cooking classes at elawa farm

Chef Addie Gundry


You may know Addie from The Food Network's, Cutthroat Kitchen, or competing on The Food Network Star.  Addie worked for Daniel Boulud, with the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, and also alongside Martha Stewart's talent team.  She has a beautiful baby boy, and is writing cookbooks!   More on Addie Gundry here.

Chef Gale Gand


 Author of 8 cookbooks and recognized as Outstanding Pastry Chef by the James Beard Foundation.  Gale hosted the Food Network series “Sweet Dreams,” the first nationally televised all-dessert show anywhere.   More on Chef Gale Gand here. 

Chia Leah/mPowering Health


 Healthy Cooking classes with health and wellness coaches Molly O'Neil of MPowering Health & Leah Bostrom of Chia Leah.   

Winter Comfort Food


Tuesday I January 22, 2019 I 12-2:30pm I $85pp

w/ Gale Gand

 Need a little comfort in the kitchen to help you and your family through the cold Midwest winter? Come learn a comforting collection of supper recipes to create the ultimate Comfort Meal. Tastes will be provided. 

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Monday I February 11, 2019 I 12-2:30pm I $85pp

w/ Gale Gand


Just in time for Valentine's Day, learn from bean to bar, how cacao is grown, harvested and made into chocolate, then learn 3 addictive but delightful chocolate desserts. Tastes will be provided. 


French Pastry


Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:00 - 2:30pm | $85

w/ Gale Gand

Take a trip to French pastry shops without leaving Lake Forest. We'll learn some classics and what's on trend in Paris Patisseries. Tastes will be provided. 

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