Cooking classes in Melbourne

Get creative in the kitchen and learn how to whip up some of your favourite dishes at some of Melbourne's finest cooking schools.

Melbourne is truly a melting pot of different cultures where it's not uncommon to hear Greek, Italian and Chinese conversations as you walk down the streets.

Take advantage of this cultural diversity and learn how to make cuisines you've never dared to try with a cooking class in Melbourne.


French cooking classes

Our pick: French Desserts Cooking Class with Wine, St Kilda

Our pick: French Desserts Cooking Class with Wine, St Kilda from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Class length: 4 hours
  • Cost: $145 per person
  • Skill level: No experience necessary. Adults only
  • Sample dishes you'll learn to cook: Apple tart tatin, crème brûlée, chocolate délice mousse cake, cherry clafoutis, soufflé and classic crème caramel.
  • Why it's our pick: You can to enjoy beautiful views over Port Phillip Bay as you cook.

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Name of classLocationAge requirementsClass lengthWhat's included?CostBook
French Desserts Cooking Class with WineSt Kilda18+ years old4 hoursMorning tea with cake, dessert tastings with wine, detailed recipe booklet, photos from the day$145RedBalloon
Chocolate Making WorkshopBlackburn14+ years old4 hoursHands-on small class$150RedBalloon
Patisserie Masterclass: Mousse Cakes, Caramels and CoulisMoonee Ponds14+ years old4 hours 30 minutesA recipe book$170RedBalloon
Patisserie Masterclass: Macarons, Pastries and FillingsMoonee Ponds14+ years old4 hours 30 minutesA recipe book$170RedBalloon
Sweet and Savoury Cooking ClassMalvern15+ years old2 hours 30 minutesOne glass of wine, cheese platter, ingredients and recipes$200RedBalloon
French Odyssey Cooking Class with WineSt Kilda18+ years6 hours 45 minutesMorning tea with coffee and cake, wine with your meal, detailed recipe booklet, photos taken on the day$229RedBalloon

BBQ cooking classes

Our pick: Beer Tasting and BBQ Smoking Cooking Class, Hawthorn

Our pick: Beer Tasting and BBQ Smoking Cooking Class, Hawthorn from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Class length: 3 hours
  • Cost: $140 per person
  • Skill level: No previous experience necessary
  • What you'll learn: How to brine, marinate, rub and smoke meats as well as how to brew your own beer.
  • Why it's our pick: It maintains small group classes with no more than 20 participants.

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Name of classLocationSkill leveClass lengthWhat's included?CostBook
BBQ Meat Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesE-cookbook, light refreshments$125Adrenaline
BBQ Seafood ClassHawthornNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesE-cookbook, light refreshments$125Adrenaline
BBQ Tapas Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesE-cookbook, a glass of sangria, light refreshments$125Adrenaline
BBQ Cooking Class and Tasting at Queen Victoria MarketMelbourne CBDNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesGuided tour through the Meat Hall at the Queen Victoria Market, take home gift, take home notes$135RedBalloon
Beer Tasting and BBQ Smoking Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary3 hoursBeer tasting session, class notes, chef tips and recipes$140RedBalloon
Beer and BBQ Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesE-cookbook, matched premium craft beer with each course, light refreshments$140Adrenaline
American Smoking BBQ Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary3 hoursE-cookbook, beer on arrival, light refreshments$140Adrenaline

Chinese cooking classes

Our top pick: Chinese Cooking Class for 2, Richmond

Our top pick: Chinese Cooking Class for 2, Richmond from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Class length: 2 hours.
  • Cost: $264 for 2 people (or $132 per person).
  • Skill level required: No experience necessary
  • Sample dishes you'll learn to cook: San choi bow with prawns and pork, kung pao chicken and mango mousse.
  • Why it's our pick: More than a cooking class, you'll learn about popular Chinese ingredients, spices and flavours which you can incorporate into your own dishes.

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Name of classLocationAge requirementsClass lengthWhat's included?CostBook
Dumpling Making PartyRichmond18+ years old2 hoursComplimentary refresher drink, a glass of sparkling wine$109Viator
Chinese Cooking Class for 2Richmond18+ years old3 hoursRefreshments, sparkling wine or beer with your meal, online recipes$264 ($132 per person_RedBalloon
Chinese Cooking ClassRichmond18+ years old3 hoursRefreshments, sparkling wine or beer with your meal, online recipes$165RedBalloon

Pasta and Italian cooking classes

Our top pick: Passionately Italian Cooking Class with Wine, St Kilda

Our top pick: Passionately Italian Cooking Class with Wine, St Kilda from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Class length: Full day cooking (from 8.45am-3:30pm)
  • Cost: $229 per person
  • Skill level required: No experience necessary.
  • Sample dishes you'll learn to cook: Egg pasta, focaccia, pizzas, stuffed zucchini flowers, risottos, biscotti and panna cotta.
  • Why it's our pick: These are super small group classes with a maximum of 9 people so you know you'll be given the utmost attention.

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Name of classLocationAge requirementsClass lengthWhat's included?CostBook
Fresh Pasta Cooking ClassMoonee Ponds14+ years old3 hours 30 minutesHands-on cooking class$150RedBalloon
Passionately Italian Cooking Class with WineSt Kilda18+ years old6 hours 45 minutesMorning tea and coffee with cake, wine with lunch, detailed recipe booklet$229RedBalloon

Mexican cooking classes

Our pick: BBQ Mexican Cooking Class, Hawthorn

Our pick: BBQ Mexican Cooking Class, Hawthorn from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • Class length: 2.5 hours
  • Cost: $125 per person
  • Skill level required: No experience necessary
  • Sample dishes you'll learn to cook: BBQ Mexican favourites such as lime and herb barramundi tacos with quinoa and corn salsa and Mexagato.
  • Why it's our pick: We can't say no to a margarita on arrival.

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Name of classLocationSkill levelClass lengthWhat's included?CostBook
BBQ Mexican Cooking ClassHawthornNo experience necessary2 hours 30 minutesE-cookbook, a margarita on arrival$125Adrenaline

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