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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Price include the 10% operational/administrative fee
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this fall cooking class:

Learn how to prepare a mouth-watering, elegant feast featuring upscale ingredients that's in tune with the season. 

  • Sautéed Scallops with Pancetta, Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Seed Pesto
  • Roasted Venison with Dried Fruit and Port Reduction
  • Potato-Turnip Gratin
  • Autumn Apple-Walnut Cake
Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Selecting and Sautéing Shellfish
  • Selecting and Roasting Game
  • Determining Meat Doneness
  • Preparing Pesto
  • Making Sauce Reductions
  • Selecting Potatoes
  • Working with Root Vegetables
  • Preparing Cake Batter
  • 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. 

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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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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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