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Weekly Feature!

The summer 2017 program brochure will be available online on May 5. Delivery to all households in the 60012 and 60014 zip codes begins May 5.

Online registration for summer programs opens at 9 am on May 5



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Cooking Programs

The Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to offer a variety of cooking classes for both children and adults. Programs take place both off site and at Crystal Lake Park District facilities.


Seasonal Cooking Program Information (click section for further details)

Confetti Gourmet Menus

Healthy Cooking Recipes

Little Bakers Recipes

Cake and Cooking Decorating Workshops

Confetti Gourmet Menus

Adult Cooking at Confetti Gourmet (Ages 17 & up)

Confetti Gourmet Academy is a recreational cooking school. These are hands on cooking classes led by professional Chef instructors. The best part is you get to eat what you make in a family style meal!

Location: Confetti Gourmet Academy, 8505 Redtail Drive, Unit F, Lakewood, IL

Program Fee: $103, Resident Discount Fee: $98

*Fees are per program date


Date/Time Class Name

Friday, December 16, 6:30-9 pm

An International Affair


Friday, January 13, 6:30-9 pm

Small Plates


Saturday, January 28, 6:30-9 pm

Dim Sum

Saturday, February 11, 6:30-9 pm

Valentine's Day
Friday, February 24, 6:30-9 pm Basic Butchery
Saturday, March 18, 6:30-9 pm Hot in the City
Friday, March 24, 6:30-9 pm Chop, Chop!
Friday, April 14, 6:30-9 pm Flavor Dynamics
Saturday, April 29, 6:30-9 pm Flavors of India
Friday, May 5, 6:30-9 pm Regional Mexican
Saturday, May 20, 6:30-9 pm Cajun Shrimp


Lil Bakers

1st Session Winter/Spring: Monday, January 23-March 6, 1-3 pm, code 220602-01

2nd Session Winter/Spring: Monday, April 10-May 15, 1-3 pm, code 220602-02


Cake and Cookie Decorating

Winter/Spring Session Dates:

Saturday, December 17, 9 am-Noon (Christmas Cookies)

Saturday, January 21, 9 am-Noon (Football)

Saturday, February 11, 9 am-Noon (Valentine's Day)

Saturday, March 11, 9 am-Noon (St. Paddy's Day)

Saturday, April 15, 9 am-Noon (Easter)

Saturday, May 20, 9 am-Noon (Spring)


Scenes from Previous Children's Cake Decorating Classes





Questions about Cooking Programs at the Crystal Lake Park District?

Cooking Programs

Sam Thompson, (815) 459-0680, ext. 1220




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