Budget-Friendly Cooking

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Food & Drink

Event Overview

During “lean times” when Elizabeth was transitioning jobs, she fell back on the basic cooking fundamentals to stretch her food dollars.

She quickly learned that she could have people over and feed them a nice meal for cheaper than paying for a sitter and meal out. Entertaining on a budget is easy once you have a little know-how.

This class will be a hands-on cooking class preparing an entire meal, teaching you a lot of techniques you can use in your kitchen to prepare great food, and entertain your friends and family - without breaking the bank. Informational handouts with recipes and money saving tips will also be given to each student.


Homemade blue cheese cracker with fig jam
Pork Cutlet with Roasted vegetables and lentil rice
Chocolate bread pudding with Kahlua whipped cream

This class is BYOB.

Minimum age

All ages welcome

Cancellation Policy

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The food industry is in Elizabeth Schuler’s DNA. She started young working every position in the multi-generational family fine dining restaurant in Michigan. Her maternal side of the family were farmers, teaching her about the love of the land and the bounty of the harvest. She now runs her own consulting firm that specializes in recipe testing, social media and food allergy training for the hospitality business. Elizabeth calls Chicago home for over 25 years now and is the single mother of two boys. One has severe food allergies.

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