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December 2018
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
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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
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 2½ hour class.  Here’s 3 dishes you can whip up in a flash that will wow the family.  Dumplings, dim 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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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
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2½ hour class.  Fresh New Zealand Seafood matched with Artisan NZ beers and Babich wines – celebrate your Friday night with us.  Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures and enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe.  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
Only 4 tickets left
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
Only 5 tickets left
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
Only 3 tickets left
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2½ hr class .  If you stayed in town these school holidays why not join us for a Sunday brunch of fun, fresh food and family time.  Celebrate families cooking and eating together with recipes designed for all ages. For every paying adult……one child joins in for FREE. $60 per adult/1 child free/$25 per extra child Complimentary beverage on arrival. Bar open from 9.45am.  Class starts promptly at 10am.

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Date:
07 Oct 2018
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
12:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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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
Only 3 tickets left
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2½ hr class.  The Korean Peninsula known for its cold autumns and winters influences the cuisine with many fermented dishes, hot soups and stews.  Basic seasonings of red pepper, green onion, bean paste, garlic, ginger and sesame highlight the traditional Korean belief that the taste and quality of food depend on spices and sauces.  Look out for freshly made Korean paste matched with local seafood and kimchi inspired dishes.Tonight you will learn how to make Ojingen Bokkeum Korean spicy stir fried…

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Date:
02 Oct 2018
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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
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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
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 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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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
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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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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
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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.  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
Only 8 tickets left
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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
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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
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
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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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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
Only 9 tickets left
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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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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
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
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
September 2017
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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
Chef:
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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Bouillabaisse chef SR

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
Chef:
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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Vietnamese carmalised fish - Mark Southon

In this class we take you on a journey to both the North and South of India bringing delicious seafood recipes:  Kerala style prawn skewers with coconut coriander chutney plus Tandoori Fish Roti.  Learn the techniques behind making your own curry paste and roti.  Flavours abound in this class!  

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Date:
01 Sep 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
August 2017
Vietnamese market fish with sticky rice

With so much diversity of culture, this class will be a symphony of flavours blending the tastes of Malaysia together alongside local NZ seafood.  A new class to the Seafood School, join us in this class to experience something special.  Tonight you will cook a seafood Laksa with flavours of coconut, curry and spices.  Followed by a fragrant and traditional Monkfish Rendang served with crispy shallots and white rice.

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Date:
31 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Grilled fish fillets with seasonal salad

With a fusion of African, native American, European, East Indian, Arab & Chinese cuisine – the flavours of the Caribbean is sure to create some spectacular flavours when matched with fresh NZ Seafood.  Why not join us in this class to find out.

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Date:
29 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Thai fish skewers with cucumber relish

In this class you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule.  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.  

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Date:
24 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Cooking Class - Sushi and Tempura

 In this class your chef will showcase the freshest fish available carefully cut into perfect slices alongside freshly made sushi rolls.  Go on to make your own teriyaki sauce and match with fresh NZ salmon and a bowl of steamed rice.

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Date:
22 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Favourite Cooking Classes - Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  In this class 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:
20 Aug 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
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Cooking Class - Beyond the Border - Spanish Seafood

EVERY PARTICIPANT IN THIS CLASS RECEIVES A COMPLIMENTARY COPY OF OUR SEAFOOD SCHOOL COOKBOOK TO TAKE HOME WITH THEM.  One per person. Start lunch with a light seafood entrée of smoked fish and cheese Croquetas served with a garlic chive and pimento mayonnaise  then learn the tips and techniques behind making a perfect Valencian styled seafood Paella – the classic blend of seafood, spices and meats – bound together with rice.  

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Date:
19 Aug 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Salt and Pepper Prawns with fresh dipping sauce MD

Fusion flavours continue to evolve with Auckland becoming a vibrant hub of nationalities.  In this class you will match these international flavours with fresh NZ Seafood to create recipes that combine local seafood varieties with a global influence. 

