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Classes can be booked starting Tuesday, Feb. 26, through July 24, 2013. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Class sizes are limited to 8-16 people depending on the class; it is recommended that bookings be made up to a month in advance. Classes may be canceled or rescheduled if there are not at least 6 people registered within 1 week of scheduled class. A $55 cancellation or rescheduling fee applies if request is made more than 24 hours in advance; cancellation within 24 hours or less will result in loss of voucher. See below for full terms and conditions.
CenterstageChicago says you'll thank the chefs and instructors at Bucktown's Cook Au Vin "for bringing a little taste of the City of Light to Chitown," and Time Out Chicago writers named chef Vincent Colombet's baguettes one of the best things they ate in 2010. With this half-off deal, one or two people can learn to make bread from Chef Colombet, whose Boulangerie bakery serves top Chicago restaurants like Longman & Eagle, Pastoral and Hopleaf as well as his own Logan Square and Lakeview patrons. Select from the following offers: â¢ For $60, regularly up to $130, book a class for one personâ¢ For $119, regularly up to $260, reserve space for two people During class, students learn to create three kinds of dough for sourdough, baguettes and wheat bread and learn proper techniques while working with Cook Au Vin's huge stone oven. After the bread is pulled from the oven, students can enjoy their creations with a sampling of cheese and charcuterie, as well as any bottles of wine brought from home. Home chefs can also learn to make their own eclairs, macaroons, truffles and chocolate ganache in the pastry class, also available with this offer. Terms and ConditionsClasses can be booked starting Tuesday, Feb. 26, through July 24, 2013. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Class sizes are limited to 8-16 people depending on the class; it is recommended that bookings be made up to a month in advance. Classes may be canceled or rescheduled if there are not at least 6 people registered within 1 week of scheduled class. Additional vouchers may be purchased as gifts. This deal cannot be combined with any other offer. A $55 cancellation or rescheduling fee applies if request is made more than 24 hours in advance; cancellation within 24 hours or less will result in loss of voucher. Must be used in 1 visit.
Tables at fine-dining restaurants are known for their fancy white-linen outfits, unlike tables in home kitchens, which are notorious for going nude. Get the tools to teach your kitchen some manners with this Groupon. Choose Between Two Options $70 for a holiday cooking class for one (a $140 value) $115 for a holiday cooking class for two (a $260 value) During hands-on classes, students learn to create elegant menus featuring classic dishes such as turkey filet mignon, homemade sausage with boar, and baked alaska. View the class schedule here.
Add a bit of French flair to the holiday menu with tips and techniques from Cook Au Vin's daily classes. Your four-hour session begins with snacking on freshly baked baguettes, French butter, and imported cheese at this spot, located on North Elston Avenue just above Webster Avenue: $130 ($260 value) for a BYOB Chanel holiday menu cooking class for two This session is a little less technical and starts with bouchées à la reine, a puff pastry filled with meat and vegetables, before moving on to the main dish of homemade sausage with boar. A twice-baked apple filled with an apple and caramelized onion chutney serves as a side, with meringue-topped vanilla custard as dessert. $150 ($300 value) for a BYOB Cotillon holiday menu cooking class for two This menu is slightly more technical and upscale, beginning with a smoked salmon roll stuffed with sautéed pear, basil, and pine nuts. Turkey filet mignon pairs with pumpkin and potato gratin, finished off with Baked Alaska -- a meringue cake.
What's the Deal: La Boulangerie in Logan Square offers one of the best baguettes in Windy City (not to mention irresistably decadent croissants). Learn the tricks of the trade at the Cook-Au-Vin bread baking class, where Chef Vincent Colombet imparts his tantamount wisdom of yeast in an adorable French accent. Choose from these magnifique offers: $75 for French bread baking class for one ($125 value) $150 for French bread baking class for two ($250 value) What You'll Learn: During the three-hour workshop, the chef and his team of master bakers will guide you and 10-15 other carb-happy students through the multi-step process of bread baking, which includes mixing, knitting, and kneading dough. You'll even get to wear chef's whites and those adorable baking caps you thought only existed in Julie and Julia. What You'll Love: The only thing more satisfying than the smell of homemade bread straight from the oven is the taste of homemade bread straight from the oven. After class, you'll delight in the fruits of your labor, and Cook-Au-Vin provides complimentary charcuterie and cheese. And did we mention you can BYOB?
• Admission for two to the Champagne Menu or Menu Traditional Française four-course hands-on cooking class (please see Menus tab for details) • Dinner following the class • Dinner is BYOB
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