Dumpling Cooking Class



2 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $69 - $109 ($69 for Child (12-16 years), $109 for Adult)

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  • If you're fully COVID-19 vaccinated, you can attend this class once VIC adults are 80% fully vaccinated (estimated 1st Nov)
  • If you're not fully COVID-19 vaccinated, you can attend once VIC 12y/o+ are fully vaccinated (estimated 19th Nov)

Do you love dumplings? Learn how to make your own at this hands on dumpling party in Melbourne!

In this best-selling class you'll get insider tips from one of Otao Kitchen's top chefs so that you'll be able to make diy dumplings at home. You'll go through the process step by step and learn everything from how to make the perfect dough, how to create delicious dumpling fillings inspired by Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese recipes, to how to shape and cook your dumplings. Dependent on your dietary preference you'll make pork, chicken, beef or vegetarian dumplings.

The dumpling party will come to a close with a delicious dumpling feast!

Sample menu and ingredients:

  • Spices: Chilli, Spring onion, Shallots, Ginger, Chinese Chives
  • Seasoning and Sauce: Soy Sauce, Red Vinegar, Hoisin, Fish Sauce, Chilli Oil, Rice Wine
  • Vegetables: Wongbok, Mushroom, Water Chestnuts
  • Vegetarian: Carrot, Peas, Carrot, Sweet Corn, Taro or Potato, Water Chestnuts
  • Meats: Pork, Chicken, Beef
  • Seafood: Fish and/or Prawn for non-meat eater 
  • *Plus dumpling skins - made from flour 


On the day:
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of the class. We cannot accommodate or refund for those who arrival after the scheduled start time, even if you call ahead. The instructor will be expected to start on time and will not be able to repeat the health and safety and/or demonstrations at the beginning of the class.

Important info:
We can cater to different dietary requirements. If you need to cancel or reschedule a booking you must do this at least seven days before your class to cancel or reschedule. We are sorry that we cannot refund or rebook any cancellations made online or in person after this time. In the event that you are unwell we ask that you send someone in your place. The participants who are not unwell will still be expected to attend. Alternatively, if you provide notice prior to the class, you are welcome to collect the ingredients and online recipe to take home with you after the class. Please note that this may not be possible as fresh meats and seafoods in all cases.


Please note: If you are bringing a support worker to the class with you, they will also need a paid ticket for the class.



Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
All ingredients, tuition, a dumpling feast with a glass of sparkling wine, and online recipes so you can recreate the dishes at home.
 
What to bring
Everything is provided. Just book, turn up and enjoy
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.


OTAO kitchen is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

Otao kitchen is compliant with the Victorian State Government’s Hospitality Industry Guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19), implemented to keep our guests and community safe.
Fewer guests and strict seating arrangements. Maximum guest numbers, density and distancing are tightly regulated. Signage displays allowable guest numbers and new hygiene protocols. QR codes with names and mobile numbers of all guests are held to assist with contact tracing. Guests showing signs of illness will not be allowed entry. Coats and personal items are kept separately. Online payments only are accepted. Store purchase EFTPOS machine is sanitised between uses.
Frequent schedules for cleaning and sanitising. All surfaces and touch points throughout are cleaned frequently. Heating and air-conditioning systems have been serviced to ensure proper fresh air flow. Team members are not permitted to be at work while showing signs of illness. We have completed the Victorian Government Hospitality Industry Guidelines for Coronavirus (COVID 19) Return to Work Training.
Help us keep you and others safe when you visit. Follow the advice of authorities and stay home if you are feeling unwell, or if travelling from a government declared coronavirus hotspot. Wear a fitted face mask on arrival and while moving through the kitchen and remove it only when seated and eating or drinking. Arrive on time for your booking, so density restrictions can be met. Wash your hands when you enter in to the school and at regular intervals throughout your visit. Maintain a distance of 1.5 meters between you, staff and other guests at all times. Remain seated throughout your experience, except when you need to visit the bathroom.
Location

393 Victoria Street, Abbotsford VIC and 360 Victoria Street, Richmond, VIC (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

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ABOUT US

Otao kitchen is a cooking school and event space with a mission for people to come together to cook, connect, celebrate. We believe cooking and eating should be an experience, not just a meal. We created Otao kitchen as an extension of our passions to cook, share and inspire.

EXPERT IN COOKING CLASSES

Otao kitchen was launched in Melbourne, Australia in July 2014, with the goal of celebrating the rich and varied cooking experiences of Melbourne’s immigrant multicultural communities. Its founder, Chef Ha Nguyen, originally from Hanoi shares his passion for food, instructing customers in the exotic diaspora of Asian and around the world cuisine.

