Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Vegetarian Feast-SOLD OUT!
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Vegetarian Feast-SOLD OUT!

A hands-on Middle Eastern cooking class that celebrates delicious recipes from Israeli-British Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s new cookbook SIMPLE. This class will be hosted by Chef and Ottolenghi enthusiast, Dr. Wendy Nolan Joyce. www.wendynolanjoyce.com. During the class you will make a selection of dishes to create a Middle Eastern feast (dips, flat breads, raw and cooked vegetable dishes, a rice pilaf, and a sweet). When you've finished cooking we will all sit down for a relaxed lunch together, accompanied with a glass of fine NZ vino!  

SOLD OUT!

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Indian vegetarian curry class with Chef Madhura Korwar
Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

Indian vegetarian curry class with Chef Madhura Korwar

In this class Chef Madhura will walk you through creating a well-balanced spice mix you can use as a base for any curry. You’ll make a vegetarian curry and also learn how to cook perfect rice, make your own delicious Indian naan breads and a simple raita.

When the cooking is finished, we’ll sit down and enjoy the meal with a glass of wine.

Chef Madhura Korwar is from Mumbai, India, where she worked as a pastry chef and taught pastry making classes. She is currently completing the Diplome de Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu.

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PASTA MASTERCLASS -  FETTUCCINI & PAPPARDELLE with CHEF NICLA GALLIONE-SOLD OUT!
Mar
2
4:00 PM16:00

PASTA MASTERCLASS - FETTUCCINI & PAPPARDELLE with CHEF NICLA GALLIONE-SOLD OUT!

Join us as we master the art of homemade pasta with Chef Nicla Gallione. Pure comfort food. In this veggie friendly cooking class you will be making fettuccini with fresh basil tomato sauce and pappardelle with a creamy mushroom rosemary sauce.

After the class we will all sit down for dinner together with a glass of fine NZ vino.

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Fermentation workshop with Jo Kempton of Happy Belly Ferments
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

Fermentation workshop with Jo Kempton of Happy Belly Ferments

Join us as we get involved in the delicious art of fermentation with Jo Kempton (www.happybellyferments.co.nz). Fermented foods are enjoying a surge in popularity and along with this comes the great health benefits they offer. In this 2.5 hour demonstration style workshop Jo will show you how easy it is to include naturally fermented foods in the diet that are tasty and simple to prepare. Learn to make a selection of naturally fermented foods and beverages to support digestive health, boost the immune system, increase energy and enhance nutrient absorption for the whole family.

Jo will show you how to make:

Kimchi (traditional Korean fermented vegetables)

Kombucha (the fermented drink of the moment)

Fermented Herbal Cough Mixture (even better than the bought one)

Water Kefir (a delicious refreshing fermented drink with many possible flavour variations)

+ Samples of the recipes prepared & recipe folder to take home.

+ bring a small jar to take home a kombucha scoby to get you started and a large jar for your kimchi.

Jo's fermentation story began on her kitchen benchtop making fermented foods and drinks to improve the health of her family. Including these fermentations made such a difference to their health Jo was inspired to take it to the next level and build her passion into a business. Her products will be available for participants to taste and purchase.

Price: $110pp. Please note: Crave gift vouchers are not redeemable for this particular class. Half the proceeds from this class will go to Jo's personal passion charity, Kids Can. https://www.kidscan.org.nz/

KidsCan is helping Kiwi kids living in hardship reach their full potential and create brighter futures for themselves.

TO BOOK: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/fermentation-workshop/wellington


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SOURDOUGH, JAM DOUGHNUTS, AND BREAD ROLLS WITH Kearin Armstrong--SOLD OUT--more to come in April then about once a month!
Mar
9
10:30 AM10:30

SOURDOUGH, JAM DOUGHNUTS, AND BREAD ROLLS WITH Kearin Armstrong--SOLD OUT--more to come in April then about once a month!

Back by popular demand....

We are delighted to announce that we will be joined by Kearin Armstrong aka - wellingtonbakehouse.com 

In this three and a half hour, hands on cooking class we will be making the most spectacular, slow ferment sourdough, jam doughnuts, and bread rolls.

