Cooking Class - Fundamental Kitchen Skills and Techniques

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Build confidence in the kitchen while sharpening your knife skills with Chef David.

In this hands-on cooking class focused on honing your fundamental cooking skills, Chef David will guide you through practicing basic knife cuts and techniques that will help you prepare meals with efficiency and ease. Master culinary tasks such as sautéing, grilling and cooking grains while preparing a selection of crowd-pleasing dishes.

From classic bruschetta and hearty grilled sausage to colorful ratatouille and rich, cheesy polenta, this menu will test your kitchen skill set. For dessert, delight your palate with a sweet and airy chocolate mousse balanced with fresh berries.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Fun, German, New American

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Lauren C.


30 Jan 2023

Took a class for knife skills and cooking bruschetta/ratatouille/polenta/mousse and loved it! David was very informative, approachable, and energetic! It was a fun experience to try.

Benjamin T.


19 Jan 2023

Had a great class with Chef David!

Caleb P.


05 Aug 2022

David was absolutely a fantastic teacher. We had so much fun learning and enjoyed the delicious meal.

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Chef David
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Chef David has spent the past five years working as a culinary instructor at one of Chicago’s premier cooking schools where he teaches hands-on cooking classes covering topics from the building blocks of cooking to intensive boot camp-style classes. Chef David also has experience as a private chef and has spent time working in the kitchen of one of Chicago’s most famous restaurants under a James Beard award-winning chef.

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