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Date:
18 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour – taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  In this class your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting with…

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Date:
16 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Moroccan fish with fruity couscous

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 the 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.

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Date:
14 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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BBQ seared Hapuku, corn salsa and roasted red pepper dressing - Mark

With the cold weather upon us, fresh NZ Seafood is the perfect complement to enjoy a relaxed evening at home with family and friends.  In this class your chef will create two winter warmers that are perfectly matched for weekday or weekend meals.   Start tonight’s menu with green lipped mussel winter kettle, creme fraiche and seaweed.   Followed by a delicious and fragrant Tagine of market fresh fish, preserved lemons, olives, tomatoes, Ras el Hanout served with a rose and orange…

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Date:
10 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Crispy skin fish with mango

In this class the 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 pan fried Mackerel fillets with olives and capers  PLUS Flounder fillets with preserved lemon and coriander salsa.  And to follow a…

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Date:
08 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
crispysquidplusrisotto

Start lunch off with an enticing seafood entrée recipe and then learn the technique behind creating the ultimate seafood risotto.

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Date:
05 Aug 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Fried prawn patties, cucumber peanut dipping sauce - Thai Night - Steve Roberts

Enjoy your Friday night with us at the Seafood School and share the flavours of the Middle East, Turkey and/or Greece in a selection of small dishes to complement our Babich wines and artisan beer.  A combination of seafood and vegetarian dishes will be presented by your chef and enjoyed throughout the evening as you work together on the recipes.

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Date:
04 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Whole grilled flounder with salsa

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 meal of freshly smoked fish fillets, smoked mussels with honey butter, fresh bread and salad.

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Date:
02 Aug 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
July 2017
Bouillabaisse chef SR

NOW $40 per person!!From beignets to jambalaya to gumbo, New Orleans has a taste all of its own.  This class celebrates the Creole and Cajun cuisine with tasty seafood recipes.  World famous for its culture, music and food – enjoy the flavours of this vibrant city. Tonight you will be cooking New Orleans crab cakes with Remoulade PLUS Cajun Croque Madame.  Special only applies to those not already booked into the class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with other specials.

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Date:
31 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Salmon and Scampi with potato and beurre blanc

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  In this class 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:
30 Jul 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Only 8 tickets left
Bruschetta of Prawn with Shiso, Preserved Lemon and Miso Ranch dressing - SR

Start the night off with 2 seafood tapas recipes that will introduce you to fresh NZ seafood matched with international flavours.  Go on to learn the essentials of a good fish stock then the technique behind making a delicious chowder brimming full of seasonal seafood complimented with crunchy bread.  

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Date:
28 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 8 tickets left
Gurnard or mullet with olives and capers

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 tonight’s 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:
27 Jul 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
Only 8 tickets left
Coconut Dusted Prawns

DON’T MISS OUT –  $40 per person for three dishes! Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  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.  Start with prawn and chive dumplings with a sesame soy dipping sauce.  Plus cornmeal and panko…

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Date:
21 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Crispy Skin Snapper, Cauliflower Puree, Rosemary and Oregano Butter, Grilled Scampi - SR

Now $45 per person! Enjoy a complimentary beverage & platters in the bar from 6pm then go on to learn about flavours and ingredients to recreate some fabulous recipes to present at home.  Your chef will also help you out with some great menu planning advice plus tips and ideas on creating delicious meals to entertain.  Following on from our theme at theSeafood School, the recipes will be fresh, seasonal…and also a little bit special. Special applies to those not already…

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Date:
18 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$45 per person
Sold Out
Mediterranean Grilled Snapper Fillets, Italian Tomato and Olive Salad - ME

A tour of the Auckland Fish Market Plus Cooking Class. Take a walk around the Fish Market with your chef prior to the class and learn what to look for when purchasing your seafood.  Discuss the variety of fish species, shellfish and crustaceans on display – your chef will then discuss the fish and accompaniments that are presented in the recipes over the following hour in the demonstration room.  Go on to cook the recipes in the hands on classroom…

