Pies, Glorious Pies!
Delicious, wholesome pies are the ultimate comfort food. Chef Simone Mancin reveals the secrets for making fabulous buttery pie crust that can be used as a base for creating an endless variety of delicious pies, quiches and tarts. Join Simone to make classic beef and burgundy pie; broccoli, pancetta and blue cheese quiche; chicken and mushroom pot pie; roast vegetable and goats cheese tart; and warm apple galette.
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.
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.