Fun Cooking Classes in Chicago
Discover fun cooking classes with top-rated chefs in Chicago.
If you’re tired of the same weekend or social routines, shake things up and try out some fun cooking classes in Chicago. With the help of a world-class chef, you’ll step out of your comfort zone and learn how to create new, exciting cuisine that’s just as much fun to prepare as it is to eat. Book your next exciting culinary adventure today!
Best Fun Cooking Classes in Chicago
Make Bakery-Worthy Cupcake Decorations with Buttercream
Embark on a delectable journey of creativity in Chef Jen's interactive cooking class! Unleash your inner cake artist and discover the sweet secrets behind crafting stunning decorated cakes. With pre-baked cupcakes as your canvas, Chef Jen will guide you through the art of cake-making, from mixing the freshest ingredients to creating tantalizing frostings. Whip up a storm with buttery cream cheese, powdered sugar, a pinch of salt, and a dash of vanilla for...
Wed, Dec 13th at 6:00PM
Perfecting the Preparation of Pasta
If fresh pasta is on your home dining menu, this in-person cooking class with Chef Janet is just for you! You'll learn how simple it is to transform wholesome ingredients into fabulous pasta to serve your friends and family. Begin your lesson by combining eggs, flour and oil to create classic dough before slicing it into perfect pasta strips. Then, grill tender chicken and cook up a luxurious Alfredo sauce to top it, with a combination of rich cream and sm...
Mon, Dec 18th at 7:00PM
Learn the Essentials of Homemade Sushi
Add homemade sushi to your home cooking line-up with this in-person cooking class from Chef Janet. She'll introduce you to knifing, rice preparation and ingredient selections for making an array of enticing rolls in your own kitchen. Discover the professional methods for slicing your sushi ingredients with precision and create can't-miss sushi rice to cradle your delicious fillings. Then, learn the art of the wrap as you assemble a classic California roll...
Mon, Jan 8th at 7:00PM
Make Chef-Approved Sushi Rolls
Join Chef Jen for an unforgettable culinary adventure as you dive into the world of homemade sushi! In this hands-on cooking class, you'll master the art of knifing, rice preparation, and ingredient selection to craft an array of mouthwatering rolls right in your own kitchen. Get ready to roll up some smoked salmon rolls, blending sushi rice, nori, luscious smoked salmon and creamy avocado. Then, venture into the world of California rolls, where sushi rice...
Wed, Jan 10th at 6:00PM
Homemade Chocolate Confections
Explore the magic of being a gourmet chocolatier in this in-person cooking class from Chef Janet. She'll share her tips and tricks for turning out your own collection of sumptuous treats. You'll learn the secrets of tempering chocolate to achieve a crisp, glossy coating and work with an array of nuts, creams and candies to create incredibly luscious fillings. You'll also experiment with molds as you shape and fill your chocolates before taste-testing your...
Thu, Jan 11th at 7:00PM
Chocolate Gifts for the Holidays
Become a holiday confectioner and create your own handcrafted chocolates in this exciting interactive cooking class with Chef Janet. It's a lesson in the luscious processes of producing a collection of tempting treats to share with friends and family. You'll learn how to create fudge using real chocolate and a surprise ingredient: avocados! Then, discover how easy it is to turn out your own cashew clusters featuring rich caramel and a tempting chocolate co...
Wed, Jan 24th at 6:00PM
Do DIY Charcuterie With a Chef
Embark on a delightful culinary journey with Chef David in this unique cooking class, where you'll learn the art of crafting a stunning charcuterie board that will impress your guests! Discover the secrets of picking the perfect cheeses, meats and spreads to create a harmonious and tantalizing combination of flavors. Dive into the art of marinating olives to salty perfection, and master the art of arranging the board with pickled vegetables, delectable cra...
Wed, Feb 7th at 6:00PM
Simple Sushi Rolling
Master the delicate art of rolling sushi in this fun and hands-on cooking class led by Chef Demeisha. Under the guidance of a pro chef, you'll learn the techniques for creating two classic sushi rolls that taste as impressive as they look! Start the lesson by learning the ideal method for cooking sushi rice, a key component in creating gourmet sushi. Then, you'll sharpen your knife skills as you slice up fresh produce that will be the filling for your Cali...
Thu, Feb 8th at 7:00PM
Make Tasty Street Tacos From Scratch
Level up your taco night game in this hands-on Mexican cooking class with Chef Janet! You'll learn to make authentic-tasting tacos from scratch that are sure to rival those from your favorite taqueria. Chef Janet will teach you to mix up a traditional masa harina dough and the techniques behind hand-forming your own rustic tortillas. From there, you'll prep, sauté and season the proteins and veggies of your choice to make a spicy filling with a hint of li...
Thu, Feb 22nd at 7:00PM
Do Soul Food Like a Southern Chef
Take a trip south with this cooking class led by Chef David. He shares favorite family recipes and culinary traditions handed down for generations in an interactive setting. You'll start with an authentic Southern cornbread with honey butter. Next, you'll prepare shrimp and grits with peppers and onions and a side of braised collard greens with bacon and vegetable stock. Dessert is a rich bread pudding with brioche bread, eggs and dried fruit. MENUHomemade...
Wed, Dec 20th at 6:00PM
Learn Indonesian Recipes from a Native
A culinary adventure awaits you, filled with the excitement of unique spices and unexpected flavors. Indonesian cuisine combines simple ingredients and exciting seasonings to create a flavor wilderness unlike anything else you’ve ever tasted. Embark on a journey of discovery in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Tiktik and learn how to prepare them for yourself! You’ll create a three-course menu that makes this an excursion worth taking, including s...
Sun, Dec 24th at 6:00PM
Fabulous Flatbreads and Perfect Pizzas
Explore the secrets of creating flatbreads and pizzas with help from Chef Andy in this in-person cooking class. From techniques for creating dough that's crispy and tender to choosing fresh, tasty toppings, you'll become a master of the craft in your own home kitchen. Your lesson will cover margherita pizza and flatbread topped with fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil and an Italian sausage pizza and flatbread sweetened with honey and topped with cara...
Thu, Jan 4th at 12:30PM
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