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7 Best Cooking Classes in Sydney [2023]

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Cooking Class Sydney

Cooking Class Sydney

Looking for a cooking class in Sydney? Look no further! We have compiled a list of the 7 best cooking classes in Sydney. These classes will teach you how to cook like a pro, and you’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your new cooking skills. So what are you waiting for? Sign up for one of these cooking class Sydney today!

1) Barbetta

Key ServiceHas one-on-one classes
Address2 Elizabeth St, Paddington, NSW
Phone(02) 9331 0088
7:00AM – 4:00PM
7:00AM – 4:00PM, 5.30PM – 10:00PM
7:30AM – 4:00PM, 5.30PM – 10:00PM
8:00AM – 4:00PM

For individuals who want to take their Italian cooking experience to the next level, Barbetta Paddington offers several expert courses that will have you raving about your meal in no time. Barbetta is a great place to learn some of the secrets behind pasta making. Carmelo Cipri, a renowned chef and co-owner of Barbetta, will take you through the conventional methods that will lead from raw ingredients to finished pasta.

Key Differentiators:

  • Has one-on-one classes
  • Teaches Italian dishes
  • Accepts kids for pasta classes

Customer’s Review:

Had a great day in the Pasta class at Barbetta, how good is fresh pasta, thank you Carmelo for opening my eyes to your fresh and tasty cuisine, my first attempt attached.

Heiron Sales

2) Sydney Chocolate School

Key ServiceRecommended for kids
AddressBuilding 21
1110 Middle Head Road
Mosman NSW 2088
Phone+61 2 9960 5848
Operating HoursBy Appointment Only

The Sydney Chocolate School is a chocolate school that teaches students how to make delicious confections. Rebecca Knights, the head chocolatier of Head Chocolatier, a title that makes other professionals envious, is offering chocolate-making lessons, including tempering chocolate on marble. Learn how to make chocolate bars, raspberry hearts, lollipops with cacao butter designs, and huge sprinkles.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chocolate-making lessons
  • Recommended for kids
  • Has online classes

Customer’s Review:

Rebecca and her team are so engaging! The classes were so much fun, the chocolate is absolutely delicious and the location stunning. Highly recommend it for team and family activities. Thank you, we will be back!

Kama Boniecka

3) Four Pillars Laboratory

Key ServiceFull range of gins
Address410 Crown St
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone+612 9062 8430
Operating HoursNIL

The Four Pillars Sydney Lab’s masterclasses are taught by one of the distillers. Along with a ‘Made from Gin’ tasting of five unique gins, the Sydney Maker Session includes a tour of Blue Duck Botanicals and a mini-distillation session. You may visit their Gin Shop to see the collection of gins (including our limited-edition), bottled cocktails that are only available at the Lab, and copper bar tools.

Key Differentiators:

  • Group and private bookings
  • Full range of gins
  • Teaches cocktail masterclass

Customer’s Review:

Delicious cocktails! Have always been a fan of four pillars gin, the laboratory is a great place to try their delicious concoctions. You can also pick up a bottle from the store downstairs from the bar. Staff were super friendly and it was a great place for drinks whether you like gin or not.

Shelly Ova

4) The Big Bake: Boozy Baking

Key ServiceSpecial adult baking classes
AddressMetCentre, 60 Margaret St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Operating HoursDaily 3 PM to 10 PM

The entrance requirements for The Big Bake are strict: you must have no prior baking experience, have a sense of humor, and have 90 minutes to spare. Oh, and you’ll need at least one drink and some bubbles. At the former Radley’s Cafe in the Met Centre in Sydney, Boozy Baking is a delightful new – adult – twist to baking classes with a contest.

Key Differentiators:

  • Interactive hosts
  • Special adult baking classes
  • Has pop up event

Customer’s Review:

A pop up done right! Interactive hosts, pretty decor, and good tasting recipes. Came as a group of 4 and we all thought it was hilarious – nothing else like this in Sydney – it’s a must-do!

Daisy Bale

5) Matt Moran Masterclasses at Chophouse

Key ServiceTeaches the best way to prepare local produce 
Address25 Bligh Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000
Phone02 9231 5516
Operating HoursLunch: Wednesday to Friday 12pm – 3:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday to Saturday 5:45pm – 8:45pm

Steaks at the Chophouse, where Sydney’s Matt Moran will be giving a course called Cuts, couldn’t get any higher. After learning all about the region’s best barbecue restaurants, equipment, and supplies, and key ingredients like hickory and oak wood charcoal for grilling meat in addition to tips on pairing wine with food at home, you’ll have a complete overview of what you need to know before heading out.

Key Differentiators:

  • Ingredients are from the Moran family farm
  • Teaches the best way to prepare local produce 
  • Specialises in steaks

6) Vive Cooking School

Key ServiceLed by veteran chefs
AddressShop 18/ 61-71 Mentmore Avenue, Rosebery, NSW 2018, Australia
Phone1300 848 388
Operating HoursMon – Fri from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Take some lessons at Vive Cooking School instead of a renovation. You’re less likely to be sidetracked by fickle appliances because to their cutting-edge design, and you’re more likely to learn as a result. It also means you’re more likely to enjoy the cooking process if you can share and laugh along the way, according to co-owner of ‘Vive,’ Jean-Luc Tan.

Key Differentiators:

  • Classes ranging from ramen masterclasses to molecular cuisine
  • Led by veteran chefs
  • Teaches some classic Aussie desserts

Customer’s Review:

My cooking is as bad as my dancing. Any teacher who can make me cook a decent feed has to be a genius! Well done Jodie. You’re the best. The meals I did were delicious and it was a great experience to cook with such lovely classmates.

Glen Kanawati

7) Cornersmith Cooking School

Key ServiceHas online courses
Address88 View Street
Annandale, NSW 2038
Phone02 9660 4346
Operating HoursMon–Fri: 7am – 2pm
Sat–Sun: 8am – 2pm

The Cornersmith owner, Alex Elliott-Howery, has put up at Carriageworks Farmers Market, where fans of fermenting and pickling people take note. She’ll make certain everything gets pretty hot on Saturday morning, especially when you learn how to create hot sauces in the Chilli Fiesta class. At the Sustainable Kitchen session, you’ll learn how to preserve mushrooms, Kimchi, and a lesson on waste reduction and smart shopping.

Key Differentiators:

  • Has online courses
  • Caters to group or team building classes
  • Teaches smart shopping and sustainable kitchen sessions

Cooking Class Sydney

cooking classes are a fun and interesting way to learn how to cook. They can also be a great way to meet new people and socialize. The cooking classes listed in this article offer unique experiences and cater to different types of learners. Whether you’re interested in learning about local produce or want to try your hand at molecular cuisine, there is a cooking class for you. With experienced chefs leading the way, cooking class Sydney is a great way to improve your cooking skills and have fun at the same time. So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a cooking class today!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Australia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Australia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Australia has to offer.