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February 2020
Kokoda

Bringing this wonderful melting pot of colourful cultures and food together in fresh seasonal seafood recipes blended with the spices and fruits of the Pacific to create flavour combinations that stimulate the taste buds. In this class you will cook two delicious seafood recipes inspired by the islands in the pacific. Tonight make pacific island fish in a coconut sauce with spinach and curried kumara and Ika mata. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at…

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Date:
19 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Sizzling Prawns Spanish Tapas

Tap into the colour and flavours of Spain with this feast made up of a range of tasty small dishes, known as tapas. Spain is blessed with a wide range of seafood from sizzling prawns, salt n pepper calamari to Mediterranean chilli shellfish, try your hand cooking these fantastic tasty species. Tonight enjoy  prawn and chorizo kebabs, spiced steamed clams and grilled squid with paprika and tomatoes. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
21 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 4 tickets left
East vs West Seafood fusion

Auckland is buzzing with the new restaurants opening around the city showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist.  With New Zealand’s amazing seasonal produce alongside the freshest seafood your taste buds will be tantalized by the flavour combinations. Tonight make teriyaki tuna and avocado taco followed by spiced prawn and tofu pad thai. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
25 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 3 tickets left
Surf & Turf Scampi

Celebrate the great combination of pairing seafood and meat together and the cooking technique of the grill.  It is a curious combination that sprung from America’s fascination with “Continental Cuisine” in the 60s. Today you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of the “Surf and the Turf ” This afternoon cook pork and prawn tortilla with mango salsa and grilled sirloin with pacific oysters and rockefeller butter. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar…

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Date:
29 Feb 2020
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
March 2020
Korean Seafood

Korean seafood is prepared in many different ways, boiled, braised, roasted, grilled, dried, fermented and raw, the flavours commonly used are garlic, ginger, sesame oil, doenjang (fermented bean paste) and gochujang (fermented red chilli paste) and kimchi, on the menu tonight are two favourite Korean seafood recipes . Tonight make Ojingeo Muchim (Spicy squid salad) and Seafood kimchi soup. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm

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Date:
03 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Mexican Salmon Seafood Tacos

Mexican street food, is prepared by street vendors and at small traditional markets in Mexico. Street foods include tacos, quesadillas, tostadas, fajitas and nachos.  In tonight’s class make two delicious seafood Mexican street food recipes. Squid and chorizo tacos followed by pan seared market fish with salsa verde and esquites. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
05 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Nothing starts off the day better than a Sunday lunch on a grill in the summer sun.  Join us in this hands on cooking class and learn how to create two seafood recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends.  Enjoy breakfast pastries, coffee and tea on arrival, before joining the chef for the demonstration and then lunch cooked by yourselves complimented with a taste of selected bubbles per course. In todays class cook prawn, rocket and feta fritters, sweet tomato chutney…

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Date:
08 Mar 2020
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
East vs West Seafood fusion

Ever wondered what it would be like to take an Asian dish and swap most of the principle ingredients with foods from south of the border? This is fusion. Take the challenge and try some of the recipes we have laid out for you. Don’t question the ingredients. Don’t question the methods. Give it a shot and your palate and cooking style might change for good.  Tonight cook two fusion inspired recipes. Cook prawn and pork stir fry with a…

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Date:
11 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Oysters Queen of Seafood

Oysters, Oysters, Oysters ‘Oh how we love you’ Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with a night of Oysters. Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three delicious oyster recipes – learn the skill of shucking and preparing these truffles of the sea. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
13 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
grill fired prawns

From prawns and scallops to salmon and swordfish to calamari and crayfish, literally anything goes when it comes to grilling seafood. In tonight’s class learn two delicious recipes and many techniques that will only ever have you grilling your seafood. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
17 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
3 beers 3 cuisines Seafood Cooking Class

There’s no denying that American street food hits the spot every time, from chip trucks on the Californian beachfront to NY city stalls, there’s always a punch of flavour in every mouthful, tonight cook two delicious street food seafood recipes served with American Pale Ale. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
19 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Canapes cooking class

Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with an afternoon of premium NZ seafood Showcasing cloudy bay clams, Sanford scampi and premium seasonal white fish. Today your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three delicious recipes. Start the class with a glass of bubbles and antipasto on arrival. Book early, limited spaces available.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 2.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 3pm.

