Friday, November 4, 2011

Chicago Food Film Festival

Chicago Mixologists Angie Jackson and Lynn House
will be creating signature cocktails for this 
amazing multi-sensory three-day event!

November 18 - 20, 2011
Kendall College

Opening night of the 2011 Chicago Food Film Festival. Farm fresh films along side seasonal tastes from Chef Art Jackson of Pleasant House Bakery and Pleasant Farms.

An authentic Lowcountry Oyster Roast with all of the fixings from mac and cheese to "Brown." Plus special screenings and tastes of the best food porn of 2011.

Join the filmmakers and judges for the Award Ceremony Lunch featuring screenings of the winning films plus the Chicago premiere of How to Make a Turtle Burger, and the Belgian smash hit In De Keuken.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Festive Holiday Punches for Entertaining

Chicago, IL
Sunday, December 11, 2011
 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

With the holiday season right around the corner, come learn the secrets to a wide array of festive cocktails.  Perfect for entertaining, punches - beverages traditionally made with fruit or fruit juice - are making a huge comeback in the bar scene.  Join our resident Mixologist Angie Jackson and Mixologist Lynn House, Chief Mixologist for Blackbird Restaurant, for an afternoon filled with worldly holiday cheer via the punch bowl.  You will learn how to prepare the Bajan (Barbadian) Rum Punch, a sweet and sour punch that’s one of the oldest and simplest recipes on record.  Next you will mix and sample Colonial America’s Fish House Punch, dating back to 1848.  The classic Planter’s Punch will follow, and the class will conclude with a trip south of the border with Mexico’s Agua loca (“crazy water”), a sweet punch created using tequila or mezcal and horchata.  An added bonus, Angie and Lynn will show you how to create festive and seasonally-fresh ice molds, perfect for the upcoming holidays. Appetizers will be provided by the Chefs at Cooking Fools.

Call Cooking Fools at 773.276.5565 
to reserve a spot today!