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Date:
15 Jul 2017
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Carpet bag steak, garlic buttered prawns, cauliflower puree, confit tomato, beurre rouge, French mustard emulsion - SR

Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.   Tonight you will start with an Asian Style Salmon Coleslaw and to follow BBQ Beef Sirloin with Prawn, Tomato & Cognac Ragout, Herb Salad

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Date:
12 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 6 tickets left
Baked aubergine fish tomato lemon feta

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.  Your chef will share their knowledge of the cuisine plus recipes for you to then go on to recreate and enjoy. Start with Squid with Black Rice…

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Date:
06 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Grilled fish fillets with bean puree and summer vegetable salad

Half Price – now $40 per person.  New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  Tonight’s 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.  Discount…

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Date:
05 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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Half Price – now $40 per person. 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 chargrilled scallops with a…

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Date:
04 Jul 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
June 2017
Coconut Dusted Prawns

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 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.  Start with steamed fresh mussels with a soba noodle salad PLUS crispy skinned snapper, spiced lentil salad, sesame miso dressing

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Date:
30 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood Cooking Class - Catch of the day

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.

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Date:
27 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood Cooking Class - The spices and flavours of Morocco

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 the 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.  Tonight you will be cooking Spiced Mussels with Peppers…

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Date:
26 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Cooking Class - The secret behind the perfect fillet

Join us in today’s 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:
24 Jun 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
6:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Favourite Cooking Classes - Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  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.  Discount applies to those not already booked into the class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.

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Date:
18 Jun 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Carpet bag steak, garlic buttered prawns, cauliflower puree, confit tomato, beurre rouge, French mustard emulsion - SR

 Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.  

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Date:
17 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Night market dumplings

With so much diversity of culture, tonight’s class will be a symphony of flavours blending the tastes of Malaysia together alongside local NZ seafood.  A new class to the Seafood School, join us tonight to experience something special.  Start with the perfect seafood Laksa with  flavours of coconut, curry, spices and herbs with prawns and market fresh fish.  Followed by a traditional Malaysian curry – Monkfish Rendang with tamarind, lemongrass, ginger and chilli paste served with rice and crispy shallots.

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Date:
15 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Banana leaf sambal fish

Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour.  Those five elements are:  taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  Tonight your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting…

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Date:
13 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 1 tickets left
Smoked salmon fritter with mayo

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.  Tonight you will be cooking – curry spiced…

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Date:
09 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Mediterranean Baked Flounder

Taking its culinary influences from Greece, Spain and Italy, tonight’s class will combine the best from the many regions, cultures and histories of the area.  Join us to create stunning Mediterranean recipes that combine the best flavours of the regions matched with the freshest New Zealand seafood.  Tonight you will be cooking ’Involtini di pesce’, Olive-Potatoes with an Orange and Thyme Sauce followed by a main course of Grilled Fresh Market Fish, Maltese Caponata, White Beans and Rosemary Oil.

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Date:
07 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Crispy skin fish with salsa verde

Just in time for the long weekend – tonight you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes 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.

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Date:
01 Jun 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
6:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
May 2017
Market fish with cauliflower cream, prawn, chorizo and tomato salsa

Enjoy a complimentary beverage & platters in the bar from 6pm then go on to learn about flavours and ingredients to recreate some fabulous recipes to present at home.  Your chef will also help you out with some great menu planning advice plus tips and ideas on creating delicious meals to entertain.  Following on from our theme at theSeafood School, the recipes will be fresh, seasonal…and also a little bit special.

View the class
Date:
31 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Sold Out
Bruschetta of Prawn with Shiso, Preserved Lemon and Miso Ranch dressing - SR

Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  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 Saturday night out.

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Date:
27 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
fish-prawn-panang-curry

Tonight we take you on a journey to both the North and South of India bringing delicious seafood recipes:  South Indian Prawn Curry plus North Indian spiced Fish Curry.  Learn the techniques behind making your own curry paste and naan bread.  Flavours abound in this class!  

