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Lift Your Spirits: Cooking with Booze

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square

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Lincoln Square, North Side
4747 N Lincoln
Btwn W Leland & W Lawrence Avenues
Chicago, Illinois 60625
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this cooking techniques class:

Come feel the buzz of these boozy recipes! One glass of bubbly is included in the price of the class.

Menu:

  • Gruyere Cheese Fondue
  • White Wine and Herb Steamed Mussels
  • Fettuccine with Vodka Cream Sauce and Crispy Pancetta
  • Crêpes Suzette

Skills covered in class:

  • Selecting cheese
  • Selecting and steaming mussels
  • Preparing cream sauces
  • Working with fresh herbs
  • Making crêpe batter
  • Cooking crêpes
  • Flambéing 

You must be 21 or over to attend. Please present valid ID at the time of check-in.

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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

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Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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