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April 2020
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
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$105 per person
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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. Tonight make ikayaki grilled squid and and japanese style rice, smoked salmon  and  pickled ginger dressing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from…

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Date:
01 Apr 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
March 2020
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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. Today make white fish with crudo with avocado, herbs and cucumber lime dressing followed by a kahawai curry with green beans and coriander. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 2.30pm onwards.  Class starts at 3pm.

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Date:
28 Mar 2020
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (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,  calamari to Mediterranean chilli mussels, try your hand cooking these fantastic tasty species. Tonight make anchovie xato with whitlof and red pepper sauce, prawn ceviche and steamed mussels with chorizo and tomato. 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
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. Steamed clams with thai basil and oyster sauce and a japanese seafood curry Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
25 Mar 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 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. Today make steamed cloudy bay clams with corn and bacon, scampi casino and pan fried market fish, lemon caper butter and panzanella salad Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
21 Mar 2020
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
Only 6 tickets left
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. Tonight make a delicious seafood burrito followed by tarragon lobster roll with pickles and proper crisps. 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
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. Make a grilled fish taco with green chilli mayonnaise followed by grilled market fish steaks, chorizo and potato with a tomato herb salsa 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
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. In today’s class make a stunning shallot and pepper mignonette, kilpatrick oysters and three cheese oyster gratin. 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
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
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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
Only 2 tickets left
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
Only 7 tickets left
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
Only 9 tickets left
February 2020
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
Only 5 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
Sold Out
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
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
Sold Out
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
Sold Out
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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
Sold Out
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
Only 8 tickets left
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  style laksa (spicy seafood soup) Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
05 Feb 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Sold Out
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 pan fried  line caught market fish, caper butter and warm potato salad. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts…

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Date:
31 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 7 tickets left
Mexican seafood tacos cooking class

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. Learn how to make chipotle prawn and ricotta quesadilla and a pesca cemita a seafood style mexican sandwich. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
23 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 5 tickets left
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Colourful and diverse, street food is one of those travel experiences one 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 recipes, In tonight’s class, make a king prawn burrito bowl and caramelised three peppered fish with a coriander and spring onion slaw. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  class starts…

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Date:
21 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 2 tickets left
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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 has evolved into a sophisticated cuisine, which showcases Spain’s vibrant and wide ranging flavours.  Tonight cook spiced steamed shellfish, chorizo sauteed potatoes with rocket and tomato followed by grilled squid with artichokes and tomato bruschetta with a herb citrus dressing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 3.30pm…

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Date:
18 Jan 2020
Starting:
4:00pm
Finishing:
7:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 4 tickets left
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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. Cook Prawn tortilla’s with slaw, avocado and coriander followed with a Summer seafood salad with herb dressing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
16 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Vietnamese Street food Seafood Cooking Class

From the ancient hutongs of Beijing to the markets of Hanoi, the best of Asian food is cooked in searing street-side woks. The narrow land of Vietnam brings a spicy taste of 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. In tonight’s class make Caramel vietnamese fish with kailaan and Market fish banh Mi. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open…

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Date:
09 Jan 2020
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Sold Out
December 20192019
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Celebrate with the Seafood School team for our final class of 2019 in style. In this class cook two amazing seasonal recipes matched with Babich Black Label wine, enjoy a complimentary platter and Prosecco on arrival and take home seafood school goody bag, a class not to be missed. In tonight’s class you will make a whitebait fritter, herb salt with watercress and citrus mayonnaise followed by Grilled  salmon, roasted cauliflower, buttered corn with miso and sesame. To finish the…

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Date:
23 Dec 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
Sold Out
Surf and Turf - cooking class

Celebrate the season in tonight’s class and enjoy surf n turf with seasonal produce, bubbles, Babich wines and Bach Brewery Company Craft beer.  This evening you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of the “Surf and the Turf “.  Be quick with this one……it will sell out fast.  Receive a copy of the complete NZ Seafood cookbook. Tonight cook seared scallops and pancetta with apple, fennel and citrus, followed by grilled sirloin, scampi and…

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Date:
20 Dec 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
Only 6 tickets left
Clams Vietnamese Seafood Street Food

The cuisine of Vietnam has been known for its tastes, flavour and healthiness. The late Anthony Bourdain was one most enthusiastic Vietnam street food lover. The narrow land of Vietnam brings a spicy taste of 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 . Tonight cook Vietnamese oyster omelete with nuoc cham followed by Vietnamese seafood salad. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from…

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Date:
18 Dec 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Spanish Tapas

Hosting a party this summer?  Learn from our chef 3 seafood canapes matched with our favourite cocktails.  Design time saving nibbles that will be the talking point of summer entertaining. These easy tasty recipes with trending classy cocktails will get your party started in no time. Enjoy a complimentary glass of white Sangria on arrival. In tonight’s class make ceviche lettuce cups with chipotle mayonnaise, whipped smoked fish, pickled onions with grilled sourdough and cured salmon and dill blini with…

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Date:
16 Dec 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 5 tickets left
Crayfish - King of seafood celebration

Jump into the celebratory 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.  Tonight cook two delicious recipes and complete the evening with a seasonal dessert to refresh the palate and celebrate the upcoming festivities. Miso salmon, black garlic and baby vegetable slaw, followed by NZ  crayfish, rocket and fennel salad with yuzu mayonnaise. Complimentary Beverage / Bubbles and antipasto on…

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Date:
14 Dec 2019
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
Sold Out
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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 that are delicious. With flavours of umami, spring onion, pickled ginger, caramel and citrus. Tonight enjoy tuna tataki with sesame and ginger followed by salmon nitsuke tofu and green onion. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
11 Dec 2019
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 7 tickets left
Mexican seafood tacos cooking class

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, Tequila fish tacos with pickled cabbage slaw followed by Blackened salmon burrito bowl, corn and bean salsa with avocado and horseradish cream. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
03 Dec 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Only 5 tickets left
November 2019
East West Fusion Seafood Drunken Noodles

Night Noodle markets have been taking NZ by storm, introducing us to night noodle markets on field and in parks, introducing us to new culture and amazing flavours, into tonight’s class explore array of Asian flavours combined with noodles and re-create two delicious seafood recipes. Tonight make a Thai seafood noodle bowl and Hong Kong style prawn chow mein. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
27 Nov 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 6 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. This evening you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of the “Surf and the Turf “. Spiced pork and prawn tacos with pickled vegetables followed by grilled sirloin with scampi with citrus butter and smashed potatoes. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
21 Nov 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Only 3 tickets left
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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. Teriyaki salmon and avocado taco followed by Grilled…

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Date:
19 Nov 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 2 tickets left
Mexican seafood tacos cooking 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. Showcasing NZ seafood with delicious flavours.  Black Market Spice pack spot prizes to be won. Beer tasting on arrival. Grilled fish taco with coriander lime mayonnaise and grilled salmon steaks, with charred asparagus, smoked bacon served with a tomato herb salsa. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
16 Nov 2019
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Coastal of Spain cooking class

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 mussels, these small plates are found throughout Spain, in tonight’s cook “Gambas al ajillo” or “garlic prawn” is a classic Spanish Tapa, along with “Spicy paprika mussels” and “Calamari a la plancha” spiced calamari infused with fresh garlic and parsley. Complimentary…

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Date:
14 Nov 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 3 tickets left
Black Label Babich Wine Seafood matching

Many factors influence the seasonality of fish and seafood. Tonight we will bring you 2 great recipes designed around seasonal produce. Enjoy fresh new ways to cook using in-season produce with some of NZ finest seafood with award winning Babich Rose. Complimentary Prosecco on arrival. In tonight’s class cook teriyaki and honey salmon with sesame bok choy and Grilled market fish with olives, asparagus, cherry tomatoes and potatoes. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at…

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Date:
12 Nov 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Only 4 tickets left
October 2019
Chinese street food shellfish clams Cooking Class

Hawker stands and food carts are a common sight in Asia and throughout Europe. On land and waterways, these street-food vendors serve hot or cold food items traditional to their region. Try your hand tonight in making two famous seafood street food cart dishes from roads around the world. In tonight’s class cook spiced prawn kebabs with a coriander and grilled pineapple salsa along with black pepper fish with a spring onion slaw. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from…

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Date:
30 Oct 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Taste of Japan - cooking class

When it comes to Japanese seafood dishes, one would be amiss not to mention sushi, the most quintessential of all Japanese seafood 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 was used, lightly seasoned and eaten with fresh fish rather than preserved fish, in this class learn the art of sushi and sashimi preparation and enjoy an array of…

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Date:
22 Oct 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
3 Cuisines 3 Beers Seafood Cooking Class

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 each will be…

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Date:
19 Oct 2019
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Only 2 tickets left
Oysters and Bubbles Seafood class

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 delicious recipes. Start the class with a glass of bubbles and antipasto on arrival. Book early, limited spaces available.  In tonight’s class start with freshly shucked oysters with ponzu, miso and ginger, grilled scampi with rocket and mango dressing and market fish with Vietnamese slaw chilli and citrus.…

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Date:
11 Oct 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
Only 3 tickets left
Fish curry

Two ingredients that are commonly used in Malaysian cuisine are Shrimp paste and Chilli peppers, Chillies are both fresh and dried, they are ground into a paste or sambal, shrimp paste which is pressed into a block and sun-dried.. Once cooked, the shrimp paste’s aroma and flavour mellows and contributes a depth of flavour to the dish. Tonight cook two seafood recipes using these core ingredients. Tonight make malaysian seafood laska, fresh sambal and king prawn and noodle salad. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
09 Oct 2019
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 7 tickets left
Seafood school kids cooking class

Ages 7 – 12. These school holidays we have 2 classes again, for our 7-12 age range classes are on the 1st  and 8th October . Join the chef for a tour of the market and then enjoy cooking your lunch and dessert. Show us your skills in the kitchen to WIN some great prizes and take home a free apron.  In today’s class make mixed seafood pad thai follow by caramel banoffee triffle. Class starts promptly at 10am.

