Spicers Cooking Schools - eat, learn, laugh $165pp
Treat someone to a cooking class with award-winning chefs and luxurious settings. Purchase a gift certificate for a 5 hour cooking class at one of our two Sunshine Coast cooking schools and they'll have the choice of learning the secrets of French, Italian or Thai cuisine.
About our cooking schools
The Long Apron, Montville
The Long Apron's renowned chef, Cameron Matthews, holds cooking classes two Saturdays a month where you can cook, eat, laugh and learn how to make some of Cameron's truly incredible dishes. In a culinary career spanning 17 years, Cameron has also been Executive Chef de Cuisine at Siggi’s Restaurant, Brisbane and Executive Chef of Restaurant Lurleen’s at the Sirromet Winery in Mount Cotton as well as honing his skills overseas.
French Cooking Classes: ‘French Slow foods’ welcomes winter with some cold weather favourites such as daube of beef, confit duck, braises and wet roast lamb.
Italian Cooking Classes: ‘Little Italy’ showcasing handmade pasta and sauces; gnocchi, authentic pizza and Italian salads & more.
Participants will learn how to produce dishes such as free range chicken and asparagus terrine; chicken in salt crust with hay, grapes and mushrooms; pork rillettes and caramalised shallot tarte tatin with goats cheese – and enjoy their creations under the Jacaranda tree on the beautiful grounds of Spicers Clovelly Estate.
All classes are inclusive of lunch, wine, take-home The Long Apron branded apron, recipes from Cameron and a take-home gift.
The Tamarind, Maleny
It’s one thing to enjoy a delicious meal, but imagine being able to create your very own culinary masterpieces? Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers a custom built cooking school where you can learn first hand how to cook gourmet Thai food.
Discover everything you ever wanted to know about this exciting cooking style, from where to find the right ingredients, to creating the perfect Thai dessert, then savour every mouthful of your very own creation. Our team's passion for this cuisine is infectious, our knowledge and understanding of ingredients, techniques and the balance of flavours are effectively conveyed through a relaxed and informal approach.
Each intimate class of up to 12 includes at least 5 hours of cooking plus lunch, wine, Tamarind Cooking School apron, and full recipes. Cook, learn, laugh and enjoy a lifetime of gourmet Thai
*Accommodation inclusive packages are also available. Pre-booking is essential and class numbers are subject to availability. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel classes. Classes do not cater exclusively for dietary, allergies or vegetarians. Covered shoes are required to be worn during the class.
Cooking School classes $165 per person.