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Hands-On: Pie and Tart Boot Camp

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square

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Lincoln Square, North Side
4747 N Lincoln
Btwn W Leland & W Lawrence Avenues
Chicago, Illinois 60625
15% fee is applied for the operational and administrative costs
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this pie class:

Making pies isn't as hard as you might think! Get tips from a pro on how to make tender, flaky crusts, wrap them around sweet and savory fillings, and bake them to golden perfection in this hands-on class.


  • Individual Maple Cream Pie
  • Roasted Root Vegetable and Ricotta Galette
  • Spiced Apple Hand Pies with Bourbon-Cider Glaze
  • Fig Jam and Frangipane Tart with Balsamic-Poached Figs
Skills covered in class:

  • Making and rolling out pie dough
  • Preparing cream cheese pastry
  • Blind baking
  • Making and baking custard
  • Whipping cream
  • Preparing fruit fillings
  • Using cornstarch as a thickener
  • Preparing glazes
  • Roasting root vegetables
  • Working with fresh herbs and spices
  • Poaching
  • Working with almond paste
In this hands-on class, students will be paired in groups of three to five and work together as a team to prepare the recipes.

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Refund Policy

During COVID-19, all classes have a three-day cancellation policy, except Culinary Boot Camps which have a two-week cancellation policy. You must email [email protected] to cancel an existing reservation, but please note the 15% service fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. If you cancel within 72 hours (3 days), you will not receive a refund or credit for your class, but feel free to send a friend or family member in your place.

Please note: all virtual class sales are final. All virtual students will receive a recording of the class within 48 hours of the class.


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Hands-On: Pie and Tart Boot Camp
Reviewed by Helen J. on 3/26/2018
best class for me.
Hands-On: Pie and Tart Boot Camp
Reviewed by Cynthia F. on 6/27/2022
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Reviewed by Randy C. on 8/11/2019

School: The Chopping Block Lincoln Square

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square

Chicago’s premiere recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration, hands-on cooking classes and virtual classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our Lincoln Square location cover subjects from cooking...

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