Course Summary

A French Cooking Class of Favourites

Discover the pleasures of French cuisine with European-trained chef, Simone Mancin. In this delightful culinary journey of France you’ll learn how to prepare classic dishes such as French onion soup, quiche Lorraine, coq a vin, gratin dauphinoise and the deliciously satisfying apple tarte tatin.


Professional Chef and Cookery Trainer Simone Mancin is a European-trained chef who loves teaching people how to cook.  He has worked in leading restaurants in Italy, London, France and Switzerland as well as here in Melbourne.

Simone travelled to Melbourne in 2010, working in restaurants including Grossi Florentino, 400 Gradi and Locale at De Bortoli Winery.  He then embarked on a road trip around Australia before returning to his home town in Italy. 

Since his permanent move to Melbourne, Simone has been teaching a range of exciting hands-on cooking classes at CAE including the ever popular Kitchen Boot Camp, Pasta Fresca, Spanish Tapas, Kitchen Knife Skills and many more.

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

Chef Simone Mancin shows you how to create a series of classic French dishes including:

French onion soup

Quiche Lorraine

Coq a vin (chicken braised with wine, bacon and mushrooms)

Gratin dauphinois (layered potato bake)

Apple tarte tatin (caramelised apple pastry tart)

Please bring an apron, notpad and pen to class.

Students with any special dietary requirements should contact CAE on 9652 0611 to advise. Please also mention it to the chef when arriving for the class.

Last updated: November 12, 2019 04:36pm