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: Chinese Takeout Favorites Chicago Cooking Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites Chicago Cooking Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites Chicago Cooking Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites Chicago Cooking Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites Chicago Cooking Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites
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Chinese Takeout Favorites

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Enjoy favorite Chinese takeout dishes at home without the delivery fee. In this hands-on cooking class, Chef David will teach you how to recreate beloved Chinese takeout recipes in your own kitchen. Learn how to make savory sauces, crispy dumplings and hearty fried rice from start to finish while practicing your knife...
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Chef David
5.0
81 Reviews
Chicago (West Ridge)
Next Date: Wed, Mar 6th at 6:30PM & 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 & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville Chicago Cooking Class: Spring Bakes With Breville
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Spring Bakes With Breville

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Learn to create an array of seasonal bakes while using today's most helpful appliances. Your baking life gets a whole lot easier with the tools and recipes in this hands-on cooking class. Discover the simplicity of using the right implements to craft an array of dishes, all while under the assured instruction of a...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 8th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain Chicago Cooking Class: Journey to Spain
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Journey to Spain

$95
Cooking Class
$95
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...
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Chef David
5.0
81 Reviews
Chicago (West Ridge)
Next Date: Sat, Mar 9th at 11:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts Chicago Cooking Class: Dynamite Donuts
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Dynamite Donuts

$89
Cooking Class
$89
This trio of tasty bakeshop favorites is destined to sweeten up your morning. Save yourself a trip to the bakery and make your own handcrafted donut selections in this interactive cooking class. You'll craft classic doughs filled with custard for a classic Boston Cream Pie and topped with a sweet glaze for an...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Sun, Mar 10th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights Chicago Cooking Class: All-American Donut Delights
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All-American Donut Delights

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Explore how to craft one of America’s favorite baked goods: donuts. During this cooking class, you’ll learn the basics of preparing authentic donuts. Under the guidance of a renowned chef, you'll create the traditional dough for both yeast and cake donuts. Afterward, you'll experience filling and glazing your...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Sun, Mar 10th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Mediterranean
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Essential Mediterranean

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Discover the art of simplicity, expertly applied to Mediterranean dishes. Drawing inspiration from the sun-drenched countryside and the sea, Mediterranean cooking is a medley of flavors, scents and distinctive combinations. Learn to capture the region's essence by learning skills and techniques favored by the world's...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Sat, Mar 16th at 1:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza Chicago Cooking Class: British Baking Bonanza
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British Baking Bonanza

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Enjoy a sweet session that celebrates the tastiest bakes in the great British cookbook. Your talented chef instructor is eager to give you the handshake you've been waiting for in this exciting hands-on cooking class! Learn to create some of the most flavorful sweets and treats in Britain with this lively session...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 15th at 10:00AM
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Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu Chicago Cooking Class: French-Inspired Menu
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French-Inspired Menu

$109
Cooking Class
$109
Bring distinctive French flair to your culinary repertoire. Join this cooking class to discover authentic French recipes and traditional techniques for creating a menu worthy of a Paris bistro. Chef David is ready to help you explore the art of preparing a classic coq au vin. You'll develop the skills to prep, combine...
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Chef David
5.0
81 Reviews
Chicago (West Ridge)
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Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making Chicago Cooking Class: Traditional Italian Pasta Making
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Traditional Italian Pasta Making

$85
Cooking Class
$85
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....
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Chef Alex
5.0
41 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
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Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast Chicago Cooking Class: French Caribbean Feast
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French Caribbean Feast

$129
Cooking Class
$129
Learn to create a colorful three-course French Caribbean feast from scratch with Chef Jane. In this hands-on class, you will learn the fundamentals of French Caribbean cooking with the instruction of the incredibly talented Chef Jane. Caribbean cooking is all about adding layers upon layers of flavor, which will be...
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Chef Jane
5.0
25 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
No dates available
 
Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort Chicago Cooking Class: Italian-American Comfort
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Italian-American Comfort

$85
Cooking Class
$85
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
5.0
41 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
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