Classes & Events - Feb 6, 2014
Want to browse our classes and see what's coming up? Just click on the calendar and we'll take you right there!
Wednesday, Mar 5
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Come to our DESPICABLE cooking class! Our little minions will be up to ALL good as they whip up a diabolical menu, including:
Banana Muffins with Marshmallow Minion Toppers, Minion Fruit Salad, and Minion Munch (Contains peanuts, peanut butter, and... BANANAS!)
Spring Break Cooking Camps are BACK!
Now open for registration!
Time to forget about books and tests and have FUN for a week! Choose 1 day or save on our weekly discount (purchase all 5 classes) by entering code: SPRING WEEK.
Click on class title for description and registration.
|Mar 31||Chocolate Heaven||6-10||10am - 12:30pm|
|Mar 31||Chocolate Heaven||9-14||2:30pm - 5:00pm|
|Apr 1||Viva La France!||6-10||10am - 12:30pm|
|Apr 1||Viva La France!||9-14||2:00pm - 4:30pm|
|(Earlier start time)|
|Apr 2||Asian Adventure||6-10||10am - 12:30pm|
|Apr 2||Asian Adventure||9-14||2:30pm - 5:00pm|
|Apr 3||Mama Mia Pasta||6-10||10am - 12:30pm|
|Apr 3||Mama Mia Pasta||9-14||2:30pm - 5:00pm|
|Apr 4||Taste of Chicago||6-10||10am - 12:30pm|
|Apr 4||Taste of Chicago||9-14||2:30pm - 5:00pm|
Are you a Food Network junkie? Want to "kick it up a notch" to the pro level? This intensive series of classes is for you!
Chefs For a Day is proud to be involved in getting our Junior Chefs ready for "the BIG time," whether that's preparing for a career in the culinary arts, participating in cooking competitions, or just wow-ing their familes with their culinary skills.
This series of classes covers culinary terms and techniques, knife skills, plating/presentation, mystery ingredients and more.
The 5 week session starts March 19 and runs through April 23 (No class during spring break!) Classes are held on Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm
Please note that registration is for the full 5 week session only - students will not be allowed to register for single classes. In order to devote our time to this advanced course, classes will be limited to 8 students. Jr Chefs are also required to purchase a chef coat - contact Chef Laura to order.
3/19 - Class I: Knife Skills/Veggies
3/26 - Class II: Stocks/Sauces
4/9 - Class III: Sear, Saute and Braise
4/16 - Class IV: Pastry Chef
4/23 - Class V: Plating and presentation
Don't miss out on this fulfilling class. Click Here to register now!
Sweet Potato & 3 Bean Chili
As part of Chefs For A Day's efforts to bring nutritional awareness to everyone, we want to show you another way to eat well and eat healthy!
This recipe for Sweet Potato & 3 Bean Chili brings together the smoky and enticing bite of Jalapeño and Poblano chilies and balances them with the fresh taste of sweet potatoes and the healthy benefits of beans. Once again, one of the secrets to this yummy dish is the addition of organic sweet potato puree from Hooray Puree.
CLICK HERE to download the recipe PDF!
Gobble Up in the News!
A great write-up about the Gobble Up program at Oak School in Hinsdale. We love doing these in-school sessions and we'll be doing many more in 2014!
If you're a teacher, administrator, or parent that would like to see your kids learn about healthy and fun cooking, give us a call!!
Click here to read all about it!!
GOBBLE UP COOKING!!!
Welcome Field Elementary School
Seton Montessori School!
Chefs For A Day would like to welcome Field Elementary School in Elmhurst to our Chef to School GOBBLE UP COOKING program! Thanks to the initiative of PTA Coordinator Jessica Wrorbec, we're bringing our Gobble Up cooking enrichment program to grades K-8 starting with 4th Grade classes cooking the "Food Chain" We started on National Food Day, Oct 24 - dedicated to eating healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
For more information on this initiative, go to Foodday.org.
Also joining the Gobble Up Cooking family is Seton Montessori School in Clarendon Hills. Our hands-on approach to cooking and nutrition education aligns perfectly with Montessori principles. We look forward to working with all of the kids at Seton Montessori in November!
Our Gobble Up Cooking - After-School program is a great way to enhance kids' knowledge and appreciation for healthy eating, while having a blast while they do it! The once a week, 6 week program gives kids in grades 1 through 8 a chance to learn about the importance of planning, sourcing, and preparing meals.
Another Wonderful Story
From one of our wonderful parents...
"Hi Laura, I just wanted to say thanks again for giving the kids such an awesome experience.
They really enjoyed it and couldn't stop talking about it, even the boys!
We went to Aidan's little sisters birthday party right after and he and Jesse both pulled Torrance aside and told her what a good time they had.
I'm looking forward to the recipes and doing something at your place again!" -Tricia