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Discover the secrets of French cuisine, perfect your knife skills, and master the art of making homemade pasta in Cooking Techniques classes in Chicago.

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Hands-On Essential Building Blocks

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Embark on a culinary journey at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square and discover the essential building blocks of cooking. Enhance your skills in the kitchen as you learn the fundamentals of knife techniques, flavor balancing, cooking techniques, and more. Unleash your culinary potential and ignite your passion for cooking.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$517.50
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Hands-On Culinary Adventure: Trip to California

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Embark on a culinary journey to California and experience the vibrant flavors of the Golden State in this hands-on adventure. From artisanal focaccia to the iconic Cioppino seafood stew of San Francisco, master the art of West Coast cuisine alongside fellow food enthusiasts. Join us for an evening of skill-building and gastronomic delight as we bring the breezy vibe of California to your kitchen.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$149.50
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Hands-On Tuscany in the Spring

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Embark on a culinary journey to Tuscany this spring and discover the art of crafting authentic Italian dishes bursting with seasonal flavors. From mastering the perfect white pizza to creating succulent Tuscan salmon and delicate panna cotta, immerse yourself in the essence of Tuscan cuisine with hands-on guidance from our expert chefs. Join us for an unforgettable cooking experience where you'll hone your skills and savor the taste of Italy.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$155.25
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Hands-On Spring Garden Spotlight

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Experience the essence of spring's bounty in a culinary adventure focusing on fresh produce and vibrant flavors. Join fellow enthusiasts in crafting a delectable menu featuring tantalizing dishes like pea and mint crostini, butter lettuce bisque, risotto primavera, and a delightful strawberry-rhubarb skillet cake. Embrace the seasonal splendor and elevate your cooking skills in this immersive hands-on class.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$149.50
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Hands-On Father's Day Family Grilling: The All American Grill

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Join us for a sizzling Hands-On Father's Day Family Grilling event where we'll elevate classic American favorites with exciting twists. Gather the whole family and learn how to create the ultimate backyard BBQ feast with fresh ideas and expert guidance. Designed for children aged 6 and older to cook alongside their parents or guardians, this hands-on class promises a fun and delicious experience for all.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$161
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Next Level Teen Boot Camp

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Prepare your teen for the next step towards independence with a week-long culinary boot camp designed for ages 17 to 19. Through hands-on classes focused on practical, nutritious, and cost-effective recipes, they'll learn essential cooking skills and kitchen techniques using basic tools. Culminating in a mystery competition, this experience emphasizes teamwork, timing, and fun, setting the stage for a successful journey into everyday cooking.

(263) All levels 17 - 19 years old
$1,725

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Hands-On Knife Skills

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Master the essential skill of knife handling in our most popular hands-on class. Learn to mince, slice, and dice vegetables and herbs with professional precision, while also covering knife care, sharpening, honing, and selection. Elevate your culinary techniques under the guidance of our expert chef.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$109.25
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Hands-On Fiesta on the Grill

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Spice up your culinary skills with our hands-on outdoor grilling class featuring a vibrant Mexican menu. Create dishes like Smoky Chipotle Guacamole with Grilled Avocados and Wood-Fired Flank Steak Fajitas. Learn essential grilling techniques, from marinating to using smoking chips, and enjoy a delicious, gluten-free feast. In case of bad weather, the class will be held indoors.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$161
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Hands-On Grilling Boot Camp

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Ignite your grilling skills in our comprehensive hands-on workshop, perfect for novices and weekend warriors alike. Learn the art of grilling with charcoal, gas, and wood, and master techniques like brining, marinating, and smoking. Create mouthwatering dishes such as Brined and Smoked Jerk Chicken and BBQ Ribs with Chipotle Cherry Sauce. Get ready for an adventurous grilling season!

(263) All levels 18 and older
$454.25
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Hands-On Korean BBQ on the Grill

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Discover the art of Korean BBQ on the grill with a hands-on class embracing the bold flavors of Korea. From Gochujang-glazed beef burgers to Bulgogi lettuce wraps, master the techniques of grilling beef, shrimp, and vegetables to perfection. Join us outdoors on our patio for an unforgettable culinary adventure or indoors for a cozy, hands-on cooking experience in case of inclement weather.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$161
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Hands-On Sushi Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Unlock the secrets of sushi-making in our hands-on workshop. From mastering sushi rice to rolling Maki and Inside-Out Rolls, you'll create delicious sushi like a pro. Learn essential skills in handling sushi-grade fish and using traditional Japanese ingredients.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$155.25
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Hands-On Pasta Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Discover the joy of making fresh pasta in our hands-on workshop. Learn to create your own dough and shape noodles of all sizes, paired with seasonal sauces. Dishes include Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Tortellini alla Margherita and Spinach Pappardelle with Sautéed Shrimp. Work with our chefs to master techniques like using a pasta roller and roasting vegetables.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$149.50
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Pasta 101

Tutore @ 2755 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us in this class and embark on a journey to master the art of creating fresh pasta from scratch. From rolling dough to shaping tortellini, learn essential techniques to craft delectable dishes like Tagliatelle di Caccio Pepe and Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with Cherry Tomato Ragu. Elevate your culinary skills and savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine.

