificates must be made by calling (or emailing) the Cafe.
Please call 410.266.1511 or email csewell@acookscafe.com.