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April 2020
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. In this class prepare calamari , grilled artichokes and proscuitto with a garlic lemon dressing on…

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Date:
07 Apr 2020
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 “.  Sesame ginger scallops with chinese sausage and grilled pork chop with prawn and pineapple salsa. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts…

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Date:
09 Apr 2020
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 -  class is also on the  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. Today cook a delicious prawn and three…

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Date:
14 Apr 2020
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. On the menu tonight is a vietnamese seafood salad and spiced fish banh mi with pickled vegetables. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open 5.30pm…

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Date:
14 Apr 2020
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.  Tonight make caribbean prawns, mango, coriander and toasted coconut salsa and a spiced jerk fish, fried banana and chimichurri. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
16 Apr 2020
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. Furi knife special 25% of all knives purchased on the day. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 2.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 3pm.

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Date:
18 Apr 2020
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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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. In tonights class make a blackened salmon burrito bowl with corn and black bean salsa followed by margarita fish tacos with pickled cabbage slaw Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
22 Apr 2020
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 -  class is also on the 14th  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. Today make crumbed fish burgers with pickled…

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Date:
23 Apr 2020
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. In tonight’s class learn how to prepare New Zealand king crab and serve it with classic garlic butter and king crab salad of  coss, corn, cherry tomato and dill with a wasabi vinaigrette. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.   Class starts promptly…

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Date:
30 Apr 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
May 2020
East West Fusion Seafood Drunken Noodles

Colourful and diverse, street food is one of those travel experiences you can find in cities and towns all around the world. Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures and enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe. Cook two delicious seafood recipes and matched with Babich organic wine.  Today cook spiced prawn kebabs with pineapple and coriander salsa PLUS a Japanese seafood curry. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 11.30am.  Class…

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Date:
02 May 2020
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Starting:
12:00pm
Finishing:
3:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$105 per person
Spanish Tapas

The Spanish have enjoyed a love of seafood dating back centuries.  Surrounded by three coastlines, seafood has long been a part of Spain’s staple diet.  Traditionally served in bars across Spain, tapas have evolved into a sophisticated cuisine, which showcases Spain’s vibrant and wide ranging flavours. Tonight you’ll learn to cook three easy Spanish style seafood tapas, Peri peri seafood kebabs, steamed shellfish and chorizo, grilled squid with garlic aioli. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts…

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Date:
06 May 2020
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Seafood Masterclass

Join us for a Babich wine and cheese tasting on arrival and cook two amazing seasonal seafood recipes that you’d find in fine dining restaurants from our very own Head Chef Paulie Hooton. Using fantastic artisan produce and premium NZ seafood, this class is not to be missed for the confident cook amongst you. Learn pro tips and tricks from behind the scenes and seafood cooking techniques in tonight’s masterclass.  Tonight cook tuna tataki, sesame dressing and Asian slaw followed by…

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Date:
08 May 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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Nothing starts off the day better than a Sunday lunch on a grill.  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, followed by lunch cooked by yourselves complimented with a glass of bubbles per course.   Today cook fish pate with pickled vegetables, Insalata di…

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Date:
10 May 2020
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Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Seafood Laska (9)

Seafood Curry fans, this is the class for you. Tonight your chef will share two delicious recipes with curries that are not too hot but still packed full of aromatic spices and flavour.  Packed with delicious seafood, a tantalising journey for the taste buds.   Tonight cook coconut and spinach kahawai curry followed by tamarind and tomato fish curry. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm ownards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
12 May 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Chinese street food shellfish clams Cooking Class

Vietnamese street food has been modernised by western tourists.  In tonight’s class lookout for ginger, lemongrass, mint, coriander, chilli and lime and enjoy two popular street kitchen seafood recipes, steamed coconut curried fish followed by stir fried clams with roasted chilli paste. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
15 May 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Guest Chef seafood school

Join us tonight for a cooking experience with one of the leaders of our restaurant scene with a hands on cooking class.  Rub shoulders and learn tips and tricks from our guest chef tonight, cook two delicious recipes matched with outstanding NZ wine. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
20 May 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 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 60’s. Today you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of the “Surf ‘n’ Turf “.  Tonight cook shellfish and chorizo followed by grilled pork with prawns and chimichurri. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
22 May 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Sushi & sashimi

When it comes to Japanese fish dishes, one would be amiss not to mention sushi, the most quintessential of all Japanese fish dishes. Sushi was invented around the 8th century as a way of preserving fish by storing it in fermented rice.  Over time, freshly cooked rice rather than fermented rice came to be used, lightly seasoned and eaten with fresh fish rather than preserved fish.  In this class learn the art of sushi and marekt fresh sashimi. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
27 May 2020
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Yum Cha Seafood

Here’s 3 dishes you can whip up in a flash that will wow the whole family.  Dumplings, dim sums and steamed buns are on today’s menu celebrating the delights of small dishes that make up Yum Cha menus across the city.  Learn all the techniques you need to recreate the recipes at home with a focus on fresh, seasonal and fabulous.  Today enjoy prawn and chive dumplings, pork and prawn dim sim followed by spiced fish and pickled cucumber steamed…

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Date:
30 May 2020
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Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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