Chicago’s premiere recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store offers guests a large slate of demonstration, hands-on and virtual cooking, wine and spirits classes, as well as private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at Lincoln Square cover cooking skills and techniques as well as seasonal, ethnic, healthy, vegetarian and weeknight cooking. Classes and private events are offered in-person, virtually and in a hybrid experience. Our Culinary Boot Camp allows students to take cooking to the next level with an intensive week-long taste of professional culinary school-style instruction. The Chopping Block’s retail store feature professional-quality cookware and kitchen tools, plus an array of gourmet and ethnic ingredients and hand-selected food-friendly wines.