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

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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 …
9:00 am
28.04.2019
Pork Charcuterie Class $235
This class run by Chef, Damon Porter from Vaquero Dining specialises in preserving and curing pork.  In this class you’ll learn how to make jamon, nduja, salami, bacon, cotechino, blood sausage and cullotello. Damon will take you through the art and science of salting, fermenting, the use of nitrites and nitrates and smoking. This is …
2:00 pm
28.04.2019
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
29.04.2019
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, …
9:00 am
5.05.2019
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 …
2:00 pm
5.05.2019
Beer, Beef and Butchery Class with Hop Nation Brewing Co $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 and Ben Taylor from Hop Nation Brewing Co in Footscray in Victoria. The event starts with Chris breaking down a  forequarter of …
5:30 pm
8.05.2019
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.
9:00 am
11.05.2019
Pastry Essentials $165
Join Izzy Walton, Pastry chef from the Ritz Carlton, Ubud in this hands-on class making a variety of pastry including sweet and savoury pastry, choux paste and puff pastry. Izzy loves to add an ‘Earth Mother’ flair to her classic skills and will inspire your creations at home.
9:00 am
12.05.2019
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 …
2:00 pm
12.05.2019
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 …
2:00 am
19.05.2019
Italian Favourites with Alessandro $165
Alessandro hails from the East Coast of Sicily and his cuisine reflects the philosophy of his mother and grandmother. That is, to cook with genuine and simple ingredients such as flour, salt, starch and fat and transform them into something delicious and wonderful. The class includes; Focaccia bread Ravioli with ricotta and spinach Tortellini in …
9:00 am
19.05.2019
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
20.05.2019
Anna Polyviou’s ‘Pop-Rock’ Tour $250
Rock it, bake it and sweet create it with Anna Polyviou on her first Australian tour. Australia’s punk princess of pastry has teamed-up with Roald Dahl’s spectacular new musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to create a delectable dessert inspired by the wonders of Willy Wonka. Anna’s new release “POPPING CARAMEL” is a greatest hits of …
10:00 am
21.05.2019
Anna Polyviou’s ‘Pop-Rock’ Tour $250
Rock it, bake it and sweet create it with Anna Polyviou on her first Australian tour. Australia’s punk princess of pastry has teamed-up with Roald Dahl’s spectacular new musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to create a delectable dessert inspired by the wonders of Willy Wonka. Anna’s new release “POPPING CARAMEL” is a greatest hits of …
5:30 pm
21.05.2019
Little Tastes of Spain $165
Join chef Katrina Ryan in a new class featuring tapas and more from her recent trip to the south of Spain. The menu includes; Baked Goats Cheese with Red Pepper Marmalade Grilled Bread with Sobrasada, Manchego and Pimentos Tortillitas de Camerones – Crispy Fried Prawn Omelette  Braised Spinach with Chickpeas  Fresh Tomato Salad with Baccalao …
9:00 am
25.05.2019
Little Tastes of Spain $165
Join chef Katrina Ryan in a new class featuring tapas and more from her recent trip to the south of Spain. The menu includes; Baked Goats Cheese with Red Pepper Marmalade Grilled Bread with Sobrasada, Manchego and Pimentos Tortillitas de Camerones – Crispy Fried Prawn Omelette  Braised Spinach with Chickpeas  Fresh Tomato Salad with Baccalao …
9:00 am
25.05.2019
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.
9:00 am
26.05.2019
Year of the Pig – Authentic Chinese Cooking $165
Chef Katrina Ryan will be teaching you the tricks and tips behind some of the dishes from the Golden Pig Restaurant. Potsticker Dumplings with Pork and Water chestnuts, Ginger and Shallot dipping sauce Crab Omelette with XO Sauce Lion’s Head meatballs Kung Pao Chicken Stir fry Greens with Yellow Bean Sauce  Deep Fried Banana with …
2:00 pm
26.05.2019
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 …
5:30 pm
27.05.2019
Vietnamese Soups & Noodles – $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. …
9:00 am
1.06.2019
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.
2:00 pm
2.06.2019
Italian Osteria Cooking – $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 Burnt …
5:30 pm
3.06.2019
Golden Pig Wedding
Looking for a unique wedding venue? Contact us at oink@goldenpig.com.au to find out more about our wedding packages.
