Any donation is greatly appreciated.

FREE

About Chef Diane Manteca


Diane has been a professional chef for thirty-three years, working in high end gourmet establishments, along with catering. She owned the Brickyard Café in Cambridge for 8 years, which was an eclectic and popular café style restaurant in the Fresh Pond area. Diane has co-authored a Zone cookbook on healthy eating and worked as a food consultant and developed recipes for a major specialty food company.

Chef Diane has also cooked for fund raising events, and cookbook signings for culinary celebrities.

Diane owned Sassy River Sauces, a specialty food company, selling at Farmer’s Markets and major food establishments. She is now a personal chef with clients in metro west and the Boston area.

Her teaching career spans 30 years, with Italian cooking as her specialty, along with Moroccan, African, Asian, Cuban French, and regional cooking from the United States. She travels to Italy often to learn regional Italian cooking and brings her knowledge back to teach her students.

Upcoming Events

Member Event

Promenade sur l'Esplanade: Fall Edition

IN-PERSON OUTDOOR EVENT IN FRENCH

Saturday, October 23, 2021 4:00 PM To 5:00 PM

Take a walk with your fellow FCC members

Read More
Member Event

Book Club: Matin Brun

NOW ONLINE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:30 PM To 5:30 PM

Join us in reading Matin Brun by Franck Pavloff for the library's book club en français!

Read More
Health & Fitness

Barre en français: October Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Monday, October 25, 2021 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

Read More