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September 2018
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2½ hr class.  Start your Saturday night off with us and learn how to cook recipes designed to share and enjoy on match night.  Start off with a fish filleting demonstration, your chef will then run through a range of grazing plate recipes ideas that are fuss free and will indulge the taste buds…..without spending any time away from your friends or the game.  Your grazing platter will include crumbed fish with a pickled onion and roast garlic mayonnaise, chargrilled squid…

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Date:
22 Sep 2018
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
5:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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3 hr class.  Scallop season is upon us so let’s celebrate.  Following on from our successful oyster festivals, join Chef Paulie at the Seafood School where he will share his passion for this popular shellfish. The art form of shucking will be demonstrated, create scallops three different ways plus learn a few little known facts, all alongside a glass of bubbles, Babich wine or Birkenhead Brew Company beer.  *Subject to catch.  Start the afternoon with scallop and kingfish ceviche followed by noodles with…

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Date:
29 Sep 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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October 2018
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2½ hr class.  The Korean Peninsula known for its cold autumns and winters influences the cuisine with many fermented dishes, hot soups and stews.  Basic seasonings of red pepper, green onion, bean paste, garlic, ginger and sesame highlight the traditional Korean belief that the taste and quality of food depend on spices and sauces.  Look out for freshly made Korean paste matched with local seafood and kimchi inspired dishes.Tonight you will learn how to make Ojingen Bokkeum Korean spicy stir fried…

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Date:
02 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class .  Age 7 – 12 years. Kids cooking classes are back!  Join us for a fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning and delicious food. Includes a walk around the Fish Market with chef. Show us your skills in the kitchen for the chance to win some great spot prizes!  Today you will be cooking prawn ‘mac n cheese’ and crepes with orange & coconut, lemon & sugar. Class starts promptly at 10am.  

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Date:
03 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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2½ hr class .  Age 7 – 12 years Kids cooking classes are back!  Join us for a fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning and delicious food. Includes a walk around the Fish Market with chef. Show us your skills in the kitchen for the chance to win some great spot prizes!  Today you will be cooking fish taco, carrot & coriander slaw with freshly made chilli mayo and salted caramel ice-cream sandwich. Class starts promptly at…

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Date:
04 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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3 hr class. Dumplings and steamed buns are on this afternoon’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.  Today you will be cooking – prawn and ginger dumplings, fried fish gua bao with pickled onions and sriracha mayonnaise, pork and prawn dim sim, plus stir fried greens with oyster sauce. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm.  Class starts…

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Date:
06 Oct 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class .  If you stayed in town these school holidays why not join us for a Sunday brunch of fun, fresh food and family time.  Celebrate families cooking and eating together with recipes designed for all ages. For every paying adult……one child joins in for FREE. $60 per adult/1 child free/$25 per extra child Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 9.45am.  Class starts promptly at 10am.

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Date:
07 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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2½ hr class.  Age 7 – 12 years.  Kids cooking classes are back!  Join us for a fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning and delicious food. Includes a walk around the Fish Market with chef. Show us your skills in the kitchen for the chance to win some great spot prizes!  Today you will be cooking fish burger wraps with pickles and homemade tartare and lemon curd and yoghurt fool with ginger biscuit. Class starts promptly at 10am.…

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Date:
08 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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2½ hr class  .  Age 7 – 12 years Kids cooking classes are back!  Join us for a fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning and delicious food. Includes a walk around the Fish Market with chef. Show us your skills in the kitchen for the chance to win some great spot prizes!  Today you will be cooking sesame shrimp, orange & ginger noodles and no bake banana cheesecake. Class starts promptly at 10am.  

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Date:
12 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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2½ hr class.  The pop up revolution has taken the country by storm with food trucks and pop up eateries offering a wide range of eating and dining options.  With a modern day mix applied to the recipes bringing together a diversity of cuisines and cultures, tonight’s recipes will blend the flavours together in synergy and harmony for you to create and share. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
16 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Scampis

2½ hr class.  Our Queen of Seafood class proved so popular back in June we decided to replicate it…..with a new twist.  Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with a night of premium seafood showcasing crayfish, scampi and premium seasonal white fish.  Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three delicious recipes – each paired with a beverage match from either Birkenhead Brewing Company or Black Label Babich wines.   Tonight you will be cooking scampi and mango rocket…

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Date:
17 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class.  The state of New Mexico located in Southwest USA is primarily known for its fusion cuisine with adaptations and influences throughout history namely Apache, Navajo and the Spanish Empire.  Tonight you will create spicy seafood enchiladas, crumbed fish tacos with baja sauce and prawn burrito bowl. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
24 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  BBQ season is here!  Join us to share a highly informative and delicious hands on seafood grilling session.  We’ll also have a selection of specially matched craft beers from Birkenhead Brewing Company for you to try to accompany the sizzling dishes, as well as our range of Babich wines. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.    

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Date:
26 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Jump in to the season with seafood recipes designed for a relaxed meal complemented with spring produce.  Enjoy fresh new ways to cook using in-season produce bringing springtime flavours into your cooking.  Complete the afternoon with a spring spritzer to refresh the palate and celebrate the upcoming sunshine fun. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 2pm.  

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Date:
27 Oct 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
4:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  The vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean are shared in tonight’s class.  Exciting new flavours are happening in the city streets across the regions featuring an abundance of seafood and fresh ingredients. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
29 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Auckland’s vibrant and buzzing food scene continues to be inspired by passionate foodies and chefs alike.  Tonight we introduce you to Fiona Smith who is making her mark in the industry. She is  an award winning food stylist and writer, Fiona brings  a compelling mix of passion, food knowledge, creative know-how and a keen, some would say obsessive, eye for detail when it comes to best in class food writing and styling. She’s in constant demand to deliver her…

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Date:
30 Oct 2018
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Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class.  New Zealand is a very unique place to live – in this class we celebrate with the spoils of both the land and the sea, all locally sourced. Serving the finest freshest produce available in a very special menu your recipes will include seasonal seafood, premium NZ beef matched with unique locally produced artisan products and Black Label Babich wines. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.

