Press

"Our roundup of the best last minute gifts ideas for Mother’s Day"


RUSSH rounds up some meaningful last-minute Mother's Day Gifts, featuring ClassBento's cocktail and dumpling making class.

"Impressive Last-Minute Gifts That Will Make Your Mum's Mother's Day"


Looking for a last-minute gift for mum this Mother's Day? Concrete Playground provides a list of memorable gifts including ClassBento's range of classes and workshops.

"Best In Town: Top 8 Things To Do This Month May"


En Route lists the best things to do in Sydney in May. ClassBento's Mother’s Day peony flower arranging class makes the cut!

"Stuck on how to spend Mother’s Day? Here are 20 things to do with your mum this year"


RUSSH lists some of their best Mother's Day activities, highlighting ClassBento's cocktail and dumpling making class.

"Seven Weekend Activities to Try If You Want to Shake Up Your Usual Routine"


Concrete playground lists a range of fun activities to shake up your routine this season including ClassBento's large selection of cooking classes.

"How ClassBento delivers mindfulness to masses"


Afterpay highlights how ClassBento promotes mental health and mindfulness through its range of workshops and experiences.

"7 Tours Perfect for Solo Travellers in Sydney"


Two Monkeys Travel Group pulls together a list of the best things to do in Sydney when travelling solo, including ClassBento's popular BBQ cooking classes.

"10 Brisbane Workshops Where You Can Learn A New Skill In 2022"


The Urban List highlights ClassBento's diverse range of Brisbane workshops that will inspire keen crafters to learn a new skill this year.

"Fix Your Own Shit With These Easy DIY Skills"


Monster Children lists a range of handy DIY skills to have to fix your own bits and bobs, highlighting ClassBento's embroidery and sewing classes.

"A Guide to St Kilda to Take You From Sunrise to Sunset"


Concrete Playground highlights some of the best activities to try in St. Kilda, including one of ClassBento's teachers Rus Kitchin, who hosts creative street art workshops in the area.

"Kick it up a notch: Ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day together"


Sydney Morning Herald lists ways to take Valentine's date night ideas to the next level, including ClassBento's creative workshops.

"The best stay-in date night ideas this Valentine's Day"


Yahoo! Lifestyle lists the best at-home Valentine's Day date night ideas, featuring one of ClassBento's talented mixologists, Pineapple Jam.

"Get Crafty At These 13 Workshops And Classes In BNE"


Style Magazine lists 13 creative classes and workshops for Brisbane locals to try, including ClassBento's embroidery class hosted by Work-Shop.

"Missed shipping deadlines? There are plenty of experiences to gift this Christmas"


Sydney Morning Herald pulls together a list of gift experiences for the last-minute Christmas shopper, highlighting ClassBento's unique creative experiences and workshops.

"Five last-minute Secret Santa gifts to get before Christmas"


Yahoo Lifestyle picks their best last-minute secret Santa present ideas, including ClassBento's diverse range of crafty and creative experiences, such as perfume making and cooking classes.

"Productive things your teen can do these holidays"


The University of Queensland writes of ways to keep teens productive during the school holidays, featuring ClassBento's hands-on arts and crafts workshops.

"School Holiday Activities for Kids with Disability, Summer"


Ideas lists some of the best crafty school holiday actviities for kids with diabilities, mentioning ClassBento's range of kid-friendly in person experiences and craft boxes.

"2021 Sydney Young Entrepreneur Awards"


ClassBento takes home the 2021 Sydney Young Entrepreneur Award for Arts and Culture category, winning alongside businesses such as One Stop Warehouse, Discover Energy, Zoomo and more.

"10 Aussie Tech Start-ups That Are Helping You Save Money"


TechGuide pulled together their list of 10 Aussie tech start-ups that make experiences more accessible and afforable, including ClassBento's range of fun workshops and classes!
 

"The Digiday Technology Awards Virtual Winners Announcement"


ClassBento is shortlisted for the best events platform category in this year's The Digiday Technology Awards.

"30 curated Christmas gifts and ideas for parents"


Russh has collated 30 Christmas gift ideas for parents who love experiences, including one of ClassBento's popular cocktail and dumpling making workshops.

"Gather the girls for one of these workshops"


Haven Magazine pulls together a list of six experiences for a girls afternoon, inlcuding ClassBento's popular candle making workshops and private flower wreath making classes.
 

"Reconnection: How to establish and maintain social connections through the pandemic and beyond"


Counselling Online shines a light on feelings of disconnection and social anxiety as a result of the pandemic. ClassBento's virtual workshops are highlighted as social resoruces to use in lockdown for those who are seeking community and connection.
 

"Sip and paint at home with these digital art classes and craft packs"


TimeOut highlights some of Sydney's best digitial art classes, including ClassBento's range of fun and colourful live-streaming paint and sip classes with DIY craft kits.
 

"Australia’s 15 Best Virtual Cooking, Crafting and Cocktail Masterclasses"


Hunter and Bligh string together their favourite virtual cooking classes, featuring ClassBento's popular fresh gnocchi cooking class.

