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July 2018
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2½ hour class.  Learn with Akira, master sushi chef and award winning restaurateur from Gion Restaurant in Parnell.  He will teach you how to prepare traditional sushi rice and tamago (omelette), how to roll nori and uramaki and how to prepare the lightest and tastiest tempura with all the special trimmings. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
23 Jul 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  The art of the seafood grill is showcased tonight alongside marinades and sauces.  Not limited to the summer season, winter grilling combines oven and grill pan techniques to achieve the ultimate sear and flavour. Tonight the chef will make Grilled gamefish steaks with a vietnamese slaw & a Miso grilled salmon with wild mushrooms, bok choy & noodles. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
28 Jul 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Luca Villari

2½ hour class.  Auckland’s vibrant and buzzing restaurant scene continues to be inspired by passionate foodies and chefs alike.  Tonight we introduce Luca Villari  one of those chefs making his mark in the industry. Trained locally in New Zealand he was in the kitchen at CinCin for 7 years then worked in Melbourne for a period at The Point, Albert Park. He  then returned to Auckland as Head Chef at Wildfire. After that headed up the kitchen at Dawsons Catering.  He now currently…

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Date:
30 Jul 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
August 2018
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2½ hr class.   There’s more to smoked fish than salmon and kahawai! Join us in tonight’s class to learn different smoking techniques and flavour combinations.  As well as learning about the different species perfect for smoking, your chef will share recipes, tips and ideas which you will then go on to cook yourself before sitting down to a delicious meal of freshly smoked seafood, seasonal salads accompanied by fresh bread and dips. Tonight you will create smoked fish spaghetti with…

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Date:
02 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class .  The crowd-pleasing Mexican and American cuisines are combined with fresh NZ seafood in a new fusion cooking class. Deriving from the culinary cuisines of Tejanos, flavours are Spanish influenced and blended with Texan and Mexican blends. Tonight you will make Blackened salmon, horseradish sauce & a black bean salsa along with Margarita fish tacos. We’ll also have a selection of specially designed craft beers from Birkenhead Brewing Company for you to try to accompany the sizzling dishes,…

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Date:
03 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class. 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. Try your hand (and taste buds) with spicy grilled whole masala fish and tamarind fish curry. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
07 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class . No need to hop on a plane to try this world-famous cuisine. Drawing inspiration from previous French, Arabic and North African settlers, the Island of Sicily has a blended history and cuisines. Affordable ingredients that are rich in taste include tomatoes, artichokes, olives and olive oil, citrus and aubergine, matched with freshly caught seafood. Complete the journey with our Babich wines specifically matched to each recipe by your chef. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from…

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

2½ hr class. There is something a little bit decadent in the air today as we share an afternoon of exceptional seafood, premium Babich wines and Birkenhead Brew Co artisan beers.  Today your chef will showcase salt and pepper scampi, grilled crayfish tacos and seared gamefish with roasted fennel and olive, each paired with a beverage match.  Complete your meal with biscotti and coffee. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 2pm.    

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Date:
11 Aug 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class. Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Share your Sunday morning with your family at the Seafood School and enjoy a special sweet treat to finish. Today you will make delicious Chorizo, prawn and corn fritters with poached eggs and Blueberry pancakes with maple apple compote served with orange juice and Complimentary coffee. Bar open from 9.30am onwards.  Class starts promptly at 10am. Complimentary Beverage on arrival.

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Date:
12 Aug 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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2½ hr class.       Our popular class is back with a new menu.  Auckland is buzzing with 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. Tonight you will make Prawn pad thai, Vietnamese fish taco’s and steamed buns with crispy Calamari and korean sauce. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm. …

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Date:
14 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.   Fish is a staple of the pacific diet, and tonight we celebrate this wonderful melting pot of colourful cultures and food fusions. Based on local ingredients that are harvested from the surrounding ocean, rivers, and rich pastoral and agricultural landscape & the abundance of them. Tonight you will cook pan roasted market fish, artichoke puree with wild mushrooms and a truffle cream, along with a Miso glazed salmon fillet and wakame cucumber salad. Complimentary Beverage on arrival.…

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Date:
17 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  This class celebrates some of the fantastic artisan produce New Zealand has to offer. Today your chef will create recipes featuring unique products made locally, with the perfect match of ingredients to include the ‘pick’ of New Zealand’s seasonal seafood.  Complimentary coffee. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.30am onwards.  Class starts promptly at 11am.  

