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Beginner Cooking Classes in Chicago

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Novice cooks have nothing to fear with beginner cooking classes in Chicago. Now you can learn all the basics culinary skills you need to succeed in an informative and entertaining environment. Expert chefs are ready to show you the techniques in preparing outstanding meals in a variety of cuisines. Learn about knife skills, culinary language, seasoning and spices, proper ways to cook meat, pasta and more, even how to prepare a delectable dessert. Come a beginner, leave a professional.

Safety During Covid-19: Look for the following indicators of what precautions your chef will take for your experience. You can book most in-person experiences as private events for a small additional fee. Or check out our new fully interactive Online Experiences!
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Sushi Adventures
Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Sushi Adventures

$ 105

Cooking Class

Bring your creativity to the table with a classic Japanese delicacy! Let the aroma of indulgent sushi surround you as Chef Andy makes the process of handcrafting these mouthwatering delights accessible and enjoyable. In addition, you will be introduced to fundamental knife techniques to ensure each meal is as delectabl...
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Chef Andy

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Chef Andy

Chicago - Lower West Side

216 reviews

Next date: Sun, Dec 4th at 12:00PM

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Vegetarian Indian Classics
Cooking Class

Vegetarian Indian Classics

$ 95

Cooking Class

Discover authentic Indian dishes to add to your vegetarian meal planning. Indulge in your favorite Indian dishes in this vegetarian cooking class. Whatever your skill level, Chef Rakhi will teach you how to cook traditional meals with unique spices and aromas you’ll love to recreate at home. You’ll begin by prep...
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Chef Rakhi

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Chef Rakhi

Chicago - North Center

14 reviews

Next date: Mon, Dec 5th at 6:00PM
Journey to Spain
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Cooking Class

Journey to Spain

$ 95

Cooking Class

Embark on a culinary journey to Spain during this interactive experience with Chef David. In this hands-on cooking class with Chef David, you will learn how to prepare a spread of traditional Spanish recipes and more using fresh, high-quality ingredients and smart culinary techniques. Some of the dishes you can look...
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Chef David

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Chef David

Chicago - West Ridge

27 reviews

Next date: Wed, Dec 7th at 6:00PM
Authentic Mexican
Chef Wearing a Mask Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Authentic Mexican

$ 95

Cooking Class

Join Chef Lawrencia in creating a menu of Mexican classics from the freshest ingredients. Enjoy a culinary fiesta as Chef Lawrencia teaches you how to make iconic dishes in this Mexican cooking class from start to finish using smart cooking techniques. First, make a street food favorite: Mexican street corn with cot...
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Chef Lawrencia

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Chef Lawrencia

Travels to guests within Chicago area

5 reviews

Next date: Thu, Dec 15th at 6:00PM

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Traditional Italian Pasta Making
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Cooking Class

Traditional Italian Pasta Making

$ 85

Cooking Class

Learn how to make fresh, handmade pasta for a traditional menu inspired by Italian cuisine. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Alex will guide you as you practice the foundational techniques of traditional pasta making. Using regional ingredients, you'll learn how to compose a vibrant menu of Italian classics. Be...
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Chef Alex

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Chef Alex

Travels to guests within Chicago area

21 reviews

Next date: Thu, Dec 22nd at 6:00PM
Pizza Neapolitan From Scratch
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Cooking Class

Pizza Neapolitan From Scratch

$ 95

Cooking Class

Treat yourself to the familiar yet elevated flavors of handmade Neapolitan pizza. When made by hand, the humble pizza takes on an entirely new level of flavor and elegance. In this interactive class with Chef Paco, you'll explore pizza-making techniques, including kneading the dough to a perfect consistency, baking it...
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Chef Paco

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Chef Paco

Chicago - West Ridge

188 reviews

Next date: Fri, Dec 23rd at 6:00PM
Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal
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Cooking Class

Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal

$ 95

Cooking Class

Dive headfirst into the popular Mediterranean diet, known for its wholesome ingredients and incredible variety. In this immersive cooking class with Chef Titik, you will learn to create a diverse meal with nutritious ingredients and an array of robust flavors. The best part is that, with help from Chef Titik, it will a...
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Chef Titik

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Chef Titik

Chicago - New City

112 reviews

Next date: Fri, Jan 6th at 6:00PM
Vegetarian Tex-Mex
Cooking Class

Vegetarian Tex-Mex

$ 95

Cooking Class

Discover how to add a little Tex-Mex to your vegetarian meal planning. Enjoy Tex-Mex classics in this vegetarian cooking class with Chef Rakhi. You’ll discover how to craft Southern favorites from the Lone Star State by combining fresh ingredients with a variety of spices and flavors. You’ll begin by brewing a r...
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Chef Rakhi

Verified Chef

Chef Rakhi

Chicago - North Center

14 reviews

Next date: Tue, Dec 6th at 6:00PM
Healthy Mediterranean Favorites
Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

$ 109

Cooking Class

Create a menu of flavorful dishes while sticking with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Join Chef Andy in this fun and interactive cooking class where you’ll learn how to combine time-honored flavors and healthy ingredients to create a satisfying spread. First, you’ll make creamy hummus with garbanzo beans, traditio...
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Chef Andy

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Chef Andy

Chicago - Lower West Side

216 reviews

Next date: Fri, Dec 16th at 7:00PM
A Classic Creole Supper
Chef Wearing a Mask Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

A Classic Creole Supper

$ 95

Cooking Class

Join Chef Lawrencia in creating a flavorful and satisfying Southern-inspired feast! Say “hello” to Creole cuisine and deep, rich flavors in this New Orleans-style cooking class as Chef Lawrencia teaches you how to make a menu of Southern soul food staples with shrimp and grits in the spotlight. Begin by baking u...
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Chef Lawrencia

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Chef Lawrencia

Travels to guests within Chicago area

5 reviews

Next date: Thu, Dec 22nd at 6:00PM

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Italian-American Comfort
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Cooking Class

Italian-American Comfort

$ 85

Cooking Class

Learn how to make fresh, handmade pasta for a traditional Italian-American meal with Chef Alex. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Alex will teach you traditional pasta-making techniques that you can apply to a wide variety of recipes. Using classic ingredients, you'll learn how to prepare a comforting menu inspired...
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Chef Alex

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Chef Alex

Travels to guests within Chicago area

21 reviews

Next date: Thu, Dec 22nd at 6:00PM
A Guide to Seasonal Grilling
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Cooking Class

A Guide to Seasonal Grilling

$ 125

Cooking Class

Boost your grilling know-how in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Paco. Join Chef Paco in this seasonal grilling class where you'll learn smart cooking techniques such as how to hold proper temperatures and how not to overcook your seafood. Start off with a grilled salad featuring Granny Smith apples and fennel...
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - West Ridge

188 reviews

Next date: Fri, Dec 23rd at 6:00PM

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