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Date:
21 Mar 2020
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
East vs West Seafood fusion

This class includes several major regional cuisines across Asia. Ingredients common to many cultures in the East and Southeast regions of the continent include rice, ginger, garlic, sesame seeds, chillies, dried onions and soy. Cooking methods include stir frying, steaming and deep frying. Tonight cook two amazing seafood dishes using these flavours and methods. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
25 Mar 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Tap into the colour and flavours of Spain with this feast made up of a range of tasty small dishes, known as tapas. Spain is blessed with a wide range of seafood from sizzling prawns, salt and pepper calamari to Mediterranean chilli mussels, try your hand cooking these fantastic tasty species. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
27 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Whether it’s a casual get-together with friends, an elegant dinner party, or a big holiday buffet, we have seafood recipes that will fit the bill. In tonight’s class be the talk of the neighbourhood, with two easy but delicious seafood dinner party style recipes. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 2.30pm onwards.  Class starts at 3pm.

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Date:
28 Mar 2020
Chef:
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
April 2020
fresh sashimi

Japan is a sensory wonderland, and its street food scene is no exception. Yatai are small food stalls that can be found along Japanese streets. These vendors offer an accessible and tasty selection of on-the-go dishes, with flavours of umami, spring onion, pickled ginger, caramel and citrus. In tonight’s class cook two Japanese street food seafood dishes. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm

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Date:
01 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
3 Cuisines 3 Beers

When foods with gills, fins, tentacles and shells are on the menu, most of us default to wine. And for good reason; a subtle white or light-bodied red is a stress-free choice that pairs well with a variety of seafood delicacies. Beer is a bit trickier, but the payoff can be greater. When matched well, the right brew elevates and accentuates the flavours of many common seafood dishes. In today’s class you will cook 3 easy seafood recipes that go perfect…

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Date:
04 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$105 per person
Spanish Seafood Paella

Combine an expansive coastline with two archipelagos islands, the Balearics and the Canaries, you get a wonderful array of fish and shellfish that are all elements synonymous with the Spanish diet. Cooked in the traditional spices of Spain, saffron, known as red gold, garlic, rosemary and pimento are all essential herbs and spices that support and reinforce the flavour in a typical Mediterranean diet. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
07 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Surf and Turf - cooking class

Celebrate the great combination of pairing seafood and meat together and the cooking technique of the grill.  It is a curious combination that sprung from America’s fascination with “Continental Cuisine” in the 60’s. Today you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of “Surf ‘n’ Turf “.   Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
09 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Kids Cooking Classes Prawn Mac 'n cheese

Kids cooking classes are back! These school holidays we have classes again,  7-12 age range -  classes are also on the 21st and 23rd April.  Join the chef for a tour of the market and then have fun cooking your own lunch and dessert. Join us for fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning about NZ seafood, delicious food and recipes. Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great spot prizes. Arrive anytime from 9.45am onwards. …

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Date:
14 Apr 2020
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Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
Seafood Pad Thai with greens

The cuisine of Vietnam is known for its balance of aromatic flavours and spices.  The narrow land of Vietnam brings a spicy taste to the cuisine, the spice is just like a bite of a fire ant.  Chilli, lemongrass, shrimp paste, lime and coriander are all ingredients to look out for in both of tonight’s recipes. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
14 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Caribbean Seafood

With a fusion of African, native American, European, East Indian, Arab and Chinese cuisine, the flavours of the Caribbean is sure to create some spectacular flavours when matched with fresh NZ Seafood.  From delicious seafood stews to prawns and shellfish, a class not to be missed.  Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
16 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Filleting whole fish

In today’s class everything you need to know about seafood, from cooking tips, to techniques and preparation. Receive a step by step demonstration on the technique of filleting and learn some handy knife skills from your chef and then sit down to two self-cooked seafood recipes to enjoy. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 2.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 3pm.

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Date:
18 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Kids Cooking Classes Prawn Mac 'n cheese

Kids cooking classes are back! These school holidays we have classes again,  7-12 age range -  classes are also on the 14th and 23rd April.  Join the chef for a tour of the market and then have fun cooking your own lunch and dessert. Join us for fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning about NZ seafood, delicious food and recipes. Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great spot prizes. Arrive anytime from 9.45am onwards. …

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Date:
21 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
Mexican Salmon Seafood Tacos

Prepared by street vendors and at small traditional markets in Mexico. Street foods include tacos, quesadillas, tostadas, fajitas and nachos.  In tonight’s class make two delicious seafood street food recipes. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
22 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Kids Cooking Classes Prawn Mac 'n cheese

Kids cooking classes are back! These school holidays we have classes again,  7-12 age range -  classes are also on the 14th and 21st April.  Join the chef for a tour of the market and then have fun cooking your own lunch and dessert. Join us for fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning about NZ seafood, delicious food and recipes. Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great spot prizes. Arrive anytime from 9.45am onwards. …

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Date:
23 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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Celebrate the ultimate in NZ Crustacean. Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three delicious recipes. Start the class with a glass of prosecco and enjoy from a complimentary platter on arrival. Limited spaces available. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.   Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
30 Apr 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
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