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April 2017
Scallop and Chorizo Tamales

Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  Enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe.  A chance to meet new people and come together to share food and stories in a great Friday night out. Start your seafood market experience with homemade prawn and pork dumplings with Nam Jim dipping sauce and vegetable ribbons followed by steamed Boa Bun with…

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Date:
28 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Baked Hapuku parcel

Today you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule.  Fish is one of the quickest meals to prepare – learn how to blend your seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.  Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with other specials.

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Date:
29 Apr 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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May 2017
Seafood Cooking Class - Seafood BBQ

Spend a night with Ray McVinnie and the Seafood School.  Ray McVinnie, acclaimed magazine food editor and writer, cookbook author, guest chef and consultant will inspire you in tonight’s class with 2 delightful seafood recipes.  Hear about his wonderful culinary travels, be inspired by his incredible food knowledge and learn about the techniques that create uncomplicated & delicious meals through a layering of fresh seasonal flavours. A truly inspiring evening!

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Date:
03 May 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Coconut crusted prawns

Auckland is buzzing with the new restaurants opening around the city showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist.  Tonight your chef will let you in on some of the secrets that have taken the city by storm.  With New Zealand’s amazing seasonal produce alongside the freshest seafood your taste buds will be excited by the flavour combinations. Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with other specials.

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Date:
04 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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Sesame salmon with orange sauce

Seafood entrée with a delicious duck main.  Start your meal off with a fresh fish entrée cooked to perfection and then learn the tips, techniques and flavour combinations behind cooking the perfect duck dish.  Your chef will showcase the best of the seasonal flavours to take you into spring. A great way to wind down at the end of the week – enjoy complimentary platters and a beverage on arrival! Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be…

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Date:
05 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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Thai style salad with tarakihi

Tonight’s recipes will include the ‘pick’ of seafood available downstairs at the Fish Market – seasonal and exceptionally fresh!  Just off the boats – your chef will create 3 recipes showcasing the best of the market matched with exciting and interesting flavours which you will then go on to recreate and enjoy.  

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Date:
09 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Fresh Fish Paupiette, Crayfish Brulee, Pain Perdue Montpellier, Tomato and Basil - GK

The French have always shared a love of seafood.  Tonight’s class will be no exception.  Grant Kitchen Executive Chef of ‘Le Chef’ French restaurant in O’Connell Street, Central Auckland will share his passion for French seafood with 2 very special recipes plus plenty of tips and ideas.

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Date:
10 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sashimi of tuna, kingfish and salmon, pineapple, red pepper and coriander salsa, lime oil and baby cos hearts

New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  Today’s hands on cooking class will introduce you to a variety of species and showcase their flavours and qualities.  There will be tastings available throughout the cooking demonstration and then you will go on to recreate recipes with assistance from your chef.  Be prepared to try some exciting new flavours and learn about new species you may not have tried before.

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Date:
13 May 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today your chef will create some extra special brunch recipes for you all to enjoy and celebrate along with your Mum.

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Date:
14 May 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Saute prawn with mango & rice noodle salad

Sour, sweet and salty….Thai food is a harmonious blend of sweet and sour, laced with herbs and spices.  In this stunning seafood class learn to blend these flavours to create combinations that will excite the taste buds!  Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious ‘street food’ Thai recipes blending seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.

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Date:
15 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Crispy skin fish with salsa verde

Join us for a historical and culinary seafood adventure through New Zealand.  Your cooking class will include information about the history of the various species you will be cooking with plus also culinary tips, techniques, flavours and ideas.  

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Date:
18 May 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Carpet bag steak, garlic buttered prawns, cauliflower puree, confit tomato, beurre rouge, French mustard emulsion - SR

Join us to share a highly informative and delicious grilling session.  Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.

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Date:
23 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
fish-prawn-panang-curry

Tonight we take you on a journey to both the North and South of India bringing delicious seafood recipes:  South Indian Prawn Curry plus North Indian spiced Fish Curry.  Learn the techniques behind making your own curry paste and naan bread.  Flavours abound in this class!  

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Date:
24 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Bruschetta of Prawn with Shiso, Preserved Lemon and Miso Ranch dressing - SR

Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  Enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe.  A chance to meet new people and come together to share food and stories in a great Saturday night out.

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Date:
27 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Market fish with cauliflower cream, prawn, chorizo and tomato salsa

Enjoy a complimentary beverage & platters in the bar from 6pm then go on to learn about flavours and ingredients to recreate some fabulous recipes to present at home.  Your chef will also help you out with some great menu planning advice plus tips and ideas on creating delicious meals to entertain.  Following on from our theme at theSeafood School, the recipes will be fresh, seasonal…and also a little bit special.

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Date:
31 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
June 2017
Crispy skin fish with salsa verde

Just in time for the long weekend – tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule or cooking at the bach.  Fish is one of the quickest meals to prepare – learn how to blend your seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.

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Date:
01 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
6:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Mediterranean Baked Flounder

Taking its culinary influences from Greece, Spain and Italy, tonight’s class will combine the best from the many regions, cultures and histories of the area.  Join us to create stunning Mediterranean recipes that combine the best flavours of the regions matched with the freshest New Zealand seafood.

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Date:
07 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Smoked salmon fritter with mayo

Join us to share a highly informative and delicious seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef.  Enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Alongside our delicious Babich wines we will have a range of Artisan NZ beers and premium bubbles available for sale at the bar also.

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Date:
09 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Banana leaf sambal fish

Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour.  Those five elements are:  taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  Tonight your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting…

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Date:
13 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Carpet bag steak, garlic buttered prawns, cauliflower puree, confit tomato, beurre rouge, French mustard emulsion - SR

 Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.  

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Date:
17 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Favourite Cooking Classes - Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today you will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS Grilled prosciutto wrapped salmon fillet with spinach eggs benedict – lightly poached eggs drizzled with freshly made hollandaise sitting on a bed of spinach and toasted bread

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Date:
18 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Cooking Class - The secret behind the perfect fillet

Join us in today’s class to learn the techniques of knife handling and fish filleting, grilling the perfect fillet plus seafood smoking recipes.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practise filleting a fish yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a luncheon of freshly smoked fish fillets, smoked mussels with honey butter, fresh bread and salad.

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Date:
24 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood Cooking Class - The spices and flavours of Morocco

Team succulent seafood with aromatic herbs and exotic spices.    Learn about the flavours of chermoula and harissa, experience the vibrant flavours of a seasonal white fish tagine matched with the enticing Moroccan spices PLUS create your own jar of preserved lemons to take away with you.  Go on to recreate the rich culinary traditions and unique tastes that are essentially Morocco and enjoy a mouth-watering meal full of seafood and spice blends.

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Date:
26 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood Cooking Class - Catch of the day

Tonight’s recipes will include the ‘pick’ of seafood available downstairs at the Fish Market – seasonal and exceptionally fresh!  Just off the boats – your chef will create 3 recipes showcasing the best of the market matched with exciting and interesting flavours which you will then go on to recreate and enjoy.

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Date:
27 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Coconut Dusted Prawns

Auckland is buzzing with the new restaurants opening around the city showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist.  Tonight your chef will let you in on some of the secrets that have taken the city by storm.  With New Zealand’s amazing seasonal produce alongside the freshest seafood your taste buds will be excited by the flavour combinations.

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Date:
30 Jun 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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