Cooking Class - Gourmet Seafood Risotto

Studded with tender pieces of lobster, this luxurious dish befits any celebration or special occasion.

In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Richard, you will learn how to prepare a gourmet three-course dinner starring creamy lobster risotto.

Chef Richard will begin by teaching you how to build a caprese salad with heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. Then, for the main event, you will learn how to prepare creamy risotto with lobster tails, asparagus, roasted tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese. Lastly, you'll prepare a rich dark chocolate cake topped with vanilla ice cream, candied pistachios, and warm chocolate sauce for dessert.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Date Night, Gourmet, Group, Italian, Pescatarian

Guest reviews for Chef Richard



16 Nov 2020

Richard makes some of the most exciting and delicious meals I have ever tasted. He makes difficult dishes so simple to make, wow.



16 Nov 2020

I have known and worked with Richard for many years, he is an amazing teacher and has shown us the techniques and skills on how to make fantastic dishes.

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Chef Richard
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After sharpening his culinary skills for more than 20 years as the executive kitchen manager at the Cheesecake Factory in Chicago, Chef Richard is a well-respected executive chef at an upscale Italian-American eatery in Chicago's vibrant Theatre district. Over the years, Chef Richard has also earned a reputation as an exceptional teacher and developer of both culinary professionals and home cooks alike.

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