Course Summary

A Beginner’s Cooking Class in the Heart of Melbourne!

Get up to speed with essential kitchen skills in this hands-on cooking class for beginners. Whether you want to build your confidence in the kitchen or expand your cooking repertoire, this class will help you master basic techniques for creating terrific pastas, casseroles, stir fries and curries at home.


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

Thursday, 25th November - 1 class

Session ID DHY44601C
25 Nov - 25 Nov 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$175 / $166 (conc)

This class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on cooking and will cover a range of simple but delicious meals, using easily found ingredients, that can be replicated at home by the novice cook.

Please bring an apron, notepad 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: September 22, 2021 04:37pm