|Sent on:||Thursday, March 1, 2012 4:24 PM|
HI COOKING CHICKS!
So exciting as we can finally say we are moving into MARCH and that means SPRING! We have a line up of amazing events, news, and upcoming changes to the Cooking Chicks and growing/active membership!
THIS WEEKEND! WILL READ FOR FOOD - MARCH BOOK CLUB
This Saturday! Wether you have read the book (or not!) Join us for BOOK CLUB only 5 spots remain...bring a dish to pass and learn about the BOOK CLUB if you have not already!
WILL READ FOR FOOD - APRIL BOOK CLUB!
SATURDAY, APRIL 14 @ 1:00pm
Exploring the Life of Chef Grant Achatz, founder of NEXT, ALINEA, & AVIARY. Join the Cooking Chicks Book Club group as we explore a real biography of a Chicago Top Chef and bring dishes that inspire us to cook! 50% Sold Out...join in time to read and enjoy!
NEXT WEEK!! COOKING CHICKS COFFEE & CONNECTIONS: LADIES LUNCHEON
Wednesday, March 7 @ 11:30am
Perfect for women love food and work from home or have time to networking during the week day!
Head out for fun luncheon and business networking, bring business cards, and get ready for finger sandwhiches, scones, salads, dessert and more!
ST. PATTY'S DAY POTLUCK!
Sunday, March 11 @ 5:00pm
1 Spot Remains...The Cooking Chicks Sunday Dinner all around fun IRISH DISHES!
COOKING CHICK CLASSES!!!!!!
Excited for our HERBS AND SPICES TRUFFLE CLASS HOSTED WITH CRAVE CHICAGO ~ A Women's Social and Business Network & Serious Gourmet
Master the art of Truffle Making with Fresh Herbs and Dried Exotic Spices
DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 1 @ 1:00pm (No, we're not fooling around!!)
SUGAR COOKIES 101
How to make the PERFECT Sugar Cookie, Icing, and more from scratch!
WANT TO HOST THIS EVENT? Looking for someone who can host up to 15 women comfortably! Contact Us
EVENTS IN THE WORKS!
*COOKING CHICKS - SPRING NEWS website updates, 700, and more!*
LET'S START WITH MEMBERS...YAY! We are now over 700 women who have joined us in Chicago since March 2010 when we were founded! THAT IS AMAZING! It is all of you that drive this amazing club and initiative that is all about connecting women through food, sharing, friendship building and fun! We've had close to 50 events all driving by the things we as Cooking Chicks love to do! If you have an idea for an event or want to host please email [address removed]
COMMUNITY GIVE BACK...You'll see The Cooking Chicks getting involved in some big Chicago events that revolve around food and Charity! Please grab tickets for our sponsored UNICEF TAP WATER PROJECT EVENT! Unicef works around the world to provide clean water to those in need and we're apart of the TASTE OF TAP event featuring top Chicago chefs putting on demonstrations, food tastings, cocktails and special dessert provided by The 'Chicks at the gorgeous cooking studio of Centered Chef in the West Loop! This event is expected to have close to 250 Chicago Foodies attend! ALL TICKET PROCEEDS BENEFIT UNICEF - click BUY TICKETS HERE - hope to have as many Cooking Chicks as possible attend!
NEW WEBSITE...NEW LOOK...In an effort to grow our group and better interact and especially SHARE RECIPES more effectively, The Cooking Chicks are undergoing construction of a NEW WEBSITE! We'll be able to better connect and while MeetUp will still be part of our social calendar and grow our members, we're working to service everyone with a way to share all of our food inspiration, recipes, with also the creative of a NEW BLOG! We'll be looking for avid Cooking Chicks is various categories to write in our blog as well! MORE DETAILS TO COME! If you have interest please reach out at [address removed]
COOKING CHICKS FOOD CO-OP...COMING SOON! All Cooking Chicks will be offered the opportunity to participate in our FOOD CO-OP...that means you'll not only get fresh fruits and vegetables from the FARM TO YOUR TABLE...all of those who participate will get access to recipes of the week so you know how to cook with your produce and get together in small groups for meal prep events! STAY TUNED!
ONE WORD, ONE EVENT - BACONFEST! 4000 tickets Sold out in 15 minutes! If you have a ticket come by and see THE COOKING CHICKS BOOTH! This year the Cooking Chicks are a proud sponsor of Baconfest 2012! We're excited to put ourselves out there in the Chicago Foodie Community and support all their fundraising efforts! If you DO NOT have a ticket you are in luck! LIKE The Cooking Chicks on Facebook and post your fav bacon recipe to WIN A FREE TICKET! Hope to see you there!
And finally, THANK YOU AGAIN to each and everyone of you who are a part of this great group...all of this is because of your interest, joining, word of mouth love, and the excitement for food, fun, friendship and sharing! And as always if you want to be a host please contact us! We're looking to schedule all events out for early summer and fall! We're working hard to making recipe sharing easier to use, bringing you fresh fruits and veggie options, practical affordable cooking classes and great experiences. Your support and ideas are always appreciated and encouraged!
The Cooking Chicks