Waterleaf restaurant (425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, ) is offering a special three-course prix fixe dinner menu in celebration of Oktoberfest, Wednesday, October 16 through Saturday, October 19. The special Oktoberfest menu includes a first course of Gnocchi with Parmesan sauce and prosciutto paired with choice of Lagunitas PILS Czech Style Pilsner or Two Brothers Side Kick Extra Pale Ale; entrée of Braised Beef Short Rib in French country Ale paired with Lagunitas Little Sumpin "Sumpin" Ale or Two Brothers Domaine DuPage French Country Ale, and dessert, Peche Mel Belgium Ale with Peach Juice from Brasserie Dubuisson from Belgium & ice cream floater. The cost is $38 plus tax and gratuity.
Waterleaf Fall Cooking Classes Scheduled
Waterleaf Executive Chef Nadia Tilkian is offering a series of fall cooking classes at Waterleaf (425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, ) beginning with a class on braising, 10 a.m. to noon, October 26. Nadia will be teaching guests how to prepare Braised Beef Short Ribs and Pork Shoulder. The cost of $35 per person.
Additional cooking classes will be held throughout the fall including a Nov. 16 class on "How to Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers" and one on December 14 on "Entertaining Made Easy". All classes are held from 10 a.m. to noon. Details will be available on the Waterleaf website at http://www.waterleafrestaurant.com or by calling the restaurant at .