"School holidays in Sydney"


TimeOut picks its best school holiday activities for curious kids, including ClassBento's range of online workshops from kintsugi craft kits, to illustration classes, crocheting and more.

"7 Of Perth’s Best Paint And Sip Classes"


The Urban List collates seven of the best paint and sip workshops in Perth, including one of ClassBento's popular teachers Sip n Dip.
 

"Connecting with your friends and loved ones in new ways"


Victoria Together discusses unqiue ways that will help people reconnect with their friends in lockdown, including a zesty virtual ClassBento cocktail making experience.

"Learn how to make gnocchi and pizza from the team who make Australia's best pizza"


TimeOut writes about popular ClassBento teacher 48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar, highlighting their fun hands-on pasta making masterclasses and pizza making workshops.

"ClassBento knew what we needed for lockdown life before we did with the platform offering virtual classes for craft, art and cooking"


The Canberra Times highlights ClassBento's virtual classes and craft kits as essentials for any creative trying to survive lockdown.

"Choose your own adventure – five Friday-night itineraries to suit your mood"


The Weekend Edition has rounded up some Friday night activities for date night, featuring one of Classbento's clay and sip pottery classes in Brisbane.

"The best online classes and workshops"


TimeOut pulls together a list of the best online classes and workshops to try in lockdown, including ClassBento's range of fun arts, crafts, cooking and cocktail experiences!

"Australian pottery classes and kits to try at home"


TimeOut has rounded up the best DIY pottery kits to try your hand at moulding mugs, vases and more, including ClassBento's range of pottery kits and online classes.

"6 Actually Fun Zoom Hangs For You & Your Mates To Do Now That Millions Of Us Are In Lockdown"


Pedestrian highlights some of the top virtual activities to try in lockdown, including ClassBento's online cooking classes.

"Seventeen Unique At-Home Activities to Keep You Amused Throughout Lockdown"


Concrete Playground suggests a range of lockdown hobbies for creative minds, including ClassBento's unnique live-streaming kintsugi workshops with DIY craft kits.
 

"Take virtual classes in arts, crafts, cooking and cocktail making"


TimeOut writes about ClassBento's virtual arts and crafts workshops and DIY craft boxes that will help any keen creative make their own masterpieces at home.

"21 Epic Experiences For Every Australian Who Doesn't Mind A Drink"


BuzzFeed recommends these 21 epic drinking experiences with Tippled's native botanical cocktail making class on ClassBento making the cut.

"‘Chic grandma’: Crochet is back, and there’s nothing nanna about it"


The Sydney Morning Herald talks trendy crochet, featuring one of ClassBento's full-day granny square crocheting workshops.

"7 Awesome Things To Tackle On Your Lunch Break If You Work In Sydney’s CBD"


Urban List uncovers seven of the best ways to spend your lunch break in Sydney and recommends scratching that creative itch with ClassBento's range of classes.

"Inspiration to spoil mum on Mother's Day"


Moreton Daily lists a range of inspirational Mother's Day gift ideas, featuring ClassBento's skincare making workshops, resin art classes and DIY copper jewellery making classes.

"Impressive Last-Minute Gifts That'll Make Your Mum's Mother's Day"


Concrete Playground suggests five last minute Mother's Day gift ideas, including ClassBento's range of arts and craft classes, perfect for any creative mum.

"Five things to do in Canberra this weekend"


The Canberra Times selects five of the best things to do this weekend, including one of ClassBento's winery, distillery and chocolatier day trip to explore some of Canberra's hidden gems.

"Creative Valentine’s Day ideas to celebrate with your significant other"


Russh recommends ClassBento’s Acrylic Paint Pouring Workshop as one of the top creative Valentine’s Day ideas to try with your partner. 

"Our Christmas Recommendations"


The Plus Ones round up their favourite Christmas gift ideas for 2020 and recommend ClassBento's local experiences as something for everyone. 

"A new language and cooking class offers Italian by the slice"


Good Food highlights ClassBento's cultural experiences across Sydney including ramen making and Turkish mosaic as great travel alternatives during international border closures. 

"Six Creative Classes in Brisbane for When You Want a New Post-Iso Hobby"


Concrete Playground pulls together a list of some new post-lockdown activities for people to try, highlighting ClassBento's range of funky jewellery making workshops in Brisbane.
 

"Virtual art, cooking and craft classes to keep you busy at home"


Vogue Living features ClassBento’s live streaming terrarium, Kintsugi and DIY lampshade making classes as crafty alternatives to try at home. 

"The Best Way to Master the Art of Pasta"


The Market Herald writes about the best ways to master homemade pasta dough, including joining one of ClassBento's specialty pasta making masterclasses.

"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.

"With Winter Coming Soon Now is a Good Time To Learn a New Skill With Classbento"


Sydney Chic highlights ClassBento's range of fun and interactive experiences, from Japanese flower arranging to latte art workshops, chocolate making classes and more!

"24 team-building activities your staff will (actually) love"


Afterpay explores ways that companies can encouage connectivity with team building activities, quoting ClassBento co-founder John Tabari's views of the new working landscape. A listicle of 24 fun ideas for teams to participate in, ClassBento's range of terrarium workshops makes the cut.

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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