Italian Cooking Class



3 hours Class size 1 to 20

label $165 (or 4 payments of $41 Afterpay)

Have you always wanted to learn how to make pasta from scratch? This hands on Italian cooking class is your chance.

You'll learn all about Italian cooking from an expert Otao chef in an intimate and social setting. Relax into your cooking lesson with a complimentary drink on arrival and watch as the chef gives some cooking demonstrations and takes you through the menu for the day.

At the start of the class you'll learn how to make pizza dough, which will also be used as the pasta dough for the day. You'll learn about the vegetables and herbs specific to Italian cooking and embrace the Italian way using lots of garlic, olive oil , cheeses and cured meats to make homemade sauces, pizza and fresh pasta.

At the end of the class everyone will sit down for a delicious Italian meal with wine and beer. Please note that this class uses gluten products but can be made vegan or vegetarian friendly.

Sample menu:

  • Insalata - Seasonal Salad
  • Pappardelle - Fresh Egg Pasta
  • Ragu Al Genovese -Stewed Beef Chuck
  • Ricotta Gnocchi - Potato Dumplings, Lemon, Brown Butter, Sage

On the day:
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of the class. We cannot accommodate or refund for those who arrive 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 seafood 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, an Italian 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 a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, bucks party or Christmas party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 16 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

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


OTAO kitchen has had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

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

Otao Kitchen - 360 Victoria Street, Richmond, VIC

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OTAO kitchen
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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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Nicola McMahon Apr 2021


Really enjoyed the class! I gifted it to two people who I attended with, who also loved it! The class size was small, which meant it was easy to ask our teacher, Dylan, questions. The class was very hands on and it was great to eat the food we made throughout the class. Would definitely attend again for a different cooking class ☺️
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