Beginner Cooking Classes in Downtown Chicago

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There’s a finesse and skill to cooking your favorite meals. If you are an aspiring chef, but need a little help from professionals, sign up for a beginners class in Downtown Chicago. Expert chefs will teach you the basics of cooking and provide you with the skills and methods you need to begin creating decadent dishes in your own kitchen. Talented chefs are looking forward to introducing the art of cooking to guests in Downtown Chicago.


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Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast Chicago Cooking Class: Authentic Northwest Feast
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Authentic Northwest Feast

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Experience the essence of the Great Northwest with authentic flavors, regional specialties and culinary excellence. Join an engaging cooking class inspired by the best flavors of the Pacific Northwest. An expert chef will be your guide, teaching you a variety of meals made with fresh and regional ingredients. From...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 1st at 1:00PM
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Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal Chicago Cooking Class: Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal
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Wholesome and Hearty Mediterranean Meal

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Dive headfirst into the popular Mediterranean diet, known for its wholesome ingredients and incredible variety. In this immersive cooking class with Chef Titik, you will learn to create a diverse meal with nutritious ingredients and an array of robust flavors. The best part is that, with help from Chef Titik, it will...
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Chef Titik
5.0
160 Reviews
Chicago (New City)
Next Date: Fri, Mar 1st at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine Chicago Cooking Class: Classics of Chinese Cuisine
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Classics of Chinese Cuisine

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Explore the flavors and ingredients of classic Chinese cuisine. This immersive cooking class will give you an in-depth look at Chinese cuisine. A chef instructor will teach you how to turn fresh ingredients into your favorite Chinese dishes. Plus, learn essential kitchen skills and Chinese cooking techniques that will...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Mon, Mar 4th at 4:00PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum Chicago Cooking Class: Essential Dim Sum
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Essential Dim Sum

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Explore an incredible array of Asian dishes prepared with a hearty helping of tradition. The time-honored traditions of dim sum comes to your home kitchen in this interactive cooking class with Chef Janet. She'll teach you how to create your own classic spread brimming with fresh flavor. Begin by creating shrimp...
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Chef Janet
5.0
51 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
Next Date: Mon, Mar 25th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos Chicago Team Building Activity: Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos
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Classic Latin-Inspired Tacos

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Take your team out of their comfort zone with this culinary team-focused experience. Join Chef Andy for this team building cooking class where your crew will gather outside of the office and collaborate on handcrafting a three-course menus with tacos as the featured dish. After enjoying elote cups with queso...
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Chef Andy
5.0
321 Reviews
Chicago (Fulton Market)
Next Date: Wed, Apr 3rd at 6:30PM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu Chicago Cooking Class: Irish Comfort Menu
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Irish Comfort Menu

$89
Cooking Class
$89
This cozy cooking session gathers authentic Irish flavors into a single soothing meal. Settle in for a sumptuous session in comfort food with this hands-on cooking class at the top of your menu. You'll discover the regional techniques used by Irish cooks as you work with a skilled instructor to craft your own...
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Chef Eric or Resident Chef
4.9
28 Reviews
Chicago (Streeterville)
Next Date: Wed, Mar 6th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts Chicago Cooking Class: Emerald Isle Comforts
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Emerald Isle Comforts

$89
Cooking Class
$89
Explore the flavors of Ireland through delicious comfort foods. In this immersive cooking class, learn about the flavors of Ireland through cultural dishes. Craft classic comforts from the Emerald Isle with the help of an expert chef instructor. Plus, learn time-honored techniques and essential cooking skills to make...
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Chef Peter or Resident Chef
4.6
26 Reviews
Skokie
Next Date: Wed, Mar 6th at 10:00AM & other times
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Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology Chicago Cooking Class: Homemade Pasta Methodology
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Homemade Pasta Methodology

$95
Cooking Class
$95
Discover the culinary magic of making your own homemade pasta and ravioli fillings from scratch. This insightful cooking class with Chef Janet is your guide to homemade ravioli prepared by hand. You'll create this timeless Italian dish surrounded by a selection of sides for a meal filled with exciting Old World...
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Chef Janet
5.0
51 Reviews
Serving the Chicago area
Next Date: Mon, Mar 25th at 6:00PM & other times
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Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party Chicago Team Building Activity: Spanish Paella Party
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Spanish Paella Party

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Enjoy the communal experience of preparing paella in this hands-on culinary team building experience. Paella is not only characterized by it's saffron-scented rice and distinct pan, but also by the festivities that surround it. Paella brings people together, and in this team building class, Chef Andy invites your team...
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Chef Andy
5.0
321 Reviews
Chicago (Fulton Market)
Next Date: Wed, Apr 3rd at 6:30PM & 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: 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: 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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