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Tuesday, March 12

Join Chef Clay on a culinary journey like no other making gnocchi!  This amazing class features a spinach salad with pears, blue cheese, and candied walnuts, gnocchi in a truffle cream sauce, and stuffed shrimp wrapped in bacon. Let your taste buds dance with delight as Chef Clay guides you through preparing and savoring these delectable dishes – an experience that promises to leave you not just satisfied, but craving more. Join us and elevate your cooking skills to a whole new level!

Participation: Hands On!


  • Spinach Salad with Pears, Blue Cheese and Candied Walnuts
  • Gnocchi in a Truffle Cream Sauce
  • Stuffed Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon

Chef: Clay

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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Gnocchi - 3/12/24
$ 75.00
1 available
Clay Champlin
Clay Champlin
Date and time
Tuesday, March 12
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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Clay Champlin

Clay Champlin has called the Northshore home for most of his life. He trained at Kendall College as well as the Culinary Institute of America. Clay has worked and run kitchens at a variety of local restaurants and was the owner of Bespoke, an event space and cooking school in downtown Chicago. While he has been trained in classical French cooking, Clay has a passion for all cuisines he’s gathered during his many travels throughout Europe.

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