Course Summary

Learn to cook like a professional!

Gain the skills to develop your cooking techniques beyond the standard roasting, pan-frying and stir-fries.

Learn how to cure, confit, poach and sous vide with chef Simone Mancin.  All techniques can be replicated in your home kitchen using basic kitchen equipment.

No prior cooking experience required, however, a basic level of cooking knowledge would be an advantage.


Chef and tutor Simone Mancin:

Simone Mancin is a European-trained chef who enjoys teaching people how to cook.  He has worked in leading restaurants in Italy, London, France and Switzerland before moving to Melbourne. Simone travelled to Australia in 2010, and worked in Melbourne restaurants including Grossi Florentino, 400 Gradi and Locale at De Bortoli Winery, before road tripping around Australia and heading back to his home in Italy.  Since Simone’s permanent return to Melbourne he has been delivering a variety of cooking classes at CAE while working at Etihad Stadium’s prestigious Medallion Club restaurant and leading event company The Big Group.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email to register your interest.

A sample menu of dishes that will be prepared during the class (subject to change)

Salmon Gravlax with Pickled Cucumber

Confit Ocean Trout with Potato Salad

Poached Chicken Leg with Lentils

Sous Vide Pork Belly with Puffed Crackling Skin

Dehydrated Vegetables

Please bring an apron, pen and notepad to class.

Last updated: June 19, 2019 03:40pm