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Date:
08 Oct 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Ages 13- 17. We will also be hosting our very popular  Teen cooking  class,  enjoy cooking with your friends an Asian style banquet with 4 sharing recipes,  includes complimentary non-alcoholic beverage on arrival and seafood school apron. Start with teriyaki fish kebabs, charred squid with vietnamese slaw, bang bang prawn salad and asian greens, tofu and garlic and oyster sauce. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverage on arrival Class starts promptly at 11am

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Date:
03 Oct 2019
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Laksa from Auckland Seafood School

Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge, Thai food demonstrates attention to detail, texture, colour, taste and the use of ingredients, as well as outstanding flavour, in this class cook two recipes sure to spice up your next seafood meal. Tonight make the always popular prawn pad thai and a spicy fish banh mi, with pickled vegetables, coriander and thai basil Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts…

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Date:
02 Oct 2019
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Kids Cooking class at Auckland Seafood School

These school holidays we have 2 classes again, for our 7-12 age range classes are on the 1st  and 8th October . Join the chef for a tour of the market and then enjoy cooking your lunch and dessert. Show us your skills in the kitchen to WIN some great prizes and take home a free apron. In today’s class make Fish sliders, pickled cucumber and miso mayonnaise and finish with  french toast with cinnamon sugar,  blueberries and banana. Class…

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Date:
01 Oct 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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September 2019
East and West cooking class fusion

Auckland is buzzing with the 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 new flavour combos that have taken the city by storm.  With New Zealand’s amazing seasonal produce alongside the freshest seafood your taste buds will be excited! Tonight make prawn chow mein with crispy noodles and hoisin glazed king salmon bowl, carrot, coriander and edamame slaw. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
27 Sep 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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Seafood Cocktail Class

Hosting a party this summer?  Learn from our chef 3 seafood canapes matched with our favourite cocktails.  Design time saving nibbles that will be the talking point of summer entertaining. These easy tasty recipes with trending classy cocktails will get your party started in no time. Enjoy a complimentary Bellini on arrival. Tonight make a scampi, prawn and avocado cocktail, smoked salmon, horseradish and cress toast and seared sesame tuna, cucumber and mango cups.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open…

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Date:
24 Sep 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Spanish Tapas Coastal Spain Mediterranean Chilli Mussels

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 mussels, these small plates are found throughout Spain, in tonight’s class you will cook these delightful recipes. Tonight you will make salt and peppered grilled calamari grilled ciabatta and rocket salad, shellfish, chilli  and chorizo pot and peri peri prawn kebabs.…

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Date:
18 Sep 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
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Tuna Tataki Japanese cuisine

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 that are high-quality and delicious. With flavours of unami, spring onion, pickled ginger, caramel and citrus. Tonight cook salmon belly sashimi, pickled nori, daikon and carrot salad  followed by tuna tataki, wild mushroom and sesame.   Asahi beer specials and Asahi beer glass giveaway.…

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Date:
14 Sep 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Mexican seafood tacos cooking 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. Showcasing NZ seafood with delicious flavours.  Black Market Spice pack spot prizes to be won.  Tonight cook Blackened salmon fajitas and Baked fish, black bean and corn salsa with coriander and avocado.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.3opm onwards.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
04 Sep 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
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August 2019
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 Seafood burrito with Vietnamese slaw and Tamarind honey salmon with corn and…

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Date:
30 Aug 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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King of Seafood surf and turf scampi

Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with a night of premium NZ seafood showcasing whitebait, scampi and premium seasonal white fish. Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in three delicious recipes. Kick off  the class with a glass of bubbles and platters on arrival. Limited spaces available. Start with a whitebait fritter with brioche, grilled scampi with chilli and citrus followed by pan fried market fish with steamed saki clams, thai basil and lime. Bar open from…

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Date:
16 Aug 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
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Seafood Laska (9)

Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge, Thai food demonstrates attention to detail, texture, colour, taste and the use of ingredients with medicinal benefits, as well as outstanding flavour, in this class cook two recipes sure to spice up your next seafood meal – Spicy prawn pad thai and Sweet and sour thai orange seafood soup. A great class not to be missed, teaching tonight is the talented Jamie Johnston. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
13 Aug 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Japanese Seafood cooking class

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 sashimi preparation from chef Cezar…

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Date:
07 Aug 2019
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
July 2019
Seafood Laska (9)

Fish, meats and even fruits are drenched in a riot of flavours found in many street markets around the world. Spicy, sour and pungent tastes. From Indonesia, Thailand and Norway. Curry Laksa is a popular dish that is full of flavours, slightly creamy soup infused with coconut milk, the spiciness of chilli and fragrance of fresh herbs, tonight you will make Seafood Laksa and another popular hawker style fish curry. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class…

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Date:
24 Jul 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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pacificfusion

The best of the pacific. Fish is a staple of the pacific diet, and tonight we celebrate this wonderful melting pot of colourful cultures and food fusions. Flavours are fresh, subtle or spicy, drawing inspiration from countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Pacific Islands. On trend cuisine with bright, bold vibrant dishes. In this class cook -  Spicy ponzu salmon with greens followed by grilled market fresh fish with clams and wild mushroom. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm…

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Date:
18 Jul 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
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These school holidays we have 2 classes again, for our 7-12 age range classes are on the 9th and 16th July. Join the chef for a tour of the market and then enjoy cooking your lunch and dessert. Show us your skills in the kitchen to WIN some great prizes and take home a free apron. In today’s class cook Vietnamese crumbed fish tacos followed by Hot cakes with banana, blueberries, coconut and shaved chocolate. Class starts promptly at 10am.

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Date:
16 Jul 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Yum Cha Seafood

Yum Cha, is the Cantonese tradition of brunch involving Chinese tea and dim sum enjoyed in the company of family and friends. The practice is popular in Cantonese-speaking regions, including Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong and Macau. It’s perfect in that you can just pick a spot, turn up and you’ve got a massive selection of steamed/ fried and baked small dishes on which to gorge upon. On the menu today is a sweet and sour soft shell crab bao, pork and…

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Date:
12 Jul 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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Tiki Thai is a tasty addition to Auckland’s Fish Market serving up Thai with a twist. Capitalising on traditional Thai food, Head Chef Cam Knox aims to use fresher and punchier ingredients to outline bolder notes in his cuisine. Tiki Thai creates simplistic dishes that astonish consumers with the intricacies of each mouthful. Thai food is known for its unique combinations of seasoning and flavour. Sweet, sour, spicy, salty and bitter, in tonight’s class cook with the ying and yang the…

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Date:
11 Jul 2019
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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13-17 age range.  We will also be hosting our first ever Teen class,  enjoy cooking with your friends an Asian style banquet with 4 sharing recipes,  includes complimentary non-alcoholic beverage on arrival and free apron. In today’s class your will cook teriyaki salmon kebabs, thai style fish cakes with sweet and sour cucumber pickle, king pao prawn stir-fry and hot and sour aubergine with sticky rice. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverage on arrival Class starts promptly at 11am

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Date:
11 Jul 2019
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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These school holidays we have 2 classes again, for our 7-12 age range classes are on the 9th and 16th July. Join the chef for a tour of the market and then enjoy cooking your lunch and dessert. Show us your skills in the kitchen to WIN some great prizes and take home a free apron. In this class you will make a Prawn macaroni and 3 cheese sauce, followed by a Jelly berry mess. Class starts promptly at 10am.

