Prepare a Meal with a Raw-Food Movement Chef

Rogers Park

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The Deal

  • $45 for one admission to a raw-food "cooking" class with Linda Szarkowski
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event will be held at Green Spirit.

Each event is capped at 16 purchasers.


What You'll Do

Raw food devotees argue that even if you start with natural foods, cooking them leeches away the vitamins, enzymes, and minerals that make them so nutritious. With raw food chef Linda Szarkowski, you'll learn how to prepare tasty raw food staples while learning about the health benefits of making raw food a major part of your diet. After a quick primer on knife skills and techniques, Linda creates dishes including almond milk, kale salad, zucchini noodles, and chocolate mousse. You'll sample everything along the way.

  • Learn About the Benefits of Raw Food
    Experienced raw food chef and educator explains the science behind the nutritional gains that come from not cooking fruits and vegetables.

  • Eat a Multicourse Raw Food Feast
    Learn how to create delicious raw dishes, ranging from zucchini pasta to chocolate mousse, in a laid-back environment.

  • Read the Groupon Guide's Article on the Experience
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Your Host

Linda Szarkowski Linda Szarkowski
Raw Food Chef and Instructor

Raw food expert Linda Szarkowski has come a long way in her culinary journeys. Hailing from North Dakota, she grew up on a meat-and-potatoes diet, slowly making her way through vegetarianism before eventually becoming a vegan. But her culinary transformation didn't stop there. When an experiment with a raw food diet resulted in a 20-pound weight loss, clearer skin, and dramatically boosted energy, Linda was sold. Today, she serves as the owner and a teacher at Green Spirit, a Chicago raw food staple that offers classes and foods for cooking-free lifestyles.



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    Rogers Park

    7551 N Ridge Blvd.

    Chicago, Illinois 60645

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In a Nutshell

Linda Szarkowski reveals the benefits of forgoing open flames with nutritious recipes for kale salad, zucchini noodles, and chocolate mousse

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 18th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event.] Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 5 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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