May 2019

Thu
02
Basic Skills Series: Eating for Nutrition
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Eating for Nutrition
Thursday, May 2nd
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Eating for Nutrition

Thursday May 2nd @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

So many diets come and go within a person’s life when they are trying to be healthy.  We would love to put to rest the term diet and teach people about a healthy food lifestyle.  Come join our Cooking At Home Specialist, Sarah, as she walks you through the steps to understanding what it means to eat for nutrition.  You will be shown you the techniques needed to create a lifestyle full of whole-food, nutrient-dense, mouth-watering recipes.  You will learn the techniques for steam frying, broth roasting, kale massaging, dairy free cream sauces and more!  Come hungry because you will be eating your creations throughout the class.  Class includes take home recipe cards.  If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes , you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.                                                                                                          

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

Fri
03
Basic Skills Series: Knife Skills #1 Slicing and Dicing
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Knife Skills #1 Slicing and Dicing
Friday, May 3rd
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Knife Skills #1—Slicing and Dicing

Friday May 3rd @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

It is never too late to learn to cook and it is our mission to make sure you have the opportunity!  Come join our Cooking At Home Specialists, Sarah, as she shows you the simple techniques needed for safely using a knife.  Learn how to slice, dice and chop using a 10” chef knife!  All skill sets are welcomed.  You will leave class with new knife skills, a bag of freshly prepped vegetables and a delicious soup recipe to use them in.  If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes, you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.                                                                                                             

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

Wed
08
Basic Skills Series: Soups
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Soups
Wednesday, May 8th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Soups

Wednesday May 8 @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

It is never too late to learn to cook and it is our mission to make sure you have the opportunity!  Come join Sarah, our Cooking at Home Specialist, as she teaches you the secrets to making soup.  We will learn how to make broths and 5 classic soups:   tomato, chicken noodle, minestrone, clam chowder and creamed greens.   Come hungry because you will be eating your creations throughout the class.  Class includes take home recipe cards.  If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes , you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.     

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.                                                                                                   

 

Tue
14
Guest Chef: Enjoy a Taste of Spring w/ Chef Chris Tong
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Guest Chef: Enjoy a Taste of Spring w/ Chef Chris Tong
Tuesday, May 14th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lincoln Park, $20

Guest Chef

Enjoy a Taste of Spring

Tuesday May 14 @7p

Demonstration Style, 2 hour class

$20

Chef Christopher Tong of the Chicago-based private gourmet dining service, My Private Chef, will present some delicious recipes perfect for Spring entertaining. People who are casual cooks or lovers of gourmet food get to ask questions, discuss preparation, and come away with fabulous recipes that you can try at home. Chef Chris will provide tips on shopping for the finest ingredients. And, everyone gets to have a taste!

Chef Tong's Menu:

  • Asparagus salad with red and yellow bell peppers, Champagne-saffron vinaigrette
  • Lemon spaghetti, Parmesan cheese, basil, lemon zests, focaccia crisp
  • Strawberry flambé with green peppercorns, vanilla bean ice cream

Ingredients may change based on availability.  We hope to see you there!

 

To save a spot in Chef Tong’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

Chris Tong
Thu
16
Basic Skills Series: Cooking Techniques
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Cooking Techniques
Thursday, May 16th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Cooking Techniques

Thursday May 16th  @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

It is never too late to learn to cook and it is our mission to make sure you have the opportunity!  Come join our Cooking At Home Specialist, Sarah, as she teaches you all the tricks needed to successfully cook in your kitchen at home.  Learn easy tips on how to sauté, steam, blanch, poach, braise, roast, bake and boil.  All skills welcomed.  Come hungry because you will be eating your creations throughout the class.  If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes, you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.                                                                                                             

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

 

Thu
23
Basic Skills Series: Knife Skills #2 Beyond Slicing and Dicing
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Knife Skills #2 Beyond Slicing and Dicing
Thursday, May 23rd
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Knife Skills #2—Beyond Slicing and Dicing

Thursday May 23 @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

It is never too late to learn to cook and it is our mission to make sure you have the opportunity! Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialists, as she shows you the simple techniques needed for cutting awkward produce.  Learn how to properly cut produce that includes cantaloupe, pineapple, avocado, cucumber, kiwi, cauliflower, mango, orange, greens, ginger and garlic.  You will be making three mouthwatering dishes using your newly cut produce.  Produce subject to change due to availability. If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes , you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.                                                                                                             

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

 

Mon
27
No School Kid's Cooking Camp --Mini Foods
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lincoln Park
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No School Kid's Cooking Camp --Mini Foods
Monday, May 27th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

No School Kid’s Cooking Camp—Mini Foods

Monday May 27 @11-3p

Ages 8-13

Hands-On, 4 hour class

$40

Our school doors aren’t closed today!  We’d love to educate your child(ren) on their day off with a skill set that will be used for decades to come—cooking!  All participants will be shopping, prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning.  Most food is made from scratch and in season!  Today’s menu will include carrot chips, cucumber and avocado sushi, meatloaf muffins, cinnamon sugar popcorn, hummus and pita chips

 

To save a spot in the cooking camp, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

Fri
31
Basic Skills Series: Sauces, Dressings and Marinades
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Lincoln Park
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Basic Skills Series: Sauces, Dressings and Marinades
Friday, May 31st
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lincoln Park, $40

Basic Skills Series

Sauces, Dressings and Marinades

Friday May 31st @7p

Hands-On, 2 ½ hour class

$40

It is never too late to learn to cook and it is our mission to make sure you have the opportunity! Come join our Cooking At Home Specialist, Sarah, as she teaches you all the skills needed to successfully make sauces, dressings and marinades at home.  All skills welcomed.  Participants will be learning how to make roux for three classic sauces:  brown (gravy), red (tomato) and mornay (cheese).  We will also make an authentic curry, an Asian dipping sauce, a vinaigrette and discuss the science behind marinating.   Come hungry because you will be eating your creations throughout the class.  Class includes samples and take home recipe cards. If you participate in 6 Basic Skills Classes , you will get a 7th class for FREE.  See COOKING School Team Member for a punch card.                                                                                                          

 

To save a spot in Sarah’s class, please sign up by calling the store at 312.587.0648 *We require 48 hours notice of cancellation to refund your money.

 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Kiddo Concerts with Sarah Jayne Lane
Tuesday, May 21st
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, Free

Bring your littles and shimmy and shake to the sweet sounds of Miss Sarah Jayne Lane. Sarah Jayne Lane will be playing and singing free mini-concerts every Tuesday, don’t miss the fun! For more information, visit www.sarahjaynelane.com

Bring your littles and shimmy and shake to the sweet sounds of Miss Sarah Jayne Lane.

Trivia Night
Wednesday, May 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
In our Bar,

Think you have what it takes to take your team to victory? Test your knowledge every Wednesday in our bar when the folks from Quiz Masters Trivia present a challenging line-up with amazing prizes to winners. Get more info at Quiz Master Trivia or ask our friendly bartender. See you next week!

Think you have what it takes to take your team to victory?

Kiddo Concerts with Sarah Jayne Lane
Tuesday, May 28th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, Free

Bring your littles and shimmy and shake to the sweet sounds of Miss Sarah Jayne Lane. Sarah Jayne Lane will be playing and singing free mini-concerts every Tuesday, don’t miss the fun! For more information, visit www.sarahjaynelane.com

Bring your littles and shimmy and shake to the sweet sounds of Miss Sarah Jayne Lane.