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.


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Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare Chicago Cooking Class: A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare
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A Taste of Anglo-Indian Fare

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Discover the best-kept secrets of the flourishing Anglo-Indian food culture. Explore the history and delicate flavors of Anglo-Indian cuisine in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Rakhi will guide you on your journey of crafting traditional dishes with vibrant colors and savory Indian spices. You’ll begin your...
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Chef Rakhi
4.8
32 Reviews
Chicago (North Center)
Next Date: Thu, Mar 7th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Masterclass
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Vegetarian Masterclass

$105
Cooking Class
$105
Who said vegetarian food isn't sophisticated? Take your vegetarian cookery to the next level with this skillful cooking class focusing on fine dining vegetarian style. Don't let your vegetarian option be an afterthought when creating a feast for non-meat-eating friends and family. Start off with a creamy tomato bisque...
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Chef Titik
5.0
159 Reviews
Chicago (New City)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 22nd at 6:00PM
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Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party
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Spanish Paella Party

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Enjoy the communal experience of preparing paella in this hands-on culinary team building experience. Paella is not only characterized by it's saffron-scented rice and distinct pan, but also by the festivities that surround it. Paella brings people together, and in this team building class, Chef Andy invites your team...
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Chef Andy
5.0
321 Reviews
Chicago (Fulton Market)
Next Date: Wed, Apr 3rd at 6:30PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills Chicago Cooking Class: Mastering Knife Skills
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Mastering Knife Skills

$59
Cooking Class
$59
Gain confidence with expert knife techniques in this hands-on cooking class. Take your knife skills to the next level in this engaging cooking class. Taught by an expert chef, you'll master a fundamental tool and skill. Learn how to properly hold a knife while practicing slicing, dicing and julienning. Plus, learn...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Fri, Feb 23rd at 1:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner Chicago Cooking Class: Classic Steakhouse Dinner
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Classic Steakhouse Dinner

$115
Cooking Class
$115
Bring the classic steakhouse experience to your own kitchen with Chef David. In this interactive cooking class, you'll craft a hearty steakhouse dinner with classic sides and dessert with guidance from Chef David. From achieving the perfect sear on your steak to baking a luscious chocolate treat, you'll learn...
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Chef David
5.0
81 Reviews
Chicago (West Ridge)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 1st at 6:30PM
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Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts
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Emerald Isle Comforts

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Explore the flavors of Ireland through delicious comfort foods. In this immersive cooking class, learn about the flavors of Ireland through cultural dishes. Craft classic comforts from the Emerald Isle with the help of an expert chef instructor. Plus, learn time-honored techniques and essential cooking skills to make...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Wed, Mar 6th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine
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A Study in Classic Indian Cuisine

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Chef Rakhi guides you through preparation of classic Indian cuisine with slight innovative twists. Inspired by Mughlai's rich, fragrant and spice-filled dishes, this hands-on cooking class leads you through the techniques necessary to replicate traditional Indian recipes and take them home. Master the use of spices...
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Chef Rakhi
4.8
32 Reviews
Chicago (North Center)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 8th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch Chicago Cooking Class: Chicken and Waffles Brunch
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Chicken and Waffles Brunch

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Feast on a hearty brunch of chicken and waffles as well as other brunch favorites. This ultimate brunch cooking class is perfect for groups who want to avoid the crowds and still enjoy a restaurant-worthy brunch. In this hands-on class, you'll learn how to make several brunch favorites from scratch. First, fry up...
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Chef David
5.0
81 Reviews
Chicago (West Ridge)
Next Date: Sat, Mar 2nd at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: The Best of Chinese Cuisine
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The Best of Chinese Cuisine

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Create regional wonders from some of the most beloved culinary cultures in the world. Expand your personal cookbook into savory new territory with a session in global fare made with gourmet flair. The recipes you'll create are some of the most flavorful dishes from the region, all shared with you step-by-step by your...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Mon, Mar 4th at 4:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring Chicago Cooking Class: Bright Baked Goods for Spring
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Bright Baked Goods for Spring

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Celebrate the brightness of spring with vibrant baked goods. Welcome spring with seasonal sweets in this immersive cooking class. A chef instructor will guide you through the recipes to create spring treats that celebrate the fresh ingredients of the season. Plus, learn essential baking techniques and how to use...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Fri, Mar 8th at 10:00AM
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Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex Chicago Cooking Class: Vegetarian Tex-Mex
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Vegetarian Tex-Mex

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Discover how to add a little Tex-Mex to your vegetarian culinary repertoire. 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...
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Chef Rakhi
4.8
32 Reviews
Chicago (North Center)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 15th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu
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Irish Comfort Menu

$89
Cooking Class
$89
This cozy cooking session gathers authentic Irish flavors into a single soothing meal. Settle in for a sumptuous session in comfort food with this hands-on cooking class at the top of your menu. You'll discover the regional techniques used by Irish cooks as you work with a skilled instructor to craft your own...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Wed, Mar 6th at 10:00AM & other times
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