Ever wanted to learn how to cook like a chef or dance like a pro? We offer a variety of ongoing cool learning experiences and the chance to get your hands dirty! Learn the ins and outs of what it is like to be a chef, to be a salsa dancer, wine connoisseur and more!
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Flamenco Dinner Show
Every month Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! hosts an ongoing Flamenco Dinner Show with pintxos, tapas and half-priced craft cocktails! For just $15 per person, you can remix your date night and experience hundreds of years of rich Spanish culture all in one sitting. It’s a contemporary take on the classic art of flamenco with Chicago’s own El Payo flamenco music and ensemble. Check Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba’s website for updates or call at 773-935-5000 to inquire more.
Pro-tip: Pair one of Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s six types of sangria for under $30 a pitcher with a pintxos platter for just $13! Click here to see the full dinner menu. Click here to see the full drink menu.
French Classics Cooking Classes at Mon Ami Gabi-Oak Brook
Ever wanted to learn how to cook gourmet French cuisine? Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook hosts an ongoing French cooking class where you can learn how to master all the tips and tricks of a professional chef. Each month you can learn how to make an appetizer, main course and dessert, such as Spicy Salmon Tartare, Lobster Macaroni Au Gratin, Cherry Giboulée and more. These events sell out fast so say hello to deliciousness and get ready to cook!
Pro-tip: Not only do you get to eat your creations, but they are paired with boutique French wines! Check Mon Ami Gabi’s website for updates or call 630-472-1900 to inquire about tickets.
Havana Salsa Lessons at Nacional 27
If you’re looking to shake and groove and improve your moves, look no further than Nacional 27’s weekly salsa lessons! Every Wednesday night you can dine from their Havana Nights Menu, sip on drinks and learn how to salsa, bachata and tango y mas from Nacional 27’s very own dance instructor. Click here to book your table at Nacional 27.
Pro-tip: Want a few pointers for first-timers? Click here to learn what to wear, how to hold yourself and what to expect!
If you ever wanted to learn how to make the perfect paella or cocktail, you’re in luck! Click here to learn more about the Paella Cooking Demo at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! on September 18 and stay tuned for details on il Porcellino’s Chicago classic cocktail making class on October 30.
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French Classics Cooking Class at Mon Ami Gabi – Bethesda, MD & Reston, VA
Mon Ami Gabi Bethesda & Reston both have an ongoing monthly French cooking class! Master all the tips and tricks on how to make your own gourmet cuisine. Each month you will learn how to make an appetizer, main course and dessert such as Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Fennel Crusted Tuna Loin and Creamy & Tart Lemon Custard “Posset.” For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Catering Parties at 703-707-0233.
Pro-tip: Not sure if you quite got the technique? You get a recipe booklet to make your own gourmet French food right at home!
Eat, drink, learn is the motto of El Segundo Sol’s Cooking Fiesta class! Click here for more information on what zesty ingredients and signature cocktails you’ll be cooking up on September 22.