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Italian Chicken and Pasta with Homemade Pesto

Saturday, May 25

Transport your taste buds to the heart of Italy with our tantalizing demonstration cooking class with Chef Lee! Dive into the vibrant flavors of a Fennel and Citrus Salad, master the art of creating Basil Pesto from scratch in a Mortar and Pestle, delight in the homemade pasta goodness, savor the zesty Chicken with lemon capers and parsley, and indulge in the sauteed Italian greens. Join us for an unforgettable culinary experience that will leave you feeling like a seasoned Italian chef. Buon appetito!

Participation: Demonstration.  Recipes will not be available for this class.  Come and join us for a relaxing evening sipping wine as Chef Lee walks you through each course and gives you lots of tips and tricks along the way.


  • Fennel and Citrus Salad with Olives
  • Basil Pesto made in Mortar and Pestle with Homemade Pasta
  • Chicken with Lemon Capers and Parsley
  • Sauteed Italian Greens

Chef: Lee Kuebler

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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Italian Chicken and Pesto Pasta
$ 85.00
2 available
Lee Kuebler
Date and time
Saturday, May 25
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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Lee Kuebler

Chef Lee Kuebler is a long-time Lake County resident, growing up here and raising his family. He is a graduate of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts, has traveled extensively picking up ethnic flavors and cuisines and owned/operated a series of successful restaurants here in Lake County. Chef Lee is the adoring dad of 2 super energetic and wonderful kiddos.

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