Chef's Night Off (hands on w your favorite local chefs)

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Monday, 12 Nov 2012 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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What do you get when you combine your favorite restaurant chefs in the Twin Cities, a fabulous non-profit, a bevy of fantastic “celebrity assistants” and a pretty kick-ass kitchen? Well, we like to call that Chef’s Night Off.

Chef’s Night Off is a limited-attendance cooking class led by the best restaurant chefs in our fair cities. Up close and personal. So fill up your glass, put on your apron and be prepared to get busy. Because YOU’RE doing the cooking. The menu will be created the day of the event so Chef can take inspiration from the seasonal goodies and international flavors of our Midtown Global Market.

Amazing, feel-good side effect? Your participation will help fund a donation to Renewing the Countryside, a wonderful local nonprofit that helps connect and strengthen rural communities including farmers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and activists. For more information on this amazing organization, please visit their website at

NOTE: During two special Chef's Night Off sessions in July and November, your meal will be paired, course-by-course, with wine or cocktails (as noted in the descriptions).

2012 dates include:

  • Sept 17: Thomas Boemer, Executive Chef and Nick Rancone, Owner of Corner Table. Click here to book.

  • Oct 16: Jack Riebel, Executive Chef of Butcher and the Boar. Click here to book.

  • Nov 12: Russell Klein, Executive Chef and owner of Meritage This upgraded CNO event also features a course-by-course wine pairing created by Directeur de Salle Nicolas Giraud. Click here to book.

  • Dec 10: Mike DeCamp, Chef de Cuisine of La Belle Vie marks his return to Chef's Night Off to cap off our amazing year! Click here to book.

2013 dates include:

Featured “celeb assistants” include: food editors Mecca Bos & Stephanie March, news personality Jason DeRusha, food blogger and Food & Wine contributor Stephanie Meyer, radio personalities Bradley Traynor and Colleen Kruse, food columnist Joy Summers...and more! So much more, in fact. Keep your eye on our website and Facebook page for updates and expanded info.

This event is co-sponsored by METRO Magazine, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, and Produce Exchange

(Please note, payment online or via telephone is REQUIRED to secure your place; an invoice will be emailed to you. Sorry, no discounts or promo codes will be offered for this event.)

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