Venue Details

1 Star Starred
Cook Au Vin
2256 N Elston Ave Chicago, IL 60614
773-489-3141
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Rita Bardell
The class is BYOB, so bring a nice bottle or two of wine to pair with the courses. We were served some fresh baked bread and cheeses before class started. Come hungry!
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Rita Bardell
The weather was warm.. I wore comfortable shoes and cool, breathable clothes..
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39 events
24 reviews
30 stars
attended Nov 16 2013

It was a fun experience, had cheese and fresh baked bread to start (wait for other classmates to show up) made dessert first so it would be ready by the time we finished dinner. Made personalized pizzas as an appetizer, Yummmm. Turned out...continued

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 01 2014

This is a totally hands-on experience unlike many other cooking classes we have taken where lots of the work is done for you. The recipes are delicious and easily recreated at home.

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Website

http://www.cook-au-vin.com

Description

See the Cook Au Vin class schedule.

Please note:

—The event is BYOB, though water will be provided.

—Feel free to bring a container if you would like to take the food home with you!   

—Wear comfortable, casual clothes, avoiding long and puffy sleeves.

—Please note you will be standing and cooking the majority of the time, so comfortable shoes are recommended. Flip-flops are not permitted.

—Please inform the chef of any food allergies you have before the beginning of the cooking class.

—Gratuity is not included, but welcomed.

MENU ITEMS

Prestige Class Menus (more technical and upscale)

Chanel
Starter – Bouchées à la reine
Puff pastry filled with béchamel and a medley of meat and vegetables

Entrée – Homemade sausage with boar
Smoked bacon and ostrich meat, lots of garlic, pepper & herbs

Side – Pomme cuite, Pomme au four
Twice-baked and filled with apple & caramelized onion chutney

Dessert – Ile flottante
Meringue sails on a sea of heavenly rich vanilla custard, topped with caramel

Champagne
Starter – Black truffle Soup

Main course – Sautee shrimp with Champagne and Lobster Veloute

Side dish – Fresh Linguini

Dessert – Chocolate molten lava cake.

Pastry Class Menu
-French macarons
-Pate a choux
-Eclairs
-Chocolate ganache & Pastry cream

About the Ticket Supplier: Cook Au Vin

Chef Vincent's approach to learning to cook is all about being relaxed and having fun together: a little bit of wine, some conversation, some laughs, some bread and cheese, some more wine, and a lot of cooking in between!