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Date:
24 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Carpet bag steak, garlic buttered prawns, cauliflower puree, confit tomato, beurre rouge, French mustard emulsion - SR

Join us to share a highly informative and delicious grilling session.  Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.

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Date:
23 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Crispy skin fish with salsa verde

Join us for a historical and culinary seafood adventure through New Zealand.  Your cooking class will include information about the history of the various species you will be cooking with plus also culinary tips, techniques, flavours and ideas.  

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Date:
18 May 2017
Chef:
To Be Confirmed
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Saute prawn with mango & rice noodle salad

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. Tonight you will be cooking BBQ Thai Fish Skewers with a Cucumber Relish…

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Date:
15 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
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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 along with your Mum.

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Date:
14 May 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Sashimi of tuna, kingfish and salmon, pineapple, red pepper and coriander salsa, lime oil and baby cos hearts

New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  Today’s 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:
13 May 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Fresh Fish Paupiette, Crayfish Brulee, Pain Perdue Montpellier, Tomato and Basil - GK

The French have always shared a love of seafood.  Tonight’s class will be no exception.  Grant Kitchen Executive Chef of ‘Le Chef’ French restaurant in O’Connell Street, Central Auckland will share his passion for French seafood with 2 very special recipes plus plenty of tips and ideas.

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Date:
10 May 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Thai style salad with tarakihi

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.  

View the class
Date:
09 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Sesame salmon with orange sauce

Seafood entrée with a delicious duck main.  Start your meal off with a fresh fish entrée cooked to perfection and then learn the tips, techniques and flavour combinations behind cooking the perfect duck dish.  Your chef will showcase the best of the seasonal flavours to take you into spring. A great way to wind down at the end of the week – enjoy complimentary platters and a beverage on arrival! Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be…

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Date:
05 May 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
Coconut crusted prawns

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 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. Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with other specials.

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Date:
04 May 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
Seafood Cooking Class - Seafood BBQ

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 tonight’s 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:
03 May 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
April 2017
Baked Hapuku parcel

Today you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick seafood recipes designed to fit into a busy weekday schedule.  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.  Special applies to those not already booked into class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with other specials.

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Date:
29 Apr 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
Scallop and Chorizo Tamales

Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  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 Friday night out. Start your seafood market experience with homemade prawn and pork dumplings with Nam Jim dipping sauce and vegetable ribbons followed by steamed Boa Bun with…

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Date:
28 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
barbecue-chargrilled-kingfish

A tour of the Auckland Fish Market Plus Cooking Class. Take a walk around the Fish Market with your chef prior to the class and learn what to look for when purchasing your seafood and produce.  Discuss the variety of fish species, shellfish and crustaceans on display – your chef will then discuss the fish and accompaniments that are presented in the recipes over the following hour in the demonstration room.  Go on to cook the recipes in the hands…

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Date:
22 Apr 2017
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Prawn and squid noodle box with chilli and Asian spices

Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour.  Those five elements are:  taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  Tonight your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting…

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Date:
20 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seared New Zealand Scallops with Grilled Haloumi

Tonight’s recipes will highlight why NZ is home to some of the world’s most prized seafood.  New Zealand’s beautiful, isolated islands are surrounded by some of the most pristine waters and abundant seafood which we will share with you in tonight’s hands on cooking class. Entrée: Salad of Seared Crayfish, Melon and Pear, Tomato Nam Jim Main: NZ Salmon and Scampi, Lemon Potatoes, Leek and Vanilla Beurre Blanc.

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Date:
11 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Cooking Class - Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today you will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS BBQ Grilled prosciutto wrapped fish 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:
09 Apr 2017
Chef:
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Cooking Class - The secret behind the perfect fillet

Join us in today’s 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:
08 Apr 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood bbq

Continue the BBQ season in style!  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.  ENTREE:  Malaysian…

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Date:
07 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Spanish Paella

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.  Your chef will share their knowledge of the cuisine plus recipes for you to then go on to recreate and enjoy. Tonight you will be starting with Zarzuela…

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Date:
05 Apr 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
March 2017
Prawn and squid noodle box with chilli and Asian spices

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 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.

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Date:
30 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 6 tickets left
Fish and Shellfish recipe

From beignets to jambalaya to gumbo, New Orleans has a taste all of its own.  Tonight’s fun class celebrates the Creole and Cajun cuisine with tasty seafood recipes. World famous for its culture, music and food – enjoy the flavours of this vibrant city.  Tonight you will be cooking a classic Seafood Gumbo  of  mussels, shrimp, fish and chorizo followed by a main course of blackened market fresh fish – this is cajun cooking at its best with wilted autumn leaves.…

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Date:
27 Mar 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Favourite Cooking Classes - Sunday Brunch

It’s a family affair at the Cooking School! Bring the kids along and join us to cook:  Crunchy prawn fritters with homemade tomato chutney PLUS Eggs benedict on bagels with crunchy bacon and/or salmon, spinach, potato rosti & fresh hollandaise.  A great family occasion and an awesome way to spend a fun Sunday with the kids.

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Date:
26 Mar 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Surf & Turf squid & chorizo - John Campbell

Join us to share a highly informative and delicious grilling session.  Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.  

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Date:
24 Mar 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Seafood medley with the Flavours of the Med

Taking its culinary influences from Greece, Spain and Italy, tonight’s class will combine the best from the many regions, cultures and histories of the area.  Join us to create stunning Mediterranean recipes that combine the best flavours of the regions matched with the freshest New Zealand seafood.  Start with Bruschetta with vine ripened tomatoes and fresh herbs, followed by prawns wrapped with prosciutto with a delicious pimento mayonnaise and served with a micro and jullinene salad.  PLUS market fresh fish, eggplant,…

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Date:
22 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Prawn rice paper rolls

Sample cuisines from some of your favourite ethnic cultures….plus try your hand at creating your own dumplings with dipping sauce.  Enjoy cooking and sharing the tastes and flavours of delicious treats from around the globe.  Start with making Japanese – style dumplings - Prawn and Pork Pot Stickers with a Black Vinegar Dipping sauce. Followed by Steamed Chicken Meatballs, Fluffy Rice Coating and Chicken Rice Chilli Sauce PLUS deliciously fragrant Tandoori Fish Fillets with Paneer Tikki Pattie.  A real market experience for…

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Date:
18 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Seafood Cooking Class - The spices and flavours of Morocco

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 tonight’s 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:
16 Mar 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$95 per person
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BBQ fish fillets with citrus

BBQ season is here!  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.  Tonight you will be cooking:  Juicy grilled hapuku steaks, seasoned with chilli, lime and black pepper served with fresh Mexican salsa and flame-grilled vegetables PLUS Warm salad of…

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Date:
14 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Look cook eat

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today you will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS Spanish omelette with salmon and grilled cheese and toasted ciabatta.

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Date:
12 Mar 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Fast and Fresh everyday meals

Crispy Salt & Pepper prawns with fresh dipping sauce PLUS Crunchy panko fish fillets, potato cake, seasonal salad and freshly made citrus mayonnaise.  The perfect way to enjoy a relaxed Saturday afternoon with old (& new) friends.  A glass of Babich wine (complimentary on arrival) and a cheese board completes the event. (Discount applies to those not already booked into the class.  Not in conjunction with any other discounts).

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Date:
11 Mar 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
2:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
Thai Pad Thai with prawns and lime - ME

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.

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Date:
10 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 2 tickets left
Seasonal fish with brussel sprouts and chickpeas

Join us for a historical and culinary seafood adventure through New Zealand.  Your cooking class will include information about the history of the various species you will be cooking with plus also culinary tips, techniques, flavours and ideas.  

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Date:
08 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Grilled fish fillets with seasonal salad

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. (Discount applies to those not already booked into the class.  Not in conjunction with any other discounts).

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Date:
02 Mar 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
February 2017
Seared Scallops with crispy pancetta

The French have always shared a love of seafood.  Tonight’s class will be no exception.  Grant Kitchen Executive Chef of ‘Le Chef’ French restaurant in O’Connell Street, Central Auckland will share his passion for French seafood with 2 very special recipes plus plenty of tips and ideas.  Start with delicious Coquille St Jacque and to follow market fresh fish paupiette, with a crayfish brulee, tomato and basil, pain perdue montpellier. Bon Appetit!!    

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Date:
28 Feb 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Cooking Class - Pick of NZ Produce

Nothing starts off the day better than a Sunday brunch on the BBQ in the summer sun.  Join us in this hands on cooking class to create seafood recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends whilst relaxing at home or at the bach.   Learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef and enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Today you will be cooking baked eggs cocotte…

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Date:
26 Feb 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$30 per person
Sold Out
Enquire-now-image

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 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.

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Date:
25 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 1 tickets left
Smoked salmon fritter with mayo

Continue the BBQ season in style!  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 with Malaysian…

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Date:
24 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Baked aubergine fish tomato lemon feta

Taking its culinary influences from Greece, Spain and Italy, tonight’s class will combine the best from the many regions, cultures and histories of the area.  Join us to create stunning Mediterranean recipes that combine the best flavours of the regions matched with the freshest New Zealand seafood.  Tonight you will be cooking NZ Green lipped mussels filled with prawn mousse and topped with a crunchy herb crust.  Followed by Tuscan baked Market fresh Fish fillets with Tomato, Orange and Fennel served with…

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Date:
22 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
tunisian-style-fish-w-cumin-pickled-lemon-olives-tomatoes-chillies

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 the 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.

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Date:
20 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Prosciutto wrapped fish on zucchini tomato

Join us to share a highly informative and delicious grilling session.  Who can resist a meal that combines the freshest Seafood with the pick of NZ meat PLUS learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas.  Join us tonight at the School where your chef will showcase dishes that highlight why New Zealand truly is a unique place to live.  Tonight you will be cooking and entree of pork stuffed baby squid with a fragrant Vietnamese dressing.  To follow Carpet bag…

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Date:
16 Feb 2017
Chef:
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
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Squid prosciutto artichoke on ciabatta

Bring your special partner along for a romantic evening with a difference. Enjoy learning about those special combinations that make seafood a romantic meal choice.  Start with a glass of bubbles whilst observing the chef and then go through to the hands-on kitchen to re-create the dishes working alongside one other couple and with assistance from your chef.  You are then be invited to sit down and enjoy a relaxed dining experience.  Always extremely popular – book quickly to ensure…

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Date:
14 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
cocounut-crusted-snapper

Taking its culinary influences from Greece, Spain and Italy, today’s brunch class will combine the best from the many regions, cultures and histories of the area.  Join us to create a stunning Mediterranean brunch menu that combines the best flavours of the regions matched with the freshest New Zealand seafood – all perfect to enjoy on a relaxed Sunday morning.

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Date:
12 Feb 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Cooking Class - The secret behind the perfect fillet

Join us in today’s 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:
11 Feb 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Fresh sushi and tempura

NOW $40 per person.  Tonight your chef will showcase the freshest fish available carefully cut into perfect slices alongside freshly made sushi rolls.  Go on to make your own teriyaki sauce and match with fresh NZ salmon and a bowl of steamed rice. (Special applies to those not already booked into the class.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts).

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Date:
09 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Seared New Zealand Scallops with Grilled Haloumi

Tonight’s recipes will highlight why NZ is home to some of the world’s most prized seafood.  New Zealand’s beautiful, isolated islands are surrounded by some of the most pristine waters and abundant seafood which we will share with you in tonight’s hands on cooking class.  

