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Paris in the Spring

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

What you'll learn in this french cooking class:

Why does the world love Paris? For the fashion? Mais oui. For the romance? Bien sur. And at The Chopping Block, we love Paris for the food! With our Chefs as your guide, you'll practice classic cooking techniques to create your own elegant French meal. 

Menu:
  • Frisée, Hazelnut and Goat Cheese Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Trout Almondine (Sautéed Trout with Toasted Almonds, Lemon and Chives)
  • Roasted New Potatoes with Truffle-Parsley Butter
  • Strawberry Financier (Strawberry Almond Cake)
Skills Covered in Class Include:
  • Getting Familiar with French Cooking Techniques
  • Making Vinaigrette
  • Balancing Flavors
  • Selecting and Sautéing Fish
  • Preparing a Pan Sauce
  • Selecting and Roasting Potatoes
  • Working with Fresh Herbs
  • Mixing Cake Batter
  • Whipping Egg Whites
  • Determining Cake Doneness
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. All participants in class must be at least 18 years old, or 21 years old if pre-purchasing an adult beverage.

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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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