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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this bread class:

Homemade bagels, cream cheese and smoked salmon? We can't think of a better way to start the day! Learn, hands-on, how to make these crowd-pleasers, and enjoy a fun and delicious brunch. 

Menu:
  • Homemade Bagels with Hot-Smoked Salmon and Herb Cream Cheese
  • Cucumber-Dill Salad
  • Cheese Blintzes with Blueberry Sauce
Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Making and Proofing Yeast Dough
  • Shaping and Poaching Bagels
  • Determining Bread Doneness
  • Selecting Salmon
  • Using a Smoker
  • Making Crêpe Batter
  • Cooking Crêpes
  • Preparing Cheese Filling
  • Griddling
  • Making Fruit Sauces
  • Using Cornstarch as a Thickener
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Due to the layout of our kitchens and in consideration of your classmates, students will work in groups of 3 to 5 people. 
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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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We can't make this date. Will it be offered at another time/date???
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Reviews of Classes at The Chopping Block at the Mart (187)

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Bagel Brunch
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/18/2019
We had a wonderful class with a great instructor. The only thing that was weird was that when we checked in it showed that we hadn't paid, but we had signed up and paid through Course Horse.
Bagel Brunch
Reviewed by Cicely H. on 1/22/2017
I wanted to take this class because of my curiosity about making bagels and thoroughly enjoyed it! Chef Leia and assistant (sorry her name escapes me) were wonderful, informative, and fun! They even allowed us to go a little off topic which enhanced the experience. We learned how to make bagels, cheese blintzes with blueberry sauce, cucumber dill salad, and smoked salmon. Loved the salmon so much I couldn't bear leaving without a stovetop smoker (wish I could've left with one of those KitchenAid mixers as well but hey). I highly recommend this course and The Chopping Block! I'm signed up for another course and hope to do more!
Bagel Brunch
Reviewed by Lauren P. on 12/31/2017
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The Chopping Block at the Mart

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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