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It's wedding season! Instead of that waffle iron you eyed on your favorite couple's registry, give the gift of cooking. Our cooking classes are a fun experience that will create memories. Plus, the newlyweds will walk away with new kitchen skills that will last a lifetime. Now, that's a gift!

Purchase a Gift Card for two Hands on Classes for the lucky couple.

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Did you know The Chopping Block offers gift registries for any occasion? Perhaps yesterday's Supreme Court decision will inspire more couples to finally create their dream list for their special day. Give us a call to set up your appointment today!

Hawks Cookies

We've Got Blackhawk Fever   
There are sure to be a lot of folks skipping out on work tomorrow to celebrate the Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup win at the parade and championship rally.

Our newest Pinterest Board celebrates the Hawks while dreaming of edible Stanley Cups. Check it out.


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Chicago Food Bloggers   


Do you blog about food, recipes, restaurants, wine, cocktails, health and nutrition, markets, food policy, and other aspects of food culture? Then you should join Chicago Food Bloggers.

The Chopping Blog did, and they put us to the test with these fun questions. Check out our responses here and post your answer to OUR question at the end.
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July Blowout Sale           

Fireworks Fireworks, barbeques and beach time: July comes in with a bang, and so does our 20% Off Annual Sale. That means EVERYTHING* is 20% off for the month of July.
It's the perfect time to finally purchase that kitchen item you've had your eye on. Whether it's cookware, knives or chef tools, you can stock your kitchen without using up your summer vacation budget.

Popsicle If you are entertaining next week, we have lots of fun summer merchandise now in stock to make your parties extra special. From fruit infusion pitchers to outdoor place mats and popsicle molds, these extra touches can add a spark to your holiday party.


Stop in our stores (Merchandise Mart & Lincoln Square) to see what's new!

*The fine print: does not include Big Green Egg, Vita-Mix and wine. But as an email subscriber, you can still get a deal on wine. Please see the bottom of this email for details.
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Hosting a Holiday BBQ? Save on Accessories            
Herb Grid
Herb Grid 
Our 20% Off Grilling Accessories Sale this month was such a success, we were wiped out of some of our inventory. But we are happy to announce we have recently re-upped our stock. That means you can find your favorite items like Knox Barbeque Rubs and the Herb Grid back on our shelves.

This cool grilling tool lets you infuse the flavors of fresh herbs into meat and vegetables. The herbs go inside the screen grid and the food cooks on top. Herbs won't fall through the grate as the heat from the fire of your grill releases their flavor.
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Who will be Hop Chef? Shelley Helps Decide             

Shelley puts her palate to the test next week to judge six Chicago chefs vying for culinary honors at Brewery Ommegang and SAVEUR Magazine's Hop Chef Chicago competition.   


Hop Chef
Chicago chefs will compete in Hop Chef 

Cleetus Friedman of Fountainhead, Cosmo Goss of Publican Quality Meats, Tim Cottini of Fork, Jacob Saben of Graham Elliot Bistro, Alex Ageneau of Paris Club, and Rick Gresh of David Burke's Primehouse will battle for the title of Hop Chef Chicago on July 1st at Paris Club.


Each chef will prepare a dish paired with an Ommegang ale and present to a panel of local and national food critics including Shelley, Ray Daniels of Cicerone Program, Chris Gerber of the Aviary, editors from Saveur, StarChefs and more.   


A portion of proceeds going to support one of our favorite charities, Common Threads.

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Cheers to our email subscribers! Since you welcome our emails into your inbox, we are raising a glass of vino to you next month. Save 20% off all wine, including our delicious summer Ros. This offer is EXCLUSIVE to our email subscribers in July.

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