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Marcel's Culinary Experience

Marcel's Culinary Experience

Cooking
Glen Ellyn, Chicago, Illinois
(9 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

(9 Reviews)
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.

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.

Couples: Entertaining a la Frantais (Hands On)

4/1/2017
Laura W.

Attended: Couples: Entertaining a la Frantais (Hands On)


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

Couples: Entertaining a la Frantais (Hands On)

3/26/2017
Laura W.

Attended: Couples: Entertaining a la Frantais (Hands On)


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

Provencal Bistro (Hands On)

2/26/2016
Sherry M.

Attended: Provencal Bistro (Hands On)


Sherry M. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Bread Workshop: Buns, Bread, & Baguettes (Hands On)

5/18/2015
Jennifer H.

Attended: Bread Workshop: Buns, Bread, & Baguettes (Hands On)


Jennifer H. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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

Upcoming Classes at Marcel's Culinary Experience

Dinner at 7: Sensational Summer (Demo) (GF)
Dinner at 7: Sensational Summer (Demo) (GF)
Next start date:

Tuesday Aug 21st, 7pm

Vegetable Centric (Hands On) (V)
Vegetable Centric (Hands On) (V)
Next start date:

Thursday Aug 23rd, 6:30pm

Date Night: Summer Simple (Hands On)
Date Night: Summer Simple (Hands On)
Next start date:

Friday Aug 24th, 6:30pm

Pickling & Preserving: How to Make Jam (Hands On)
Pickling & Preserving: How to Make Jam (Hands On)
Next start date:

Sunday Aug 26th, 12pm

Friends for the Weekend (Hands On) (KJ)
Friends for the Weekend (Hands On) (KJ)
Next start date:

Thursday Aug 30th, 6:30pm

Island Style Cooking (Hands On)
Island Style Cooking (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 6th, 6:30pm

Knife Skills at 3 (Hands On)
Knife Skills at 3 (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 8th, 3pm

Ears & Beers (Hands On)
Ears & Beers (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 8th, 6:30pm

Marcels & Marché: Last Days of Summer (Hands On)
Marcels & Marché: Last Days of Summer (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 13th, 6:30pm

From the Farm and the Vine (Hands On)
From the Farm and the Vine (Hands On)
Next start date:

Friday Sep 14th, 6:30pm

Tequila, Ceviche, & Tostados (Hands On)
Tequila, Ceviche, & Tostados (Hands On)
Next start date:

Sunday Sep 16th, 12pm

Dinner at 7: Passport, Mexico City (Hands On)
Dinner at 7: Passport, Mexico City (Hands On)
Next start date:

Tuesday Sep 18th, 7pm

Mexico City Modern (Hands On)
Mexico City Modern (Hands On)
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 20th, 6:30pm

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

Friday Sep 21st, 10am

Little Kids: South of the Border (Ages 6-8) (Hands On)
Little Kids: South of the Border (Ages 6-8) (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 22nd, 11am

Mid Kids: Mexican Fiesta (Ages 9-11) (Hands On)
Mid Kids: Mexican Fiesta (Ages 9-11) (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 22nd, 2pm

Regional Mexican Favorites (Hands On)
Regional Mexican Favorites (Hands On)
Next start date:

Saturday Sep 22nd, 6:30pm

Big Kids: Tamales & Tortas (Ages 12-16) (Hands On)
Big Kids: Tamales & Tortas (Ages 12-16) (Hands On)
Next start date:

Sunday Sep 23rd, 2pm

Advanced Cooking: Sous Vide (Hands On)
Advanced Cooking: Sous Vide (Hands On)
Next start date:

Wednesday Sep 26th, 6:30pm

Meatless Thursday: Early Fall Harvest (Hands On) (V)
Meatless Thursday: Early Fall Harvest (Hands On) (V)
Next start date:

Thursday Sep 27th, 6:30pm

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