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Cook Book Package







This Cook Book makes a Great Holiday Gift!


CHEF JOHN BOGAN RECIPES FROM THE SEASONS OF MY LIFE is a cook book incorporating Chef John's favorite recipes from each Season of the year. He has taken special care to include personal descriptions and inspirations of each recipe.


 The Cook Book package includes one copy of

Chef John's Cook Book and

Chef John's Signature Seasoning.

Fontana Home Shop and Cornerstone Shop & Gallery in Lake Geneva will continue to sell Chef John's cook books, and as always LGSC will continue to sell the cook books at:


Dinner Time, Wine Time!


Join The Lake Geneva School of Cooking as we

celebrate dining around the world!

A culinary field trip to any new city or country is always about the dining experience. At the Lake Geneva School of Cooking Dinner Time, Wine Time! We will explore cuisine from; Paris, Napa Valley, Tuscany, our Americana and local Lake Geneva.

Dinner Time, Wine Time takes you cities around the world and offers a menu that is sure to inspire a return trip!

Enjoy a Sparkling Wine Reception with cheese Popovers, as the Chef introduces himself and his staff and reviews the “city themed” menu, and demonstrates a few basic cuts and important safety techniques before broken up into teams.

Then let the "hands-on" cooking begin as you slice, dice, chop, laugh, and dance while each team creates a delicious dish from each city’s four-course menu under the guidance of Chef and the Lake Geneva School of Cooking staff.

After all the cooking is done, everyone will sit down for a fine dining experience with a gourmet meal that you helped create.

Dinner Time, Wine Time! Dining Themes:

Americana, Napa Valley, Hawaii, Paris, and Holidays

Take a culinary field trip as we put together menu highlighting the regions’

Classic dishes and match it with excellent wine.


Friday, October 22nd – Napa Valley


Saturday, October 23rd – Americana

Saturday, October 30th – Halloween

Saturday, November 6th – Tuscany

Saturday, November 20th – Napa Valley

Saturday, November 27th – Americana

Saturday, December 4th – Holiday Time

Friday, December 17th – Holiday Time

Classes held 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$125 per person


2021 Holiday Cookie Workshop
and Kids Cuisine Holiday Class

Family Holiday Cookie Workshop

Bring along the whole family~ kids, adults and grandparents ~ to Family Holiday Cookie Workshop! We will share the Holiday Spirit by welcoming guest Chefs to assist us in baking classic cookies and biscotti from around the world.


We will then decorate assorted pastries with whimsical designs, brightly colored icings, sprinkles and sugar crystals.

Continue to share the Holidays by taking some cookies and biscotti home to family and friends. Yum! Yum!


Saturday, December 18th, 2020 ~ Noon to 3 pm

Pricing: $95 per person

Kids Cuisine Holiday Class: 2-Day Series
This Holiday Kids Cuisine Class is exciting and educational for everyone.  Moms and Dads can drop off the kids and enjoy Holiday shopping in Lake Geneva.

In this “hands-on class”, kids will be able to learn the importance of proper nutrition while enjoying a well balanced Holiday themed meal. 


After everyone is done cooking, we will sit down for a family style lunch where the children will learn and discuss the 12 Basic Table Manners for Kids.  It’s a great way for children to make new friends and explore a new activity in a fun, controlled environment where we don’t mind a mess!


Two-day Event:

Tuesday, December 28th AND Wednesday, December 29th

Noon to 3:00 pm

Pricing: 2-day series $105 per person

Open to children between the ages of 4 and 16.


Christmas Candlelight Dinner

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Christmas Candlelight Dinner 2021


 After a day of shopping, enjoy a beautiful

Christmas Candlelight Dinner at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking. Allow us to take you on a culinary field trip as we present a dinner menu highlighting classic Holiday Dishes and match each with excellent wine tasting.


Begin the Christmas Candlelight Dinner with a Sparkling Wine Reception with Holiday Popovers, as Chef introduces himself and goes over the Holiday Themed menu. The Lake Geneva School of Cooking team will demonstrate some basic cuts and important safety techniques before getting broken up into teams.

