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    Knife Skills (Lincoln Square)

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    Get down to basics with an introduction to knife skills that will have you cutting through that cabbage like a pro in no time. Learn how to properly select the right tool for the job as you review the uses for different types of knives. Practice slicing, dicing, and mincing as you use vegetables and herbs to help you develop the proper techniques. You'll also learn how to select and care for your knives, ensuring your safety as well as a better kitchen experience. Whether you're new to the art of cooking or simply want to brush up your skills, this class is perfect for all those looking to harness the power of the blade.
    Knife Skills (Lincoln Square)

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Learn the art of knife technique and maintenance in this introductory class
    • Practice techniques such as mincing, chopping, slicing, and dicing
    • Discover proper safety and care strategies
    • Develop a new skill that will spice up your kitchen routine
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    29 positive reviews
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    Essential Mixology

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    Knowledge is power and this class spreads the secret knowledge of some of the city's best bartenders. Whether you're looking to host a swanky cocktail party or trying to expand your drink repertoire beyond rum 'n coke, this interactive bartending course will teach you what you need to know. With A-List Startenders, you'll learn the basics of mixology, from essential cocktail recipes to the nuances of pairing fruit and herbs with unique spirits. Entertain your guests with a decadent Old Fashioned or a Mint Julep. Don't settle for a two liter and a half-gallon.
    Essential Mixology

    4401 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago

    • Learn the essentials of cocktail creations
    • Expand your knowledge of liquors and discover the perfect pairings and proportions for each kind
    • Gain hands-on experience in concocting favorite drinks
    • Enjoy tasting all of your delicious creations
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    14 positive reviews
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    Hot and Spicy (Merchandise Mart)

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    If you love to spice things up in the kitchen, this class is for you. Come learn the best ways to utilize hot and spicy ingredients in your recipes with the help of a professional instructor. You'll discover how to select the freshest ingredients, work spices into your food, and create sour-cream based sauces to pair with your spicy creations. Break off into small groups and prepare such mouth-watering dishes as spicy spinach and artichoke dip ,andouille sausage with Nacho Mama sauce, blackened shrimp skewers with cajun dipping sauce. Then take it to the taste buds as you feast on your your fiery creations.
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    Hot and Spicy (Merchandise Mart)

    222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago

    • Learn how to create a variety of spicy dishes with the guidance of a professional instructor
    • Discover the secrets to selecting the best ingredients
    • Craft recipes like grilled spicy spinach and artichoke dip and jerk chicken wings
    • Add a hot variety of new recipes to your cookbook
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    12 positive reviews
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    Hot and Spicy Dishes (Lincoln Square)

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    If you love to spice things up in the kitchen, this class is for you. Come learn the best ways to utilize hot and spicy ingredients in your recipes with the help of a professional instructor. You'll discover how to select the freshest ingredients, work spices into your food, and create sour-cream based sauces to pair with your spicy creations. Break off into small groups and prepare such mouth-watering dishes as spicy spinach and artichoke dip, jerk chicken wings, blackened shrimp skewers with cajun dipping sauce. Then take it to the taste buds as you feast on your your fiery creations.
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    Hot and Spicy Dishes (Lincoln Square)

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Learn how to create a variety of spicy dishes that sing to your taste buds
    • Discover the secrets to selecting the best ingredients
    • Craft recipes like grilled andouille sausage with Nacho Mama sauce
    • Add a hot variety of new recipes to your cookbook
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    29 positive reviews
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    Cuban Surf and Turf (Merchandise Mart)

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    Learn the secrets to cooking up rich Cuban cuisine that is sure to spice up your weekly dinner menu. In this all-levels class, you'll follow along with a professional chef as you craft tantalizing dishes including enchilado de camarones (deviled shrimp), sautéed pork medallions with cumin-orange mojo sauce, cilantro rice, and tres leches cake. As you prepare dishes with fellow classmates, you'll practice important skills like selecting the best meat and fish, braising shrimp, sautéing pork, cooking rice, and mixing cake batter. When the cooking is complete, you'll take a seat at the table and enjoy the tasty rewards of a job well done.
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    Cuban Surf and Turf (Merchandise Mart)

    222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago

    • Master land and sea in the Cuban cooking style
    • Create mouthwatering dishes like sautéed pork medallions with cumin-orange mojo sauce
    • Practice traditional techniques such as braising shrimp and sautéing pork
    • Bring rich new flavors to your dinner table
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    12 positive reviews
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    Cuban Surf and Turf (Lincoln Square)