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Date:
09 Jul 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
June 2019
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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 that are high-quality and delicious. With flavours of unami, spring onion, pickled ginger, caramel and citrus. In tonights class cook Ikayaki (grilled squid) and Japanese seafood curry. Complimentary Beverage on arrival Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
21 Jun 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
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mediterranean fish

Thanks to the long coastline of Spain, combined with the two archipelagos islands, the Balearics and the Canaries, fish and shellfish are all elements of the Spanish table. 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. On the menu is a delicious rape con vinagreta picante (grilled fish with spicy vinaigrette followed by a Spanish…

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Date:
18 Jun 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Caribbean Seafood

Southern cooking is a fusion, of influences including New Orleans, French, Spanish, West African, and Native American cuisine. Like French food, it sometimes makes use of rich sauces and complex preparation techniques. Creole dishes often include onions, bell peppers, celery, tomatoes with fried fish and seafood. We also have a Black Market Spice pack give away in the class! Blackened Cajun fish, Grits, succotash and greens; This Cajun dish is most popular, enhanced with a blackened spice rub, succotash and the traditional greens.…

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Date:
11 Jun 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Yum Cha Seafood

Our popular class is back for winter !  Yum cha, is the Cantonese tradition of brunch involving Chinese tea and dim sum enjoyed in the company of family and friends. The practice is popular in Cantonese-speaking regions, including Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong and Macau. It’s perfect in that you can just pick a spot, turn up, and you’ve got a massive selection of steamed/ fried and baked small dishes on which to gorge upon. In this class make dumplings, dim sims…

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Date:
07 Jun 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Grilled squid with fried capers and Skordalia sauce

With more than 200 stunning islands and beautiful coastal towns, fresh seafood dishes are a staple on every Greek family’s dining table. This class will emerse you in the wonderful Mediterranean flavours of ouzo, tomato, olives, fresh herbs and feta, create delicious crispy fried squid and a hearty seaside fishermans stew. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
04 Jun 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
May 2019
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Vietnamese street food in the west has gotten a serious makeover. Street dishes vary somewhat across Vietnam’s regions and cities—the north, home of Vietnam’s cultural capital Hanoi, birthed some of the country’s most iconic foods; the central region prides itself on the spicy royal fare once served in the imperial city of Hue.  In this class lookout for two mouth-watering popular Vietnamese street-food recipes. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
31 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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In tonight’s class match some of Babich’s medal winning wines with three delicious seafood recipes. Complimentary wine tasting on arrival with the sommelier from Babich. If you enjoy outstanding wine and seafood, this class is not to be missed. In tonight’s class prepare pan fried market fish, roasted baby potatoes and gazpacho salsa along with baked gamefish with chorizo and shellfish. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
29 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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In tonight’s class we are matching the latest culinary trend – craft beer matched with seafood.  Enjoy great beers from Bach Brewing and matched with seasonal NZ seafood Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm onwards.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
23 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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In tonight’s class celebrate the culinary influences from China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand, learn about the different flavours from this region and re-create two fantastic seafood inspired recipes. In  tonight’s class on the menu is Red braised fish ( Hong kong Xian Yu ) a southern chinese supper classic, a whole fish braised in rich soy sauce, spring onion and ginger broth and Kai Jeow Pu a traditional thai crab omelette made famous by the 70 year old Michelin…

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Date:
21 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Cookbook2 Fish tacos

A term used in Texas and the Southwestern United States to describe a regional American cuisine that blends food products eaten the US and the culinary creations of Mexican-Americans influenced by the cuisines of Mexico. Tonight blend this fusion with two seafood recipes, there will also be a Black Market spice pack giveaway.  Tonight you will be cooking chilli, lime, garlic infused prawns with Texan slaw, southwest seasoned sour cream in a soft tortilla followed by Tex/Mex spiced market fresh fish with a black bean and corn…

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Date:
17 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Hawker Street Food Pho

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. On the menu tonight is Vietnamese fish tacos with a sriracha mayonnaise and stir…

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Date:
15 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Scampis

In today’s class you will learn how to cook three delicious recipes, shucked oyster and ponzu, steamed sake and lime flavoured clams and showcasing NZ Scampi with a citrus butter, mixed greens and ciabatta, start the class with a class of bubbles and platters on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 2pm.  

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Date:
11 May 2019
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with Babich wines –Tonight the Chef will create two delicious recipes that perfectly complement the flavours of the season in this hands-on seafood cooking class, matched with sensational organic wine.  Tonight you will be cooking seared rare New Zealand salmon with pineapple lime salsa Fresca followed by seasonal market fresh fish fillet on coconut milk cauliflower  risotto, Malaysian curry spice, carraway poppadum and micro herbs. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
03 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Fish curry

There’s nothing more common to eat as Sri Lankan food than a plate of rice and curry. Tonight enjoyed stir-fried Kerala spiced  squid followed by a devilled sweet and sour fish curry. Dishes are accompanied by pickled fruits or vegetables, chutneys and sambal. A spice journey not to be missed. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
01 May 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
April 2019
fish techniques

3 hour class. Join us today in a hands on class to learn the techniques of smoking and filleting and making fresh fish stock.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practice yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a delicious seafood meal of market fresh smoked fish (trevally/ terakihi/kahawai ) bruschetta, burst tomatoes and herbed crème fraiche. PLUS smoked shellfish, miso butter,  coriander and carrot slaw. All class attendees receive a…

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Date:
27 Apr 2019
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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Suitable for ages 7-12.  Kids cooking classes are back! 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 prizes.   In today’s class make fish sliders with Asian slaw followed by no freeze mixed berry ice cream   Other class dates available and…

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Date:
24 Apr 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Suitable for ages 7-12.  Kids cooking classes are back! 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 prizes.  Today cook - easy prawn pad Thai, tofu and peanuts  followed by berry and lychee mess. Other class dates available is 16th April and 24th…

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Date:
17 Apr 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Suitable for ages 7-12.  Kids cooking classes are back! 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 prizes.  Today cook - Teriyaki salmon taco with miso spiced slaw and avocado followed by seasonal fruit kebabs and coconut cream Other dates available 17th…

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Date:
16 Apr 2019
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
Fish with artichoke puree

In tonight’s class cook two recipes with NZ finest kai moana, we will showcase Autumn produce with fresh seasonal seafood.  Enjoy specially selected Babich Organic wine and oysters on arrival.  Tonight you will be cooking whitebait and poppyseed rosti with a garlic chive, fennel and rocket salad drizzled white balsamic and extra virgin olive oil.  Followed by seared market fresh fish, white miso ravioli, baby vegetables finished with a Shaoxing crayfish broth reduction. Bar open from 4.30pm.  Class starts promptly at…

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Date:
13 Apr 2019
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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. Tonight start with a delicious squid stir fry, followed by salmon with kimchi butter, brussel sprouts and bacon Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
11 Apr 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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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 hawker style seafood recipes. Tonight you will make Vietnamese prawn tacos, followed by coconut curry fish noodle bowl. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.

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Date:
04 Apr 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood Masterclass

Welcome to an exclusive evening with one of Auckland guest chefs, Glen File ex  head chef of Baduzzi  and The Grange, smales farm. Glen is one of New Zealand’s hottest emerging kitchen talents, awards include Cuisine Best Specialist Restaurant 2014, Runner-Up Best Market Bistro, as well as earning Two Hats, a decoration coveted by all New Zealand restaurants. Glen describes his food as classic comfort food full of flavour with a simple modern twist, his class is not to be…

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Date:
02 Apr 2019
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 per person
March 2019
Vietnamese Street food Seafood Cooking Class

Hawker stands and food carts are a common sight in Asia and throughout Europe. On land and waterways, these street-food vendors serve hot or cold food items traditional to their region. Try your hand tonight in making two famous seafood street food cart dishes from roads around the world. Tonight you will cook Baja fish tacos and Prawn pad kee mao aka Drunken noodles. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm. Class starts promptly at 6.00pm.

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Date:
28 Mar 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Flavours of Azabu combines Peruvian Japanese Nikkei flavours with more Tokyo-style dishes. Azabu is at the AFM Fish Market and tonight you will cook two crowd pleasing recipes from the talented team at Azabu. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm. Class starts promptly at 6.00pm.

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Date:
26 Mar 2019
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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Celebrate the great combination of pairing seafood and meat together and the cooking technique of the BBQ. It’s a curious combination that sprung from America’s fascination with “Continental cuisine” in the 60′s. This evening you will cook 2 delicious recipes and then sit down to enjoy the wonderful flavours of the “Surf and the Turf’. In today’s class the chef will be making Chorizo and prawn tacos, pickled onions and coriander with avocado cream and Scotch fillet with oyster rockefeller.…

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Date:
23 Mar 2019
Starting:
3:00pm
Finishing:
6:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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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 Oysters. Tonight Chef Paulie (ex The Oyster Inn) will prepare three of his favourite oyster recipes, begin with natural oysters with a shallot migonette, delicious oyster kilpatrick and to finish crumbed oyster sliders with basil and green chilli mayonnaise. If your an Oyster fan this is a…

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Date:
21 Mar 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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Many factors influence the seasonality of fish and seafood. Tonight we will bring you two great recipes designed around seasonal produce. We’ll also have a selection of specially matched craft beers from Birkenhead Brewing Company, be in early for beer tasting.  Enjoy fresh new ways to cook using in-season produce with some of NZ finest seafood and matched with some fantastic wines. Class 3 hours.  Tonight you will be cooking panko crumbed fish with a pineapple salsa and chilli cream followed by…

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Date:
13 Mar 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
fish techniques

If you want to learn about fish handling, filleting, shucking and cleaning shellfish, today’s class is for you, not only will you learn some of these techniques you will receive for home the fabulous NZ seafood cookbook with a range of delicious recipes from NZ chefs. In this hands on class you will learn how to prepare 2 recipes before sitting down to a delicious seafood meal. Today you will be cooking  fresh oysters with sichuan mignonette followed by pan fried…

