The Tamarind Cooking School
Spirit House, Yandina
Hidden amongst the natural wonder of Yandina on the Sunshine Coast, lies the world-renowned restaurant Spirit House. The tranquillity and authenticity of the restaurant has you stepping across the ocean and spending a few hours in Thailand, enjoying local culinary delights. Not only does Spirit House offer a divine lunch, dinner and bar menu, they also operate cooking classes. The cooking school offers a variety of classes, from party food for the ultimate entertainer to Thai Banquets, Vietnamese and everything in between. There are specific gluten free and non-seafood classes to cater to those with intolerances and allergies. Perfect for solo travellers, couples and groups, there is something for everyone. After cooking up a storm, relax into the afternoon wining and dining over the gourmet feast you have prepared and cooked throughout the day.
Tamarind Cooking School, Spicers Retreat, Maleny
Spicers Tamarind Cooking School
Learn the intricacies of Thai cooking in the purpose-built cooking school at Spicers Tamarind Retreat. If Thai isn’t your cuisine, try your hand at Italian or French. The classes are very interactive leaving you with a solid grounding in the dos and don’ts traditional flavour combinations. Enjoy four hours of cooking, lunch, wine, a signature apron and full take-home recipes included. There are also short courses available that will have you whipping up desserts, breads and dumplings in just two hours. Nestled amongst the undulating green country side of Maleny, not only will you experience delicious food, you will also be treated to the stunning coast to hinterland views of the Sunshine Coast.
ALBA by Kuruvita
Alba By Kuruvita
Get hands on in the kitchen with celebrity chef and author, Peter Kuruvita, at ALBA Chef's Kitchen. Not only will you learn from the master, you will also get to experience the freshest and best produce from the Sunshine Coast. Classes include a 'Seafood Masterclass', 'Sri Lankan Masterclass' and 'Taste of India'. You won't miss a thing as the cooking school is fitted out with stainless steel benches and stools facing a demonstration kitchen that has a video screen mounted above it for those important how-to shots.
Red Hot Chilli Pepper, Caloundra
Red Hot Chilli Pepper
Red Hot Chilli Pepper mediterranean cooking classes are a delicious way to spice up your morning repertoire. Think tapas, kebabs and mezze and you are on the right track. Choose from Persian (Middle Eastern), Moroccan, Mexican, Mediterranean, Indian or Sri Lankan, the classes are hands on and you cook in pairs. Bring a friend with you or meet a new friend to cook with on the day, then sit down and relax with a beer or a wine over lunch, eating the food that you have prepared and cooked throughout the morning. Perfectly located in the main street of Caloundra, just a short distance to the breathtaking Coastal Pathway. Bring your walking shoes and walk off that food baby surrounded by stunning coastal views of south Sunshine Coast.