Chicago (West Ridge)
5.0
(243 reviews)

Chef Paco

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Chef Paco
Verified chef
Food Safety Certified
243 Reviews
Chef Paco has been honing his culinary skills in the kitchens of many iconic Chicago restaurants as well as using his creative talents working for two of Chicago's most prominent catering companies. Chef Paco’s upscale restaurant and catering experiences paired with his international work experiences in Italy, Mexico, and Romania are all woven together in his incredible cooking classes that you won’t want to miss!
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Tempting Thai Escape - Date Night

$99
Cooking Class
$99
Take your sweetest someone on a romantic adventure with an evening of culinary creativity. Lovers of international cuisine will adore this date night cooking class inspired by the very best of Thai dining. You'll have a flavorful excursion without leaving the kitchen as you create pad Thai and coconut lime sorbet and...
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4.6
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Next Date: Fri, Jun 21st at 7:00PM & other times
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Exploring Thai Cuisine - Date Night

$99
Cooking Class
$99
Explore the fascinating flavors of Thai cuisine. Thai cuisine is popular across the globe because of its sweet, sour, bitter and spicy flavors. Now, you and your date can learn how to use them in this exploring Thai cuisine date night cooking class. Join a top-rated chef who will guide you through making Thai classics...
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Chef Justin or Resident Chef
4.7
26 Reviews
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Next Date: Fri, Jun 21st at 7:00PM & other times
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Make & Take: Rainbow Cake

$109
Cooking Class
$109
Put a rainbow-colored spin to your day with our make & take special cooking class. It's Pride Day and there's no better way to celebrate than by baking a deliciously good-looking rainbow cake. A professional Chef instructor will guide you in assembling the numerous colored layers and decorating the cake according to...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
40 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Sat, Jun 22nd at 9:00AM
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5.0
1 Review
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Next Date: Mon, Jul 1st & other times
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Latin Fare With Flair

$59
Private Chef Meal
$59
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5.0
166 Reviews
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Next Date: Fri, Jul 12th
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$109
Private Chef Meal
$109
Taste your way through favorite moments from the Netflix show Emily in Paris with Chef Andy. In this private chef meal, Chef Andy captures iconic food moments from Emily in Paris for an indulgent menu featuring classic French cooking. Begin with a picnic-style spread of the chef’s choice, including French bread...
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Chef Andy
5.0
337 Reviews
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Next Date: Fri, Aug 16th & other times
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Essential Chicago Eats

$79
Weekend Food Tour
$79
Journey through historic Chicago on this weekend food tour, enjoying the best bites along the way. On this Secret Food Tour: Chicago, you'll enjoy a variety of foods with culinary influences from the people who built this city. You'll experience all the city's biggest food hits, many dishes with roots dating back...
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Guide Shawn or Local Guide
5.0
16 Reviews
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Next Date: Sun, Jun 23rd at 3:30PM & other times
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Discover Historic Chicago

$79
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$79
Travel through the historic city and indulge in delicious, iconic meals. On this Secret Food Tour: Chicago, you'll enjoy a variety of foods with culinary influences from the people who built this city. You'll experience all the city's biggest food hits, many dishes with roots dating back over 150 years. This moving...
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5.0
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Next Date: Mon, Jun 24th at 11:30AM & other times
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The Speakeasies of Chicago

$239
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$239
Find secret spots around the city for grabbing delicious drinks with your partners in crime. Let Guide Shawn and their stellar team show you the speakeasies that haunt Chicago in a guided food tour through the Windy City. You'll learn just how deep this historic town's love of mystery and great cocktails...
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Classic Sushi 101

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Learn authentic techniques for creating your own sushi specialties with your team. Let Chef Alejandro demonstrate his modern methods for preparing sushi with artful culinary flair in this hands-on team building class. You'll get the inside scoop on his creative process, a fusion of traditional recipes and contemporary...
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5.0
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Next Date: Sun, Jun 23rd at 6:00PM & other times
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Simple Rustic Italian

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
The best of Italy awaits as your team gains confidence and cooking skills to take home. Work with your group in this hands-on team building cooking class covering a number of staple Italian dishes. Guided by Chef David, your team will master classic techniques for a gourmet meal made from scratch. Whisk together a...
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5.0
84 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Jul 9th at 6:00PM & other times
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Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Take your team out of their comfort zone with this culinary team-focused experience. Join Chef Andy for this team building cooking class where your crew will gather outside of the office and collaborate on handcrafting a three-course menus with tacos as the featured dish. After enjoying elote cups with queso...
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5.0
337 Reviews
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Next Date: Fri, Aug 16th at 6:30PM & other times
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$39/Person
Online Cooking Class
$39/Person
Join Chef Angela-Michelle virtually as she shares authentic recipes from her travels to Cuba. During this interactive online cooking and mixology combination class with Chef Angela-Michelle, you will embark on a culinary journey to Havana's Old Town and learn secret recipes for a handful of authentic Cuban recipes....
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4.9
398 Reviews
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Next Date: Fri, Jun 21st, 1:00pm PT/4:00pm ET & other times
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Neapolitan-Style Pizza

$29/Person
Online Cooking Class
$29/Person
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Chef Logan
4.9
374 Reviews
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Next Date: Sat, Jun 22nd, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET & other times
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Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

$39/Person
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$39/Person
Join Chef Sharon and learn how to make healthy homemade dog treats for your pup! During this live and interactive online cooking class with Chef Sharon, you will learn how to prepare two different homemade dog treats using healthy, high-quality ingredients and easy-to-master culinary techniques. Chef Sharon will begin...
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Chef Sharon
4.9
73 Reviews
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Next Date: Sun, Jun 23rd, 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET & other times
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Chef Paco's Overall Rating

5.0 / 5

Based on 243 reviews

Reviews guests left for Chef Paco

Bradley F.

Bradley

11/22/23
Chef Paco was great and thought us some really useful techniques for making ravioli. His kitchen was spacious and inviting. Great experience and would recommended to anyone!
11/22/23
Jeanne G.

Jeanne

11/20/23
Chef Paco was fantastic! Our team loved his personality, interaction with team, communication and overall ability to teach us how to make great pizza! We look forward to our next outing with Chef Paco in early 2024!
11/20/23
Maggie R.

Maggie

11/16/23
Chef Paco is incredible! The experience, and food blew us out of the water. 10/10 recommend, the event was so seamless and Paco and his team took care of everything. We will definitely be back!
11/16/23