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February 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$40.00 – $70.00

America has long been the land of the “meat and potatoes” dinner, the heart of that tradition being right here in the Midwest. In recent times, we’ve learned that a diet heavy on meat is not healthy for us at all. In fact, many people are going completely meat free! Done right, this diet can completely change your life: mind and body. People are reporting weight loss, of course, but also more energy, and a body that just feels better to live in every day. However, the majority of the population has one big problem; “meat to them tastes so much better than vegetables!”  Whether it is your first time cooking vegetarian or if you’ve been around the block a time or two, we want to show you new, delicious recipes to serve as inspiration and fuel for you, and show you tricks along the way as we make Thai Salad with Crispy Tofu, BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches on Homemade Pretzel Buns, Mexican Street Corn Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips, Acai Smoothie Bowls, Veggie Lasagna Roll-Ups (with Zucchini!), Fried Cauliflower Gochujang, Veggie Skillet Pizzas with Cookery Marinara Sauce, Crispy Parmesan Potato Wedges, and more! This class proves that veggies can be completely delicious and crave-able as well, with just a little help and some added technique!

*This class can be gluten free by requesting the ticket below.  This ticket does include dairy so it is not a vegan class.  We have a vegan class posted for April so check that out if you are avoiding dairy!

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 Amanda 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.




February 2
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$40.00 – $70.00


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Veggie Gluten Free
Gluten Free?? NO prob. We just need to know so we can make adjustments for this class!
$ 70.00
4 available
Adult Ticket
This ticket admits one adult to class.
$ 60.00
7 available
Veggie - Adult and Child Ticket
This ticket admits one adult and one child together to class, age 4-16. If your child is above age 16, please buy an adult ticket.
$ 70.00
3 available
Veggie - Additional Child or Teen Alone Ticket
This ticket admits a 2nd child with an existing adult and child ticket purchase. One per person please. OR this ticket admits one teen solo to class without an adult, age 12-16. Above age 16, buy an adult ticket please. Your child must be able to navigate a recipe without one -on -one instruction to attend alone.
$ 40.00
2 available