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Date:
31 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
November 2018
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2½ hour clas.  With extensive coastlines, Peruvian cuisine retains a strong seafood focus.  Colourful, flavourful food with an emphasis on fresh are highlights seasoned with light spices. Enjoy fresh seasonal ceviche lettuce cups with plantain crisps and corn and grilled spiced whole fish with quinoa salad bowl dressed with Aji Panca chilli and herb. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.   Image credit: @flytoinfinityvivi on Instagram

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Date:
01 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
fish techniques

2½ hour class.  Join us in today’s hands on workshop class to learn the techniques of knife handling, fish filleting & cooking the perfect fillet.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practise filleting two fish yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a delicious lunch of freshly cooked seafood with seasonal flavours to match. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.45am onwards.  Class starts promptly at 11am.  

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Date:
03 Nov 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  The vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean are shared in tonight’s class.  The perfect plate is full of colour and texture defined by plant based foods matched with a seafood hero. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
06 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Dust off the BBQ – summer is here!  The art of the seafood grill is showcased tonight alongside marinades and sauces.  We’ll also have a selection of specially matched craft beers from Birkenhead Brewing Company for you to try to accompany the sizzling dishes, as well as our range of Babich wines. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.

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Date:
08 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate your Friday night with us.  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. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
09 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
poke

2½ hour class.  Poke, the popular Hawaiian snack of raw fish seasoned with soy & sesame oil.  Poke is available everywhere, from food trucks to restaurants of local chefs.  Tonight you will learn traditional, modern and other styles of Poke, from classic Shoyu ‘Ahi’ to creative prawn sweet potato and coriander.  Poke is delicious and endlessly customisable.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
13 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Completely ‘on trend’, whether you love it or you love to hate it, there is no denying that America’s mouth-watering street food hits the spot every time.  From the food trucks that line the beachfront in California, all the way to the city centre stalls of New York, the United States has a huge array of food to choose from.  Street food has exploded in recent years.  Learn how to make 3 street style seafood dishes tonight for…

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Date:
16 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class .  Tonight renowned Chef Mark Southon will take you on a journey back to the ‘homeland’ with seasonal British seafood dishes.  Fresh fish, perfectly cooked to extract maximum flavour.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
19 Nov 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class. Colourful and diverse, street food is one of those travel experiences one can find in cities and towns all around the world.  We are mixing things up tonight in a ‘one of a kind’ fusion class like the Seafood School has never seen before – there will be an untouched classic dish and a big, bold and ‘non-purist’ recipe that will make your palate sing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.…

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Date:
20 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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3 hour class.  A celebration of New Zealand shellfish and crustacean. Following on from our successful oyster and scallop festivals, join Chef Paulie at the Seafood School where he will share his passion for these popular seafood varieties. The art form of shucking will be demonstrated, create scallop, oyster and crayfish recipes plus learn a few little known facts, all alongside a glass of bubbles, Babich wine or Birkenhead Brew Company beer.  *Subject to availability. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open…

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Date:
24 Nov 2018
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class .  We are all for breaking with convention and trying something new on special occasions but sometimes only classic dishes will do on Christmas Day.  Tonight join our Head Chef who will create a menu of favourite traditional seafood recipes…..with a special inspirational twist.  An exceptional class that’s not to be missed. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 5.30pm.  

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Date:
26 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
December 2018
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2½ hour class.  Fresh salmon, tuna maki rolls, seasonal salad and free range eggs presented with design and flair to premium effect.  With a focus on colour, texture and vibrancy the recipes will also include complementary sauces to add a zing. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.45am.  Class starts promptly at 11am.  

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Date:
02 Dec 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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 2½ hour class.  Here’s 3 dishes you can whip up in a flash that will wow the family.  Dumplings, dim sums and steamed buns are on tonight’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. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 5.30pm.    

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Date:
03 Dec 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Prosciutto wrapped salmon with green pea puree and prawn and white fish tortellini

2½ hour class.  New Zealand is a very unique place to live – in this class we celebrate with the spoils of both the land and the sea, all locally sourced. Serving the finest freshest produce available in a very special menu your recipes will include seasonal seafood, premium NZ beef matched with unique locally produced artisan products and Black Label Babich wines. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
05 Dec 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
christmas salmon

2½ hour class.  Exciting new recipes to wow the dinner party crowd will be shared with you tonight.  Chef will create New Zealand seafood recipes that are a ‘little bit special’, perfectly complementing the flavours of the season and showcasing a Black Label Babich wine tasting with each recipe.  Bubbles and complimentary platters will be available on arrival prior to the class commencing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.    

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Date:
10 Dec 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class.  Jump in to the season with seafood recipes designed for a relaxed meal complemented with summer produce.  Enjoy fresh new ways to cook using in-season produce bringing summertime flavours into your cooking.  Complete the afternoon with a summer dessert to refresh the palate and celebrate the upcoming sunshine fun. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.45am.  Class starts promptly at 11am.  

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Date:
15 Dec 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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3 hour class.  Celebrate with the Seafood School team for our final class of 2018 and enjoy crayfish, oysters, fresh fish, seasonal produce, bubbles, premium Babich wines and Birkenhead Brewing Company craft beer.  Be quick with this one……it will sell out fast. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5pm.  Class starts promptly at 5.30pm.  

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Date:
20 Dec 2018
Starting:
5:30pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
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