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Thanksgiving with an Italian Twist

at North American Pizza and Culinary Acad. - Lisle

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Lisle, Suburbs
1970 University Ln
At Varsity Dr
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 16

What you'll learn in this italian cooking class:

Are you hosting Thanksgiving for the 1st time or do you just need some updated classics? Our chef will show you the ins and outs of creating a perfect roasted turkey and sides without feeling totally overwhelmed.

We’ll talk about everything from make ahead planning and what to do the day of to carving your bird!

Menu

  • Roasted Rosemary Turkey with Rich Prosecco Gravy
  • Ciabatta Stuffing with Fried Sage and Guanciale
  • Cranberry Sauce Al Lemoncello
  • Amaretto Ricotta Cheesecake

What To Expect: Hands On Class

Our professional Chef’s will teach you the proper techniques to elevate your cooking. You will work in groups with other guests in a fun, hands-on environment led by our professional chef instructors.

  • Work from a recipe that was created for each specific class
  • Work side-by-side with other students to prepare each dish from start to finish
  • Classes are roughly 2 1/2 hours, unless otherwise noted above, and each student will enjoy a full meal of what you created in class!
  • Cooking classes are conducted in our state of the art Blue Star outfitted demonstration kitchen and each class is led by an experienced chef instructor
  • Students receive a 10% to shop before or after class

Food Allergies

If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, that we can work around we will please add any info we may need to know about in your order notes. We can not make any substitutions the day of class. thank you for understanding.

Note: Please note that you will be cooking food with a group and you will be on your feet. We kindly request that you tie long hair back and wear closed toed shoes … thank you!

Substitutions and Class Format

We reserve the right to substitute ingredients, menus, recipes, chefs and instructors. Unless noted otherwise, all of our classes are hands-on and participatory in style. Our class size is limited and classes are structured to allow each student the opportunity to work closely with the chef in the preparation of dishes and to observe, up-close, the ingredients, tools and techniques used in the making of all dishes. The exception to the hands-on format are classes labeled as “Demonstration” or “Demo” or “Lecture”.

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Refund Policy
Should you need to cancel a reservation for any class, you will receive a full refund for any cancellation made four (4) days or more before the class date.

Cancellations made three (3) days or fewer before the class date will be put
on a Cooking Class voucher that can be applied toward a future class, however, no refunds, exchanges or vouchers will be given to changes or
cancellations made on the day of the class or for no shows — without exception.

Reservations are fully transferable and if you are unable to attend a class someone else may attend in your place without notice. Changes and cancellations may be made through emailing [email protected] In the event we cancel a class a full refund will be given.

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School: North American Pizza and Culinary Acad.

 

At the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy, our goal is to get everyone as excited about food as we are. Cooking is a life skill that gives back in the most rewarding ways, you get to eat your work! From novice to full fledged fellow foodies, our classes are designed for people of ALL ages and...

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