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Chicken Parmesan, Mac & Cheese, Learn Two Mother Sauces

Tuesday, February 20

Are you ready to level up your culinary skills and master the art of sauces? Join our Two Mother Sauces cooking class and unlock the secrets behind two classic delights. We’ll dive into the rich and indulgent world of chicken parmesan featuring a luscious espagnole mother sauce with a beef-based twist. But that’s not all – get ready to delight your taste buds with our heavenly soubise mac and cheese, where the bechamel mother sauce transforms into a velvety soubise sauce infused with caramelized onions. And let’s not forget our roasted Winter Vegetables that will add the perfect touch to these mouthwatering creations. Get your apron ready and discover the magic that lies within these foundational sauces!

Participation: Hands On!


  • Chicken Parmesan with Espagnole Mother Sauce
  • Soubise Mac and Cheese with Bechemal Mother Sauce and Caramelized Onions
  • Roasted Winter Vegetables

Chef: Drew

A glass of one of our amazing wines or beers is included with the event.  Additional glasses may be purchased at the wine bar.

All regularly priced merchandise is 10% off during the event.

Chef Drew
Drew Schreiner
Date and time
Tuesday, February 20
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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Drew Schreiner

Chef Drew is a creative, versatile chef with over 20 years of experience in restaurants, private homes, unique events, and on-board yachts. Chef Drew is an avid traveler who has an adventurous palette and flair for international cuisine. He has worked in kitchens in U.S., England, and Melbourne, Australia and has traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Caribbean, England, Europe, Colombia, Australia, and New Zealand. He developed a passion for cooking at an early age, often standing on a chair to help his great grandmother in the kitchen. His great grandmother, grandmother, and mother are/were all chefs. Chef Drew is a Chicago native and a graduate of the Culinary Arts School at Kendall College in Chicago, which included an internship under four-star Chef Paul Bartolotta of Spiaggia. Chef Drew loves to teach intimate cooking classes as well as cater large or small-scale dining events. He is innovative, well-versed in world cuisine, highly skilled in technique, works well under pressure, quick to improvise, always up for the challenge, and flexible to accommodate any special dietary preferences. He is passionate about supporting local farmers and utilizing only high quality, organic, healthy, nutritional, and sustainable ingredients.

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