Learn how to make a delicious range of authentic Spanish pintxos and tapas dishes, including chorizo and mushrooms cooked in red wine, crispy calamari with aioli, jamon croquettes, a trio of pintxos (Spanish bar snacks), gambas pil pil (sizzling garlic prawns), Spanish tortilla and albondigas (Spanish meatballs cooked in sauce).
Simone Mancin is a European trained chef who loves teaching people how to cook. He has experience working in leading restaurants in Italy, London, France and Switzerland as well as here in Melbourne.
Simone travelled to Australia in 2010, working 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 teaching a range of exciting cooking classes at CAE in between working at Etihad Stadium's prestigious Medallion Club restaurant.
There is no prerequisite as far as cooking skills are required. However, students with any special dietary requirements should contact CAE on 9652 0611 to discuss. Please also mention this requirement to the chef on the day.
Please bring an apron, notebook and pen to the class.