Cooking Class: 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 cheddar cheese 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. 


Homemade Cornbread

With honey butter

Shrimp and Creamy Grits

With cheddar cheese

Braised Collard Greens

With bacon and vegetable stock

Bread Pudding

With peach and golden raisins and vanilla ice cream

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, Fun, Holiday, Couples
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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02 Nov 2022

Very professional and recipes are amazing

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27 Mar 2024

David had a fun personality and was engaging and inviting. Good communicator and liked his style of humor. Would take a class from him again!

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02 Mar 2024

Good food and a great time!

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Chicago

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef David
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With experience as a private chef, Chef David brings years of knowledge and skills to the culinary classroom. He honed his skills under the guidance of a James Beard Award-winning chef at one of Chicago's most famous restaurants. Over the past five years, Chef David has worked as a culinary instructor at one of Chicago's premier cooking schools where he teaches interactive cooking classes. Topics range from the basic building blocks of cooking to intensive boot camp-style classes. 

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