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Brisbane’s only comprehensive 6-weeks’ Chef Skills Course. The course runs for 6 consecutive weeks! Once a week on the same day and time. Check calendar for starting dates.

From novice to experienced cook learn every skill you need to feel like the master of your kitchen. Includes chef’s skills, knife skills and much, much more.

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Chefs Skills Course Six week Course

This amazing course runs six consecutive weeks from your start date. Make up classes are available if need! Suitable for all skill levels from beginners to advanced.

Hands on, interactive cookery course, designed for those with a passion for cooking but are perhaps lacking the necessary skills or confidence to absolutely shine!

SUITABLE FOR GLUTEN FREE BUT SOME RECIPES CANNOT BE ADJUSTED! Some recipes can be adjusted but not all of them!

Perfect for entertaining at home, or perhaps you have visions of chasing a spot on MKR or MasterChef! Also perfect if you’re starting your own food business such as a B&B, cafe, catering company, coffee shop or food stall!

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
  • Pasta Making: All types
  • Presentation skills. Garnishes and decorations
  • Knife and carving skills
  • Eggs – poaching
  • Sugar work
  • Ice cream
  • Pastry work
  • And so much more…….

Enjoy a drink from our fully licensed Bar with Gin Cocktails!

You can now pay over four easy fortnightly instalments with VZPay! Simply pay your deposit and the rest in instalments. Full payment OR 25% or a 50% deposit, you get to choose, will secure your place on 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 info@vanillazulu.com.au. We will endeavour to cover all content as listed above, but you will also be expected to practise a few dishes on your own at home should circumstances arise. YouTube videos may also be provided to cover some content we don’t get to do hands on!

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