FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kristin Trehearne Lane
Loyola University Chicago’s Retreat and Ecology Campus Hosts Culinary Classes
Classes Instructed by Executive Chef John Schnupp; Open to the Community
CHICAGO, November 20, 2014 – Loyola University Chicago’s Retreat and Ecology Campus has announced a series of culinary classes that begin December 13, 2014 and will run through May 14, 2015. All classes are open to the public.
The one-session events are open to the public and range in theme from Holiday Hors d’oeuvres & Appetizers 101, which will provide simple techniques to create appetizers and beverage pairings, to The World of Italian Cuisine, where participants will explore, prepare, and sample authentic regional cuisine, including fresh pasta, gnocchi, and tomato sauce.
The classes will be taught by Loyola’s executive chef and former restaurateur John Schnupp in the recently opened state-of-the-artDuchossois Demonstration Kitchen and Food Systems Lab. All classes are designed to be hands-on, and attendees will participate in each step of the cooking process to ensure techniques can be mastered at home.
Classes will include:
- Holiday Hors d’oeuvres & Appetizers 101
- Food & Wine Pairing – Red Wine with Fish
- Mediterranean Cuisine
- Food & Wine Pairing – Cult Wines of California
- Food & Wine Pairing – Valentine’s Day & Fess Parker Wines
- Food & Wine Pairing – Sweet and Savory
- Green Thumb – Starting from seed
- Tapas 101
- Meet the Farmer – Gardening 101
- Food & Wine Pairing – Vegetarian Wine Dinner with Guest Chef
- Desserts and Cakes
- Food & Wine Pairing – Champagnes & Sparkling Wines
To learn more or register for a culinary class, visit LUC.edu/cookingclasses or call Loyola’s Retreat and Ecology Campus at 815.338.1032.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.
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