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Tex Mex & Cocktails – Adults only!

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm



Adults only please!

Tex Mex cuisine is perfect for summer! This food comes from the southern border of the United States, especially in areas that are heavily influenced by Mexican culture. It’s full of fresh, vibrant flavors that pair great with hot weather. In this class, we’ll talk about the differences in regional cuisines, and of course, make some dynamite food. We’ll tackle some dishes such as Grilled Corn Salad, Shrimp and Avocado Phyllo Cups, BBQ Chicken Quesadillas, Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers with Salsa Verde, Steak Tacos with Chimichurri, Chimichangas, Southwest Grilled Pasta Salad, flautas, and more! Of course, we will also be serving up Watermelon Margaritas (we can also do non-alcoholic) and other delicious cocktails (or mocktails)! This is the kind of food you want to eat outside in the sunshine. Everything goes well with a cold drink in hand, and everything is made with fresh summer produce! Let’s enjoy the bounty of our limited summer months with a feast from our friends on the border!

COVID 19 UPDATE: At this time we are allowing optional masking for all students and it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask to class due to the recent state mandate enforced 2/28/22.  We will be providing hand sanitizer at the door upon your arrival. If you have any symptoms, have been around someone with symptoms, or have traveled outside the country recently we are asking that you please stay home and find someone to replace your ticket.  Thank you for supporting us during this challenging time! We will do our best to make our classes as educational and fun as ever.  Class ending times may vary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and wear your hair up off your shoulders.  Bring  a beverage to drink if you wish. We will also provide aprons. We will have filtered water to drink. Byob if you wish.

Our classes are popular and often sell out!  You must cancel your registration at least 5 days in advance of the class date to receive the opportunity to raincheck your tickets to another class (there is a fee to do so). We do not offer refunds for any reason, including Covid related issues. There is a $25 fee (per ticket) to raincheck your tickets to another future class, which is due at the time that you move your tickets. You can raincheck your tickets by calling the school at 309-263-6020 or by emailing us your request to raincheck at thecookeryinc@gmail.com.  Tickets canceled the day before or on the day of class will not receive a refund or rain check opportunity for any reason (even Covid / exposure related – we simply cannot accommodate for this).  You may gift or sell your tickets to someone else (for no fee) if you are not able to come- this is the best option if you have to cancel.

If you have a cardboard gift card with a 3-digit number and want to redeem it for this class, you must call or email to reserve your class spot prior to the class selling out.  If you reserve your spot with a gift card and do not show, you will forfeit the amount owed for the class from your gift card. To cash in your cardboard gift card, contact us at thecookeryinc@gmail.com

If your gift card has a 16-digit code, you can cash it in online when you purchase your ticket.  Codes are case sensitive and require the dash marks to be entered to process the code.


April 6
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


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