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    Learn the secrets to cooking up rich Cuban cuisine that is sure to spice up your weekly dinner menu. In this all-levels class, you'll follow along with a professional chef as you craft tantalizing dishes including enchilado de camarones (deviled shrimp), sautéed pork medallions with cumin-orange mojo sauce, cilantro rice, and tres leches cake. As you prepare dishes with fellow classmates, you'll practice important skills like selecting the best meat and fish, braising shrimp, sautéing pork, cooking rice, and mixing cake batter. When the cooking is complete, you'll take a seat at the table and enjoy the tasty rewards of a job well done.
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    Cuban Surf and Turf (Lincoln Square)

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Master land and sea in the Cuban cooking style
    • Create mouthwatering dishes like sautéed pork medallions with cumin-orange mojo sauce
    • Practice traditional techniques such as braising shrimp and sautéing pork
    • Bring rich new flavors to your dinner table
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    29 positive reviews
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    Couples Cooking: Hawaiian Luau

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    Bring the tastes of the Hawaiian islands into your home with this all-levels class that's sure to take your senses on an exotic vacation. Cook up delicious dishes like mango and shrimp spring rolls, macadamia nut-crusted mahi mahi with volcano-spiced pineapple relish, coconut rice, and passion fruit chiffon pie. As you work in small groups to create these delectable recipes, you'll also practice important skills such as selecting and cutting mangoes and pineapple, working with rice paper wrappers, selecting and sautéing fish, making nut crusts, and steaming rice. When you're finished cooking, you'll enjoy a Hawaiian feast with your classmates. Aloha! Note: All necessary equipment is provided. Teens 12 and up are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult to participate.
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    Couples Cooking: Hawaiian Luau

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Learn how to create the Hawaiian islands cuisine in your own kitchen
    • Make delicious dishes like macadamia nut-crusted mahi mahi with volcano-spiced pineapple relish
    • Practice kitchen skills such as whipping egg whites and sautéing fish
    • Add exotic new flavors to your recipe book
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    29 positive reviews
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    Culinary Adventure: A Trip to the Caribbean

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    Let your senses sail away on a Caribbean Cruise as you smell, touch, and taste the foods of the islands in this all-levels cooking class. A professional chef will be your cruise director as you learn all about the region's favorite fare and how to prepare it in your own home. Practice important skills such as selecting the best meat and produce, grilling shrimp, cutting mangoes and pineapple, roasting pork, cooking rice, and baking custard. You'll work in small groups with your classmates to create delicious menu items like jerk shrimp skewers with mango relish, adobo roasted pork loin, caribbean rice, and pudín de pan (spiced pineapple bread pudding). Then, take a seat at the table and enjoy your handmade island feast.
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    Culinary Adventure: A Trip to the Caribbean

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Learn to cook with the flavors of the Caribbean
    • Discover secrets to selecting and grilling shrimp
    • Cook delicious dishes like jerk shrimp skewers with mango relish
    • Take your tastebuds on a culinary adventure
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    29 positive reviews
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    Date Night: Jamaica Me Crazy

    (29)
    Spice up the night as you learn the secrets to making mouthwatering Jamaican cuisine. In this all-levels class, you'll work in small groups to cook up such satisfying dishes as coconut-crusted shrimp with sweet chili dipping sauce, Jamaican braised chicken with macadamia rice, and caramelized pineapple crêpes. As you cook, you'll practice culinary skills like selecting and deep frying shrimp, braising chicken, working with spices, cooking rice, making crêpe batter, and working with pineapple. When the meal is complete, you'll sit down at the table with your fellow classmates for a sweet and savory taste of Jamaica.
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    Date Night: Jamaica Me Crazy

    4747 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago

    • Learn the art of preparing your favorite Jamaican fare
    • Develop culinary skills such as how to select and fry shrimp and prepare crêpe batter
    • Cook up flavorful dishes like coconut-crusted shrimp with sweet chili dipping sauce
    • Gain the skills to bring the taste of Jamaica to your dinner table
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    29 positive reviews
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    Use Your Noodle

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    Noodles serve as the foundation for a variety of incredible Asian dishes. Learn the secrets to preparing these regional staples with an all-levels class that will take you on a fascinating trip through Asian cuisine. Follow along as a professional instructor gets you familiar with Asian ingredients and demonstrates the proper techniques for making your noodles. You'll then work in small groups to create noodle-based dishes like spicy ginger soba noodle salad with carrots and snow peas, Singapore mai fun noodles with tofu, beef chow fun with black bean and scallion sauce, and udon noodle soup with shrimp, mushrooms, and sweet chili lime broth. When you've finished creating your dishes, you'll take a seat with your classmates and experience the mouthwatering power of the noodle.
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    Use Your Noodle

    222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago

    • Unlock the skills to create homemade Asian noodles
    • Prepare delicious dishes such as beef chow fun with black bean and scallion sauce
    • Discover how to work with a variety of noodles as well as how to make Asian sauces
    • Experience the fun of cooking alongside classmates
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    12 positive reviews

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