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Date:
09 Mar 2019
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100.00 per person
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The cuisine of Vietnam has been known for its tastes, flavours, and healthiness. The late Anthony Bourdain was one of the most enthusiastic Vietnam street food lovers which said enough about how good Vietnam food  is. The narrow land of Vietnam brings a spicy taste of 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. Class 2 1/2 hours. On…

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Date:
06 Mar 2019
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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February 2019
Beach, Bach and Beyond Seafood cooking

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. We’ll also have a selection of specially matched craft beers from Birkenhead Brewing Company, be in early for beer tasting. Tonight you will make spiced prawn kebabs with grilled pineapple salsa followed by Blacked salmon burrito bowl with coriander and mango. Lookout…

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Date:
28 Feb 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Korean Seafood

 2½ hr class.  Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate your Monday night with us.  Sample two cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures and enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe. Tonight you will cook a Mexican hawker style dish of crispy prawns, charred corn and chilli tomato butter followed by an Asian inspired caramelised peppered fish with steamed rice and spring onion slaw.…

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Date:
25 Feb 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Kahawai with Salsa Verde

2½ hr class.  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 has evolved into a sophisticated cuisine, which showcases Spain’s vibrant and wide ranging flavours. Tonight on the menu is Peri peri fish kebabs, prawn ceviche lettuce cups and chilli mussels Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
20 Feb 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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3 hr class.  Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with an evening of premium NZ seafood.  Tonight your chef will show you his ‘tips and tricks’ in two delicious recipes – each paired with either ‘Babich wines or artisan beer from Birkenhead Brewing Company.   Start with an entree of  salmon tataki , followed by grilled crayfish with a carrot and coriander slaw,  complete your meal with rush munro sorbet and biscotti. Bar open from 4.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 5pm.

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Date:
16 Feb 2019
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
Oysters and Bubbles Seafood class

3 hr class.  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 and Birkenhead Brewing Company artisan beers. Complete your meal with a selection of  Rush Munro  icecream and seasonal fruit kebabs.  Tonight you will start with freshly shucked oysters with a ponzu dressing, Salmon…

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Date:
14 Feb 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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2½ hr class.  Celebrating Indonesian street food, come on a journey into Indonesian cuisine – strong and spicy flavours await. Learn how to use the whole fish in 2 amazing recipes that will both excite and dazzle your taste buds. Tonight on the menu is  Indonesian fried fish with sweet chilli noodles followed by Grilled fish with sambal matah, melon and cucumber salad. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
12 Feb 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Yum Cha Seafood

3 hr class.  Dumplings, steamed bao  and yum cha favourites are on this afternoon’s menu celebrating the delights of small dishes that make up Yum Cha  across the city.  Learn all the techniques you need to recreate the recipes at home. On the menu today is a sweet and sour soft shell crab bao, pork and prawn siu mai and shanghainese lion head fish balls.   Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 1.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 2pm.  

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Date:
09 Feb 2019
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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January 2019
Mussel Fritter

2½ hr 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 evening with a summer dessert to refresh the palate and celebrate the sunshine fun.  Start with sashimi of market fresh Salmon, pineapple, red pepper and coriander salsa, watermelon salad, curry and lime oil, micro leaves and edible petals.  Followed by market fresh fish of…

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Date:
31 Jan 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class. Thai food is a harmonious blend of sweet and sour, laced with herbs and spices.  In this stunning seafood class learn to blend these flavours to create combinations that will excite the taste buds!  Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 2 delicious Thai recipes blending seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time. On the menu tonight is Prawn Tom yum goong soup followed by Thai green fish curry. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
22 Jan 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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fish techniques

3 hr class.  Join us in today’s hands on workshop class to learn the techniques of fish filleting, seafood cooking techniques, squid cleaning and preparation and knife handling.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practise yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a delicious self-cooked lunch of fresh seafood with seasonal flavours to match.  A great introduction class to Seafood and preparation not to be missed. Today you will cook grilled…

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Date:
19 Jan 2019
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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Vietnamese Street food Seafood Cooking Class

2½ hr class.  Colourful and diverse, street food is one of those travel experiences one 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. Tonight you will make Balinese fish satay followed by Hong Kong Wonton noodle soup Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
17 Jan 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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King of Seafood surf and turf scampi

3 hr class.  Celebrate the ultimate in decadence with a night of fabulous seafood showcasing NZ shellfish and premium seasonal white fish.  Tonight your chef will share delicious recipes each with beverage suggestions from either Birkenhead Brewing Company or Organic Babich wines, finish the evening with fresh seasonal fruit and sorbet. Tonight we will be cooking some beautiful New Zealand seafood, starting with grilled chilli and citrus Scampi, Sashimi of white fish with a yuzu soy dressing, radish and coriander, finished…

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Date:
12 Jan 2019
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$110 per person
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2½ hr 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. Today learn some great tips when cooking seafood on the BBQ. Look forward to Calamari and rocket salad, pickled garlic with citrus and parmesan,  followed by…

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Date:
11 Jan 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Celebrate the first class of 2019! Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines.  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. Tonight you will make BBQ King prawns, pineapple and coriander salsa with a cucumber and avocado salad, plus Grilled Market fish, summer slaw with a miso dressing. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm. …

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Date:
09 Jan 2019
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Sparkling Seafood Lunch

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.  Start with half shell Pacific oysters with shallot mignonette.  Followed  by miso baked salmon, asparagus and black garlic with a fresh radish salad PLUS crayfish and roast fennel with rocket, ciabatta  and tarragon mayonnaise. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar…

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Date:
20 Dec 2018
Starting:
5:30pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$120 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. We start with grilled King prawns and chilli lime dressing followed by balsamic  roasted salmon, asparagus and semi dried tomato salsa, and finishing the meal with  macerated summer berries…

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Date:
15 Dec 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Kingfish Tataki

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. Tonight you will start with a whitebait fritter with watercress and citrus mayonnaise followed by salmon linguini, shaved fennel and lemon gremolata. Bubbles and complimentary platters will be available on arrival prior to…

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Date:
10 Dec 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person

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. Tonight start with delicous seared scallops with pink grapefruit and smoked bacon followed by Savannah scotch fillet ,…

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

 2½ hour class.  Here’s 3 dishes you can whip up in a flash that will wow the family.  Dumplings, dim sims and steamed buns are on tonights 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 focus on fresh, seasonal and fabulous. We start scallop and ginger dumplings with Sichaun dipping sauce followed by pork, prawn and chive dim sims, finishing…

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Date:
03 Dec 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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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
November 2018
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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. Tonight we start with seared scallop salad, with citrus, apple and fennel followed by grilled  salmon with yuzu hollandaise and asparagus. An exceptional class that’s not to be missed.  Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open…

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Date:
26 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 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.  We will start with fresh shucked half shell oysters…

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Date:
24 Nov 2018
Starting:
5:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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Korean Seafood

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. You will start with Hokkien Mee stir fried prawns, crispy pork and sambal and…

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Date:
20 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.  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’ the traditional Hawaiian dish of raw fish seasoned with soy and sesame oil followed by salmon, edamame and spring onion Poke PLUS a prawn, sweet potato, avocado and cucumber Poke Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from…

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Date:
13 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Clams Vietnamese Seafood Street Food

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.  Tonight you will be starting with spicy prawn pad Thai followed by whole grilled market fresh fish with lettuce cups and coriander and chilli salsa Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class…

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Date:
09 Nov 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (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. Tonight you will be cooking grilled prawn kebabs with miso chilli butter PLUS  grilled market fish with fennel and orange relish, lettuce greens and avocado. Complimentary beverage…

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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 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
October 2018
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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. Tonight you will cook  Sesame seared scallops with a Chinese sausage salad and Grilled scotch fillet steak, king…

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Date:
31 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 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. Today you will cook blackened prawn skewers with a mango and avocado salsa followed by Parmesan herb crusted salmon, charred asparagus and roasted heirloom tomatoes. Complimentary beverage on arrival.…

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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.  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. Tonight you will cook grilled king prawns with a pineapple and coriander salsa with smoked paprika proper crisps followed by chargrilled NZ Salmon, charred asparagus with a caper and…

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Date:
26 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Cookbook2 Fish tacos

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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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  .  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.  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 .  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
Yum Cha Seafood

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 .  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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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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Korean Seafood

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
September 2018
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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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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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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.  Tonight you will be cooking…

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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.  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.  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. Tonight the Chef is cooking fish chilli and ginger broth with vegetables and fried onions, a modern smoked fish kedgeree and grilled prawns with fennel and feta. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm onwards.  Class starts…

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Date:
11 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 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. Tonight you will be cooking - Prawn laziji – a stir-fry  dish, which consists of marinated prawns,  dried…

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Date:
06 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 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.  Tonight you will be cooking lemon and herb brioche crusted fish fillets with mushy peas and sauce…

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Date:
04 Sep 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 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.  Enjoy the ultimate salmon breakfast burrito followed by freshly made crepes with banana, maple sugar and syrup served with Rush Munro ice cream and for the Dad’s  – a…

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Date:
02 Sep 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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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 salmon with a wasabi and fennel…

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Date:
01 Sep 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
August 2018
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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.  Tonight you will be cooking – Smokies, smoked fish, spinach and freshly made hollandaise, plus spicy chorizo with squid and red onion.  Followed by pan-fried market…

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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.  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.  Today you will be cooking a delicious and fresh poke bowl of panfried salmon with carrot and ginger  followed by fresh market fish and Panzanella (tomato and bread salad).  Complimentary coffee will served. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar…

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Date:
18 Aug 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (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.       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 3 dishes – a delicious prawn pad thai, Vietnamese fish taco’s PLUS steamed buns filled with crispy calamari and drizzled Korean sauce. Complimentary…

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Date:
14 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 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.  Start the evening with Salmon Crudo,  celeriac and…

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Date:
09 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (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 .  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 hr class.   Now $60 per person. 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 try your hand…

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Date:
02 Aug 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
July 2018
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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
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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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Ages 7 – 12 years.  2½ hr class.  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 prizes!  Today you will be cooking Italian style seafood pasta and  Banoffee pie in a jar. Class starts promptly at 10am. Other event dates are 9th July, 12th July,…

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Date:
19 Jul 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Ages 7 – 12 years.  2½ hr class.  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 prizes!  Today you will be cooking Thai fish cake with Asian slaw with sweet chilli soy and  No freeze berry ice cream with crunchy meringue. Class starts promptly…

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Date:
17 Jul 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 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.  Today you will be cooking a combination of savoury and sweet French toast options, to start a smoked salmon, spinach and goats cheese french toast, and a delicious sweet French toast with citrus lemon curd and macerated berries. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10am.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.  

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Date:
15 Jul 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Tastes of Summer

3hr class. Take a walk around the Fish Market with your chef then head upstairs to the Seafood School to create recipes utilising the pick of fresh species matched with seasonal and artisanal produce. Lookout for Waiheke Olive oil, Smoked cheese from Southland, Tamarind chutney, Wild wheat breads. Learn what to look for when purchasing your fresh seafood and discuss the variety of fish species, shellfish and crustaceans on display in the market plus optimal cooking techniques and flavours. Today the chef…

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Date:
14 Jul 2018
Starting:
1:00pm
Finishing:
4:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Seafood entertaining fast & fresh

 2½ hr class.  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 has evolved into an sophisticated cuisine, which showcases Spain’s vibrant and wide ranging flavours. Tonight cook Gambas al Ajillo, Mullet with sliced potatoes & olives, Calamares a la Romana. “Buen Provecho” Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
13 Jul 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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 Age 7 – 12 years.  2½ hr class.  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 sliders with homemade aioli and caramel banana tarte tartin with vanilla cream. Class starts promptly at 10am. Other event dates…

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Date:
12 Jul 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Age 7 – 12 years.  2½ hr class.  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 grilled fish tacos with slaw and chilli lime mayo and  apple and rhubarb turnovers with cinnamon cream. Class starts promptly at 10am.…

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Date:
09 Jul 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Spice Journey Asia

2½ hour class.  Join us for the third class in our new monthly specialty series showcasing the journey of spices with new and exciting recipes from around the globe.  This month we take you through Thailand starting with a spicy sweet and sour seafood Thai salad, Vietnamese oyster omelette,  then Thai style whole fish with coriander & chilli,  make your own  –  Nuoc cham to take-away . $70 per class when you book for 2 or more classes in the spice series**…

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Date:
05 Jul 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
June 2018
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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. Discover the flavours of Hawaii, Vietnam and Japan with a Poke bowl brimming full of goodness and flavour, Vietnamese Banh mi and Takoyaki pancakes – Japanese snack typically filled with octopus, tempura, pickled ginger and green onion. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class…

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Date:
29 Jun 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Take the edge off winter and celebrate the ‘festive’ season! You’ll cook two ‘winter warmer’ recipes that are designed to be ‘a little bit special’, with a sweet treat to finish.  Complimentary mulled wine and platters will be set up on arrival from 6pm. Tonight you will learn how to make the classic Insalata di frutti di mara (Italian seafood plate ) & Baked Honey Salmon fillet, roasted brussel sprouts & proscuitto with…

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Date:
27 Jun 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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.  Adam Rickett from Euro will present 2 vibrant recipes in tonight’s class.  Adam started with Nourish group at Euro and Pravda a few years ago and re-joins the company having worked on Waiheke Island at The Boat Shed for the past year…

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Date:
25 Jun 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
Spice Journey Asia

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Join us for a new specialty series showcasing the journey of spices. Once a month we will bring you new and exciting recipes from around the globe sharing the spice story.  This month we take you through Bali, where Basa gede, a spice paste made from garlic, red chilli peppers, Asian shallots, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric (and more), is the cornerstone of many Balinese dishes. Start the evening off with Prawns in Spicy Sambal Sauce where the class will make…

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Date:
19 Jun 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Seafood entertaining fast & fresh

2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. In this class you’ll create an abundant and artily arranged grazing luncheon platter that has the insta-worthy wow factor. Create a talking point perfect for parties, where people come together and bond over their love of food. Alongside the recipes, Chef will also share his best presentation tips and secrets. You’ll cook grilled prawns with red pepper aioli, smoked fish pate, fish kebabs & seafood salad served alongside cheeses, pickles and baked sourdough.…

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Date:
10 Jun 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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Scampis

2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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 & pork from Neat Meats matched with unique locally produced artisan products and Black Label Babich wines. There will be a special wine tasting before…

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Date:
08 Jun 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class. Look, Cook & Eat. 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 special ‘Black Label’ wine from Babich wines. Be in early for a wine tasting before the chef takes you through  tonight’s menu, Seared scampi with citrus butter, chargrilled crayfish with tempura vegetables and wasabi mayonnaise, …

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Date:
06 Jun 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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May 2018
The complete New Zealand Seafood cookbook

2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Enjoyed in front of an open fire and served with crusty buttered bread, a comforting Seafood Chowder evokes strong childhood memories of wintery nights. With New Zealand’s abundance of seafood, we’ll show you how to create your own special recipe that will keep your family coming back for more. Start tonight’s event with a warm Asian style seasonal seafood salad entrée with pan-fried fish then go on to learn the secrets and techniques…

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Date:
30 May 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Truly authentic Mexican food has a rich history based on ancient Mayan traditions combined with introductions by the Spanish colonists, and when combined with NZ seafood brings a fresh and vibrant depth of flavour far from the cuisine’s spicy and heavy misconception. In this class we’ll show you that there’s much more to try than just Tacos as your chef will showcase 3 incredibly tasty street food recipes that will be your next…

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Date:
25 May 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Fish Ball 2

2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Having seafood as a part of a balanced diet doesn’t have to break bank, but it can fill your belly! In this class chef will show you how to make two quick and easy seafood recipes using inexpensive but tasty ingredients to feed you on a budget, that are healthy, filling, and easy to cook in no time at all. Tonight Chef  Jamie from Judge Bao will be cooking two fantastic  recipes Sichuan…

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Date:
22 May 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$49 per person
The Food Store, cooking book

 2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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.  Mark Southon is a NZ celebrity chef and television personality. Mark is the executive chef at O’Connell St Bistro in Auckland and has recently published his own cookbook – Southon Cooking, which will be available to purchase a signed copy on the night. …

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Date:
21 May 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class. Look, Cook & Eat. Need some new recipes to wow the dinner party crowd? Chef will create New Zealand Seafood recipes that are little bit special, perfectly complementing the flavours of the season, matched with Artisan NZ beers, Babich wines and Prosecco in this hands on seafood cooking class. On tonight’s menu you will re-create chefs , Char-grilled Tuna, tomato, basil, boccocini  and roast capsicum salad , and Pan fried market fish with broadbeans, proscuitto and a…

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Date:
17 May 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½hr class .  Look, Cook & Eat. The perfect gift for brunch obsessed mums! 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 Mum. Enjoy  sweet and savoury favourites as well as a special treat for mum on the day. Complimentary Beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10am.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.  

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Date:
13 May 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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3 hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat.      After the sell-out first date, a 2nd date has been added for this popular class. Many consider New Zealand oysters to be some of the best in the world. To celebrate Oysters our head chef, Paulie Hooton, will share his passion for this popular shellfish. Learn the art form of shucking, make a vinaigrette and the techniques behind a crispy tempura batter plus learn a few little known facts, as well…

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Date:
12 May 2018
Starting:
2:00pm
Finishing:
5:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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. Flavours are fresh, subtle or spicy, drawing inspiration from countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Pacific Islands. Enjoy your meal with a chilled glass of Babich wine designed…

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Date:
11 May 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Join us for a new specialty series showcasing the journey of spices.  Once a month we will bring you new and exciting recipes from around the globe, starting with Vietnam.  Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour. Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Hot is created by balancing lemongrass, ginger, mint, chilli, garlic and more. Tonight your chef will match those…

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Date:
08 May 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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April 2018
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  Today’s cooking class will introduce you to a variety of species and showcase their flavours and qualities.  There will be tastings available throughout the cooking demonstration of market fresh whipped fish served on crackers and fresh ceviche and then you will go on to recreate the following recipes with assistance from your chef.  Be prepared to try some exciting new flavours and…

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Date:
28 Apr 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Tastes of Summer

3 hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Ages: 6- 11 years. Kids cooking classes are back!  Have fun while cooking your own lunch.  Join us for an fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning, delicious food and competitions.  Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great prizes. Today you will be cooking fish sliders with homemade mayonnaise PLUS French toast with cinnamon, grilled banana and Rush Munro icecream.  Best slider recipe (judged by Chef) wins…

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Date:
23 Apr 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Share your Sunday morning with us at the Seafood School.  Today you will be cooking Zucchini pancakes with smoked fish and remoulade.  Followed by Shakshuka - spiced baked eggs with mussels, prawns and chorizo. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10am.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.  

