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Teen Boot Camp: Kitchen Concepts

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square

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Lincoln Square, North Side
4747 N Lincoln
Btwn W Leland & W Lawrence Avenues
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Price includes 10% operational/administrative fee.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 12 - 16 years old
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this kids cooking camp class:

Is your teen ready to take their culinary skills to the next level? In this week-long Boot Camp, The Chopping Block's seasoned chefs will teach teens, ages 12 to 16, essential cooking techniques and share kitchen wisdom that will stay with them for a lifetime. Students will become proficient at making sauces, knife skills, meat and vegetable cookery, working with seasonal produce, making dough and baking.  Additionally, they will understand the hows and whys of cooking, preparing them for a future of confidence in the kitchen. 

Day 1: Breakfast and Brunch

  • Over Easy Eggs with Oven-Roasted Breakfast Potatoes, Peppers and Onions
  • Minty-Melon Fruit Salad
  • Eggs Benedict with Homemade English Muffins, Poached Eggs and Hollandaise  
  • Apple and Fennel Turkey Breakfast Sausage
  • Homemade Granola-Yogurt Parfaits with Dried Cherries and Chocolate 
  • Apple Turnovers with Puff Pastry and Vanilla Glaze  

Day 2: American Basics 

  • Knife Skills Lesson
  • Cobb Salad with Grilled Chicken and Homemade Ranch Dressing
  • Creamy Tomato Soup with Garlic-Herb Croutons
  • Black Bean Burgers with Avocado Aioli
  • Carrot and Parsnip “Fries”
  • Lemon Cake with Warm Blueberry Sauce

Day 3: Vegetarian Italian  

  • Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Antipasto
  • Fresh Fettuccine Primavera with Pesto
  • Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Involtini with Roasted Tomato Sauce 
  • Risotto with Mushrooms and Wilted Kale
  • Herb and Goat Cheese Polenta Cakes with Balsamic Glaze
  • Zabaglione with Macerated Stone Fruit

Day 4: Outdoor Grilling

  • Quinoa Grain Bowls with Chickpeas, Grilled Summer Vegetables, Grilled Avocados and Green Goddess Dressing
  • Grilled Flatbread with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes and Mozzarella
  • Grilled Beef and Veggie Skewers with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce
  • Grill-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Grilled Corn Salad with Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese  
  • Wood Fired Chocolate-Toffee Brownies with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream 

Day 5: Southern Comfort

  • Watermelon, Tomato and Mint Salad 
  • Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Gumbo with Steamed Rice 
  • Cheesy Grits 
  • Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Blackened Fish with Cajun-Creole Spice Blend
  • Creamy Cabbage and Carrot Slaw
  • Banana Pudding with ‘Nilla Wafers    

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Refund Policy

A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

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Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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