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    Our back room, designed by RM Kitchens of Annville, is a professional grade kitchen where you cultivate and hone your cooking skills. Taught by Chef Chuck LaPorta for over 18 years.

A Tuscan-Inspired Experience

As we ease back into operations, we invite you to explore the culinary experience that we offer in our private back room. We are again offering cooking classes, both available to the public on a rotating basis as well as privately with Chef LaPorta. You can also rent the space for your next event or function. For more information, contact Sue at sue@thecornerstonecoffeehouse.com or call 717-737-5026.

Upcoming Classes

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Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Class

Instructed by Jamie Lynn Zeppa of Thyme to Thrive Wellness
  • Butternut Squash Apple Turmeric Soup
  • Orange-Ginger Baked Beets
  • Sorghum with Cumin Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas & Kale with Lemon Tahini Dressing
  • Orange-Cardamom Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding

Polish Family Reunion *SOLD OUT*

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Golumpki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)
  • Potato Pancake with Creamy Cucumbers
  • Potato and Cheddar Pierogi with Brown Butter Caramelized Onions
  • Halushki (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)
  • Applesauce Cake

Seaside Specials

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Crunchy Baked Shrimp in White Wine Garlic Butter Sauce
  • Salmon Wrapped in Parchment with Lemon Dill Sauce
  • Crab Cake with Lemon Remoulade
  • Linguini with Mussels Diavolo
  • Baked Clams Casino with Garlic and Lemon Crostini

Chasing Chickens

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Classic Chicken Marsala
  • 3P Chicken: Panko, Parmesan, and Parsley Crusted Chicken Breast
  • Kung Pau Chicken with Basmati Rice
  • Chicken Satay with Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Chicken Cacciatore

Supporting Our Local Farmers

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Roadside Stand Vegetable Ragu
  • Eggplant Napoleon with Vine Ripened Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, and Basil Pesto
  • Italian Stuffed Banana Peppers
  • Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetable Frittata
  • Butterscotch Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies

Sliding into September

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Turkey Meatball Sliders
  • Herb Roasted Pulled Pork Lettuce Cup with Raspberry Chipotle Glaze
  • Nashville Hot Honey Chicken Slider with Bread and Butter Pickle
  • Patty Melt Slider
  • Catfish Po Boy Slider with Slaw

Pairing with Crostwater Distillery


Garlic Lovers Paradise

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Garlic Studded Meatloaf with Garlic, Chive, and Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes and Pan Gravy
  • Lemon and Herb Garlic Pasta
  • Calabrian Shrimp with Lemon Butter Garlic Sauce Served with Olive Oil Crostini
  • Tomato and Roasted Garlic Pie
  • Garlic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just Wing It

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Wings
  • Sesame Orange Wings
  • Korean Style Wings
  • Bourbon Peach Barbecue Wings
  • Louisiana Dry Rub Wings

Beer Pairing with Mount Gretna Brewery


Sicilian Holiday at Home

Instructed by Chef LaPorta
  • Sicilian Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Italian Salad with Sicilian Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Grandma LaPorta’s 5 Cheese Lasagna
  • Roasted Broccoli with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Mediterranean Sea Salt
  • Cream Puff Cake with Berries

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