Marvellous Mediterranean Cooking Class with Wine

St Kilda, Melbourne



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  • Learn to cook Mediterranean cuisine overlooking Port Phillip Bay
  • Fully hands-on class
  • Prepare, cook and enjoy a 4 course meal with wine

Smell and taste the sun-drenched cuisine of the Mediterranean. Learn to balance the sweet and sour flavours and spices of Mediterranean cuisine in small, hands-on cooking classes. Enjoy a cooking day 'at the beach' in St Kilda, and a leisurely lunch, with wine, overlooking the picturesque bay.

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  • Duration - 1 Day
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Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • All day hands-on, small group cooking class
  • Morning tea with coffee and cake
  • A four course lunch with wine
  • Everything you need for the day is provided including apron and knives
  • Take home a detailed recipe booklet and many hints and tips

Smell and taste the sun-drenched cuisine of the Mediterranean. Cook dishes from Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, and Morocco, where people are passionate about their food. Explore sweet and sour flavours. Enjoy the cuisine of the sun, experience exotic ingredients, powerful, tangy, colourful flavours, aromatic, fresh herbs and spices, the subtlety of saffron, the delicacy of seafood. Savour flavoursome dishes made from sun-ripened fruit, vegetables, nuts, fresh herbs, the delicacy of rose petals and orange blossoms. Learn to cook taramasalata, tapenades, gazpachos, tagines, Spanish paella, chermoula paste, harissa, aioli , rouile, exotic spice blends including ras el hanout and dukkah. Barbeque whole fish, roast chicken, lamb and goat. Make salads with lentils, freekeh, quinoa, pomegranates, preserved lemons, couscous. Cook with figs and quinces, bake kourambiethes, lemon and honey and orange and almond syrup cakes, spicy panna cottas, date and almond meringues.

Learn to cook food for the senses!

On the Day

Session Length

  • Day cooking classes are from 8:45am – 3.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays and occasional Sundays
  • You will start with refreshments and a chat about the cooking day, the menu, the techniques and principles of cookery; then cook until approximately 12.30pm to 1pm and dine until around 3.30pm

Numbers on the Day

Classes are limited to 9 participants with one chef plus a kitchen steward assistant.

Dress Code

Participants are asked to wear covered in, comfortable shoes, for safety reasons.

Other Info

This experience offers a unique hands-on cooking class day, learning to cook whilst experiencing the glorious view of Port Phillip Bay. The class culminates with your wonderful luncheon, served at a beautifully set table, with interesting wine and enjoyable conversation. You feel like you are at a private dinner party. All classes cook appetizers, soups or entrées, main course and dessert.

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All participants must be over 18 years, unless accompanied by a participant who is an adult


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

  • We offer full or partial credits for early cancellations
  • A full cooking class credit is available for the booking, when the cancellation is made more than seven days in advance, when you may re-book your class for another date
  • A partial cooking class credit of 50% of the full value of the booking is available for cancellations made between seven days and 24 hours in advance, when you may re-book your class for another date
  • No cooking class credit is given for cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance