Upcoming Classes

We hold a variety of 4 hour hands-on cooking classes ( $165) as well as wine workshops and other food, wine and beer events.

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Mon 7.30am-12.00pm
Tues – Fri 7.30am – 2.00pm

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A French Christmas $165
Join chef, Chris Gilson, for our special Christmas Class and hone your French culinary skills.  Amuse Bouche Consomme Julienne Duck with Cranberries Confit of Salmon Pommes Anna Braised Leeks Endive and Walnut Salad Tarte Tatin 
11:00 am
17.12.2017
French Bistro Cooking $165
This hands on cooking class will teach you some wonderful classic French techniques – the masters of cuisine! Crab and Gruyere Souffle, Crepinettes of Pork with a, Mushroom Cream Sauce, Loin of Lamb en croute with a Port Wine Sauce, Potatoes Dauphinoise, Glazed Carrots Perrier, Salad Lyonnaise, Poached Pears in Red Wine with Chocolate Sauce.
11:00 am
28.01.2018
Italian Osteria Cooking – New Class! $165
In this class we will be teaching the art to Italian cooking.  Elegantly simple Italian dishes relying on quality produce.   Crumbed Pork and Fennel stuffed Sicilian Olives with aioli Braised Tuna, Cannellini  beans, Tomato Jelly and Salsa Verde Hand made Semolina Spaghetti with Garlic, fresh Crab, roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Nduja Panfried Quail with […]
5:30 pm
31.01.2018
Scrumptious Summer Salads
Who says you can’t make friends with salad?! These absolutely delicious salads will have your friends clamouring for an invite to dinner. Tea smoked salmon with fresh figs, walnuts , labneh and sapa watermelon, fresh coconut, lemongrass and sticky pork Wild rice, and quinoa with nuts, dried cranberries and sesame eggplant Fried polenta with tomatoes, […]
11:00 am
4.02.2018
The GP Wine Club with BJ Jull – French Summer Session
Bonjour! Our next Golden Pig Wine Club event takes us for a Summer sojourn through some of France’s favourite regions. We will be exploring some fantastic Summer styles including a selection of Sparkling, White & Rose wines with a cheeky little red thrown in for good measure.  Join us to hear the stories behind the […]
6:45 pm
6.02.2018
Rani’s Curry Class $165
Join the delightful Rani Veerassamy in her second class specialising in authentic, fragrant Indian curries. Featuring beautiful chicken and prawn curries from South India, specialty bread from Mauritius, vegetable sides and a divine dessert. Lamb and Pistachio Koftas with Yoghurt Sauce Chettinad Chicken Curry South Indian Prawn Curry Sesame and Cumin Potatoes Vegetable Korma Dal […]
5:30 pm
7.02.2018
Pizza and Pasta Essentials – $165
In this class you will master the classic Italian trifecta…pizza, pasta and  gnocchi. Learn how to make pizza dough and create a potato, rosemary and prosciutto pizza, hand make spaghetti with a simple oil, garlic, chilli and white anchovy sauce with crunchy breadcrumbs and potato gnocchi with a rich tomato suace and pesto. Finish with […]
5:30 pm
8.02.2018
Perfect Pastry $165
Victor Bedoit from Chouquette patisserie in New Farm will teach you all the tips and tricks to create perfect pastry every time. The class covers sweet pastry, choux paste and puff pastry and you’ll also learn how to put together sweet and savoury tarts and quiches, profiteroles, Paris Brest and cheeses twists. 
9:30 am
11.02.2018
Beer, Birds, Beef & Barbecue – $165
Improve your skills on the barbecue with this class and add some hot new favourites to your barbecuing repertoire. Learn how to bone and hot smoke quail, cook flatbreads, grill whole chicken and cook some Fred Flintstone style steaks of beef rib eye on the bone. Create a delectable array of sauces such as chimichurri and aioli […]
2:00 pm
11.02.2018
Moroccan Summer Delights $165 – New Monday Class!
