Loyola University Chicago

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Summer/ Fall 2018 Cooking Classes- Printable Flyer

JUNE EVENTS

Intro to Fresh Pasta Making (hands on)
Date: SaturdayJune 16, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn the basics of making fresh hand-made pasta. Class will demonstrate proper dough preparation, dough rolling and dough cutting. In addition, preparation of classic tomato, pesto and alfredo sauces will be demonstrated. Lots of sampling and libations.

Food & Wine Pairing – A Reason for Rose (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description: Explore the world of Rose wines. This dinner starts with a wine reception with hand-passed appetizers and leads to the five-course dinner.

Summer BBQ (hands on)
Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn and gather helpful tips on summer BBQ. Learn new sauces, marinades, rubs, brines and techniques that will make you a pro on the outdoor grill.

Food & Wine Pairing – Farm-to-Table, Summer Harvest (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description: First farm-to-table dinner of the season. Dinner starts with a wine reception in the garden with hand-passed appetizers and leads to the five-course dinner.

Vegan/Vegetarian Cookery 101 (hands on)
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn and gather helpful tips and recipes on vegan & vegetarian cookery.

Food & Wine Pairing – Farm-to-Table, Vegetarian (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday,August 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description: A marvelous dinner showcasing Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus farm fresh produce, locally sourced products. Farm Coordinator, Rachel Catlett, will talk about the farm and discuss “growing” tonight’s dinner. Evening starts with a wine reception and appetizers and proceeds to a five-course wine dinner.

Breakfast Cookery (hands on)
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn and gather helpful tips and recipes on breakfast cookery.

Food & Wine Pairing – Farm-to-Table, Harvest Bounty (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description: Enjoy the Fall harvest and a discussion with LUREC Farm Coordinator, Rachel Catlett. Evening starts with a wine reception with hand-passed appetizers and leads to the five-course dinner.

American Regional Favorites  (hands on)  
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn and explore regional foods from all over United States.

Food & Wine Pairing – German Beer & Wine Fest “Oktoberfest” (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description:  Celebrate the anniversary of King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen at LUREC’s Oktoberfest. Traditionally a beer festival, this evening starts with a German beer reception with appetizers and proceeds with a five-course authentic Oktoberfest dinner paired with German wines.

Holiday Pie Workshop (hands on)
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: In this workshop, participants will prepare classic pie dough, streusel topping and various fillings to construct four pies each to take home for holiday feasting.

Holiday Cookie Workshop (hands on)       
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Food Systems Lab
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description:  Holiday Time! Time to prepare the holiday cookies for giving and enjoying throughout the season. In this class we will make an assortment of festive holiday cookies and finish class with an old fashioned cookie swap to take home to share. Lots of sampling along with coffee, wine and a little bubbly to sip.

Please Note: A minimum of 6 guests must be registered in order for the class to run.

Cancellation Policy: A two-week notice is required for cancellation of any class or event. If you do not cancel by email or telephone at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class.

For more information, please contact us at lurec@luc.edu or 815.338.1032.