View the class
Date:
08 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$90 per person
Saute prawn with mango & rice noodle salad

Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour.  Those five elements are:  taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  Tonight your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting…

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Date:
03 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
herb-crusted-salmon-on-chargrilled-vegetables-w-basil-pesto

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 summer season has to offer – all cooked to perfection on the grill.  Tonight you will be cooking:  Grill seared seafood salad, julienne, caramelised lemon Nam jim PLUS BBQ seared citrus, garlic and thyme marinated market fresh fish, flame grilled sweet corn, chive and…

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Date:
01 Feb 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
January 2017
Prawn and squid noodle box with chilli and Asian spices

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.

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Date:
26 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Salmon

BBQ season is here!  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.  

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Date:
23 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Duck with noodles 2

Seafood entrée with a delicious duck main.  Start your meal off with a fresh fish entrée cooked to perfection and then learn the tips, techniques and flavour combinations behind cooking the perfect duck dish.  Your chef will showcase the best of the seasonal flavours to take you into spring. A great way to wind down at the end of the week – enjoy complimentary platters and a beverage on arrival! You will be cooking: Scallops, sweet potato wafers & lemon…

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Date:
21 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$40 per person
Sold Out
Fast & Fresh Monk fish, avocado, citrus and micro salad, curry vinagrette - MD

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.    

View the class
Date:
18 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Vietnamese Prawn Noodle salad - mark southon

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 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.

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Date:
17 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 8 tickets left
Prosciutto wrapped salmon with hash brown, grilled ciabatta and poached egg

Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today you will be cooking: Prawn, rocket and feta fritters with sweet chutney PLUS BBQ Grilled prosciutto wrapped fish 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:
15 Jan 2017
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Only 3 tickets left
Squid prosciutto artichoke on ciabatta

Share a relaxed Italian luncheon with us at the Seafood School showcasing the freshest NZ seafood complimented with the vibrant flavours of Italian cuisine.   Today you will be cooking:  Summer salad of crispy polenta Calamari, rocket and radicchio garlic parmesan crostini, caper lemon olive dressing PLUS Spaghetti pescatore, ocean fresh seafood medley in a fresh tomato sauce. 

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Date:
14 Jan 2017
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Seafood bbq

BBQ season is here!  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.  

View the class
Date:
13 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Maple snapper

New Zealand has an array of seafood incredibly unique, equally delicious.  Tonight’s 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:
12 Jan 2017
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
December 20162016
Seared New Zealand Scallops with Grilled Haloumi

What could be better than fresh NZ Seafood and Bubbles for Christmas!  A food and wine match perfect for your festive celebrations.  Your chef will design a summer menu that is perfectly matched with a glass of bubbles. (Of course our usual Babich wine and beer will also be available).  Join us for complimentary platters on arrival PLUS each guest will receive their own gift bag.

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Date:
22 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
PrawnSalad2_Web

Enjoy a complimentary beverage & platters in the bar from 5.30pm then go on to learn about flavours and textures that you may not have thought to combine together to recreate some fabulous ideas to present at home and for Christmas.  Your chef will also help you out with some great menu planning advise plus tips and ideas on creating fabulous meals to entertain.  Following on from our theme at theSeafood School, the recipes will be fresh, seasonal…and also a…

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Date:
19 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Only 5 tickets left
Squid prosciutto brushetta

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.

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Date:
17 Dec 2016
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Crispy skin fish with courgette and herbed butter sauce

Today’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 recipes showcasing the best of the market matched with exciting and interesting flavours which you will then go on to recreate and enjoy.  

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Date:
15 Dec 2016
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Sold Out
cocounut-crusted-snapper

Today you will learn how to cook and prepare 3 delicious quick recipes perfectly designed to ensure you enjoy your Christmas celebration….without too much time in the kitchen.  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.    

