Cooking Class: Make Refined French Classics With a Chef

Discover the elegance and wonders of classic French cuisine in this cooking class with Chef Alex. Expertly trained in the French culinary arts, Chef Alex will teach you how to create a selection of classic French recipes using simple ingredients and easy-to-master techniques. 


To start, learn to perfectly poach eggs for a Lyonnaise salad with savory lardons and tangy Dijon vinaigrette. Master the methods for making brown butter for your entrée of trout almondine, which will be served alongside poached asparagus. For dessert, enjoy delightful apple crêpes with crème fraîche whipped cream.


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Lyonnaise Salad

With poached egg, lardons and Dijon vinaigrette


Trout Almondine

With brown butter


Poached Asparagus

With lemon zest


Apple Crêpe

With crème fraîche whipped cream

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Date Night, French

Guest reviews for Chef Alex

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Bridget B.

13 Jun 2022

We loved our class with Chef Alex! He is such a good teacher and kept us engaged the entire time while we learned new cooking techniques. I highly recommend all of his classes for anyone in the Chicago area looking for a fun culinary experience!

$ 85 Per person

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


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After graduating from a classic French culinary school in the Midwest, Chef Alex worked in prestigious Michelin starred kitchens focusing on French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Passionate about all things culinary, with a special fondness for handmade Italian pasta, Chef Alex loves to share his wealth of knowledge and devotion to the art of cooking with his guests for an unforgettable experience in the kitchen.

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