VISIT & explore

Chef's Table

Take a seat at the Chef's Table, a year-long series of cooking classes taught by the Arboretum Chef.

Afterwards, engage in a question and answer session with Executive Chef Danny Ovanin, enjoy the culinary creation, and pick up a recipe cards to take home. 

September 18: Traditional French Cuisine 

Channel your inner Julia Child and dream of Paris while sipping a classic champagne cocktail followed by a menu including Roasted Herb Crusted Salmon with Lemon-Chives Beurre Blanc Sauce and a scrumptious Oeuf a la Neige dessert. Bon Appetit!  BUY TICKETS NOW

October 16: Fall Color Comfort

Enjoy the flavors of the fall with a menu including Wild Mushroom Bisque and Veal Chop with Roasted Red Pepper Relish. Join us in welcoming Autumn with this delicious menu as you soak in the glorious fall color.  BUY TICKETS NOW

Save the Date for November's Chef's Table class on November 6


6:00 p.m.
Hawthorn/Chestnut Room


Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
Must be 21 and over to participate.
Space is limited. 


BY PHONE: Call 630-725-2066, Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

IN PERSON: Stop by the Arboretum Visitor Center during open hours.

ONLINE: Buy Tickets now