Cooking Class: Creating Tropical Tacos From Scratch

Add a festive island zing to your usual tacos in this helpful cooking class from Chef Lois. She'll show you some simple tricks for turning up the flavor in your ingredients for a Taco Tuesday that rescues your whole week! 

You'll prepare fresh tortillas by hand using corn flour and create a selection of savory fillings to pile into them. Cook up sizzling chorizo and chicken, sliced seasonal vegetables, fresh guacamole and zesty pineapple salsa to make an unforgettable spread and kick your taco game up a notch.

Cooking classes on Classpop! are designed to be social events that do not require any previous experience. Guests are welcome to purchase beer to enjoy during the class.


Fresh Tortillas

With masa harina, water and salt


With chorizo, chicken, seasonal vegetables and cheeses

Fresh Guacamole

With avocado, lime, salt and  garlic

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

With pineapple, tomato, cilantro, onion and jalapeño

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 25
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • Restrictions Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
  • LabelsGroup, Beginner, Date Night, Fun, Mexican

Classpop! guest reviews for this experience

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21 Jan 2023

We didn't do anything listed in the class she didn't have amenought supplies for the group size, tiny unworkable non-kitchen space, half an avocado and raw tortillas.

Guest reviews for Chef Lois

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Yasmeen M

17 Aug 2022

Lois' passion for food is evident in her teaching of kids and adults alike! Her patience and knowledge are amazing!

$99 $ 55 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: 1617 W Howard St, Chicago, IL, 60626

Venue Type: Brewery


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Meet your chef

Chef Lois
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With degrees in food, nutrition and education, Chef Lois has built a robust career in the culinary industry spanning over 35 years. She has worked as the trusted test kitchen director for a prominent baking company and has spend most of her career as a culinary educator, teaching children about food and nutrition. Chef Lois' passion, experience, talent and knack for educating make her the ideal cooking class host who truly provides the most to her guests.

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