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Classic Pasta! Mangia Mangia!

Thursday, January 11

Feast your eyes on an Italian banquet! This cooking class lets you craft a rustic, hearty, and utterly scrumptious meal inspired by traditional Italian flavors. Begin by preparing a classic mushroom bruschetta, then freshen your palate with a hearty, healthy, and vibrant roasted cauliflower and kale Caesar salad. And for the main course, create a culinary masterpiece with fettuccine pasta paired with oven-roasted tomatoes and a sophisticated garlic white wine sauce. Experience an unforgettable voyage through the delightful landscapes of Italian cuisine.

Participation:  Hands On


  • Mushroom Burshetta
  • Roasted Caulflower and Kale Caesar Salad
  • Fettuccine Pasta with Oven Roasted Tomatoes
  • Fettuccine Garlic White Wine Sauce

Chef: Laura


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

10% off all regularly priced merchandise during the event.


Laura Claude
Date and time
Thursday, January 11
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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