Knowing how to cook is a life skill that sometimes is thought of more as an obligated task rather than an enjoyable experience unless you're a passionate chef in a restaurant.

Cooking is about more than just preparing food, for many people the kitchen is the heart of the home.

Meals can connect friends and family in an enriching way, creating memorable moments and a space to share stories and traditions. If you're a person who wants to embrace this part of cooking and learn how you can master the art of the perfect dinner party then cooking lessons could be a great way to invest your spare time.

Whether you're a beginner cook or an aspirational chef there is a fantastic variety of cooking classes in Brisbane for you to explore and further your cookery skills. Adding new dishes to your array of weeknight dinner recipes can also be a good way to reduce the temptation of ordering takeaway during the week and save money.

Brisbane, QLD, is a bustling city in Australia that boasts warm weather nearly all year round which makes it the perfect place for regular barbecuing and al fresco dining any time of the year. So if you're a fan of outdoor cooking and dining you're in the right city.

Brisbane also has a great range of cooking experiences for you to learn, have fun and develop new techniques. Depending on what you're after, you can find cooking classes for the culinary art of baking all the way to basics of food safety and preparation to professional cooking.

There are cooking classes out there for all levels with varying class sizes too, so you're sure to find a class that suits your current culinary goals and your lesson style preferences.

In this article, we're going to check out some of the most well known cooking schools in Brisbane.

To learn more about cooking classes in Australia you can read one of our other Superprof articles here.

Cooking classes in Brisbane where you can have fun
Explore all of the amazing cooking experiences on offer in Brisbane, find the perfect baking or barbecuing class today. (Source: Pixabay)
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The Good Food Project

The Good Food Project, in collaboration with the Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative, is an established social enterprise located in one of Brisbane's inner-city suburbs. They are currently working with and providing employment to marginalised folks such as those living with a disability, experiencing mental health journeys and newly arrived asylum seekers.

If you're looking to show support to your local Brisbane community and want to connect with people and educate yourself about experiences and cultures from around the world, this could be a great place to take cooking classes.

Location: Nundah

Cuisine: Syrian, Sri Lankan, South Sudanese, Egyptian and gluten free Egyptian cooking

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: $90

The Good Food Project also offers private classes as well as team building sessions. A memorable and eye opening event for everyone interested to learn something new, and a great way to welcome newly arrived people to Australia. Whether you're looking for a great date night idea, or your next office's team building events check out their website to learn more about the great work they're doing.

La Marcelleria

As we've already established Brisbane is a city which sees a lot of sun all year round, what else is better on a hot day than a nice big cooling scoop of gelato? La Marcelleria is the place to go if you're interested in learning how to make your own gelato at home and get creative with your flavour choice.

Location: Teneriffe

Cuisine: Italian

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: $75

One of the best parts about this gelato workshop is that you will get to go home with a 1 litre tub of your very own gelato to take home at the end of the class. During the workshop, you will learn the basic principles, steps and ingredients essential in the art of gelato making.

This could be a great cooking class to do on a warm weekend, and you would be sure to be a crowd favourite if you arrived to a friend's barbecue with a tub of refreshing fruity gelato to enjoy. Check out their website to learn more.

Discover more about some of the cooking classes you can do in Melbourne and Sydney here.

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Michael
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Michael
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1st lesson free!
Anna
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5 (7 reviews)
Anna
$55
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Joelle
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Joelle
$20
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Sandra
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Sandra
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Rene
Rene
$23
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Tinne
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5 (10 reviews)
Tinne
$40
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Hayleigh
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Hayleigh
$35
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Brooke
Brooke
$25
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Michael
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5 (9 reviews)
Michael
$47
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1st lesson free!
Anna
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5 (7 reviews)
Anna
$55
/h
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1st lesson free!
Joelle
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5 (1 reviews)
Joelle
$20
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1st lesson free!
Sandra
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5 (7 reviews)
Sandra
$50
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1st lesson free!
Rene
Rene
$23
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1st lesson free!
Tinne
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5 (10 reviews)
Tinne
$40
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1st lesson free!
Hayleigh
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5 (5 reviews)
Hayleigh
$35
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Brooke
Brooke
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Salt Meats Cheese

If you're a person who loves all things Italian, then Salts Meats Cheese in Newstead, one of Brisbane's trendy inner city suburbs, which has become well known for its nightlife and microbreweries could be another fantastic option to extend your skills in the kitchen.

