Course Summary

Learn how to make Spain’s celebrated dish, paella! From where to source the best Spanish ingredients to preparing and cooking three delicious varieties – Paella de Marisco (seafood), Paella de Jerezana (chicken, chorizo, calamari and peas) and vegetarian paella, Chef Simone Mancin will guide you. In this hands-on class you’ll also prepare a variety of tapas dishes including sizzling garlic prawns, jamon croquettes, patatas bravas and more!


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, 4th November - 1 class

Session ID DHZ69701C
4 Nov - 4 Nov 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$175 / $166 (conc)
Simone Mancin

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 04:38pm