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Date Night: Casablanca

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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this culinary (meals) class:

Explore the delicious combinations of the mouth-watering and vibrant flavors of Morocco!

Menu:
  • Sautéed Scallops with Shaved Fennel, Watercress, Pine Nuts and Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette;
  • Grilled Strip Steaks with Chermoula (Fresh Herb Sauce) Compound Butter, Harissa Cauliflower and Saffron-Infused Couscous; 
  • Pistachio-Cardamom Cake with Orange Whipped Cream.
Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Getting Familiar with Moroccan Cuisine and Ingredients; Selecting and Sautéing Shellfish;
  • Determining Meat and Shellfish Doneness; 
  • Working with Preserved Lemons; 
  • Making Vinaigrette; 
  • Balancing Flavors; 
  • Selecting and Grilling Beef; 
  • Working with Fresh Herbs; 
  • Making Compound Butter; 
  • Roasting Vegetables; 
  • Steaming Couscous; 
  • Understanding Baking Ingredients; 
  • Mixing Cake Batter; 
  • Determining Cake Doneness; 
  • Whipping Cream. 
Due to the layout of our kitchens and in consideration of your classmates, students will work in groups of 3 to 5 people. Parties of 6 or more will be directed to our private events department so we can accommodate them appropriately.

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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

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Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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