Category Archives: Cooking Classes

Six Week Chef Skills Course

Six week chef skills course – culinary tuition

Brisbane’s only comprehensive six week Chef Skills Course runs six consecutive Mondays from 6-9 pm. Learn every skill you need to know to feel like the master of your kitchen. Pastry, chocolate & sugar work, knife skills and more!

Chefs Skills Course runs six consecutive Monday nights from 6-9pm. Suitable for all skill levels from beginners to advanced, this is a hands on, interactive cookery course designed for those with a passion for cooking but perhaps lacking the necessary skills or confidence to absolutely shine!
We should not be spending hours slaving away in the kitchen, cooking can be fun, creative, fulfilling and rewarding. We will prepare show stopping meals based on the fundamentals of essential cookery techniques but you will learn how to simplify and adapt these skills to make meals which take minimal time or effort to prepare! The focus is on enjoying the experience, gaining confidence, and learning essential cooking and presentation techniques.

Discover the art of:

  • Bread-making – focaccia, pizza, rolls, loaves, stuffed breads, rolls, pita and naan bread.
  • Sauces and Emulsions
  • Reductions
  • Flambés
  • Deboning and trussing
  • Preparing the perfect steak – rare, medium rare, medium perfectly every time
  • Overview of meat and fish cuts
  • Specialized fruit and vegetable cuts
  • Curing and preserving
  • Pasta Making: All types
  • Presentation skills.
  • Garnishes and decorations
  • Knife and carving skills
  • Chocolate work
  • Sugar work
  • Ice cream
  • Pastry work

ONLY $795……

NOTE: You MUST book in on week one of the course, we cannot allow attendees to commence the course on any of the other weeks!  The week 1 will be highlighted in blue on the calender!

More information: The course consists of 6 lessons which run once a week over a 6 week period. Full payment of $795 or a 50% deposit will secure your place on the course. The full amount is due on the first night of the course. You are welcome to book with friends or family. Please note the price cannot be discounted due to non-attendance, so should a lesson be missed for any reason, you may make it up another time provided we are advised. Classes are limited to 16 people to ensure participants get the most out of the course. Places are limited…book soon to avoid disappointment! Upcoming courses are displayed on our calendar or email us

Gift Vouchers – the perfect gift!

Buy the perfect gift for your fabulous foodie or budding chef!

Vanilla Zulu gift vouchers give them a world of culinary adventure to choose from.

Gift vouchers can be purchased for a single class, or for the ultimate treat,  bundle it with some of our famous Culinary Bling!

Single Class Vouchers $135

Purchase a fun-filled three hour interactive group cooking session (which includes a three course meal) for any of our fabulous classes! Rustic Italian, Spanish Tapas, Modern Thai, Gourmet Master Class, Eat Yourself Sexy (healthy) and many more!

Double Gift Vouchers $250

Get a whopping $20 off when you buy a double voucher!  Use it for two people to attend the same class, or buy it to attend two classes of choice.

See Calendar for dates, times and options, or email us at if you need further information.

All gift vouchers are valid for twelve months from purchase, and can be used for most three hour cooking classes.

Gift vouchers can be purchased online and delivered directly to the recipient’s Inbox, or you can contact us directly to arrange a beautifully presented paper voucher.

Father’s Day Gift Vouchers on SALE! *$99*

You know that it’s really cool and fashionable to be amazing in the kitchen these days!

Is your dad a budding hot chef…or is he hopeless and needs some help?

Either way we’ve got you covered with a Vanilla Zulu 3 hour cooking session including a fabulous 3 course meal!

Book now on any of our classes by using the promo code FATHER or buy a voucher and let him choose!  Or buy him a hamper!  Head to our store!

Best thing is you can buy  one for yourself at that price too!

Father's Day Offer