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Date:
13 Dec 2016
Chef:
Starting:
11:00am
Finishing:
1:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
herb-crusted-salmon-on-chargrilled-vegetables-w-basil-pesto

Nothing starts off the day better than a Sunday brunch on the BBQ in the summer sun.  Before you head off on your holidays, join the Seafood School and your chef in this hands on cooking class to create seafood recipes perfect for sharing with family and friends whilst relaxing at home or at the bach.   Learn a variety of BBQ techniques and ideas from your chef and enjoy the fresh flavours the season has to offer – all cooked…

View the class
Date:
11 Dec 2016
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60 per person
Confit duck leg

Seafood entrée with a delicious duck main.  Start your meal off with a fresh fish entrée cooked to perfection and then learn the tips, techniques and flavour combinations behind cooking the perfect duck recipe.

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Date:
10 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Fast & Fresh Shellfish rocket blinis, radish salad, lemon lime mayonnaise - MD

New Zealand has an array of seafood, incredibly unique and equally as delicious.  Tonight’s 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.

View the class
Date:
09 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Vietnamese Prawn Noodle salad - mark southon

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 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.

View the class
Date:
06 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sold Out
Prosciutto wrapped salmon with green pea puree and prawn and white fish tortellini

Enjoy a complimentary beverage and platters in the bar from 5.30pm then go on to learn about flavours and textures that you may not have thought to combine together to recreate some fabulous ideas to present at home and for Christmas.  Your chef will also help you out with some great menu planning advise plus tips and ideas on creating fabulous meals to entertain.  Following on from our theme at the Seafood School, the recipes will be fresh, seasonal…and also…

View the class
Date:
03 Dec 2016
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
November 2016
PrawnSalad2_Web

Considered as one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, Vietnamese cuisine brings together 5 fundamental philosophies that help create its unique flavour.  Those five elements are:  taste, nutrients, five colours, senses and body.  These elements are designed to work together in harmony and to create a balance within the body….this balance also creates the wonderful flavours and aromas we know as Vietnamese cuisine.  Tonight your chef will match those elements with fresh NZ seafood to create light and healthy recipes bursting…

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Date:
28 Nov 2016
Starting:
6:00pm
Finishing:
8:30pm (approximately)
Price:
$80 per person
Sunday Brunch - prawn rocket feta fritters

Start your Sunday off with a relaxed brunch with a difference.  Enjoy a fun 2½ hour hands on cooking experience culminating in a delicious brunch.  Today you will be cooking:  Seafood Fritters with seasonal salad leaves and chutney PLUS Seared prosciutto wrapped fish fillet, lightly poached eggs, crunchy potato cakes, creamy spinach and freshly made citrus mayonnaise.

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Date:
27 Nov 2016
Starting:
10:30am
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$60.00 per person
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herb-crusted-salmon-on-chargrilled-vegetables-w-basil-pesto

A tour of the Auckland Fish Market Plus Cooking Class. Take a walk around the Fish Market with your chef prior to the class and learn what to look for when purchasing your seafood and produce.  Discuss the variety of fish species, shellfish and crustaceans on display – your chef will then discuss the fish and accompaniments that are presented in the recipes over the following hour in the demonstration room.  Chef will also include tips and ideas on fish…

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Date:
26 Nov 2016
Starting:
10:00am
Finishing:
3:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$105.00 per person
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Cooking Class - Pick of NZ Produce

Lunch hour with a difference…..why not join us!  Chef will showcase 2 recipes and then go on and cook your lunch for you.  Experience the fun of the cooking school plus enjoy a freshly cooked seafood lunch …and be back at work within the hour.  No time for hands on cooking in this class – just relax and let us do the work for you.  (Cash bar available.  Sorry no complimentary beverage in this class).

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Date:
23 Nov 2016
Starting:
12:00pm
Finishing:
1:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$28.00 per person
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Prosciutto wrapped fish on zucchini tomato

The unique flavours of New Zealand are showcased in tonight’s class.  Matched with the freshest New Zealand Seafood, we will highlight why our country is being showcased around the world with its unique and locally produced products.  Tonight it is all about fresh seafood, seasonal produce matched with artisan products.

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Date:
22 Nov 2016
Starting:
6:30pm
Finishing:
9:00pm (approximately)
Price:
$80.00 per person
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