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January 2020
Beach, Bach and Beyond Seafood cooking

Whether it’s cooking at the Bach, on the boat or entertaining away from home, seafood should be on the menu and enjoyed with a nice cold ale, in tonight’s class enjoy two great Bach style seafood recipes matched with two great summer ales. Tonight prepare grilled prawn kebabs with miso ginger dressing and grilled pineapple salsa followed by grilled line caught market fish, caper butter and warm potato salad. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
31 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 7 tickets left
February 2020
Spice Journey Asia

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 poaching. Tonight cook two amazing seafood dishes using these flavours. In tonight’s class make Korean chilli squid with a fresh Korean chilli paste and Seafood laksa Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
05 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 7 tickets left
Oysters Queen of Seafood

Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with a night of premium NZ seafood Showcasing oysters, scampi and premium seasonal white fish. Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three fresh delicious recipes. Start the class with a glass of bubbles and antipasto on arrival. Book early, limited spaces available. In this class learn the art of oyster shucking, served with wasabi dressing, grilled scampi with a chilli and lime vinaigrette followed by a market fish crudo, three…

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Date:
07 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Christmas Seasonal Salmon fillet

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 to create two seafood recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends whilst relaxing with a beverage in the sun. Enjoy breakfast pastries and coffee and tea on arrival, before joining the chef for the demonstration, and then lunch cooked by yourselves complimented with a glass of bubbles per course. In today’s class cook teriyaki…

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Date:
09 Feb 2020
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Seafood subs and sliders are a smaller and tasty version of a larger meal and have had a rise in popularity and are fast becoming a trendy option. In tonight’s class you will make a fish slider recipe and submarine sandwich known as a sub, hoagie or hero filled with delicious seafood. In tonight’s class make cajun spiced fish sliders with gherkin relish, hot sauce and heirloom tomatoes, followed by lobster and prawn seafood sub with proper crisps. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
12 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Love of NZ Seafood is shared in tonight’s class with recipes that have been created especially for you and your special partner.  Work alongside one other couple at a bench of 4 then sit down and enjoy a delicious seafood meal complimented with Babich wines. Complete your meal with complimentary Organic Oob ice cream tub, chocolates and Atomic coffee.  Be quick to book this one as tickets go fast! Tonight make delicious tuna and watermelon crudo followed by crispy skin…

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Date:
14 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
fish techniques

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 with your team.  25% off with any knife purchased on the day and receive a free cooler bag. Today cook grilled arrow squid, anchovy mayonnaise and herb brushetta followed by pan fried…

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Date:
15 Feb 2020
Starting:
4:00pm
Finishing:
7:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Only 4 tickets left
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
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 8 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
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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. Tonight cook baked salmon, dill cucumber and potato salad followed by market fish, lemon butter with corn and radish salad   Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
27 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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) kimchi, on the menu tonight are two favourite Korean seafood recipes . 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. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
05 Mar 2020
Chef:
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 to create two seafood recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends whilst relaxing with a beverage in the sun. Enjoy breakfast pastries and 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. Complimentary beverage on arrival.…

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Date:
08 Mar 2020
Chef:
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. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm…

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Date:
11 Mar 2020
Chef:
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
Chef:
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 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
Chef:
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
Chef:
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, 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
Chef:
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. 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
Chef:
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
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