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Italian Cooking Classes Chicago

Learn the art of authentic Italian cooking in Chicago with hands-on classes that teach participants how to make traditional dishes like homemade pasta, risotto, and tiramisu.

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Hands-On Know Your Gnocchi

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

Gnocchi may pre-date pasta, but these little knuckle-shaped dumplings still receive pride of place in Italian cuisine, from Nona’s table to the finest ristorante. Learn to prepare a variety of gnocchi paired with seasonal accompaniments for a perfect match of flavors in this hands-on class. Vegetarian-friendly menu! Menu:  Potato Gnocchi with Sautéed Summer Squash, Corn, Blistered Cherry Tomatoes and Feta Roasted Beet-Ricotta Gnocchi...

Wednesday Jan 24th, 6–8:30pm Central Time

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Hands-on Cooking: Italian Appetizers

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Enjoy an evening of tasty Italian bites to serve as inspiration for a fall or winter get-together in this hands-on cooking class. Learn techniques to create the following appetizers: roasted artichoke hearts, braised peppers, pancetta crisps with goat cheese and fig, and sweet and salty rosemary crackers.

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Demo Cooking: Italian Veggie Pasta Sauce

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Seasonal vegetable-based sauces shine in Italian pasta dishes. You will enjoy braised artichoke with white wine, garlic, and lemon; asparagus and mushroom sauce with caramelized shallots; and penne ala vodka (all recipes are vegetarian).

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Mambo Italiano

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

Authentic Italian cooking. Mamma mia! VEGETARIAN-FRIENDLY MENU! Arugula and Pine Nut Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Porcini Mushroom and Herb Risotto Eggplant Parmesan Fresh Ricotta and Chocolate Filled Cannoli Skills covered in class include: Making Vinaigrette Balancing Flavors Working with Dried Mushrooms and Arborio Rice Selecting and Sautéing Eggplant Making Béchamel. Note: Students will work in groups of 3 to 5 people.

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Virtual Family Night Cook Along: Italian Night

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ *Online Classroom

Join us for a virtual cooking class as you and your family cook together with Chopping Block Chef Sara Salzinski. Cook with Sara in real time as she shows you how to make an Italian feast via a Zoom Cook Along. Menu: Chicken Parmesan with Homemade Alfredo Mac-n-Cheese Skills covered in class: Selecting chicken Breading and sautéing chicken Determining chicken doneness Making roux and béchamel Our Virtual Cook Along classes, via...

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Hands-On Date Night: Italian Night Out

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

Grab a date, and spend the evening preparing a scrumptious, mouth-watering Italian feast in this hands-on class. Menu:  Kale Salad with Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese and Mustard Vinaigrette Herb and Roasted Garlic Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Parmesan Polenta and Pine Nut Gremolata Sautéed Green Beans with Crispy Pancetta Roasted Pears with Espresso-Chocolate Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream Skills covered in class: Making vinaigrette Balancing...

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Italian Surf and Turf Demo on the Patio

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

Everyone’s favorite - Surf and Turf - and all’italiana this time! Enjoy the delicious beef and seafood combination in this grilled Italian version. Generous tasting portions of each dish will be served in this demonstration class. Menu: Grilled Baby Octopus with Charred Lemons and Radicchio  Bistecca (Grilled Ribeye Steaks) with Lemon, Roasted Garlic and Oregano Butter Panzanella with Artichokes, Tomatoes, Chickpeas and Grilled Green...

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Pasta Workshop: Spring Menu

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

What's your favorite pasta? After working with our Chefs, you'll be able make fresh homemade pasta dough from scratch, creating noodles of all shapes and sizes as well as seasonal sauces suited to each pasta!  Menu: Crab-Stuffed Ravioli with Tarragon Cream Sauce, Toasted Breadcrumbs and Crispy Pancetta Fettuccine Primavera with Arugula Pesto Spinach Pappardelle with Mushrooms, Leeks and Fresh Mozzarella Skills Covered in Class Include: ...

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Vegan Voyage: Italian Trattoria

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

Get immersed in making a delicious hearty Italian feast, which also happens to be vegan! With an exciting array of dairy, egg, and even gelatin substitutes, you'll be guaranteed to leave with a full belly, and you won't even miss the cheese! Buon Appetito! Menu: Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts and Blood Orange-Balsamic Vinaigrette Eggplant Involtini (Breaded Eggplant Roll-Ups, Stuffed with Herbs and Almond "Ricotta") Orecchiette with Rapini...

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Old School Italian

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

Italian food just like Mamma used to make. Mangia! Menu: Meatballs with Classic Marinara Homemade Fettuccine with Alfredo Sauce Garlic Bread Tiramisu Skills Covered in Class Include:  Selecting Ground Beef and Pork Preparing Tomato and Cream-Based Sauces Working with Fresh Pasta Dough Making Simple Syrup Whipping Cream Due to the layout of our kitchens and in consideration of your classmates, students will work in groups of 3 to...

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The Italian Table: Homemade Pasta

Peterson Garden Project @ 5917 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL

Pasta is a staple at an Italian meal; come learn how easy it is to make yourself! In this class, we’ll demonstrate a simple pasta dough recipe and discuss how you can customize the flavor using herbs or spices. You’ll also learn different cutting techniques and tools you can use to shape your pasta. Since no Italian pasta dish would be complete without sauce, we’ll also discuss and sample some simple sauce options you can make at home. Demonstration;...

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Know Your Gnocchi: Summer Menu

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

Gnocchi may pre-date pasta, but these little knuckle-shaped dumplings still receive pride of place in Italian cuisine, from Nona's table to the finest ristorante. Learn to prepare a variety of gnocchi paired with seasonal accompaniments for a perfect match of flavors. Your Chef can recommend an Italian wine from our cellar to make your meal molto delizioso!  Menu: Classic Potato Gnocchi with Roasted Garlic Butter and Toasted Breadcrumbs...

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Hands-On Taste of Italy

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

Gather around the table this evening and prepare a soul-satisfying meal in this hands-on class inspired by the flavors of Italy. Buon Appetito!Menu: Shaved Fennel and Kale Salad with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette  Shrimp Scampi with Garlic and Lemon  Chicken Marsala (Sautéed Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce) with Warm Farro, Fresh Herbs and Parmesan    Orange, Semolina and Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Cream Skills covered...

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Hands-On Pasta Workshop: Fall Menu

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

What's your favorite pasta?  After working with our Chefs in this hands-on class, you'll be able make your own fresh pasta dough, creating noodles of all shapes and sizes as well as seasonal sauces suited to each pasta. Vegetarian-friendly menu! Menu:  Roasted Sweet Potato, Sage and Ricotta-Filled Ravioli with Wilted Brussels Sprout Leaves and Brown-Butter Sauce   Spinach Fettuccine with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Toasted Hazelnuts...

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Hands-On Venetian Nights

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

Bring the magic of a Venetian night to your own home with an assortment of cicchetti (chee-KET-tee), tantalizing noshes that line counters of tucked-away wine bars, favored by locals. No passport required in this hands-on class! Menu: Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Antipasto Meatballs with Pancetta-Tomato Sauce Focaccia with Olives and Herbs Grilled Branzino with Almonds and Lemon Skills covered in class: Roasting peppers Balancing...

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