While we may not be able to physically be together right now, we are excited to share a calendar of virtual events hosted by your favorite Lettuce Entertain You restaurants from virtual wine dinners and happy hours, to cooking classes and more. Mark your calendars and get your Zoom accounts ready! We can’t wait to share these experiences with you in the comfort of your own home.

Looking to book a virtual experience with your colleagues or friends and family? Check out these virtual event ideas from cooking classes to cocktail classes.

 

January 2021

Cooking Demo Saranello's Chef Mychael Bonner

Every Thursday in January at 5:30 PM CST (Jan. 21 & Jan. 28): Virtual Cooking Class with Saranello’s Chef Mychael Bonner

Sharpen your skills with virtual cooking classes with Saranello’s Chef Mychael Bonner. These experiences showcase an Italian classic dish every Thursday at 5:30 PM. Each interactive experience is for $34.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). The fee also includes an ingredient kit.

January 14 – Baked Eggplant Parmesan: 5:30 PM (register by January 12 at 12:00 PM)
Kit includes: Caesar Salad, All Necessary Ingredients for the Included Recipe, and Banana Tiramisu

January 21 – Homemade Ricotta Cavatelli: 5:30 PM (register by January 19 at 12:00 PM)
Kit includes: Chopped Salad, All Necessary Ingredients for the Included Recipe, and Apple Crostata

January 28 – Chicken Vesuvio: 5:30 PM (register by January 26 at 12:00 PM)
Kit includes: Winter kale salad, All necessary ingredients for the included recipe, and Key Lime Pie

Register for Saranello’s Virtual Cooking Class and schedule your pick-up date here.

 

Executive Chef Bruce Williams Mon Ami Gabi - Oak Brook

Tuesday, January 19 at 6:00 PM CST: Virtual French Classics Cooking Class with Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook

Join Mon Ami Gabi on Tuesday, January 19 for our Virtual Cooking Class via a live Zoom session! Hosted by Executive Chef Bruce Williams, this educational and entertaining experience highlights how to prepare a three-course French inspired menu. Chef Bruce will discuss the step-by-step of making each dish, while guests can ask questions and enjoy each course for dinner accompanied by a bottle of French Wine. All dinner courses are fully cooked and will contain reheating instructions and how-to recipe cards (one per meal). The event is $75 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and includes one 3-course menu plus one bottle of wine per guest. Pick-up orders on the day of the virtual event are available at 5:00 PM or 5:30 PM from Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook (260 Oakbrook Center). The live Zoom session begins at 6:00 PM. *All orders must be placed by Sunday, January 17 at 5:00 PM. Reserve your spot for Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook Virtual French Classics Cooking Class.

Wildfire Mushroom Pork Chop

Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 PM CST: Virtual Wine Dinner with La Crema Winery & Wildfire (all locations)

Join Wildfire for a virtual wine dinner featuring La Crema Winery on Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 PM CST. The evening will feature Winemaker Craig McCallister via a live Zoom to discuss the history of the winery and the evening’s pairings. The event includes a three-course dinner and two bottles of La Crema wine for pick-up to enjoy. The event is  $165 per couple, plus tax (gratuity not included). Orders must be placed by Monday, January 18 by 3:00 PM. Guests can pick up their orders at the Wildfire location nearest them,  no later than 5:30 PM on Wednesday, January 20. All Wildfire locations are participating. To place your order please call the location nearest you. View Wildfire’s Virtual Wine Dinner Menu. 

Call 312-787-9000 to order from Wildfire – Chicago.
Call 847-657-6363 to order from Wildfire – Glenview.
Call 847- 279-7900 to order from Wildfire – Lincolnshire.
Call 847- 995-0100 to order from Wildfire – Schaumburg.
Call 630-586-9000 to order from Wildfire – Oak Brook.
Call 952-914-9100 to order from Wildfire – Eden Prairie.
Call 703-442-9110 to order from Wildfire – Tysons.

maki rolls sushi san

Thursday, January 21 at 6:00 PM CST: Virtual Maki Class with Sushi-San

Join Sushi-San’s Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan and Sake Sommelier Daniel Bennett for an interactive and virtual experience about all things maki. Chef Kaze will walk the class through the different types of maki and provide his tips on how to make the perfect sushi rice before guiding the class through rolling their own maki. Guests will be provided with everything they need to make the maki at home, including a makisu, as well as some of our favorite snacks to enjoy throughout the class. The class will be on Thursday, January 21 at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $95 per per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). Reservations must be made by 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 19. Kits can be picked up at the restaurant on Thursday, January 21 between 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM. When reserving your spot, please book the time when you wish to pick up your items.  Please contact Sushi-San to make special arrangements if you are unable to pick up between 5:00 PM -5:30 PM. Reserve your spot for Sushi-San’s Virtual Maki Class.

