Advanced Chefs Skills Course – 3 consecutive weeks. Once a week on the same day and time. Check calendar for starting dates.

Join our amazing Chef Mel, founder of Vanilla Zulu on this 3-week course!

Suitable for intermediate to advanced skill levels, this is a hands on and interactive cookery course, designed for those with a passion for cooking but want to perfect particular skills.

We will prepare show stopping meals based on the advanced 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:

  • Sauces and Emulsions
  • Molecular gastronomy
  • Flambés and foams
  • Intense pastry and dessert skills
  • Sous Vide
  • Confit
  • Curing and preserving
  • Presentation skills. Garnishes and decorations

*All ingredients and recipes supplied
*Apron provided
*Feast on the meals you make and bring a take-home container just in case!

These classes are suitable for all levels of passionate foodies whether you are just beginning, are intermediate, or consider yourself advanced. Enjoy an amazing meal and bring your camera to capture the moments! Hands on cooking classes in a small group that are fun, informative and a great feast in a relaxed and fun environment. Each class is a 3 hour session run by an experienced chef that will guide you through the process of creating delicious meals. There is no individual work space but you will work in small groups of up to 4 people to make the dishes off the menu.

NO REFUNDS ON BOOKINGS – but we do have a very generous rescheduling package!

The course consists of 3 lessons which run once a week over a 3 week period. Full payment of $395 will secure your place on the course. You are welcome to book with friends or family, a group of 4 will secure a private table. 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 within the 3-week cycle provided we are advised. Classes are limited to 16 people to ensure participants get the most out of the course.