Again, these are all for the Chicago area. If you’d like me to include your event, please leave a comment and I will add you to next week’s list!
Taste Of Italy – Mario Rizzotti (one of the judges on Iron Chef America) will be having a cooking demonstration and tasting of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. $30 tonight at 7 pm at Mezzaluna Italian and Cooking Classes in Wester Springs. Please call for reservations at 708-246-6055.
Just Food – 20 area chefs are participating in the Chefs & The City befits for those affected by HIV and AIDS. Tickets are $250 and $350 for the VIP event. It is tonight at 7 pm at The Peninsula, 108 E Superior St. Call for reservations at 312-948-2785.
Cooking at Green City – Paul LoDuca is teaching a demonstation class at the Green City Market, 1750 N Clark St for free tomorrow morning at 10:30 am. For more information, please call 773-435-0280.
Tricks Of The Trade – Michael Foly shares menu ideas at a demonstration class at Bloomindale’s Home & Furniture Store, Medinah Temple, 600 Wabash Ave. It is free and at 2 pm tommorrow. For more information, please call 312-324-7678.
Cutting Edge – Stephanie Oesligle is teaching a hands on “sharp as a knife” skill class. It is $53 and takes place August 18 at 6:30 pm at Two Kitchens, 2035 Washington St. Suite 155, Naperville. For more information, please call 630-717-9630.
Cheese course – Mary Rose teaches a class on cooking with Italian cheeses. It is $75 and takes place August 19 at 7 pm at Cucina Della Rose Cooking School, 211 Park Ave., Barrington. For more information, please call 847-650-9463
Healing Foods – Jeannie Burke shares tips in “Foods that Heal – Taste and Learn about Easy Recipes the Fight Inflammation and Prevent Diseases”. It is $30 and takes place at 7 pm on August 19 at A Movable Feast, 1641 N Alpine Rd., Rockford. Please call 815-877-8696 for more information.
Culinary secrets – Ramiro Velasquez is having a demonstration class followed by a 3 course lunch with wine pairings. It is $65 on August 20 at 10:45 am at Carlos Restaurant, 429 Temple Ave., Highland Park. For more information, please call 847-432-0770.