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Date:
22 Apr 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Tastes of Summer

3 hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Ages: 6- 11 years. Kids cooking classes are back!  Have fun while cooking your own lunch.  Join us for an fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning, delicious food and competitions.  Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great prizes.  Today you will be cooking salmon and potato crunchy homemade hashbrown with poached egg PLUS pancakes with an apple and feijoa compote and Rush Munro icecream. Class starts…

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Date:
19 Apr 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Tastes of Summer

3 hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Ages: 6- 11 years. Kids cooking classes are back!  Have fun while cooking your own lunch.  Join us for an fun and interactive hands on cooking class full of excitement, learning, delicious food and competitions.  Show us your skills in the kitchen to win some great prizes.  Today you will be cooking popcorn shrimp cones with fresh citrus mayonnaise PLUS sesame chicken kebabs with Japanese rice.  Finish your meal with Rush Munro icecream. Class starts promptly at…

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Date:
18 Apr 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
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Seared Prawns with a Thai salad and lime peanut oil dressing

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Food intolerances doesn’t mean having to substitute flavour and taste. In this class our chef will take you through 2 dishes that don’t have gluten or dairy. Featuring information from our own Chef Petra New, a trained nutritionist.  Tonight you will be cooking Szechwan spiced prawns with rice noodles and pickled ginger followed by turmeric and coconut yoghurt steamed market fresh fish, with a sassy mango salsa and served with lemongrass rice. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
17 Apr 2018
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Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Kokoda

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. In this practical hands on cooking class, learn how to fillet a fish, shuck an oyster, make fresh fish stock, sashimi skills, prepare & cook squid and paua * and optimum fish fillet cooking techniques.  There will also be recipes and a delicious Seafood lunch – start with salt and chilli squid with a cucumber sesame salad.  Ceviche with fresh coconut and lime PLUS freshly shucked oysters with shallot vinegar. *Subject to availability. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
14 Apr 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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. The colours and vibrancy of the flavours of Spain will be shared and recreated in tonight’s class.  Join your chef and fellow cooks to experience this unique cuisine.   Start with Spanish styled prawns with chorizo, sautéed potatoes, rocket and a tomato vinaigrette followed by baked market fresh fish, roasted…

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Date:
11 Apr 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Vietnam

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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.  A chance to meet new people and come together to share food and stories in a great night out.   Tonight you will be cooking New Haven fried calamari with a…

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Date:
06 Apr 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook, Eat. This popular Japanese dish has become the ultimate guilt-free cult comfort food.  Discover the secrets and flavours behind this amazing dish in tonight’s class.  Full flavoured broth and fresh noodles are complemented with a variety of toppings including meat, seafood, seaweed and seasonal vegetables.  Every region in Japan has its own ramen variation – and tonight will be our own unique NZ version of Seafood Miso Ramen - charred corn, bean sprouts and soft boiled egg, using…

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Date:
05 Apr 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
March 2018
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Check out our next Guest Chef class with Mark Southon from O’Connell Street Bistro on Monday 21st May:  https://aucklandseafoodschool.co.nz/cooking-class/guest-chef-mark-southon-oconnell-street-bistro/ 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, Glen File head chef at Baduzzi Restaurant. One of New Zealand’s hottest emerging kitchen talents, awards include Cuisine Best Specialist Restaurant 2014, Runner-Up Best Market…

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Date:
26 Mar 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Share your Sunday morning with us at the Seafood School and enjoy a special Easter treat to finish. Today you will be cooking Zucchini pancakes with smoked fish and remoulade Followed by Shakshuka - Spiced baked eggs with mussels, prawns and chorizo. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10am.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.  

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Date:
25 Mar 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Many consider New Zealand Oysters to be some of the best in the world. To celebrate the start of the Bluff Oyster season our head chef, Paulie Hooton, previously head chef at the Oyster Inn on Waiheke Island, will share his passion for this popular shellfish. Learn the art form of shucking, make a vinaigrette and the technique behind a crispy tempura batter plus learn a few little known facts, as well as…

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Date:
24 Mar 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$100 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Love of NZ Seafood is shared in tonight’s class with recipes that have been created especially for you to celebrate with friends and family over the upcoming long weekend.  Tonight’s recipes will be based around seasonal flavours with extra attention to creating something a ‘little bit special’ to share.  Start with salt and pepper market fresh fish with a carrot, fennel and coriander slaw served with a fragrant ginger and lime dipping sauce. Followed…

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Date:
22 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Learn how to prepare traditional sushi rice and tamago (omelette), how to roll nori, uramaki and to prepare the lightest and tastiest tempura with all the special trimmings that go with it. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar opens from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.

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Date:
20 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Celebrate with us tonight where chef will create recipes that perfectly complement the flavours of the season.  New Zealand is abundant with seasonal produce – match this with ‘fresh off the boats’ seafood from the Auckland Fish Market to enjoy a unique experience.  Start with grilled market fresh fish fillets with brussel sprouts, kimchi and bacon.  Followed by pan-fried Trevally, pepperonata, caper berries and garlic toast. PLUS take home your own jar of kimchi.…

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Date:
14 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Join us in today’s hands on WORKSHOP class to learn the techniques of knife handling, fish filleting & hot smoking 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 meal of freshly cooked seafood with seasonal flavours to match. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.30am.  Class starts promptly…

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Date:
10 Mar 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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.  Tonight you will be cooking panko crumbed Hoki with a preserved lemon and coriander salsa. Followed a seafood salad with soba noodles and Asian flavours  PLUS Brill fillets with a freshly made carrot puree. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
07 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Team succulent seafood with aromatic herbs and exotic spices.    Learn about the flavours of chermoula and harissa, experience the vibrant flavours of a seasonal white fish tagine matched with enticing Moroccan spices PLUS create your own jar of preserved lemons to take away with you.  Go on to recreate the rich culinary traditions and unique tastes that are essentially Morocco and enjoy a mouth-watering meal full of seafood and spice blends. Start the…

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Date:
06 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate your Friday night with us.  Tapas are perfect for all occasions as entrees, shared plates or light meals.  Tonight your chef will guide you with some fabulous seafood ideas and recipes to help plan your special seasonal events.  Tonight you will be cooking Tuna Tataki with fried garlic, French onion, citrus dressing and fresh herbs.  Seared scallops with a cauliflower puree,…

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Date:
02 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Vietnam

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. The wonderful balance of flavours that make up Vietnamese cuisine are showcased in tonight’s speciality FOOD LOVERS hands-on cooking class.  Fresh ginger, lemongrass, coriander and mint will be matched alongside seasonal & fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting with flavour.  Start with Goi Cuon – Vietnamese shrimp Rolls with Nam Jim dipping sauce.  Followed by Ca kho to - Vietnamese fish hot pot, sweet and salty fish with fresh herbs. Plus Gơi…

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Date:
01 Mar 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
February 2018
Grilled squid with fried capers and Skordalia sauce

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. The vibrant flavours of Greece are shared in tonight’s class.  With a passion for seafood dating back centuries both traditional and modern techniques will be showcased tonight.  Start with the classic, grilled squid with fried capers and Skordalia sauce followed by “Greek seaside” Fisherman’s Pasta. Complimentary beverage on arrival Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.

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Date:
27 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2hr class.  Cook & Eat. Tonight your chef will showcase 3 delicious quick seafood dishes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule.  New ‘Fast and Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook & Taste’ – a quick 15 minute demonstration then straight into cooking the recipes with assistance from your chef.   Tonight you will be cooking pan-fried white fish on a herb and vegetable gratin.  Bbq chorizo with squid and red onion  PLUS BBQ Fish Kebabs with a fragrant lime and ginger…

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Date:
22 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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Clams Vietnamese Seafood Street Food

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Joining us for a special class are guest chefs Jamie ‘Sauce Boss’ and Debbie ‘Bun Hun’ from Judge Bao, hailed by Denizen as “purveyors of all the things we love about Chinese cuisine.” Their pop-ups have been hitting markets and festivals all over Auckland since 2015 to great acclaim with foodies and critics alike, expect bold authentic flavours with a contemporary twist. In this class, they will be sharing their recipes for drunken…

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Date:
19 Feb 2018
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. A quick demonstration from your chef will set you up for hands on fun creating a delicious brunch to share.  Join us for our new Summer Sunday Brunch menu….. smoked salmon breakfast bowl with brown rice, potato, mushroom and spinach topped with a 6 minute egg. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.30am.  Class starts promptly at 11am  

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Date:
18 Feb 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. In this practical hands on cooking class, learn how to fillet a fish, shuck an oyster, make fresh fish stock, sashimi skills, prepare and cook squid and paua * and optimum fish fillet cooking techniques.  There will also be recipes and a delicious Seafood lunch to share. *Subject to availability.  Today you will be cooking a salt and pepper calamari salad followed by crispy skinned market fresh fish fillets with broccollini and a homemade…

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Date:
17 Feb 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. 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, bubbles and local artisan beer. In this class you will prepare Kingfish Tataki followed by pan roasted Salmon, roasted cauliflower, chargrilled corn with miso and sesame. Complimentary beverage on…

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Date:
14 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Spanish Tapas Coastal Spain Mediterranean Chilli Mussels

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. NZ GreenshellTM mussels are prized around the world for their health benefits, versatility, cost effectiveness and most importantly……flavour!  Join Chef Paulie Hooton today for lunch where he will share fabulous mussel recipes designed to showcase this spectacular NZ shellfish.  Start with marinated Green-shell Mussels with shallots and capers followed by Green-shell Mussels in a fragrant and spicy Thai broth. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 10.30am.  Class starts promptly at 11am **Special…

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Date:
10 Feb 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Our Food Lovers classes are designed to introduce you to something new – new tastes, flavours and combinations all set to inspire….based around the freshest New Zealand Seafood and showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm  

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Date:
09 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. BBQ season is here!  Join us to share a highly informative and delicious hands on seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef with a focus on ‘Effortless Entertaining’. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 6pm.  Class starts promptly at 6.30pm.  