You may already be able to cook basic pasta from out of the packet, but there's something different about eating pasta that you have handcrafted yourself. If you're interested in adding an extra flair to your mid week pasta dish of choice then explore some of the classes available at Salts Meats Cheese.

Location: Newstead

Cuisine: Italian

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $89-$99

Salts Meats Cheese offers Italian cooking classes which range from; gnocchi making, pasta making and pizza making using their state of the art facilities. For those who are a fan of the post-dinner aperitif, you will be in the perfect location to go and find a cosy wine bar to enjoy after your class.

Don't forget to read some of our other Superprof articles about cooking workshops in Canberra and Perth here.

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Branch out of your usual weekly at home menu and learn how to make a new and exciting meal for your family. (Source: Pixabay)

Experience Sunnybank Cooking School

Experience Sunnybank Cooking School runs thanks to the passionate drive of a chef who has been working in the hospitality industry for over 35 years. If you are a person who loves the flavours of Chinese cooking then this could be the cooking school for you.

During the cooking class you will learn how to make a whole dinner menu of your choice from their selection. This means that you will get to practice making a number of dishes all while having a highly experienced chef to help guide you!

Location: Sunnybank

Cuisine: Chinese

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: $88

With modest class sizes this is sure to be an engaging and educational cooking workshop that you can recreate yourself for friends and family. You'll get to work with delicious and fresh ingredients and add take any yummy leftovers home with you. 

Cooking Classes with Superprof

If you are a person who is lacking confidence in terms of their cookery abilities and would maybe find a cooking class at a cooking school a somewhat overwhelming environment that's okay! Everyone needs to start somewhere, and sometimes the help of a private tutor can be the best support.

Here at Superprof we have a great range of private cooking teachers available in Brisbane or online, it's easy to search through the profiles of some tutors to see what level of cooking classes they are offering and their expertise. It can be a good idea to get a couple of one on one lessons to master the basics like how to use a knife, hygiene and how to feel comfortable in the kitchen.

For example, it can be tricky to know what temperature some foods must be cooked at in the stove or oven to avoid ruining a dinner party with food poisoning. Let's take a quick look at private lessons and online classes for cooking here at Superprof.

Online Classes

Due to the ever-changing effects of Covid19 a lot of us have been spending more time at home than ever before, this is where online cooking classes can be a great way to help keep some joy in your household while you're spending more time inside.

Prioritising spending time in your own home with housemates or family can be a great way to pass the time, an online cooking lesson can enhance that experience as you will have someone with kitchen know-how guiding you along the way.

These types of classes can often be more affordable as well as you won't have to factor in commute time.

Private Lessons

Private lessons can be one of the best ways to fast track your abilities and will have you feeling more confident in the kitchen than ever before. It's all about having fun and creating meals which make you feel good, depending on your dietary requirements you may want to try and find a Superprof cooking teacher who specialises in diets such as;

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free

Whatever your dietary requirements are, there's nothing a few quick searches online for places near your location. Once you've mastered some of the basic skills you need to get started you could then explore some of the fabulous cooking schools we've explored in today's article.

We hope you have this article useful and have some new ideas of where you can go to find some exciting and rewarding cooking experiences here in Brisbane.

Consider reading our article on cooking experiences you can find in Adelaide here.

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Sophie

A lover of learning, Sophie is currently studying a masters and working part-time in Melbourne.