Press

"Make your own macrame hanger"

15 Aug 2019


Haylee, one of our teachers, shows Woman's Day's audience how to make a macrame plant hanger.

"The most successful start-ups in Australia"

31 Jul 2019


ClassBento is listed as one of the best Aussie start-ups, just after heavyweights like Canva and THE ICONIC. Condolences to Atlassian for missing out on the list!

"Your home, handmade"

30 May 2019


ClassBento is featured in Art Edit Magazine, as a supporter of the arts, and our artists and makers.

"Mothers day gifts"

10 May 2019


ClassBento's gift cards are featured on the Today Show, as one of their top picks for Mothers Day.

"7 last minute gifts to give mum this Mother's Day"

8 May 2019


Now to Love includes our gift cards as one of their top picks for Mother's Day gifting.

"13 Ways To Treat Your Mum This Mother’s Day"

7 May 2019


The Urban List features our fragrance making workshop as one of their favourite ways to thank mum.

"Ultimate gifts for all the mums out there"

6 May 2019


Woman's Day features our gift cards in their curated Mothers Day recommendations.

"13 Meaningful Mother’S Day Gift Ideas For A Special Mum"

5 May 2019


"If you want to give your mum an experience she’ll remember forever, look no further than ClassBento this year."

"Mother's Day gift guide"

1 May 2019


Sydney Observer features ClassBento workshops in its Mother's Day gift guide.

"Pick the perfect gift for mum this Mother's Day"

29 Apr 2019


Who Magazine includes our gift cards as one of their recommendations for Mother's Day gifting.

"Candle-making workshop with ClassBento"

24 Apr 2019


The Plus Ones discover a candle making workshop at the jokingly-named "meth lab" at Surry Hills' Provider Store.

"ClassBento wants to make you smarter and reduce your risk of burnout"

15 Apr 2019


Broadsheet features ClassBento, including sharing what inspired co-founder John Tabari to come up with this idea.

"Meditate with arts and craft"

12 Apr 2019


Today Tonight shows us some unconventional way to fight stress.

In particular, reporter Rita Rizk explores how pastimes like calligraphy and origami are great ways to relax and improve your wellbeing.

"Fighting burnout with art"

29 Mar 2019


Sydney's 2SER 107.3 radio station interviews ClassBento's co-founder, John Tabari.

They discuss how ClassBento is making fun workshops more accessible and convenient, to fight dementia and burnout.

"Boost your brain with classes and hobbies"

16 Feb 2019


ClassBento is featured on the Today Show, where we show how fun classes can keep us mentally engaged and healthy, no matter your age.

The residents at Lansdowne Gardens enjoy a flower arranging class, taught by our talented Nikki from Peony Story.

"Live weather: A chocolate front on the way"

30 Nov 2018


Joseph from Kimberley Chocolates welcomes Stevie from the Today Show, to a class in his Lilyfield chocolate factory.

We're introduced to Gertrude, the chocolate making machine, and learn to make chocolates with a ganache filling.

"24 Hours in Sydney"

28 Nov 2018


As they've put it: "Maybe let's do something other than Netflix and wine this weekend."

The Buzzfeed team enjoys a terrarium workshop with Merchant & Green.

"How ClassBento is making the arts accessible to everyone"

19 Dec 2018


Learn about how ClassBento got started, about some of its growth strategies, and more

"Startup founder holiday season tips"

1 Dec 2018


Start-up founders share their advice on how to make the most of the holiday season, from business planning to catching up on their personal lives.

Iain emphasises the importance of taking some me-time, whether it's travel or just hanging out with family, to broaden perspectives and to avoid burnout and depression, which is especially endemic in founders - e.g. founders have 4x more likely to have depression compared to the general population (just one source: Business Insider).



"Terrarium making workshop"

18 Jun 2018


The Fashion Journal checks out our DIY succulent terrarium class.

ClassBento offers 1,000+ fun, creative and artisan workshop experiences in Australia.

ClassBento was founded by John Tabari and Iain Wang (in photo below) in 2016.

One of the main reasons we exist is to promote better mental wellbeing in our communities.

Workplace burnout and dementia are huge and growing problems, and creative classes are a scientifically proven way to ward off these issues.

We also donate to Dementia Australia with every booking.

Read more about our story here.


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ClassBento founders (Iain & John)


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