WHAT WE DO BEST?

Today our guests can get inspired by cooking with our local and international chefs, listen to their cooking and travel experiences in Asia and around the world and bring some cooking and cultural tips and tricks home. With the nods at the diversity of communities within Melbourne, Otao kitchen features an array of global food experiences from Indian to Japan to Mexico and more.

In 2020 with the challenge of global Covid 19 pandemic, we set out to capture the curriculum of our hands-cooking classes and deliver it online to home cooks in Australia and across the world to guide you to cooking success and better health.

Products and services: cooking master classes, private and corporate events, catering and event services, kid and school programs, and gift vouchers.

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Tracey Quinn Oct 2021


The class was really informative and friendly. I bought this as a gift for my boyfriend who is even less than a beginner cook. We have since made these at home a couple of time and it was so much fun!

Ash Aug 2021


Just visited Otao over the weekend for a Dumpling cooking class! It was fantastic! So much fun and so easy to learn from chef Ha. He was very kind and funny and showed you in detail how to perform each step. We weren't rushed at all. We made chicken and pork dumplings. So much flavour with only a few ingredients. You also are offered a beer or wine to have with your dumplings once they're cooked. Definitely will be back to try a different class soon. There are loads of different cusines to choose from.

Cooking workshop review by Ash

Sarah Quinn Aug 2021


We had an amazing time with Chef Ha making delicious dumplings. So many dumplings to enjoy at the end with a glass of wine.


Cooking workshop review by Sarah Quinn

Beck Kennedy Jul 2021


Dylan was amazing He was so patient and knowledgeable. Best dumpling class ever. Thank you guys we had a blast He was also professional and encouraging.

Dumpling Cooking Class review by Beck Kennedy Sydney

Mila Rosic Jul 2021


It was a fun, educational, delicious and Mila particularly enjoyed the attention and learnings from the talented chef. Thanks you for making my young daughters dumpling class fantastic.

Alexandra Spink Jun 2021

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


class was so good. Lovely staff and was so much fun. will be doing it at home!

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Jackie Mates May 2021


Much better then expected. No elements were pre-made so we learnt how to do every step using stuff we prob already have at home.
The teacher was friendly and welcoming and the venue I felt was the perfect size and setting. They were generous with ingredients for those wanting to try different things.
Would recommend.

Coco O'Halloran May 2021


Incredible class, well taught by our instructor and the recipe was delicious! Will definitely recommend to friends.

Stephanie Judge Apr 2021


Great teacher! Easy to follow and efficient. Really appreciate their ability to cater to dietary requirements. Made gluten free dumplings which were actually marvellous!

Memo Espinosa Apr 2021


It was great So much fun and the teacher was super helpful
But a bit pricey.

Cooking workshop review by Memo Espinosa

Paul Stevens Feb 2021


Delicious food and a great learning environment suitable for all levels of experience. A fun experience for small or large groups.

Abby Gibson Jan 2021


Helpful teacher, clean and well presented classroom, small number of students and pace was just right. Highly recommended.

Sharryn Coffield Jan 2021


Went with my family old and young (75-21). Was a great night, loved everything about it. Dylan our instructor was patient, informative and friendly. Highly recommend it

Dumpling Cooking Class review by Sharryn Coffield

Kiran Srinivasan Jan 2021


It was spectacular! Wonderful teachers and we both really learnt a lot from the class! I can highly recommend :)

Cooking workshop review by Kiran Srinivasan Sydney

Fiona Price Jan 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Ha was friendly and helpful, and came around to give us tips individually. I’m now feeling much more confident about cooking dumplings at home with homemade wrappers!

Rita Pachauri Jan 2021


It was a great and informative class. There teacher had a happy demeanor and taught with enthusiasm.

Hebah Lucas Dec 2020


our team got together for our End of year Christmas break up and did a dumpling making course. The venue was great and in a central location, our teacher Dylan was fantastic, didn't go too fast and made sure everyone was on track and most of all the food was amazing. Would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to get their teams together or even a group of friends.

Karmen Jobling Dec 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Han was great - very friendly and helpful! The vino was a nice touch also. Picked up some great GF tips too

Manu Gulati Jul 2020


The class was very well and thoughtfully organized. All the materials were provided. The instructor was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The ambiance was pleasant. I also liked the pace and duration of the class.

David Godfrey Jan 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


The class was very informative and the instructor was very happy to share ideas on any topic that was covered.
The Instructions on how to make the different shapes of dumplings was well demonstrated

Dumpling Cooking Class review by David Godfrey Sydney
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