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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Master Sous Vide Techniques

$85
Cooking Class
$85
Learn how to prepare pork tenderloin that's tender, juicy, and takes on flavor with ease. In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Justin, you will learn how to prepare a three-course menu showcasing a pork tenderloin cooked sous vide as well as a from-scratch crème brûlée. Small enough to cook relatively...
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Chef Justin
5.0
6 Reviews
Park Ridge
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Taco Fiesta

$85
Cooking Class
$85
Celebrate zesty Mexican favorites in exciting new ways in Chef Eric’s hands-on cooking class. Tacos aren’t just for Tuesdays anymore. With a focus on satisfying ingredients and novel flavors, Chef Eric is ready to help you consider this modest culinary staple from a fresh angle, any night of the week! You'll...
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Chef Eric
5.0
5 Reviews
Chicago (Near South Side)
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Culinary Fundamentals for Kids

$39
Cooking Class
$39
Chef Molly teaches on the foundation of basic culinary skills in this kids cooking class. Discover a fun, simple side of cooking with Chef Molly in this hands-on cooking class that's perfect for kids wanting to learn a few kitchen skills. Chef Molly will teach kids how to make a variety of culinary classics with...
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Chef Molly
5.0
10 Reviews
Chicago (Lincoln Park)
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Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi Chicago Cooking Class: How to Make Maki Sushi
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How to Make Maki Sushi

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Get ready to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about making maki at home. In this hands-on class with Chef Ivan, you will learn everything you need to know to make different types and sizes of maki sushi at home using time-honored Japanese methods and culinary techniques. Some of the skills you can look...
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Chef Ivan
5.0
1 Review
Chicago (South Lawndale)
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Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats Chicago Cooking Class: Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats
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Simple Sweets and Healthy Treats

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Is it possible to make delicious, healthy sweet treats without sugar? Come see for yourself! As a health coach, Chef Lilly is dedicated to making healthy food taste incredible and is passionate about teaching on how easy it can be. In this hands-on class, she shows you how to create simple and healthy sweet treats...
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Chef Lilly
5.0
24 Reviews
Chicago (Rogers Park)
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Satisfyingly Simple Vegan

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Join Chef Lilly as she demystifies the intriguing art of building satisfyingly simple vegan dishes. In hands-on class, you will have the opportunity to join Chef Lilly for in-depth look at some of the mysterious ingredients and techniques that are fundamental to simple and satisfying vegan cooking. Chef Lilly has...
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Chef Lilly
5.0
24 Reviews
Chicago (Rogers Park)
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Know Your Gnocchi

$85
Cooking Class
$85
Learn how to prepare a variety of decadent gnocchi dishes with perfectly matched seasonal accompaniments. Chef Joseph knows that gnocchi may pre-date pasta, but these “little knuckles” still receive pride of place in Italian cuisine. From Nona’s table to the finest ristorante, Chef Joseph knows his gnocchi and...
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Chef Joseph
5.0
4 Reviews
Chicago (Andersonville)
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Homemade Ramen Noodles

$85
Cooking Class
$85
There are no crunchy noodles or heavily processed flavor packets anywhere to be found here! Join Chef Joseph in this incredible culinary experience he has prepared for you. In this hands-on ramen workshop, you will first and foremost learn the art of making ramen noodles from scratch as well as how to prepare...
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Chef Joseph
5.0
4 Reviews
Chicago (Andersonville)
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Chicago Cooking Class: Chop! Chop! Chicago Cooking Class: Chop! Chop! Chicago Cooking Class: Chop! Chop! Chicago Cooking Class: Chop! Chop! Chicago Cooking Class: Chop! Chop!
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Chop! Chop!

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Knife skills are essential to a culinary lifestyle. Sharpen your skills with Chef Scott. Chef Scott is pretty sharp when it comes to using a knife. He is ready to show you just how a true chef uses and cares for their knives. It is important to understand how to properly handle and utilize these instruments that are...
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Chef Scott
5.0
20 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
No dates available
 
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L'Amore = Pizza

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Discover a new kind of love for your favorite pizza pie with Chef Scott. Making pizza from scratch is as easy as pie with Chef Scott providing the techniques. Chef Scott loves pizza just as much as we do, and in this class, he will showcase all the things you can do with a pizza pie, from dough to final, mouthwatering...
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Chef Scott
5.0
20 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
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It's Tapas Time

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Explore and savor these classic Spanish appetizers! Experience a virtual culinary retreat to the Mediterranean with Chef Andy as your host and discover what goes into creating these satisfying plates. You will find yourself not only learning about the tapas themselves, but the cultural influences behind each...
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Chef Andy
5.0
321 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
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Tuscan Grill

$89
Cooking Class
$89
The grilled flavors from Central Italy are calling your name Chef Nick gives you a world class lesson on a sophisticated, grilled Italian feast. In this class you will learn how to prepare an appetizer, salad, main course, and dessert with inspiration from the Italian region of Tuscany, and everything will be done on...
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Chef Nick
5.0
2 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
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