© 2017  Polly Talbott

Polly Talbott is the Owner and Director of A la Carte Culinary Services, Ltd., a hands-on recreational cooking school in Lynbrook, NY.  She is a Certified Culinary Professional with a degree in Home Economics, concentrating in foods and nutrition, from Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio.


Her background includes food styling, restaurant management, corporate and editorial test kitchen work, product development and culinary education.  She has also studied cooking in France, Italy, Spain, Thailand, Morocco, Argentina and New York. 


She is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance and Les Dames D’Escoffier.


She serves as a Past President on the Board of Directors of the Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce and is an on-camera person for Lynbrook TV.

"Food companies as well as consumers need to make sure they are 'buttoned up.'  Let me help guide you."


“You keep us from letting our dinners get boring!  The food was wonderful, but more importantly, the warm and gracious atmosphere created a truly memorable experience."

Carmella, East Meadow

"Food has always been my passion, as well as my work.  Come into my world and learn to enjoy the pleasures of cooking and eating great food."
Polly Talbott, CCP