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Vegan Cooking Classes Chicago

Discover the art of plant-based cuisine at vegan cooking classes in Chicago, where participants can learn to create delicious and nutritious dishes like dairy-free cheese, plant-based proteins, and decadent vegan desserts.

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Hands-On Gluten-Free Comfort Food

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

Learn how to recreate your favorite southern-inspired comfort foods using gluten substitutes in this engaging hands-on cooking class at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square. Master the art of making Nashville hot fried chicken sandwiches, skillet mac-n-cheese, oven-roasted green beans with toasted pecans, and dark chocolate-toffee brownies while developing essential culinary skills. Don't miss out on this opportunity to indulge in delicious gluten-free comfort food.

Wednesday, Feb 21st, 6–8pm Central Time

Hands-On Vegan Voyage

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

Embark on a culinary journey as you learn to create a delectable vegan feast, including Smoky Corn and Potato Chowder, Sloppy Joes with Mushrooms and Chickpeas, Broccoli and Carrot Slaw, and Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Irish Cream Frosting. Discover the art of dairy and egg substitutes, and the magic of nuts as a thickener, and master the skills of soup-making, flavor balancing, knife techniques, and cake batter preparation. Join us for a hands-on experience of plant-based cooking at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square.

Thursday, Mar 7th, 6–8pm Central Time

Teens Cooking Class: Hands-On Pasta and Gnocchi

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

Have fun this spring break preparing pasta and gnocchi from scratch! Teens, ages 12-16, are invited to join us for a fun hands-on class learning essential Italian techniques while expanding their culinary knowledge. Our chef will teach your teen all about the tools and ingredients needed to successfully make these Italian staples, and with a little practice and our chef’s helpful hints, you’ll learn just how easy and fun it really is to make...

Thursday, Mar 28th, 11am–1:30pm Central Time

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Vegan BBQ on the Grill

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

Think grilling, smoking, and barbecuing are only for carnivores? Think again! With a few tips and tricks in this demonstration class, we'll show you everything you need for an incredible outdoor meal that is sure to impress even your non-vegan friends! Generous tasting portions of each dish will be served.  Menu: Charred Southwestern Salsa with Tortilla Chips BBQ Smoked Seitan "Brisket" Sandwiches with ...

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Vegan Boot Camp

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

Vegans eat more than just salad, you know? Join us for an all-day immersion into plant based cooking for every meal, from easy breakfast to indulgent dessert, and see that vegan cuisine can be easy, accessible, and oh so flavorful!  Menu: Seitan Gyros with Vegan Tzatziki Pasta Primavera with Garlic-Cream Sauce Scrambled Tofu Tacos with Black Beans and Salsa Verde Lentil and Farro Soup with Kale Mini Lemon Meringue Pies with Homemade Pie...

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Epic Vegan with Dustin Harder

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

We’re excited to welcome back host of The Vegan Roadie series and Keep On Cookin’ podcast, Chef Dustin Harder in our kitchen, for a hands-on cooking class featuring recipes from his new cookbook Epic Vegan Quick and Easy: Simple One-Pot and One-Pan Plant-Based Recipes. Dustin will serve as your culinary guide to all things vegan, showing you how to use straightforward ingredients and techniques that result in flavor-packed, plant-based meals....

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Vegan Takeover: Taco Tuesday Veganized

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

Our favorite celebrity vegan chef, Dustin Harder, is back in our kitchen for a special hands-on class featuring recipes that are all plant-based. Dustin, the Culinary Specialist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will teach you how to make dishes from his cookbooks and the Physicians Committee catalog of recipes.  These recipes are designed to create a healthier world with an emphasis on plant-based nutrition. Learn just...

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Vegan Takeover: Vegan Desserts

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

Our favorite celebrity vegan chef, Dustin Harder, is back in our kitchen for a special hands-on class featuring recipes that are all plant-based. Dustin, the Culinary Specialist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will teach you how to make desserts from his cookbooks and the Physicians Committee catalog of recipes.  These recipes are designed to create a healthier world with an emphasis on plant-based nutrition. With a...

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Vegan Takeover: Easy Cheesy Vegan

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

Our favorite celebrity vegan chef, Dustin Harder, is back in our kitchen for a special hands-on class featuring recipes that are all plant-based. Dustin, the Culinary Specialist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will teach you how to make dishes from his cookbooks and the Physicians Committee catalog of recipes. These recipes are designed to create a healthier world with an emphasis on plant-based nutrition. Learn just how...

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Hands-On Vegan Holiday Sides with Chef Dustin Harder

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

Our favorite celebrity vegan chef, Dustin Harder, is back in our kitchen for a special hands-on class featuring inclusive plant-based, allergen-friendly recipes this holiday season. Dustin, the Culinary Specialist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will teach you how to prepare seasonal side dishes from Universal Meals, a recipe platform designed to create a healthier world with an emphasis on plant-based nutrition. If you have...

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Vegan Holiday Dinner

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

We know the holiday season is an exciting time for vegans because of the flavorful and colorful produce in season, which can be transformed into beautifully festive dishes. However, the holiday season can also be challenging for many vegans, as it historically focuses on meat-centric menus. This vegan meal will feature fresh, seasonal, holiday ingredients, as well as highlight both classic and modern cooking techniques and staples every vegan should...

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Vegan Gourmet: The Art of Raw Food

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

Join us for this special class featuring our very own Chopping Block chef, Maria Clementi, as she shows you the art of preparing delicious and seasonal raw and vegan food. Menu:  Tomato and Watermelon Gazpacho with Spicy Lime Almonds;  Green Mango and Thai Basil Salad with Red Chili and Star Anise;  Collard Crunch Wraps with Walnuts and Avocados;  Zucchini and Green Zebra Tomato Lasagna with Cashew Herb Ricotta Skills Covered...

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Intro to Vegan Indian Cooking

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our gluten-free and vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Learn the health benefits of over 15 Indian spices and...

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Raw Food Cooking – I

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our gluten-free and vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Take your vegan diet to the next level of healthy! All...

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Ayurvedic Soups

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Learn 3 recipes per class. Instructions handout included. No prior experience...

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Umami in Winter Vegetables

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

Umami has been described as the “fifth taste.” Learn new techniques including specialized knife cuts and how to work with sushi rice, and apply these to recipes that bring out the umami in winter vegetables.  Assist in cutting vegetables to use in the featured recipes that highlight this savory taste sensation, such as Mushroom Stroganoff over Cabbage “Noodles” and a California Roll Salad. Students will sample the dishes made in this...

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Demonstration Cooking: Warm-Season Veggies

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

Discover recipes and techniques for preparing fresh summer produce. You will learn four different preparation methods: roasting blanching marinating sautéing to create: eggplant with bell pepper vinaigrette roasted pepper and tomato bake stir-fried corn and beans marinated cucumbers with chili and peanuts

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Basics of Vegan Indian Cooking

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our gluten-free and vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Intro to Ayurvedic Spices: get to know the health benefits...

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Vegan Indian Treats to Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our gluten-free and vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Morning Love (GF): an energizing juice to start your...

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Ayurvedic Vegan Cooking

Arya Bhavan @ 2508 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL

Are you a raw and vegan food newbie who wants to learn how to cook healthy? Are you looking to expand your gluten-free menu? Are you a long-time raw and vegan foodie in search for new recipes to try? Do you want to learn the secret benefits of Ayurvedic Indian spices and how to use them to make your meals healthier and tastier? Our gluten-free and vegan cooking classes can teach you all that. Ayurvedic Khichdi (GF): a light rice and yellow lentils...

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