This cooking class showcases Moroccan flavours at their best using pomegranate, saffron, rosewater, nuts, pulses and spices. We start with a handmade layered fried bread which is served with a sweet and savoury tomato jam and labneh then mains include baked savoury lamb pastries with pine nuts, a rich fragrant braise of fish with saffron, and cous cous. Finish with […]
10:00 am
12.02.2018
Valentines Day – French Bistro 2- $165
After the popularity of French Bistro Cooking, Chef Chris Gilson will be teaching some more classic French techniques in this hands on class. Dishes include Chicken Quenelles with Tarragon Cream Sauce; Fillet of Beef en croute with Red Wine Sauce; Coulibiac of Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce; Pommes William; Red Cabbage, Flemish Style; Celeriac Remoulade and Passionfruit Soufflé.
5:30 pm
14.02.2018
Sour Dough and Bread Making $165
Making your own bread is much easier than you think! In this hands on class you’ll learn how to make and maintain a starter (and take it home with you) and create a variety of delicious breads with quality flour, grains and seeds. The price includes a meal of fresh baked bread with cheese and […]
1:00 pm
18.02.2018
Thai Classics – $165
In this hands on class, learn how to put together a beautiful Thai meal, consisting of a tantalising Betel leaf appetiser, a coconut and galangal chicken soup, a rich red curry of duck with lychees, hot and sour green papaya salad and a stir fry favourite of chicken with chilli jam, Thai basil and cashews.  This […]
10:00 am
19.02.2018
Kitchen Essentials $165
This cooking class will teach you classic techniques, give you some essential skills in the kitchen and master the art of sauces. Learn to chop and dice like a chef, fillet fish and trim beef, make a stock, truss, stuff and roast a chicken, deglaze and make a jus from pan juices, roll pastry and […]
5:30 pm
21.02.2018
Beer, Beef and Butchery Class with Green Beacon Brewing $185
This is a hands-on, 4 hour, collaborative butchery, cooking and beer tasting experience featuring a stellar lineup of talent.  Golden Pig owner/head chef Katrina Ryan will be joining forces with butcher extraordinaire, Chris Luxton, Harrison Scarf from award winning Green Beacon Brewing and walking beer encyclopaedia, Matt Kirkegaard AKA the ‘Beer Matt’. The event starts […]
11:00 am
25.02.2018
Exotic Flavours of the Middle East $165
In this cooking class, learn how to combine the exotic flavours of the Middle East with a modern twist. Bread fritters with Feta, Blackened Tomatoes with Fenugreek and Coriander Paste, Beef koftas with pine nuts and tahini sauce Circassian Chicken with Walnut Tarator & paprika oil Cauliflower, Eggplant and Carrot salad with Pomegranate dressing Almond […]
5:30 pm
28.02.2018
Brunch – the new favourite meal! $165
This class celebrates all the things we love about brunch-  Savoury and sweet, cured meats, free range eggs, fritters, grilled rustic bread and fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables. Shakshuka – Baked Eggs with a rich Sweet Pepper and Tomato sauce, spinach and yoghurt and topped with smoked paprika Sugar Cured Salmon Crostini with Tomato and […]
9:30 am
3.03.2018
Decadent Desserts $165
Nicole Daldy, Head pastry chef from Aria restaurant will be teaching this class and will share with you all the tips and tricks to create fabulous desserts at home. Handmade Rocky Road with Marshmallow, Honeycomb, Hazelnut & Coconut, Churros with Spiced Cinnamon Ice cream and Rich Chocolate Sauce, Yoghurt & Lemon Pannacotta with Seasonal Fruit, […]
1:00 pm
4.03.2018
A Taste of Vietnam – $165
In this hands on cooking class you’ll learn how to make spring rolls and a crispy savoury pancake with prawns and pork. These will be enjoyed Vietnamese style with two dipping sauces, rice papers and fresh herbs. Main courses include a famous dish of turmeric-fried fish and slow cooked duck legs in a claypot.