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Date:
18 Aug 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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 2½ hour class.  Auckland’s vibrant and buzzing restaurant scene continues to be inspired by passionate foodies and chefs alike.  Tonight we introduce you to one of those chefs making his mark in the industry.  Check out our website for details.  www.aucklandseafoodschool.co.nz Complimentary Beverage on arrival Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
20 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class.  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. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.    

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Date:
22 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Enjoy a complimentary cheese board from some of New Zealand’s award winning cheese makers whilst enjoying a glass of Babich wine.  Chef will then share the secrets behind creating a stunning seafood platter complete with ‘frutti di mare’ selected fresh from the Fish Market.  Complete the evening and cleanse the palate with Rush Munro citrus sorbet. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.

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Date:
29 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
September 2018
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3hr class.  The techniques for preserving and cooking food date back to ancient times, but is also a big food trend in 2018.  Pickling involves submerging food in vinegar, often with the addition of salt, sugar and various herbs and spices, whereas curing refers to treating food with dry salt or citrus, often with other flavours added.  You will learn all of these techniques in this hands on class where you will make spicy pickled fish with a fennel aioli and…

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Date:
01 Sep 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  The perfect gift for brunch obsessed dads! Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious extra special brunch for you all to enjoy and celebrate along with your dad. All dads will be in the draw to win an amazing hamper full of goodies. Class is suitable for the whole family.  Phone (09) 379-1497 to book kids (12 and under) in at 1/2 price. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 9.45am onwards. …

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Date:
02 Sep 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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2½ hr 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 finest NZ produce alongside bubbles, premium Black Label Babich wine and a beer tasting from Birkenhead Brew Company that you may not have tried before. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.    

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Date:
04 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class.  Originating from Sichuan Province in China the flavours are spicy and vibrant.  Chef will match the bold flavours of garlic, chilli peppers and the unique flavour of Sichuan pepper, creating a NZ addition with local seafood species and produce designed to match.  Challenge your taste buds complemented with a cool refreshing Birkenhead Brew Company artisan beer or chilled Babich organic wine.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
06 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Tonight your chef will showcase 3 delicious quick seafood dishes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule.  With a focus on fresh, seasonal and delicious you will learn plenty of tips and ideas to help with everyday meal planning. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
11 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  A contemporary twist to traditional Japanese meal using fresh local seafood and ingredients enhanced with the natural flavours of Japanese cuisine.  Grilled kingfish with nitsuke (Ni means to simmer, and tsuke indicates added flavour) sauce PLUS market fresh fish with citrus miso, tempura vegetables and edamame rice.  Rush Munro lemon sorbet to finish. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
14 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Auckland’s vibrant and buzzing restaurant scene continues to be inspired by passionate foodies and chefs alike.  Tonight we introduce you to one of those chefs making his mark in the industry.  Check out our website for details.  www.aucklandseafoodschool.co.nz Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm. Chef: TBA 

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Date:
17 Sep 2018
Chef:
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class.  Completely ‘on trend’, Street food has exploded in recent years. Learn how to make your favourite international dishes at home for you and your friends to enjoy. In this stunning seafood class, learn to blend lemongrass, ginger, mint, coriander and chilli to create combinations that will excite the taste buds!  Enjoy a chilled glass of wine or beer to compliment your meal and complete the evening with a sweet and refreshing Vietnamese dessert. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar…

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Date:
20 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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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 mezze and grazing plate recipes that are fuss free and will indulge the taste buds…..without spending any time away from your friends or the game.  There will be a whole fish for you to practise on yourself and artisan beers from…

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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. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm onwards.  Class…

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Date:
29 Sep 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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, kimchi and miso. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at…

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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, dim sums 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. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 2pm.  

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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.  Join us in a culinary journey across the regions of Bluff, Timaru and Stewart Island where chef will tonight showcase 3 seafood species from the area matched with local regional produce.  Each species will come with an information sheet on how and where it is caught. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
08 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (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 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.  Jamie from Judge Bao will share their food truck journey – including all the challenges and highlights experienced…

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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.   Complete your meal with an aperitif, biscotti and coffee…

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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, battered 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 restaurant scene continues to be inspired by passionate foodies and chefs alike.  Tonight we introduce you to one of those chefs making his mark in the industry.  Check out our website for details.  www.aucklandseafoodschool.co.nz Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm. Chef: Fiona Smith

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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
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