Kevin Bratt tasting wines

Friday, January 22 at 6:30 PM CST: Virtual Wine Dinner with Jordan Vineyard and Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab – Chicago

Join Joe’s Seafood alongside celebrated California winery Jordan, for a virtual wine dinner on Friday, January 22 at 6:30 PM CST. During this interactive experience, guests will hear from Jordan winemaker, Maggie Kruse while enjoying a four-course meal from Joe’s Executive Chef, Justin Diglia. The event is $175 per person, plus tax and each ticket includes one four-course dinner plus one bottle each of 2017 Jordan Chardonnay and 2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. Orders are available to pick-up at Joe’s on Friday, January 22 from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Additional dinners and cellar vintage bottles may be purchased a la carte. Purchase your ticket for Joe’s Virtual Wine Dinner and view the menu.

 

Fresh pasta from RPM Italian

Friday, January 22 at 7:00 PM CST: Virtual Pasta Making Class with RPM Italian – Chicago

Join RPM Italian on Friday, January 22 for a Virtual Pasta Making Class via a live Zoom session! Hosted by RPM Chef Christian Fatoni, this educational experience highlights how to make two different pasta shapes alongside a four-course meal and two half bottles of wine! Chef Christian will discuss the step-by-step art of pasta making, while guests can ask questions. This dinner is $85 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included) and includes one five-course menu plus two half bottles of wine per each guest. Orders will be available for pick up on Friday, January 22 from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM at RPM Italian; the live Zoom session begins at 7:00 PM. Reserve the RPM Italian Virtual Pasta Making Class.

burrata lasagna, green chopped salad and tuscan cheese bread on table with ingredients

Saturday, January 23 at 6:00 PM CST: Virtual Burrata Lasagna Making Class

Make lifelong memories in the kitchen with the il Porcellino famiglia during their interactive Virtual Burrata Lasagna Cooking Class. Guests will be provided with all the ingredients and led by their team on how to make our signature dish along with some of their favorite antipasti like Tuscan Cheese Bread and Green Chopped Salad. The cooking class will be on Saturday, January 23 at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $49.95 per person, plus tax with a 2 person minimum. Guests will pick up their cooking kits the day of the virtual event from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM at il Porcellino. When reserving your spot, please book the time when you wish to pick up your items. Book your spot for il Porcellino’s Virtual Burrata Lasagna Cooking Class.

Paella Kit

Saturday, January 30 at 12:00 PM CST: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s 35th Anniversary Paella Master Class

On Saturday, January 30 at 12:00 PM, Executive Chef Jorgensen invites you on a virtual trip to Valencia to learn the tips and techniques for preparing Spain’s most iconic dish, all while enjoying the dish at home. Tapas, bite-sized pintxos and dessert are also included – no cooking required! The class is $35 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). Add on sangria pitchers, bottles of wine, or the all-in-one Paella Kit and Chef Eric’s Paella Cookbook for an additional cost. Package pickup is 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM on January 30, with the live Zoom session beginning at noon. Orders must be placed by 12:00 PM on Thursday, January 28. Get tickets to the 35th Anniversary Virtual Paella Master Class

 

February 2021

maki rolls sushi san

Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 PM CST: A Valentine’s Virtual Maki Class with Sushi-San

Join the Sushi-San team with your special someone for an interactive and virtual experience about all things maki on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 PM. Chef Kaze will walk the class through the different types of maki and provide his personal tips on how to make the perfect sushi rice before guiding the class through rolling their own maki. Guests will be provided with everything they need to make the maki at home, including a makisu for each guest and some of our favorite snacks to enjoy throughout the class including a heart shaped mochi cake. Maki kits serve two and are $150, plus tax. Kits can be picked up the day of the class between 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Book your spot for Sushi-san’s Virtual Maki Class.

 

Ongoing

RPM Restaurants introduced a Virtual Cocktail Class – a fully customizable experience that comes with all the ingredients and real-time professional guidance to enjoy a special occasion at home. Perfect for date night, group happy hour, birthday parties, corporate events and more. Email rpmsteakparties@leye.com or rpmitalianparties@leye.com to book your personalized virtual cocktail party today.