Affresco Pizzeria

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    Pizza Making

    Looking to round out your cooking skills? Learn to make brick oven pizzas during this gourmet cooking class! You’ll be working under the guidance of a professional chef, using a real wood burning brick oven. Master the secrets to making the perfect pizza crust, and select and prepare your own fresh toppings. This class takes place in an intimate and social kitchen place, making it the perfect place to learn and meet a some new pizza-loving friends. After you’re done creating your culinary masterpiece, it’s time to munch down, enjoying some complimentary wine along with your meal. Any way you slice it, this is gonna be a tasty experience!
    Pizza Making

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to prepare and cook brick oven pizzas just like in a gourmet Italian restaurant
    • Master the art of making mouthwatering crust and top it off with ingredients of your choice
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    Ravioli Cooking

    If your understanding of how to make ravioli heavily features the use of a can opener, you’ll want to check this class out! Learn to make authentic ravioli from an Italian chef, and alter your perception of this delicious pasta dish forever. You’ll be working in a small kitchen setting perfect for learning, where you’ll handcraft ravioli from the filling to the sauce. All of this will take place alongside a few fellow foodies who are as excited about Italian cuisine as you are, making it a great communal learning experience. You’ll also enjoy complimentary wine along with your self-made meal after you’re done cooking. What better way to wrap up a ravioli class?
    Ravioli Cooking

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to make gourmet ravioli in a fun and social learning environment
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    Lesson in Meatballs and Sauce

    The ball. Easily one of meat’s most delicious forms. But what secrets lie beneath the rotund surface of this tantalizing treat? This gourmet cooking class will teach you to cook savory meatballs and the sauce to match. You’ll be working in a small kitchen workspace alongside foodies who love a good Italian meal just as you do, and updating your cooking skill set under the guidance of a professional chef. You’ll learn about the best meats to use for making perfect meatballs, and how to use fresh ingredients to spice up a sauce that will taste like it was prepared in a world class restaurant. And when the learning is done, you’ll be able to sit down to a delicious meal, enjoy some complimentary wine, and reflect on just how magnifico you are.
    Lesson in Meatballs and Sauce

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to cook exquisite meatballs just like a gourmet virtuoso during this social cooking class
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews
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    Making Arancini - Risotto Balls

    Got a hankering for some gourmet Sicilian food? There’s an app(etizer) for that. Bring a taste of Sicily to your kitchen by learning to prepare one of its favorite appetizers: arancini! These risotto balls are filled with ground beef, mozzarella, and deep fried to golden goodness. Under the guidance of professional chef, you’ll explore filling variations to spice your creations up, ensuring these delicious morsels will be a hit at your dinner table for years to come. After you’re finished cooking, you’ll toast the product of your labor with some complimentary wine. Toasts always sound much better on a full stomach.
    Making Arancini - Risotto Balls

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to prepare and cook deep fried arancini just like in a gourmet Italian restaurant
    • Explore various fillings to add variety to your mouth-watering creations
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews
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    Making Gnocchi

    Is your idea of gourmet frozen, ready-made Italian foods? This social kitchen class will teach you to make real Italian gnocchi! These ricotta dumplings are staples of Italian cuisine, and you’ll learn to prepare them along with two perfect sauces featuring delicious, fresh ingredients. You’ll be working in an intimate teaching space with a small group of fellow foodies, under the guidance of a professional chef. After you’re finished learning, it’ll be time to eat, aided by complimentary wine and good company. Nothing sets the mood like a belly full of gnocchi!
    Making Gnocchi

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to make authentic gnocchi and two sauces in a fun and social learning environment
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    Deep Dish Pizza Making

    Looking to deepen your understanding of pizza craftsmanship? Then this deep dish pizza class ought to hit the spot! You’ll be working with a professional chef from Affresco Pizzeria to master the art of drool-inducing crusts. You’ll also pick and prep your own fresh ingredients to top it off with, and use the kitchen authentic brick ovens to cook it up. After you’re done, you’ll enjoy the end results firsthand, along with complimentary wine to enhance the fun. The skills you pick up in this class will take pizza nights at your house to all new heights. Like, an inch, at least.
    Deep Dish Pizza Making

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to prepare and cook deep dish pizzas just like in a gourmet Italian restaurant
    • Master the art of making mouthwatering crust and top it off with ingredients of your choice
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews
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    20 Minute Meals

    Just because you live your life in the fastlane doesn’t mean you have to only fuel up on a diet of cold pop tarts of and microwave meals. This Italian cooking class will teach you to make delicious cuisine that can be prepared in just 20 minutes. Under the guidance of a professional chef, you’ll make an appetizer, main, and side dish, working in a bright and social kitchen environment that is perfect for learning. After advancing your cooking skill set, you’ll settle down to enjoy the products of your labor, accompanied by complimentary wine and good company. Prego!
    20 Minute Meals

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to make gourmet 20-minute dishes in a fun and social learning environment
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews
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    Soups and Knife Skills

    If you’re looking to sharpen up your culinary skills, look no further! This soup-making class is the perfect - and certainly most delicious - way to learn to work with knives in the kitchen. That’s because you’ll be tackling a range of ingredients that require different methods of approach using a range of cutlery. Work with a professional chef to safely master these techniques in an intimate and social kitchen setting with foodies who share your passion for the artisanal approach. You’ll be making a variety of delicious soups in the process, and at the end of the session you’ll have the opportunity to slurp down your liquid masterpieces with a the help of some complimentary wine. And if you have a knife phobia, don’t worry - fingers aren’t on the menu!
    Soups and Knife Skills

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to make delicious and aromatic soups in a fun and social learning environment
    • Develop your cutlery skills as you cut up a variety of fresh ingredients for your creations
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    Lasagna Making

    Nothing says comfort food just like a big plate of Lasagna. This fun-focused and instructive class will teach you everything you need to know to make this classic dish just like an authentic Italian chef. You’ll learn to cook noodles to perfection, and prepare a mouthwatering filling that will be a surefire hit at your dinner table. All of this takes place in an intimate teaching kitchen with a handful of foodies just as crazy about good eats as you are. When all is said and done, you’ll get to enjoy a yummy hand-cooked meal, complimented perfectly with a delicious house wine!
    Lasagna Making

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to make lasagna just like a gourmet virtuoso during this social cooking class
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews
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    Spicing Up Chicken Lesson

    Cooking chicken is easy. Making it delicious as well as edible? That takes a little practice. This cooking class is the perfect place to up your chicken game. You’ll be working with a professional chef in an intimate cooking environment that’s as fun as it is educational. Over the course of the class, you’ll learn three distinct preparations for turning boring old chicken breast into a savory dish that will alter your perceptions of deliciousness forever. When you’re done cooking, you’ll sit down to enjoy your handmade meal with a little house wine, and in the company of some new food-loving friends. Best of all, these recipes are your first step towards making sure your next dinner party ends in a standing ovation. People should really clap for food more.
    Spicing Up Chicken Lesson

    11 N NW Hwy, Park Ridge

    • Learn to cook drool-worthy chicken just like a gourmet virtuoso during this social cooking class
    • Broaden your cooking repertoire with hands-on practice under a professional chef
    • Master three delicious recipes and learn to cut perfect chicken breasts
    • Enjoy a delicious meal and complimentary wine with your classmates after cooking
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    1 positive reviews

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