5:00 pm
8.06.2019
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 …
9:00 am
9.06.2019
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, …
9:00 am
9.06.2019
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, trim beef, make a stock, truss, stuff and roast a chicken, deglaze and make a jus from pan juices and perfectly create emulsion sauces.
5:30 pm
15.06.2019
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. …
9:00 am
16.06.2019
Pork Charcuterie Class $235
This class run by Chef, Damon Porter from Vaquero Dining specialises in preserving and curing pork.  In this class you’ll learn how to make jamon, nduja, salami, bacon, cotechino, blood sausage and cullotello. Damon will take you through the art and science of salting, fermenting, the use of nitrites and nitrates and smoking. This is …
2:00 pm
16.06.2019
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 …
9:00 am
22.06.2019
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 …
9:00 am
23.06.2019
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.
2:00 pm
23.06.2019
Italian Favourites with Alessandro $165
Alessandro hails from the East Coast of Sicily and his cuisine reflects the philosophy of his mother and grandmother. That is, to cook with genuine and simple ingredients such as flour, salt, starch and fat and transform them into something delicious and wonderful. The class includes; Focaccia bread Ravioli with ricotta and spinach Tortellini in …
5:30 pm
24.06.2019
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.
9:00 am
29.06.2019
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
1.07.2019
Scrumptious Salads $165
Who says you can’t make friends with salad?! These absolutely delicious salads will have your friends clamouring for an invite to dinner. Black Beluga lentils with chorizo and aioli Quinoa, fresh dates, spinach, toasted almonds, preserved lemon, goats fetta Thai beef salad with lemongrass, fresh mint, cherry tomatoes, ground roast rice Farro with avocado, sugar …
9:00 am
6.07.2019
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 …
9:00 am
7.07.2019
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 …
5:30 pm
8.07.2019
Little Tastes of Spain $165
Join chef Katrina Ryan in a new class featuring tapas and more from her recent trip to the south of Spain. The menu includes; Baked Goats Cheese with Red Pepper Marmalade Grilled Bread with Sobrasada, Manchego and Pimentos Tortillitas de Camerones – Crispy Fried Prawn Omelette  Braised Spinach with Chickpeas  Fresh Tomato Salad with Baccalao …
9:00 am
13.07.2019
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 …
2:00 pm
14.07.2019
Vietnamese Soups & Noodles – $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. …
9:00 am
20.07.2019
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 …
10:00 am
22.07.2019
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.
2:00 pm
28.07.2019
Spanish Tapas $165
Learn to cook a delicious selection of authentic Spanish tapas in this hands on cooking class ! Snapper, Capsicum and Chorizo kebabs with Mojo Picon Verde; Chicken Wings in Almond and Garlic sauce; Salt Cod fritters with alioli; Empanadas – Spinach, Anchovy, Pine nuts and Raisins; Ham, Green olives and Egg; Baked Cuttlefish Rice with Pimientos, and Saffron
9:00 am
3.08.2019
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.
9:00 am
4.08.2019
Pork Charcuterie Class $235
This class run by Chef, Damon Porter from Vaquero Dining specialises in preserving and curing pork.  In this class you’ll learn how to make jamon, nduja, salami, bacon, cotechino, blood sausage and cullotello. Damon will take you through the art and science of salting, fermenting, the use of nitrites and nitrates and smoking. This is …
2:00 pm
4.08.2019
Italian Osteria Cooking – $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 Burnt …
10:00 am
5.08.2019
Sensational Thai Seafood ( Mostly gluten free)
This class with chef, Katrina Ryan, includes a spectacular dish of whole boned salmon that will suitably impress your guests when you replicate it at home. You’ll also learn all about Thai flavours and how beautifully they marry with our local seafood.  Scallops in Betel leaf with Coconut, Lime and Peanuts. Steamed Mussels and Prawns …
9:00 am
10.08.2019
Year of the Pig – Authentic Chinese Cooking $165
Chef Katrina Ryan will be teaching you the tricks and tips behind some of the dishes from the Golden Pig Restaurant. Potsticker Dumplings with Pork and Water chestnuts, Ginger and Shallot dipping sauce Crab Omelette with XO Sauce Lion’s Head meatballs Kung Pao Chicken Stir fry Greens with Yellow Bean Sauce  Deep Fried Banana with …
9:00 am
11.08.2019
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