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Italian Pastries and Desserts

Saturday, May 25

Embark on a sweet journey through Italy with our interactive Afternoon Dessert Class! Learn the art of creating classic Italian treats like Tiramisu, Zabaione over macerated berries, and Canestrelli (Italian Cookies) under the guidance of Chef Lauraf. Immerse yourself in the decadent flavors and rich culinary history of Italy while mastering the techniques to recreate these delectable desserts at home. Indulge your sweet tooth and join us for an unforgettable hands-on experience that will leave you feeling like a true Italian pastry connoisseur!

Participation: Hands On!


  • Tiramisu
  • Zabaione over Macerated Berries
  • Canestrelli (Italian Cookies)

Chef: Laura

Coffee and Tea are complimentary.  Wine, beer, soda, and San Pelligrino can be purchased at the wine bar.

10% off all regularly priced merchandise during the event.


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Italian Pastries and Desserts
$ 55.00
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Laura Claude
Date and time
Saturday, May 25
1:30pm -
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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