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Saturday, May 18

Macarons are made with Almond Flour, Egg whites, sugar and vanilla, Chef Laura will teach you the technique and patience of making Vanilla, Raspberry, and French Chocolate Macarons.

You will practice making fluffy meringue with a crunchy exterior, a soft filling or ganache or buttercream to create these French cookies.

Participation: Hands On


  • Vanilla Macarons
  • Raspberry Macarons
  • Chocolate Macarons

What You will Learn:

  • You will practice making fluffy meringue with a crunchy exterior
  • How to make a soft filling or ganache or buttercream to fill the Macarons
  • Trick to not having your cookies crack

Chef:  Laura

Coffee and Tea are complimentary. Wine and beer are available for purchase ot the wine bar.

10% off all regularly priced merchandise during class.

  • This class is for ages 16yrs and older.

If this class is sold out, please call 224-433-6350 to join the waitlist!



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Laura Claude
Date and time
Saturday, May 18
1:30pm -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
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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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