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Summer’s Greatest Hits (Hands On)

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Glen Ellyn, Suburbs
490 N Main St
Btwn Pennsylvania Ave & Crescent Blvd
Chicago, Illinois 60137
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 16
Teacher: Chef Kelly Sears

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Worth the wait…months seem to unfold in dog years between the last perfect berries of the previous season to the little gems now returning to the farmers markets. We can finally fill our basket and not wait a second longer to gobble them up. The season’s stars – cucumbers, stone fruit, peppers and more brighten everything on the plate. 

Tonight, we’re serving up summer’s greatest hits with this fresh, fabulous collection of Mother Nature’s finest peak season offerings.

On the menu: 
  • Salted Cucumber with Lemon and Mint Relish
  • Heirloom Tomato & Nectarine Salad with Sherry Vinegar and Rosemary
  • Crispy Chicken with Roasted Pepper Relish
  • Roasted Fingerlings with Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Raspberry Brown Butter Cake with Elderflower Whipped Cream

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Marcel's Culinary Experience

Downtown Glen Ellyn is home to one of the freshest and most innovative stores for cooking and food lovers locally, regionally and even globally. Open since September 2011 at 490 North Main Street, in a beautiful historic landmark building, is Marcel’s – a fresh kind of culinary experience.

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