If two-minute noodles are the extent of your cooking skills then you’re in luck! We’ve sauced (sorry we couldn’t help ourselves) the best cooking classes in Brisbane so you can go from kitchen disaster to culinary master.
JAMES ST COOKING SCHOOL | NEW FARM
This Brisbane mainstay has been teaching the masses culinary skills for over a decade and with classes in just about every cuisine, we can see why they are so popular. Try your hand at sausage making, Italian, or Vietnamese in a public class or get your friends together to book out the school for a private lesson. Corporate classes are also available, perfect for team bonding. The classes run for approximately three hours and after you’ve slaved over the oven or cooktop you get to sit down with your classmates and feast on your creations, before taking home the recipes so you can re-create your masterpiece and impress your rellies this Christmas.
HUNDRED ACRE BAR | ST LUCIA
So after years of dodging Christmas Dinner duties the time has come for you to play host, sadly we don’t think your specialty of baked beans on toast is going to cut it but we have a solution – Hundred Acre Bar’s Christmas Cooking Class. They’ll teach you how to whip up all your festive favourites and you get to enjoy an abundance of food and drink once the class is finished – winner winner Christmas Dinner! Hundred Acre Bar hosts themed cooking classes throughout the year that will equip you with the skills to throw together an epic meal no matter what the occasion.
GOLDEN PIG | NEWSTEAD
Golden Pig in Newstead holds a wide range of classes suitable for all skill levels so your kitchen catastrophes will be a thing of the past. From Kitchen Essentials classes that will have you slicing and dicing like a pro to French Bistro classes perfect for every Francophile, there is something to whet everyone’s appetite. You won’t be leaving with a rumbling tummy either as the whole class sits down to enjoy the feast everyone’s helped to prepare with accompanying beer or wine. Hey, you deserve a little pig out after all your hard work!
VANILLA ZULU | WILSTON
Vanilla Zulu keeps their classes fast, fun and fresh with an aim to increase your culinary confidence. Their three-hour cooking classes have a range of themes from mastering Spanish Tapas to the ever popular Eat Yourself Sexy – healthy eating masterclass. Or if you’re after something more intensive, Vanilla Zulu run a six-week chef skills course teaching you everything from knife skills to the art of flambé – handy if setting your kitchen alight has been an issue in the past.
PUTIA PURE FOOD KITCHEN | BANYO
Learn to cook with spices at Putia Pure Food Kitchen in Banyo. Chef Gurdeep Sethi will walk you through how to combine spices into your cooking, which spices go best with which dishes and ingredients. Plus, how to execute perfectly spiced dishes such as curry puffs with mustard seeds jaggery relish and Chinese five spice calamari with garlic and chilli. Putia Pure Food Kitchen also have an extensive range of classes on offer from French Cooking to Christmas Baking and even a Dudes in the Kitchen class that aims for the guys to get their hands dirty and embrace their inner Jamie Oliver.
TAYA KITCHEN | ENOGGERA
Embrace the Orient at Taya Kitchen in Enoggera by learning how to master all sorts of Asian delights. From traditional Pad Thai to crispy vegetarian Spring Rolls, Tom Yum soup and Indonesian Mee Goreng Mamak Noodles, all the flavours of Asia are covered. With classes teaching everything from classic Thai cuisine to fabulous street food style delicacies you’ll feel like you’ve taken a trip without even leaving the state. Taya Kitchen also have kids cooking classes so your mini master chef can hone their skills.
So strap on those aprons Stylers and get cooking!
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