Cooking Schools

Culinary courses

Discover the secrets to cooking some great dishes. Cooking classes are your chance to learn new recipes and techniques or just to have fun with some food-loving friends.

Goat’s cheese and pate, Barossa, South Australia

Learn about European and Asian cuisine at Bottega Rotolo cooking school. They supply ingredients to Australia's finest restaurants. Cook - and eat - like an Italian at Casa Carboni in Angaston. The Carbonis came to the Barossa in 2011.


An Outdoors on Parade cooking demonstration is a night to remember. Chat with chefs and watch them cook, while you learn the tricks of the trade. The chefs are from some of South Australia’s best restaurants, like Appellation and Chianti Classico.

Homewares Direct’s cooking classes are all about learning, eating and shopping. They’re also about drinking wine. The classes are small and feature some of the state’s best chefs.

Create your own

Classes at Udder Delights are fun and hands-on. Learn how to make feta and turn it into Camembert. At the end of the class, take home the cheese you’ve made.

The Sticky Rice Cooking School in the Adelaide Hills runs cooking classes for the adventurous. Learn the finer points of Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. These classes are great for travellers who’ve had their taste buds awakened overseas.

Producers of McLaren Vale runs workshops on just about everything. Learn about winemaking, olive oil and more. Stay at their Vineyard Apartments. Treat your palate and extend your repertoire.

Healthy and delicious

Sprout is a hands-on, totally interactive cooking school, run by celebrity cook Callum Hann and accredited practising dietician Themis Chryssidis. Sprout cooking classes are tailored for you, your life and your health. All recipes are nutritionally adequate and classes are designed according to your dietary requirements, cooking ability, budget and suitable for all ages.

Gourmet retreat

Take some time out and escape to a gourmet retreat. The Retreat at Chapel Hill has a cooking school for guests. Classes can be a team building exercise or a fun way for friends to spend time together. The kitchen caters for 35 people in a demonstration class and 14 in a hands-on class.

Island indulgence

LifeTime Private Retreats on Kangaroo Island offers the gourmet experience of a lifetime. Spend an indulgent three day weekend eating food prepared by celebrity chef Pete Evans. You’ll have your own personal chef for one luxurious weekend.

Take a retreat or join a cooking school.

Eat Local SA

Eat Local SA

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