Brisbane Cooking Schools

Best thing about being an adult, you get to eat whatever you want. Worst thing about being an adult, you usually have to cook it all yourself. Give your body a rest from the packaged and frozen foods and learn how to cook fresh, culinary masterpieces like an expert. Whether you're a self-proclaimed wizz in the kitchen or you can't even boil an egg, there is always a place to learn in one of Brisbane's best cooking schools. 

James Street Cooking School

You can learn almost anything at the James Street Cooking School through a wide variety of classes including Middle Eastern, Modern Australian, Italian, Quick & Easy Asian, chocolate desserts and oh so many more. What's even better than learning? Eating - after the class you sit down and dine on your specially prepared meal with matched wines. 

Vanilla Zulu

Wow your guests at your next dinner party after a lesson from the experts at Vanilla Zulu. Whether its Thai or Spanish, breakfast or dessert you can learn all the basics and more in a single three-hour class or book in for the six-week chef course to become the true master - Your friends won't have to know where you learnt your skills. 

The Golden Pig

People enjoying their cooking experiene

With a seemingly endless calendar of hands on classes, The Golden Pig will have you suckling for more. Learn your way around the kitchen with South American Cooking, Beer, Birds, Beef and Barbecue, A Taste of Vietnam, Rani's Curry Class, French Bistro Cooking and many more classes than you could fit in your hot pot.

Mecca Bah

Make pizza like the Italians at Mecca Bah's pizza making master class. Enjoy a drink on arrival before you learn the art of everything to do with pizza making. There's plenty of games and prizes to be won and of course, pizza to be eaten. 

Taya Kitchen Culinary School

My Thai Kitchen

You won't be needing that Thai takeaway menu after you take a Taya Kitchen cooking class. Connect to my Thai Kitchen in Milton, learn to cook Thai like a pro (or close enough) with a Fab Street Food class, Traditional Thai class or Buddha's Belly class to name a few. It'll be spring rolls and pad thai galore in your household. 

Putia Pure Food Cooking School

A cooking class offering complimentary wine is a cooking class we want to be apart of. Learn a little something about Spanish and Southern Italian cooking in a demonstration class or get your hands dirty in a hands on class and learn all the aspects of the recipe. You can even get the kids started early with a Putia children's cooking class - if only they were taught how to clean up as well. 

Black Pearl Epicure


This well-established school runs in tandem with a fine food retail and wholesale operation, which happens to be Australia's largest importer of caviar and saffron. Choose between demonstration classes allowing you to have a glass of wine while watching the chefs explain recipes and techniques, or small hands-on classes.

Cooking With Giovanna

Bringing the class to the comfort of your own kitchen, you can choose a variety of experiences depending on the cuisine you wish to learn. Discover the joys of European cooking and learn the secrets behind an Italian feast, Mediterranean cooking, French country cooking and home style cooking. 

Outer regions

Wild Lime Cooking School 

Wild Lime Cooking School

Over in the Lost World Valley, Wild Lime cooking school incorporates native ingredients into traditional dishes from many cuisines in its four-hour cooking experience. The culinary journey fuses culturally diverse cuisines with local and wild produce. After a morning of cooking, you can taste the fruits of your efforts over a long lunch with local wines – oh, and those views.

The Scenic Kitchen 

The Scenic Kitchen is a true paddock-to-plate experience near Fassifern. Start by milking cows at the local dairy, picking produce out of the ground at a farm before cooking up a three-course meal. 

Tamborine Cooking School 

Tamborine Mountain Cooking Schoo

French-trained chef Terri Taylor heads up the Tamborine Cooking School amongst a lush garden setting. Sample local cheeses, olives and more as you learn to cook traditional recipes with a modern, healthy twist. Tamborine Cooking School hosts hands on lessons covering everything from Asian and Moroccan to French, Greek and Italian cuisine.

Classi di Cucina Italiana

Using fresh and locally sourced produce, you can learn the secrets behind Italian cooking while overlooking the glorious Scenic Rim. Impress your friends with a perfect wood-fired pizza, homemade pasta, and creamy gelato after you learn skills from the Agnoletto's - what a great excuse to get out of the city. 

The Long Apron Cooking School

Situated in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, The Long Apron Cooking School offers a variety of classes for the avid foodie wishing to learn. Enjoy a laugh, learn a little, but most importantly eat all you can while you're in the kitchen of executive chef Cameron Matthews. 

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