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Marcel's Culinary Experience

Marcel's Culinary Experience

Cooking
Glen Ellyn, Chicago, Illinois
(14 Reviews)

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.

Jill Foucré, a longtime resident of Glen Ellyn, has embarked on her lifelong dream to combine her family heritage, her love of cooking and entertaining, and her highly successful business skills into a retail and cooking school destination.

Named after Jill’s grandfather, a French chef and restaurateur, Marcel’s is a gathering place to cook, create and celebrate. A welcoming state-of-the-art kitchen for cooks of all ages and skill levels, is a place to learn, watch, meet new people and old friends – a place to pull up a chair, gather around the table and discover fabulous food adventures.

Stocked with fine cookware and hardworking professional tools, exquisite table wares, specialty foods, and one-of-a find items, Marcel’s is a contemporary purveyor of food, fun and learning for the community and the Midwest.

Reviews of Marcel's Culinary Experience

(14 Reviews)
Knife Skills at 3 (Hands On)

12/8/2018
Pamela B.

Attended: Knife Skills at 3 (Hands On)


I liked the session. I wish it was a little longer or multiple sessions. I would like to have learned about different knives for different operations.

An Afternoon with Smyth + The Loyalist (Demo)

3/5/2018
Anonymous

Attended: An Afternoon with Smyth + The Loyalist (Demo)


Wonderful class and a lot of fun. Wished it had been a little smaller, but overall a fun afternoon!

Dim Sum Workshop (Hands On)

1/22/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Dim Sum Workshop (Hands On)


We would prefer it if there were less people so we were able to do more cooking.

Early Spring Canning Workshop (V) (Hands On)

4/26/2015
Anonymous

Attended: Early Spring Canning Workshop (V) (Hands On)


I now have confidence that I am able to can foods on my own, thanks to Chef Kelly's expertise.

The French Macaron (Hands On)

11/15/2018
Michelle M.

Attended: The French Macaron (Hands On)


Michelle M. gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

The French Macaron (Hands On)

11/6/2018
kristy w.

Attended: The French Macaron (Hands On)


kristy w. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

The French Macaron (Hands On)

11/5/2018
june w.

Attended: The French Macaron (Hands On)


june w. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Fall Cast Iron Cooking (Hands On)

11/1/2018
Jessie W.

Attended: Fall Cast Iron Cooking (Hands On)


Jessie W. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

An Afternoon with Smyth + The Loyalist (Demo)

3/7/2018
Ruth G.

Attended: An Afternoon with Smyth + The Loyalist (Demo)


Ruth G. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Sausage Making Workshop (Hands On)

2/27/2018
Amy E.

Attended: Sausage Making Workshop (Hands On)


Amy E. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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490 N Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60137
Marcel's Culinary Experience
Glen Ellyn, Suburbs
490 N Main St
Btwn Pennsylvania Ave & Crescent Blvd
Chicago, Illinois 60137

Upcoming Classes at Marcel's Culinary Experience

BK: Homemade Movie Concessions (Ages 12-16) (Hands on)
BK: Homemade Movie Concessions (Ages 12-16) (Hands on)
Next start date:

Monday Jan 21st, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Call of the Wild: Game Night (Hands on)
Call of the Wild: Game Night (Hands on)
Next start date:

Thursday Jan 24th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Out for Lunch: From the Walnut Room (Demo)
Out for Lunch: From the Walnut Room (Demo)
Next start date:

Wednesday Jan 30th, 11:30am - 1pm

GNO: Latin America (Cocktail Party)
GNO: Latin America (Cocktail Party)
Next start date:

Wednesday Jan 30th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Marcel's Mini Cooks Series (Ages 4-5) (Hands On)
Marcel's Mini Cooks Series (Ages 4-5) (Hands On)
Next start date:

Friday Feb 1st, 10am - 11am

Dinner at 7: Cold Weather Comforts (Demo)
Dinner at 7: Cold Weather Comforts (Demo)
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 12th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Out for Lunch: Winter in Provence (Demo)
Out for Lunch: Winter in Provence (Demo)
Next start date:

Wednesday Feb 13th, 11:30am - 1pm

Chile and Chocolate: A Love Story (Hands On)
Chile and Chocolate: A Love Story (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Feb 14th, 6:30pm - 9pm

LK: Presidential Sweets (Ages 6-8) (Hands On)
LK: Presidential Sweets (Ages 6-8) (Hands On)
Next start date:

Monday Feb 18th, 11am - 12:30pm

MK: The Presidential Cookie Jar (Ages 9-11)(Hands-On)
MK: The Presidential Cookie Jar (Ages 9-11)(Hands-On)
Next start date:

Monday Feb 18th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Dinner at 7: Simple and Savory Fish (Demo)
Dinner at 7: Simple and Savory Fish (Demo)
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 19th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Road Trip: Eating San Francisco (Hands On)
Road Trip: Eating San Francisco (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Feb 21st, 6:30pm - 9pm

The Brew Master and the Chef (Cocktail Party)
The Brew Master and the Chef (Cocktail Party)
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 23rd, 6:30pm - 9pm

Out for Lunch: Sumptuous Soup & Sandwich Pairing (Demo)
Out for Lunch: Sumptuous Soup & Sandwich Pairing (Demo)
Next start date:

Wednesday Feb 27th, 11:30am - 1pm

Weekend Get Away: Santa Fe (Hands On)
Weekend Get Away: Santa Fe (Hands On)
Next start date:

Wednesday Feb 27th, 6:30pm - 9pm

On the Bone: Cooking Bone In (Hands On)
On the Bone: Cooking Bone In (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Feb 28th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Intoxicating Flavors (Hands On)
Intoxicating Flavors (Hands On)
Next start date:

Friday Mar 1st, 6:30pm - 9pm

Eat, Sip, Trip: Indian (Hands On)
Eat, Sip, Trip: Indian (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Mar 2nd, 6:30pm - 9pm

Dinner at 7: French Quarter Bistro (Demo)
Dinner at 7: French Quarter Bistro (Demo)
Next start date:

Tuesday Mar 5th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Out for Lunch: Chef Inspired: Julia Child (Demo)
Out for Lunch: Chef Inspired: Julia Child (Demo)
Next start date:

Wednesday Mar 6th, 11:30am - 1pm

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