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Kristin Trehearne Lane
Loyola University Chicago’s Retreat and Ecology Campus to Host Summer Cooking Classes and New Teen Culinary Camp
Campus Brings Sustainable Cooking to the Local Community
CHICAGO, May 12, 2015 – Loyola University Chicago’s Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois will offer a series of summer cooking classes starting Saturday, June 13.
Classes will be taught by Loyola’s executive chef and former restaurateur John Schnupp in the state-of-the-art Duchossois Food Systems Lab and Kitchen. Classes are designed to be hands-on, and attendees participate in each step of the cooking process to ensure techniques can be mastered at home.
Topics will include:
- The Taste of the Islands
- Food and Wine Pairing: Old World vs. New World
- American Regional BBQ
- Farm-to-Table Wine Dinner: Montinore Estate Organic Wines
- Sushi 101
- Farm-to-Table Wine Dinner: An Evening Under the Stars in the Garden
- Mastering Gluten Free Cooking: Delicious and Economical Everyday-Food
- Food and Wine Pairing: Earth’s Flavors Reimagined
- From Sea to Table: Exploring the World of Seafood
- Food and Wine Pairing: The Wines of Bordeaux
Classes are open to the public and run through Saturday, October 17.
Additionally, Loyola will host two teen culinary camps. Students ages 12-18 will be taught basic and professional cooking skills such as stir frying, pan searing, and grilling, as well as food safety, nutrition, and menu-planning. Advanced students may enroll in the second session, where they will plan, prepare, and execute a three-course lunch menu. Session 1 is July 13-15, and Session II is July 27-29.
For pricing and registration, visit LUC.edu/cookingclasses.
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 11 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, Graduate School, and Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. 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.