(1) All levels 18 and older
$143.75
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Hands-On Rendezvous Under the Stars on the Patio

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Join us for an enchanting Hands-On Rendezvous Under the Stars on the Patio, where you'll create a romantic feast under the night sky. Indulge in culinary delights like prosciutto-wrapped scallops and grilled beef tenderloin, expertly crafted with hands-on guidance. Embrace the magic of the outdoors as you learn essential grilling techniques and savor the flavors of a memorable evening together.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$161
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Hands-On Vegan Summer Sides with Dustin Harder

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Join renowned vegan chef Dustin Harder for an immersive culinary experience, where you'll learn to create vibrant and flavorful summer side dishes that will elevate any gathering. From refreshing salads to indulgent desserts, unlock the secrets to impressing your guests with delicious vegan fare.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$161
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Hands-On Pasta Boot Camp

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Dive into the art of pasta-making in our hands-on class, exploring regional Italian pastas made from scratch. Master the use of a pasta roller and hand-shape rustic varieties like Pumpkin-Filled Agnolotti and Orecchiette. Pair your creations with delicious homemade sauces, from Brown Butter and Sage to Blue Cheese Cream. Join us for an immersive culinary experience perfect for pasta enthusiasts.

(263) All levels 18 and older
$339.25
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Charcuterie Board + Tiramisu + Wine

Tutore @ 2755 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us for an immersive culinary experience where you'll learn the art of crafting a show-stopping charcuterie board alongside classic tiramisu, all while savoring two glasses of wine. Discover pickling, mousse-making, and plating techniques to elevate your entertaining skills. Unleash your inner chef in a hands-on class that promises to delight your taste buds and impress your guests.

(1) All levels 21 and older
$92
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+920 pts
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Knife Skills 101

Tutore @ 2755 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL

Master the art of precision in our Knife Skills class, where you'll learn essential techniques for safe and efficient vegetable and herb cutting. From mastering the dice of an onion to honing your knife sharpening skills, unlock the secrets to becoming a confident and proficient home chef. Join us to elevate your culinary prowess and ensure every slice is perfect.

(1) All levels 18 and older
$97.75
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Demonstration Cooking: Beets

Chicago Botanic Garden

Unearth the culinary potential of beets in this immersive cooking demonstration! From vibrant beetroot to nutrient-rich greens, master techniques like roasting, blanching, and spiralizing to create delectable dishes including lavender-rosemary roasted beets with ricotta and beet falafel. Join us and elevate your beet game to new heights!

(128) All levels 18 and older
$93
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+930 pts
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Hands-on Cooking: Summer Salsas

Chicago Botanic Garden

Take advantage of seasonal summer produce to make epic salsas that provide a delicious accent to your main course in this hands-on cooking class. Discover how to prepare the freshest raw summer salsa, traditional Patagonian chimichurri paired with flat iron steak, and a grilled tomato and chili slurry celebrating the potato.

(128) All levels 18 and older
$118
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Reviews for Cooking Techniques Classes in Chicago

Cooking Techniques Classes in Chicago are rated 4.6 stars based on 392 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Jill R. on 1/21/2024
    Great course, great instructors. Very informative and very fun.
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Peter L. on 1/14/2024
    Well done. Chef Tony led the class, supported by Chef Lisa and Chef David. It was a helpful, insightful class, even for a seasoned home cook. Lots of focus on technique with personal input from the roaming chefs.
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Daria K. on 8/14/2023
    The Knife Skills course exceeded our expectations! We learned so much and can't wait to be back for another class, as this one was so informative and fun. We highly recommend the course by Chef Trevor!
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Marc H. on 8/5/2023
    I learned a great deal in this knife skills class. Our instructor, David, obviously is a very talented chef. He did a great job sharing his encyclopedic knowledge about kitchen knives and demonstrating to the class how to handle the knife and use it appropriately and safely.
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Biff P. on 6/2/2023
    Great class! The instructors were patient, knowledgeable and friendly.
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Nina Y. on 3/24/2023
    It was a very useful, practical, fun, and informational class. I loved learning a broad overview of different knives commonly found in a home kitchen. Moreover, the practice of skillfully and safely cutting/dicing/slicing and holding the vegetables, was immensely helpful. Such a great class and a life skill everyone should learn!
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Kayla W. on 9/9/2022
    The Knife Skills class was great! The instructor was helpful and personable; his instruction was clear, precise, and based on professional expertise. Good pace. Hands-on. Lots of practice during the class. My husband and I left the class with improved knife skills, baggies full of chopped veggies to be used in a provided recipe, and all 20 of our fingers!
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Ryan W. on 1/8/2020
    I have really enjoyed this class and actually got to learn something. Giermo (sorry for incorrect spelling) was perfect
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Josefina K. on 1/8/2020
    The best chef
  • Hands-On Knife Skills

    Reviewed by Fred P. on 11/20/2019
    Small class with plenty of hands on.
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