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Date:
08 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with bubbles, Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate with us.  Chef will create recipes that perfectly complement the flavours of the season in this hands on seafood cooking class.  Bring a friend, a group…..or feel free to come along and we will introduce you to new friends.  Celebrations, delicious food and awesome fun! Start the night with crispy crumbed Gurnard, fresh tomato and avocado salsa served with…

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Date:
01 Feb 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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January 2018
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat.   Sour, sweet and salty….Thai food is a harmonious blend of sweet and sour, laced with herbs and spices.  In this stunning seafood class learn to blend these flavours to create combinations that will excite the taste buds!  Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious ‘street food’ Thai recipes blending seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.  Start with Tom Khaa Mussels, followed by a…

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Date:
31 Jan 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat.  Seafood is one of the quickest meals to prepare – tonight in this hands on class learn how to cook recipes designed for a relaxed summer meal on the boat or at the bach to ensure you enjoy your holidays and celebrations….without too much time in the kitchen.  Tonight you will be enjoying:  Kingfish Sashimi, Ginger, Sesame & Soy Dressing, Chilli Pineapple, Young Cress Plus Grilled Catch of the Day, Potato & Olive Mash, Fennel Salad,…

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Date:
23 Jan 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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 2hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. Relax with us on a Sunday morning and enjoy fresh NZ Seafood.  Today you will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS Grilled prosciutto wrapped salmon fillet with spinach eggs benedict – lightly poached eggs drizzled with freshly made hollandaise sitting on a bed of spinach and toasted bread.  Enjoy a fun hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch. Complimentary OJ on arrival. Class starts promptly at 10.30am.

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Date:
21 Jan 2018
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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 2½ hr class. Look, Cook, Eat. Join us in today’s hands on WORKSHOP class to learn the techniques of knife handling, fish filleting & hot smoking the perfect fillet.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practise filleting 2 fish yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a delicious meal of freshly cooked seafood with seasonal flavours to match. Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar opens at 10.30am.  Class starts promptly at 11am

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Date:
20 Jan 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hr class. Look, Cook, Eat. Our Food Lovers classes are designed to introduce you to something new – new tastes, flavours and combinations all set to inspire….based around the freshest New Zealand Seafood and showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist Complimentary beverage on arrival.  Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm.  

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Date:
19 Jan 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 7 tickets left
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 2 hr class.  Cook & Eat. Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood dishes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule or cooking at the bach.  Fish is one of the quickest meals to prepare – learn how to blend your seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.  New ‘Fast & Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook & Taste’ – no demonstration to start with.  Chef will…

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Date:
17 Jan 2018
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
Only 8 tickets left
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 2½ hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat . BBQ season is here!  Join us to share a highly informative and delicious hands on seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef.  Enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Start with a delicious salad of BBQ squid, fresh dates, roast garlic, rocket and parmesan  followed by chargrilled kingfish with seasonally…

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Date:
13 Jan 2018
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Tastes of Summer

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook & Eat.    Tonight in this hands on class learn how to cook recipes designed for a relaxed summer meal or a night of entertaining – on the boat or at the bach, to ensure you enjoy your holidays & celebrations….creating something a little special without too much time in the kitchen. Start with market fresh snapper crudo followed by panfried big glory bay salmon fillet with balsamic vine ripen tomatoes and chargrilled asparagus. Complimentary beverage…

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Date:
11 Jan 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Seared scallop with haloumi and salsa

3hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. Join our final celebration of 2017 in tonight’s extra special event but be quick……our Christmas Celebration class always sells out fast.  Chef will be creating something ‘a little special’ for you all tonight – seasonal summer seafood recipes with a festive flair. Complimentary platters, goodie bags & beverage on arrival.  Bar open from 5.30pm.  Class starts promptly at 6pm

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Date:
19 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2hr class.  Cook and Eat. Finger Food and canapes are perfect for end of year celebrations, light meals and relaxed summer holiday evenings.  Tonight your chef will guide you with some fabulous seafood canape ideas and recipes to help plan your special seasonal events.  Following a short demo by chef head you’ll head through to the kitchen and chef will be on hand to help you work through the recipes.  Tonight you will be cooking Tarakihi ceviche, miso mayonnaise lettuce cups,…

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Date:
18 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2½ hr class .  Look, Cook, Eat. Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with bubbles, Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate the start of summer with us.  Chef will create recipes that perfectly complement the flavours of the season in this hands on seafood cooking class.  Bring a mate, a group…..or feel free to come along and we will introduce you to new friends.  Celebrations, delicious food and awesome fun!  Start the night with seared Salmon fillets with asparagus, broad…

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Date:
13 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook and Eat. Seafood is one of the quickest meals to prepare – tonight in this hands on class learn how to cook recipes designed for a relaxed summer meal on the boat or at the bach to ensure you enjoy your holidays & celebrations….without too much time in the kitchen. Tonight you will be cooking smoked fish cakes with cucumber and carrot pickle PLUS a mussel fritter and snapper sandwich with caper and egg mayonnaise served…

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Date:
11 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat.   Relax with us on a Sunday morning and enjoy a Summer Celebration of fresh NZ Seafood.  Mussel, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS Grilled prosciutto wrapped salmon fillet with spinach eggs benedict – lightly poached eggs drizzled with freshly made hollandaise sitting on a bed of spinach served with toasted bread.  Enjoy a fun hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch. Complimentary OJ on arrival.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.

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Date:
10 Dec 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2hr class.  Cook and Eat. Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef with a focus on ‘Effortless Entertaining’.  Following a short demo by chef head you’ll head through to the kitchen and chef will be on hand to help you work through the recipes.– all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Start with grilled Squid, cherry tomatoes and green olives on bruschetta, with a fresh rocket and citrus…

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Date:
09 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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 2½ hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat.   Our Food Lovers classes are designed to introduce you to something new – new tastes, flavours and combinations all set to inspire….based around the freshest New Zealand Seafood and showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist. Start your Food Lovers menu with mini south island salmon skewers with asparagus tips served with a carrot, lime and coriander dip.  Followed by pan seared NZ Scallops, with a delicious papaya, honey and mussel…

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Date:
05 Dec 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
November 2017
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 2½ hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. BBQ season is here!  Join us to share a highly informative and delicious hands on seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef.  Enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Start with Marinated and Grilled Hapuku with a Summer Vegetable Salad and Avocado Puree.  Followed by BBQ Salmon, Roasted Cauliflower and Almond…

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Date:
28 Nov 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Salt and pepper scampi

3hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. Our Food Lovers classes are designed to introduce you to something new – new tastes, flavours and combinations all set to inspire….based around the freshest New Zealand Seafood and matched with the latest international food trends.  Today you will be cooking Prawn San choy bau – wonderful and aromatic.  Followed by a Greek  dish of chargrilled eggplant, rolled and filled with spinach, cheeses, with fresh market fish served with a fresh tomato sauce.  PLUS sesame crusted…

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Date:
25 Nov 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Stunning NZ Seafood

2hr class.  Demonstration & Tastings. Premium New Zealand Seafood is showcased in tonight’s class.  Your chef will look after you tonight so no ‘hands on’ cooking – chef will showcase a platter of NZ seafood to sample plus create recipes and tastes for you to enjoy throughout the demonstration.  Let us do the cooking tonight so you can relax and enjoy the start of your week.  Enjoy seared scallops on a refreshing mango, cucumber and mint salad followed by BBQ Kingfish…

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Date:
20 Nov 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Tastes of Summer

3hr class.  Look, Cook & Eat. Tonight in this hands on class learn how to cook recipes designed for a relaxed summer meal or a night of entertaining – on the boat or at the bach, to ensure you enjoy your holidays & celebrations….creating something a little special without too much time in the kitchen.  Start with market fresh Panko crumbed fish sliders with kimchi salad and yoghurt tartare followed bay Pan seared Kahawai, summer salad of smoked mussels, red onion and…

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Date:
18 Nov 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
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2hr class.  Cook & Eat. Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures and share the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe.  New ‘Fast & Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook & Taste’ – will include a short demonstration by chef of how to prepare and cook your seafood then head to the hands -on classroom to starting cooking.  Chef will be on hand to help you work through your ‘Street Eat’ recipes. Start with Tunisian…

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Date:
15 Nov 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2 hr class.  Cook & Eat. For lunch today you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood dishes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule or cooking at the bach.  Fish is one of the quickest meals to prepare – learn how to blend your seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.  New ‘Fast & Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook & Taste’ –will include a short demonstration…

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Date:
11 Nov 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. Relax with us on a Sunday morning and enjoy fresh NZ Seafood matched with Turkish flavours .  Today you will be cooking: Seasonal grilled fish fillets served alongside ‘Shakshuka’ – baked eggs in a tomato capsicum sauce with toasted ciabatta.  Enjoy a fun hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch. Complimentary OJ on arrival.  Class starts promptly at 10.30am.

