Press

"Live weather cross, featuring ClassBento"


The Today Show features our live streaming classes with craft boxes delivered, where the hosts learn to make bath bombs, Kokedamas, and even K-pop dancing

"Back To Basics - Build A DIY Terrarium"


Studio 10 from Channel 10 features ClassBento, and the hosts learn to make a Zen garden in a bowl.

"A long list of indoor activities"


Frankie Magazine highlights some great ideas for things to do at home, and of course mentions ClassBento's live classes + craft boxes as a highlight.

"Livestreaming schedule: music, art, literature and events from Australia and beyond"


The Guardian calls out our live streaming classes as one of their top picks for livestreaming events in Australia.

"ClassBento Craft Box Workshops"


Concrete Playground dedicates an article to our live streaming classes. Learn how to paint your pet, make your own soap and whip up some candles — and make gnocchi at home, too.

"ClassBento Offers Live-streamed Workshops with Australia’s Top Artisans and Makers"


Broadsheet features our live streaming classes, with craft boxes delivered. Quarantine coffee scrub anyone?

"Take hands-on, virtual craft classes online with ClassBento"


Timeout features our live streaming classes, with craft boxes delivered. Perfect as a COVID-19 stay-at-home activity.

"Helping others escape through the joy of creativity"


Sydney Morning Herald profiles one of our teachers, and how she helps others to find their hidden talents and unleash their inner artists.

"Where to repair, reuse and up-cycle your stuff in Sydney"


Timeout highlights Sydney's best places to give old belongings a new lease of life, with multiple mentions of ClassBento's sustainable workshops.

"Summer School: Six Workshops to Try Over the Holidays"


Broadsheet covers ClassBento to show Sydneysiders how to skill up over the break with some of Sydney’s top makers, bakers, preservers and more.

"How to Keep Your Kids Entertained During the School Holidays"


Broadsheet covers the best kids activities for the school holidays, featuring ClassBento

"World Pasta Day today"


News.com.au covers our pasta making class, as part of World Pasta Day. If you love puns and/or pasta, you'll love their video coverage!

"We tried a hula hooping class and OMG"


The Kidspot team have a blast at our kids hula hooping workshop

"Art Wrap: Eight Exhibitions to See in October"


Broadsheet covers the best art displays and events in October, featuring Sydney Craft Week with ClassBento as its premium sponsor

"Top 12 Workshops at Sydney Craft Week"


WeekendNotes covers Sydney Craft Week, featuring 57 workshops, 37 exhibitions, 30 open studios, 13 live demonstrations, 13 market and retail events and six talks, and mentions ClassBento as its premium partner.

"Wholesome is the new cool"


Did you know that Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio's boys' night out consisted of getting creative with pottery and other crafts? The Brag team report on how they learned to create some impressive artworks at one of ClassBento's sip and paint classes.

"Flower power"


The Sydney Morning Herald profiles our teacher, Nikki Zeng, revealing the origin story of how and why she started her floristry business and workshops.

"Just 14 last minute Fathers Day gift ideas"


Mamamia lists ClassBento as its #1 option for Fathers Day gifts.

"Boost your hobby game with a ClassBento workshop"


The Weekend Edition covers ClassBento's range of creative classes.

"ClassBento learning"


West End magazine features ClassBento, sharing our story on promoting mindfulness through creative workshops.

"Make your own macrame hanger"


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

"Mothers day gifts"


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"


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"


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"


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

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


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"


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

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


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

"Candle-making workshop with ClassBento"


The Plus Ones discover a candle making workshop at Surry Hills' cosy Provider Store.

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


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

"Meditate with arts and craft"


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"


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"


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"


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"


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.

ClassBento offers thousands of fun, creative and artisan workshop experiences in Australia.

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

Our mission is to empower local artists, 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 paid booking.

Read more about our story here.


For all PR queries, please contact our co-founder, John Tabari:


[email protected]

+614 34 703 344

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