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Cast Iron Salmon over Bacon Lentils

Thursday, May 30

Indulge in a culinary showcase of amazing flavors with our demonstration cooking class! Transform ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes as you create an Asparagus Salad with Spinach drizzled with zesty lemon vinaigrette, master the art of cooking Cast Iron Salmon atop indulgent Bacon Lentils, and elevate your palate with Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas smothered in a spicy maple pan sauce. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will tantalize your taste buds and inspire your inner chef. Let’s make magic in the kitchen together!

Participatiuon: Demonstration.  Chef Laura will walk you through every course and give you lots of tips and tricks along the way, while you sip on you wine and relax.


  • Asparagus Salad with Spinach and Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Cast Iron Salmon with Bacon Lentils
  • Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas with a Spicy Maple Pan Sauce
  • Goat Cheese Mousse with Roasted Rhubarb, Strawberries, and Lemon Thyme Shortbread Crumbles

Chef: Laura

One glass of wine or beer is included with the event.  Additional glasses are available for purchase at the wine bar.

10% off all regularly priced merchandise during the event.


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Cast Iron Salmon with Bacon Lentils
$ 85.00
9 available
Laura Claude
Date and time
Thursday, May 30
6:00pm -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Cancellation Policy

If you cannot make your reservation, we do encourage you to attempt to find someone that would enjoy attending. We can only issue a credit for you to attend a future event (6 month expiration). Within 72 hours we are not able to offer a credit as we’ve already incurred food and help costs.

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Laura Claude

Chef Laura has a diverse background in cultural and culinary arts. Born in an Italian and Korean family, she has a degree in accounting. However, early on in her corporate career, she realized her passion for gastronomy which led her to graduate from Kendall College with a culinary art degree. She worked for various establishments including the Primehouse in River North, and was one of the opening team members of the first Virgin Hotel. Her love language is food and she passionately shares her abundance of culinary mastery with her students. Thanks to her diverse background, her depth in food culture knowledge is limitless. She has a dedicated group of followers who do not miss any opportunity to take her exciting and adventurous classes here at The Joyful Gourmet. When she is not teaching, you will find her in her garden or enjoying time with her children.

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