Cooking isn't just about the kitchen; it's also about the shopping. This Shop and Cook Tour will take you to a foodies' paradise, before putting your new knowledge to the test in the classroom. After your exciting and informative session, cook for you family and friends to really show off you new skills.
In the company of a fully qualified chef, you will be taken on a tour to the hustle and bustle of fresh food markets.
Here you will be introduced to the stall holders, shown where to find those specialty items, how to identify the freshest products and referred ideas on putting quick and easy, fresh and flavoursome menus together.
There are a wide variety of tours on offer, spanning across a culinary spectrum:
Visit the intriguing Asian quarter and experience heady fragrances of the freshest ingredients Asia has to offer.
Explore the wonders of the Middle Eastern spice and sweet shops and familiarise yourself with this European food wonderland.
Marvel at the array of fish available, making the most of the learning experience and be tantalised by the idea of cooking up a seafood fantasy lunch.
You may opt for a trip to the markets for authentic Italian or Spanish cuisine. Learning to find only the freshest of ingredients, to create traditional and delicious dishes.
No matter which tour you decide to pursue, the new knowledge, flavoursome ideas for great new dishes and a late lunch with a glass of wine, will assure you a fabulous day on this culinary adventure.
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
William Angliss Institute, Melbourne
Sessions begin at 8:30am and conclude at 3:00pm.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
There is a maximum of 12 participants per tour.
Anyone may participate in the course, provided they have no relevant medical conditions.
Persons under the age of 15 years old are not permitted to attend the course, due to occupational health and safety factors.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Due to occupational health and safety factors and the comfort of course participants, it is recommended that enclosed, soft soled flat shoes be worn to all cooking courses.
Aprons, gloves, and hair nets will be provided where appropriate.
Should you wish to cancel a booking, a $20 administration fee will apply if the request is received more than 5 working days before the course commencement date.
Cancellations received 5 or less working days prior to course commencement will attract a 50% cancellation fee.
No refunds apply once the course has commenced.
Courses are subject to availability and may be canceled due to insufficient numbers, in the event of course cancelation a full refund will be made available to you.
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"Hi we had a fantastic time. The employees, food, cruise we had the best experience we have had in a long time would recommend to anyone and we hope do go again.
The whole deal was awesome thanks to all involved Janine." Janine (New South Wales, Australia.)
"This is a really well organised tour. An absolute great time was had by all 21 of us on this tour. I was travelling on my own and really enjoyed sharing this experience with other people. "Wombat" our guide did a fantastic job of cooking, giving info and driving, an absolute star !!
Especially enjoyed Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur and Wineglass bay. If your looking for a compact 6 day tour to explore Tasmania then this is it." Mick (Gold Coast, Australia.)
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We had an absolutely incredible evening and our faces were sore from smiling and laughing afterwards!
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