Course Summary

Take the stress out of your Christmas meal planning and preparation and give the traditional roast dinner a tasteful makeover! 

Pick up invaluable tips and tricks on how to minimise your time in the kitchen on Christmas day, allowing you more time to spend with family and friends. 


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.

Course Sessions

Sunday, 15th December - 1 class

Session ID DHZ85001C
15 Dec - 15 Dec 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$165 / $157 (conc)
Simone Mancin

In this hands-on class, you will prepare a simple yet elegant menu designed for entertaining. The menu will draw from various international kitchens, making your Christmas table an event to be remembered…and savoured! 

Dishes will include a Mediterranean-style seafood salad, turkey roulade filled with pork and sage, grilled marinated vegetables, Christmas Eton Mess plus a few quick canapés to see you through the festive season in style.


Please bring an apron to the class.

Students with any special dietary requirements should contact CAE on 9652 0611 to advise. Please also mention this to the chef on the day.

Last updated: November 19, 2019 04:38pm