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Eating Away the Winter Weight

at The Chopping Block at the Mart - River North

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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
Teacher: JC White

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

Join us for a healthy-cooking class taught by our very own Chopping Block chef, JC White! After earning his culinary nutrition degree and spending 10 years in the culinary industry, JC is excited to share his enthusiasm for healthy cooking with you. 

During class today, JC will teach you the skills to create a nutrient-dense, high-protein meal that you can feel good about eating. 

Menu:
  • Arugula Salad with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Quick-Pickled Red Onions, Almonds and Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Seared Lemon Chicken Breasts with Charred Onion Sauce
  • Creamy Herb Farro with Wilted Leeks
  • Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms with Balsamic and Parmesa
  • Sweet Potato Soufflé. 
Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Working with Alternative Proteins and Ancient Grains
  • How to Create a Well-Balanced Meal
  • Pickling
  • Making Vinaigrette
  • Balancing Flavors
  • Selecting and Searing Chicken
  • Determining Poultry Doneness
  • Working with Farro and Fresh Herbs
  • Roasting Green Vegetables and Root Vegetables. 
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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Eating Away the Winter Weight
Reviewed by Bobbi M. on 3/13/2019
JC was awesome! Will come again!
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The Chopping Block at the Mart

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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