Cooking Classes, Catering, Team Building & More

Cooking Classes in Downtown Chicago

Best cooking classes in Downtown Chicago for your next culinary journey

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Downtown Chicago is known for many things — its culture, music and of course, food. If you want to recreate some of these favorites in your own kitchen, join a cooking class in the area. You'll learn how to prepare amazing recipes in the comfort of your own home. Your dinner guests will appreciate the care and time you took to prepare the perfect meal. Expert chefs are looking forward to meeting you at a Downtown Chicago cooking class.

Safety During Covid-19: Look for the following indicators of what precautions your chef will take for your experience. You can book most in-person experiences as private events for a small additional fee. Or check out our new fully interactive Online Experiences!
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A Classic Creole Supper
Chef Wearing a Mask Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

A Classic Creole Supper

$ 95

Cooking Class

Join Chef Lawrencia in creating a flavorful and satisfying Southern-inspired feast! Say “hello” to Creole cuisine and deep, rich flavors in this New Orleans-style cooking class as Chef Lawrencia teaches you how to make a menu of Southern soul food staples with shrimp and grits in the spotlight. Begin by baking u...
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Chef Lawrencia

Verified Chef

Chef Lawrencia

Travels to guests within Chicago area

14 reviews

Next date: Thu, Feb 9th at 6:00PM
Satisfying Raw Vegan Cuisine
Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Satisfying Raw Vegan Cuisine

$ 119

Cooking Class

Chef Regina will guide you through transforming raw ingredients into a flavorful plant-based meal. In this hands-on vegan cooking class, you'll learn how to make a satisfying assortment of dishes completely from scratch. Chef Regina will guide you in using fresh, raw plant-based ingredients in impressive and intriguing...
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Chef Regina

Verified Chef

Chef Regina

Travels to guests within Chicago area

15 reviews

Next date: Sat, Feb 18th at 6:00PM
Classic Sushi 101
Social Distancing Friendly
Team Building Activity

Classic Sushi 101

$ 149

Team Building Activity

Learn authentic techniques for creating your own sushi specialties with your team. Let Chef Alejandro demonstrate his modern methods for preparing sushi with artful culinary flair in this hands-on team building class. You'll get the inside scoop on his creative process, a fusion of traditional recipes and contemporary...
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Chef Alejandro

Verified Chef

Chef Alejandro

Chicago - Fulton Market

19 reviews

Next date: Tue, Feb 21st at 6:00PM

Valentine's

Exploring Incredible Indonesia
Chef Wearing a Mask Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Exploring Incredible Indonesia

$ 75

Cooking Class

Join Chef Titik for a culinary adventure full of fresh ingredients and flavors. Chef Titik brings amazing culinary expertise to the table, and is excited to share her knowledge with you. Discover what makes Indonesian food so unique and extraordinary, as you learn about the classic foods from this land. Begin by co...
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Chef Titik

Verified Chef

Chef Titik

Chicago - New City

116 reviews

Next date: Sat, Feb 25th at 6:00PM
Northern Italian Handmade Pasta
Chef Wearing a Mask
Team Building Activity

Northern Italian Handmade Pasta

$ 149

Team Building Activity

Journey to the Italian Riviera with your team and learn the secrets to handmade pasta. In this hands-on team building class with Chef Paco, you and your colleagues will learn how to prepare a four-course menu featuring two handmade pasta dishes founded on northern Italian traditions and ingredients. After beginning...
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - Fulton Market

202 reviews

Next date: Sat, Feb 25th at 4:00PM
Making Sushi From Scratch
Social Distancing Friendly
Team Building Activity

Making Sushi From Scratch

$ 149

Team Building Activity

Work together to become a team of maki sushi masters in this hands-on sushi workshop. In this team building class, Chef Andy will be your guide as you and your team work together to learn how to roll your own sushi and make other Japanese favorites from scratch. Chef Andy will focus on teaching your team how to roll...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - Fulton Market

231 reviews

Next date: Mon, Mar 13th at 6:00PM
Chocolate Making 101
Chef Wearing a Mask Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Chocolate Making 101

$ 95

Cooking Class

Learn the art and techniques of tempering smooth and creamy chocolate candies. Indulge your sweet tooth in this luscious chocolate and candy-making class. Chef Lawrencia will instruct you on how to temper and mold mouth-watering sweet treats you can easily recreate at home. Begin by crafting classic chocolate straws...
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Chef Lawrencia

Verified Chef

Chef Lawrencia

Travels to guests within Chicago area

14 reviews

Next date: Thu, Feb 9th at 6:00PM
Vegan Southern Classics
Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Vegan Southern Classics

$ 99

Cooking Class

Discover how to make a hearty vegan feast with Southern charm. Experience hands-on professional chef training with Chef Regina as she guides you through creating an iconic Southern homestyle menu with a vegan twist, and using fresh, high-quality ingredients in every dish. Whether you're an omnivore interested in in...
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Chef Regina

Verified Chef

Chef Regina

Travels to guests within Chicago area

15 reviews

Next date: Sat, Feb 18th at 6:00PM
Cook-Off Competition
Chef Wearing a Mask
Team Building Activity

Cook-Off Competition

$ 149

Team Building Activity

Get ready to challenge your culinary skills and your team, and create gold medal-worthy dishes! In this hands-on team building class with Chef Paco, you and your team will face off in a cooking competition comprised of three rounds. After each round, the judges will crown the creators of the best dishes victorious....
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Chef Paco

Verified Chef

Chef Paco

Chicago - Fulton Market

202 reviews

Next date: Sat, Feb 25th at 4:00PM
Sushi Party for Kids
Social Distancing Friendly
Cooking Class

Sushi Party for Kids

$ 95

Cooking Class

Roll up some sushi rolls from scratch and more with Chef Alejandro. Kids who love being in the kitchen will have a blast in this hands-on sushi-making class with Chef Alejandro. Get ready to roll up some sushi rolls and enjoy a fun Japanese meal! First, the kids will learn how to make seaweed salad with fresh crab....
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Chef Alejandro

Verified Chef

Chef Alejandro

Travels to guests within Chicago area

19 reviews

Next date: Tue, Feb 28th at 6:00PM
Mystery Basket Competition
Social Distancing Friendly
Team Building Activity

Mystery Basket Competition

$ 149

Team Building Activity

Challenge your teammates to a friendly competition with a mystery box challenge. Nothing brings out innovation and creativity quite like a competition, which is why in this unique team building experience with Chef Andy, you'll compete against your team members to determine who's a top-notch chef. Your group will sp...
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Chef Andy

Verified Chef

Chef Andy

Chicago - Fulton Market

231 reviews

Next date: Mon, Mar 13th at 6:00PM

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