10:00 am
5.03.2018
Modern Greek $165
This hands on cooking class will teach you traditional Greek dishes with a modern twist. Saganaki with Caramelised honey figs, Grilled Octopus with Tatziki dressing, Smoked Tahini Eggplant, Flat bread, Slow cooked lamb shoulder with Thyme and lemon, Skordalia, Fragrant Pilaf, Radish, cucumber, dill, tomato and sesame salad and finish with sweet and lovely Baklava.
5:30 pm
7.03.2018
Flavours of Spain and Portugal $165
In this cooking class we make a tasty traditional Spanish bread with spinach, garlic, pine nuts and raisins and follow with piri piri barbecued chicken, a rich and delicious pork and clam stew plus fried potatoes with chorizo and Spanish style salad. For dessert we make a Spanish version of creme brulee with a golden […]
11:00 am
11.03.2018
Vietnamese Soups & Noodles – New Class! – $165
In this class we create a classic beef pho from scratch, a delicious noodle dish with charred tender pork belly and meatballs, a stir fry beef noodle salad and hot and sour Prawn Soup with Tamarind. You’ll learn about making stocks – the basis to all good soups and which noodles to use and when.  […]
5:30 pm
14.03.2018
Sour Dough and Bread Making $165
Making your own bread is much easier than you think! In this hands on class you’ll learn how to make and maintain a starter (and take it home with you) and create a variety of delicious breads with quality flour, grains and seeds. The price includes a meal of fresh baked bread with cheese and […]
1:00 pm
18.03.2018
Moroccan and More – $165
Learn how to cook a whole duck, make bread, toast and blend spices and  celebrate the unique ingredients and flavours of the Middle East. Spicy Lamb Harira soup; Manoushi Flat breads with Scallop, Baba Ganoush and Harissa; Roast duck with Pomegranate and Walnuts; Wild rice salad with barberries, carrot and pine nuts; Semolina cake with yoghurt and burnt butter.
10:00 am
19.03.2018
French Bistro Cooking $165
This hands on cooking class will teach you some wonderful classic French techniques – the masters of cuisine! Crab and Gruyere Souffle, Crepinettes of Pork with a, Mushroom Cream Sauce, Loin of Lamb en croute with a Port Wine Sauce, Potatoes Dauphinoise, Glazed Carrots Perrier, Salad Lyonnaise, Poached Pears in Red Wine with Chocolate Sauce.
5:30 pm
21.03.2018
South American Cooking $165
In this class chef, Katrina Ryan, has handpicked some of her favourite South American dishes. Snapper Cerviche with Avocado and Crispy Shallots Beef Empanadas with Mojo Picon Rosa Moqueca de Camaoroes – Prawns with Tomato and fresh Lime Peruvian Spatchcock Chicken with Jalapeno cream sauce Brazilian Black Beans and Rice with Farofa
5:30 pm
22.03.2018
Perfect Pastry $165
Victor Bedoit from Chouquette patisserie in New Farm will teach you all the tips and tricks to create perfect pastry every time. The class covers sweet pastry, choux paste and puff pastry and you’ll also learn how to put together sweet and savoury tarts and quiches, profiteroles, Salambo and cheeses twists. 
9:30 am
25.03.2018
French Decadence $165
Sharpen your butter knives for this French feast! Start with Seafood Bourride, a Marseille style fish stew with prawns, scallops, snapper, saffron and aioli. For mains two peasant style dishes; a cassoulet with duck confit, pork sausage & haricot beans and a dijon braised chicken finished with creme fraiche.  We will also make handmade buttered noodles […]
5:30 pm
28.03.2018
Nose To Tail – Le Petit Cochon $200
Join chef Katrina Ryan and Chris Luxton, butcher extraordinaire, for an afternoon of Pig butchery. We will be butchering a whole pig and cooking up a feast using different cuts including, braised cheeks and belly, rolled and stuffed loin, crispy fried tail & ears, stuffed trotters, sausages and curing and smoking a ham on the […]
10:00 am
8.04.2018