          Then let the "hands-on" cooking begin as you slice, dice, chop, laugh, and dance to traditional favorites and new Holiday music; while each team creates a delicious dish from the four-course menu under the guidance of Chef and the Team.

      After all the cooking is completed, everyone will resign to the Dining Room, and enjoy a candle lit dining experience you helped create.


Christmas Candlelight Dinner

Sunday, December 12th, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

Sunday, December 19th, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

$120 per guest


Sample Candlelight Menu:

Holiday Popovers

Sparkling Wine Reception


Potato Crusted Salmon Fillet

Duet of Three Mustard Sauce and Berry Coulis


Pasta Shells Stuffed With Three Cheeses

Cloe’s Italian Sausage Gravy


Roast Turkey Breast Wellington

River Valley Mushroom Duexelle and Market Vegetables


Chocolate Grand Marnier Tart

 Chantilly Cream and Berry Coulis


Count Down to 2022 at the
Lake Geneva School of Cooking!

Count Down to 2022 at the

Lake Geneva School of Cooking!


As we ring in 2022, join us for our New Year’s Celebration around the world!


Beginning in Sydney on Monday, December 27th, this

“Hands-On” cooking class travels around the globe in tastes and presentations of:

Rome, Paris & New York (December 27-30).


But the real countdown begins with

Two classes on New Year’s Eve (December 31st),

celebrating Lake Geneva-style. In addition to a New Year’s toast, guests will enjoy a “hands-on” cooking class, four-course meal, wine tasting, and a night full of good times, good health and good food.


Countdown to New Year’s 2021 classes each night

from 6 pm to 10 pm ($125 per guest) on:

Monday, December 27th ~ Tuesday, December 28th ~

Wednesday, December 29th ~ Thursday, December 30th


On Friday, December 31st, we offer two classes:

Session I: 1 pm to 5 pm ($130 per guest per class)

Session II: 7 pm to 11pm ($150 per guest per class)

(Please feel free to go out and celebrate your midnight toast at your favorite local establishment.)


New Year’s Eve Celebration

Around the World in Lake Geneva

(A Sampling of Menu Items)


Parmigiano Popovers

Kenwood Brut Sparkling Wine


Lobster and Shrimp Raviolis

Tomato Basil Reduction


Black Truffle Soup Lyonnaise

Topped with Puff Pastry


Kona Crusted Chateau Briand of Beef

Roasted Shallot & Cabernet Sauvignon Reduction


Chocolate Midnight Truffle Cake

Grand Marnier Truffles


A gourmet cooking experience

Spend a day with co-workers outside the office and head to Lake Geneva for a customized team-building event!

Following recipes in cookbooks or watching demonstration shows on television cannot equal the "experience" of real cooking classes that we at The Lake Geneva School of Cooking have to offer. We look forward to your company in joining us for a learning, lasting, and gourmet cooking experience.

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Become a proficient cook without the cost or time commitment 

Classes will provide the essential training one needs to become a proficient cook without the cost or time commitment of a traditional culinary academy. In addition to daily classes, the school offers catering and corporate team building events, and hosts private parties including:

  • Birthdays

  • Anniversaries

  • Bridal Showers

  • Bachelorette Parties

  • Weddings

  • Book Clubs


Customize your evening with one of our many packages

Looking for something for the birthday guest, the anniversary couple or the bachelorette? You can customize your evening with one of our many packages. 

The Lake Geneva School of Cooking has teamed up with Ideal Impressions Photography to offer you an interactive selection of portraits and videos to capture great memories from your Team Building and Culinary events. 

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"It was an amazing, fun, and team building experience! The food we cooked ended up tasting better than a five-star restaurant. Chef John is talented as a chef, as a host, and as a standup comedian. I can't imagine anyone going here and not having an awesome time. And, the team of people he has is equally amazing."