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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 seafood class:

What's your fear of fish? Can't find affordable options? Don’t have confidence to cook seafood dishes? Hate that "fishy" smell? Our Chefs will help you conquer your fears with professional techniques and recipes that reap the health benefits and international flavors of seafood, flown fresh daily to Chicago from the oceans and seas of the world. 


Menu:

  • Whole Roasted Rainbow Trout with Lemon, Fresh Herbs and Roasted Potatoes
  • Whole Grilled Lobster Nicoise Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs, Green Beans and Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Miso-Ginger Poached Halibut with Leeks, Spinach and Soba Noodles

Skills Covered in Class Include: 

  • Selecting Fish and Shellfish
  • Sautéing, Braising and Broiling Fish
  • Determining Fish and Shellfish Doneness
  • Working with Spices
  • Balancing Flavors
  • Getting Familiar with Asian Ingredients
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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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School: The Chopping Block at the Mart

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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