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Date:
05 Nov 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
Vietnamese Street food Seafood Cooking Class

2½ hr class.  Look, Cook, Eat. The wonderful balance of flavours that make up Vietnamese cuisine are showcased in tonight’s specialty FOOD LOVERS hands on cooking class.  Fresh ginger, lemongrass, coriander and mint will be matched alongside seasonal & fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting with flavour.  Start with a fragrant lemongrass seafood and rice noodle salad followed by a Vietnamese style fish curry with Asian greens, fragrant herbs and rice. Complimentary beverage on arrival.  Bar opens at…

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Date:
01 Nov 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
October 2017
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2 hour class.  Cook and Eat. Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes showcasing a variety of New Zealand seafood matched with seasonal produce.  New ‘Fast & Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook & Taste’ – no demonstration to start with.  Chef will be on hand to help you work through the recipes.  Tonight you will be enjoying: Grilled Tuna and Asparagus Salad Nicoise.  Seared Prawns and Scallops, Gazpacho Salad with a Sherry Vinaigrette PLUS Crispy…

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Date:
31 Oct 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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3 hour class.  Look, Cook and Eat. Our Food Lovers classes are designed to introduce you to something new – new tastes, flavours and combinations all set to inspire….based around the freshest New Zealand Seafood and matched with Artisan NZ beer and Babich wines.  The recipes will be perfect for the home entertainer…..relaxed and fun.  Tonight there is a demonstration and tastings of delicious crunchy almonds.  Tonight you will be cooking spiced tuna sticks with charred eggplant and olives, followed…

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Date:
28 Oct 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2½ hour class.  Look, Cook and Eat. Seafood is one of the quickest meals to prepare – tonight in this hands on class learn how to cook recipes designed for a relaxed summer meal on the boat or at the bach to ensure you enjoy your holidays & celebrations….without too much time in the kitchen.  Tonight you will be cooking:  Snapper tacos with a red pepper, coriander and cucumber salad, mango and chilli lime dressing/Mussels steamed in white wine with…

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Date:
25 Oct 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2 hour class.  Demonstration and Tastings. Premium New Zealand Seafood is showcased in today’s lunch class.  Your chef will look after you today so no ‘hands on’ cooking – chef will showcase a tasting plate of NZ seafood to sample plus Quinoa crusted market fresh fish, honey- sesame glazed kumara chips, yoghurt tartare/Freshly smoked in class Manuka South Island Salmon, Crisped Polenta Chips, Green Pea and Feta Hummus.  Let us do the cooking today so you can relax and enjoy…

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Date:
21 Oct 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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grill-fired king prawns

2½ hour class.  Look, Cook and Eat. BBQ season is nearly upon us!  Join us to share a highly informative and delicious hands on seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef.  Enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Tonight you will be cooking steamed mussel parcels with a fragrant lemongrass butter.  Followed by chargrilled kingprawns…

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Date:
18 Oct 2017
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Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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2 hour class.  Cook and Eat. Tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes showcasing a variety of New Zealand seafood matched with seasonal produce.  New ‘Fast and Fresh’ class format is ‘Cook and Taste’ – no demonstration to start with.  Chef will be on hand to help you work through the recipes – start with delicous prawn and fish dim sims with Hoisin dressing followed by the ever popular salt and pepper squid with pickled…

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Date:
12 Oct 2017
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2 hour class.  Look, Cook and Eat.  Join us for Family Fun on a Sunday cooking brunch with your kids.  A quick demonstration from the chef will set you up for hands on fun creating a delicious brunch to share with the family.  There will be bagels, salmon, crispy bacon, eggs plus learn the technique behind freshly made creamy hollandaise.  Book and pay for only the adults in your group and please make a note when booking how many children…

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Date:
08 Oct 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$50 per person
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2 hour class. Demonstration and Tastings. Premium New Zealand Seafood is showcased in tonight’s class.  Your chef will look after you tonight so no ‘hands on’ cooking – chef will showcase a platter of NZ seafood to sample plus paua* fritters and deluxe freshly cooked fish & chips for you all to try.  Let us do the cooking tonight so you can relax and enjoy the start of your weekend. (*if available) Complimentary platters and beverage on arrival.   Bar open…

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Date:
06 Oct 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  You will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS Grilled prosciutto wrapped salmon fillet with spinach eggs benedict – lightly poached eggs drizzled with freshly made hollandaise sitting on a bed of spinach and toasted bread

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Date:
24 Sep 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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Join us in this class to learn the techniques of knife handling and fish filleting, grilling the perfect fillet plus seafood smoking recipes.  You will receive a step by step demonstration on the techniques before you practise filleting a fish yourself with guidance from your chef, then sit down to a luncheon of freshly smoked fish fillets, smoked mussels with honey butter, fresh bread and salad.

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Date:
23 Sep 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Join us to share a highly informative and delicious seafood grilling session.  Experience the pleasures of grilled seafood recipes PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef.  Enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Alongside our delicious Babich wines we will have a range of Artisan NZ beers and premium bubbles available for sale at the bar also.  Start the night off with calamari, garlic and…

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Date:
22 Sep 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Spend a night with Ray McVinnie and the Seafood School.  Ray McVinnie, acclaimed magazine food editor and writer, cookbook author, guest chef and consultant will inspire you in this class with 2 delightful seafood recipes.  Hear about his wonderful culinary travels, be inspired by his incredible food knowledge and learn about the techniques that create uncomplicated & delicious meals through a layering of fresh seasonal flavours. A truly inspiring evening!

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Date:
21 Sep 2017
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Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Salt and pepper scampi

Auckland is buzzing with the new restaurants opening around the city showcasing a blend of Asian flavours with a modern twist. In this class your chef will let you in on some of the secrets that have taken the city by storm.  With New Zealand’s amazing seasonal produce alongside the freshest seafood your taste buds will be excited by the flavour combinations. Tonight you will be cooking an entrée of steamed mussels with a fragrant soba noodle salad followed by crispy skinned…

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Date:
15 Sep 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Coconut crusted prawns

New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  This hands on cooking class will introduce you to a variety of species and showcase their flavours and qualities.  There will be tastings available throughout the cooking demonstration and then you will go on to recreate recipes with assistance from your chef.  Be prepared to try some exciting new flavours and learn about new species you may not have tried before.

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Date:
14 Sep 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Start the night off with a light French inspired entrée then move on to Bouillabaisse – brimming full of a variety of fish and shellfish, complimented with a blend of herbs and spices such as garlic, orange peel, basil, bay leaf, fennel and saffron. The traditional Provencal fish ‘stew’ originating from the port city of Marseille, is served with slices of seasoned French bread and freshly made rouille.  

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Date:
11 Sep 2017
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Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Squid prosciutto artichoke on ciabatta

Classic Italian cuisine is given a modern, seasonal and seafood twist in this lunchtime class.  Share a relaxed Saturday lunch with us at the Seafood School showcasing the freshest NZ seafood complimented with the vibrant flavours of Italian cuisine.  An Italian tradition, join us together with your fellow ‘cooks’ to enjoy warm conversation, good wine (Babich of course) and beautifully prepared seafood.  Start with a deliciously fresh salad of crispy pancetta, calamari, rocket and radicchio, green apple, garlic parmesan crostini,…

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Date:
09 Sep 2017
Chef:
Mark Dronjak To Be Confirmed
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Curry Pot Recipe

Sour, sweet and salty….Thai food is a harmonious blend of sweet and sour, laced with herbs and spices.  In this stunning seafood class learn to blend these flavours to create combinations that will excite the taste buds!  You will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious ‘street food’ Thai recipes blending seafood with seasonal and fresh flavours to ensure minimal cooking time and maximum flavour combinations.  Start your Flavours of Thailand menu with  fresh NZ mussels in a fragrant…

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Date:
06 Sep 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood bbq

A fun family affair – treat Dad to a Father’s Day with a difference. Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today your chef will create some extra special brunch recipes for you all to enjoy and celebrate with Dad.  Today you will be cooking manuka smoked  salmon, prosciutto and egg muffin with a chorizo salsa served with toasted focaccia.   Class recommended for children 8yrs and above.

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Date:
03 Sep 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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