Cooking School Schedule

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Rebecca’s heritage inspires her understanding of authentic Thai contemporary cooking. Learn to make hot and sour pork; eggplant salad; tea smoked Tasmanian salmon with ginger, lime and chilli; Tom kaa, a spicy coconut soup with prawns; and green papaya, snake bean and cherry tomato salad.

About Rebecca:

Rebecca left Longrain as a sous Chef. Appointed as Head Chef, she opened the Mount Street Asian restaurant in Perth. Returning to Melbourne she has been appointed Head Chef of the soon to be opened Magic Mountain.


ARevel in the Christmas spirit with Emma’s ‘street food’ party, serving Hanoi piña coladas along with platters of seared duck spring rolls, crispy prawn kimchi sliders, confit salmon and gazpacho salsa burritos, turkey, candied bacon avocado, cranberry mini burgers, and panetone bread and butter tostadas with egg nog.

About Emma:

A former winner of the Age Young Chef of the Year, Emma is a qualified pastry Chef, Industry Trainer and owner of the specialty cake business, Cakes of our Lives.


Join Christine’s fun, hands-on class to learn tips for Russian blinis, Asian smoked trout salad in lettuce cups, Turkish baba ghanoush with flat bread, French fig, blue cheese and walnut roulade, Italian biscotti with berries and limoncello mascarpone cream, and  Persian iced saffron rose water ‘love tea’.

About Christine:

A founder of her company Passionate Life Kitchen Christine, an experienced traveler loves to share her knowledge teaching cooking classes.


Learn how to create cool, casual salads, perfect with or without the addition of meat. Recipes include asparagus, radicchio and rare beef salad with anchovy olive tapenade; sprouted quinoa tabbouli with chickpea fritters; broccoflower grape couscous with Moroccan chicken skewers; silky rice noodle salad with seared salmon flakes; and marniated trio of beets and scallops with a garlicky chive cashew cream. 

About Tony:

An experienced chef within depth knowledge of natural food nutrition, Tony is the author of ‘Eating Well’ and ‘Feel Good Food’. He enjoys teaching and is currently a personal chef to a celebrity.


Join Tim as he fires up the grill to teach you easy techniques and simple to prepare recipes featuring corn cobs with Argentinian chimichurri butter, Wagyu beef burgers stuffed with cheese and jalapeno, lamb ribs with balsamic, garlic rosemary glaze, and Mexican chicken with chipotle coleslaw.

About Tim:

 Tim was a Chef at the London River Café, Connaught Hotel with Gordon Ramsay and here at the Yarra Valley Bertolli Winery before starting his successful culinary consultancy.


Vietnam has a long tradition of preparing vegetarian meals, primarily through the adherence of Buddhism practices. This class will show you how to create a variety of exotic dishes including monk’s hotpot, braised lemongrass chilli seiten, stir-fried snow pea shoots and king oyster mushroom, pickled beanshoots and chives, and lots more.

About Van:

Van Le-Hugh was born in Central Vietnam into a family of six, so meal times were all about sharing the enjoyment. Having travelled widely overseas her passion is to share her knowledge and teach healthy, fast and easy home style Vietnamese cooking.


Do not miss this simply delicious menu with recipes such as cured ocean trout with pickled beetroot, Kakori burger koftas with baby iceberg and minted yoghurt, wok-tossed Thai calamari, and Peking-style duck salads. As the finale, enjoy an Asian-accented tapioca dessert with summer’s best tropical fruits.

About Adam:

After invaluable overseas Asian experiences, Adam worked at Ocha, Pearl and Longrain. He now is Co-owner of both restaurants, each a winner of one Chef Hat in the prestigious The Age Good Food Guide.