The Essential Ingredient Rozelle Cooking School

The Essential Ingredient Rozelle Cooking School offers a variety of cooking classes in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our professional chefs will guide you through a diverse range of cooking classes. The cooking school offering ranges from basic knife skills to regional specialty classes such as Spanish, Moroccan, Malaysian, Indian, Asian and Italian. Allow your taste buds to be taken on a journey through a mouth watering selection of classes hosted by dedicated local and international chefs.

All our upcoming cooking classes are listed on this page, however you can also view all our classes on our events calendar.

Cooking classes are offered on a regular basis and change frequently. Be sure to check back often for our latest offerings. If you’re interested in a class that is not listed below, you may contact us to make a suggestion.

Book classes by clicking on the register buttons below. Alternatively, you may e-mail or fax our PDF Booking Form (right click, save as…) to us to secure your spot in one of our classes.
Before making a booking, please be sure to read the cooking school terms and conditions.

We look forward to sharing our passion for food with you.

Belinda Jeffery – Utterly Delicious Simple Food

October 23, 2014
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Best remembered as the enthusiastic home economist with an insatiable sweet tooth on Channel 7′s Better Homes and Gardens, Belinda Jeffery is revered for her ability to turn a simple dish into something wonderful. Belinda has written many successful cookbooks that capture the adventurous spirit of the Australian cook and…

3 weeks of Brioche, Pastry and Croissant: Part 1

This class has been booked out!

October 26, 2014
10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Want to learn the art of making your own breakfast pastries? Pick up the skills from Professional Pastry Chef Jessica Pedemont. Bringing you some of the classics, palmiers, croissants, pain au chocolat, brioche, cheese twists and more! We are excited to share all this buttery, flakey goodness over 3 super…

Sugar & Spice & All Things Nice

November 1, 2014
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A sweet gift inspired class, join Jessica Pedemont dessert expert in making loads of tasty treasures and learn lots of new delicious ideas to take home. A great for anytime of the year, stock up in preparation Christmas gifts or just pack your pantry! Using various jars, containers and bottles selected…

Spectacular Seafood

November 8, 2014
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join Anna Phillips for this hands on class and explore the world of mussels, cuttlefish, octopus and sustainable varieties of fish. This class will open up an exciting new world showing how easily prepared many seafood/shellfish varieties are and answer any of your sustainability questions. Adding a new world to…

Valli Little – Love to Eat

November 14, 2014
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Valli Little will be showcasing recipes from her latest food title LOVE TO EAT in  an intimate demonstration and book signing. The ticket price includes a copy of Valli Little’s LOVE TO EAT as well samples of the recipes Valli prepares on the day. ABOUT THE BOOK For as long as I can remember,…

Seriously Spanish: Paella, Churros & Sangria

November 15, 2014
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Raised on paella in his native Spain, Ricardo Zaratustra brings his passion for these iconic dishes to his teaching in this hands on class showing you how you create three Spanish classics. You will learn how to make Spain’s favourite dish – seafood paella – as well as the classic…

Introduction to Cupcake Decorating

November 16, 2014
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Essential Ingredient’s very popular cup cake decorating workshops are a fun way to learn the basics of cake decorating, from icing to piping to sugar flowers and more.  The classes are small and everyone leaves with three cup cakes decorated using their newly found skills, as well as a…

Food Writing with Katrina Meynink

November 22, 2014
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Katrina Meynink in learning the secret to the perfect recipe! Sharing her knowledge of the industry and how she herself got into food writing, Katrina will guide you through crafting your own recipes while showing you techniques for using the senses in order to successfully write about food and cooking. Learn…

Thai Street Food – Private Event

This class has been booked out!

November 29, 2014
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingam and take a journey through the street food of Thailand. Be inspired to create and blend the collaboration of spices that make up Thai food. Make pork and prawn wontons with dipping sauce, tom yum, fish cakes, pad Thai and much more. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha…

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