Dining events: Friday fish at Weber Grill
Cook with a Moretti's chef
Cook alongside chef Mike Kubalewski at Moretti's in Hoffman Estates from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. The interactive cooking lesson includes a generous taste of each of the menu items: an Italian style wedge salad, prosciutto di Parma appetizer, chicken alla puttanesca main entree, and a homemade cannoli dessert. $39 per person. Moretti's Ristorante and Pizzeria, 2475 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 298-7200 or morettischicago.com.
Chocolate Sanctuary's afternoon tea
The Chocolate Sanctuary hosts its first afternoon Tea Party beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. The afternoon features Benjamin Sinitean to educate about Benjamin Tea, as well as sweets and chocolate treats. $21 adults and $12 kids. To make a reservation, visit afternoonteachocolatesanctuary.eventbrite.com. The Chocolate Sanctuary, 5101 Washington St., Gurnee. (224) 944-0808 or thechocolatesanctuary.com.
Weber Grill's lent special
Now through Easter, Weber Grill offers fish and chips every Friday: a planked Parmesan-crusted Lake Superior whitefish served with fresh-cut fried potatoes, coleslaw and lemon aioli and malt vinegar for dipping. $20, not including tax and gratuity. Other meatless dishes include the blackened tilapia sandwich, Mediterranean grilled vegetable salad, cedar planked salmon and black bean burger. Weber Grill has locations in Schaumburg and Lombard. webergrillrestaurant.com.