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Pasta MasterClass - Ravioli and tortellini with Chef Nicla Gallione- SOLD OUT
Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

Pasta MasterClass - Ravioli and tortellini with Chef Nicla Gallione- SOLD OUT

Join us as we master the art of homemade pasta with Chef Nicla Gallione who is originally from Liguria where she opened her first restaurant at 25 (www.nicla.co.nz).

In this 3-hour hands-on class, you'll be making two vegetarian types of filled pasta: Pumpkin and Amaretti Ravioli with butter, sage and Parmesan AND tortellini with Ricotta and spinach filling in a tomato and basil sauce.

After class, we’ll sit down together and enjoy our fresh pasta - along with a glass of vino or juice!

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Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Vegetarian Feast
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Vegetarian Feast

A hands-on Middle Eastern cooking class that celebrates delicious recipes from Israeli-British Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s new cookbook SIMPLE. This class will be hosted by Chef and Ottolenghi enthusiast, Dr. Wendy Nolan Joyce. www.wendynolanjoyce.com. During the class you will make a selection of dishes to create a Middle Eastern feast (dips, flat breads, raw and cooked vegetable dishes, a rice pilaf, and a sweet). When you've finished cooking we will all sit down for a relaxed dinner together, accompanied with a glass of fine NZ vino!  

Please Note this class is not redeemable for Crave

TO BOOK, https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/ottolenghi-simple-and-sweet-middle-eastern-cooking-class/wellington?_ga=2.120476424.1050043328.1550018743-1803640078.1549498667

For more details, contact Wendy on 022 077 4651

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WILD FOOD with Chef MacLean Fraser of Artisan of the Bolton Hotel
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

WILD FOOD with Chef MacLean Fraser of Artisan of the Bolton Hotel

Keen to learn more about how to forage NZ edible plants and make something tasty from those hunks of venison or shellfish your spouse took so much trouble to hunt and gather? Join us for a special WILD FOOD hands on cooking class with award-winning chef MacLean Fraser of the Bolton Hotel. We’ll use edible plants foraged by expert forager Demetri who supplies some of Wellington’s best restaurants, learn about what plants you can safely forage and cook with, and make some tasty recipes. At the end of the class, we’ll sit down together with the chef and enjoy a two-course meal with a glass of NZ vino or kawakawa tea! (*menu details to follow: Don’t worry we won’t be cooking Mountain oysters or Huhu grubs!)

To Book: https://pro.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/wild-food-hands-on-cooking-class/wellington

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Eclairs and Profiteroles: Choux Pastry class with Chef Madhura Korwar
Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

Eclairs and Profiteroles: Choux Pastry class with Chef Madhura Korwar

In this class Chef Madhura will demystify choux pastry and equip you with the knowledge and confidence to make éclairs and profiterolles from scratch at home.

When the desserts are finished, we’ll sit down with a glass of wine and chocolate éclair or two! Any spare éclairs will be boxed up for you to take home.


Chef Madhura Korwar is from Mumbai, India, where she worked as a pastry chef and taught pastry making classes. She is currently completing the Diplome de Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu.

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Genoise Sponge cake and buttercream with Chef Madhura Korwar
May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Genoise Sponge cake and buttercream with Chef Madhura Korwar

In this class Chef Madhura will teach you how to bake the perfect genoise sponge and decorate cakes with basic buttercream techniques and easy to pipe flowers that transform ordinary cakes into beautiful creations. Chef Madhura will teach you how to make icing the right consistency, how to fill and use a piping bag, how to make buttercream icing flowers, and how to pipe simple lines.

While the cakes bake, learn easy piping techniques to create impressive results. Your cake will be boxed up for you to take home.


Chef Madhura Korwar is from Mumbai, India, where she worked as a pastry chef and taught pastry making classes. She is currently completing the Diplome de Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu.

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Mother's Day French Champagne tasting and petits fours
May
12
4:00 PM16:00

Mother's Day French Champagne tasting and petits fours

Treat your mother or friend to this special Mother’s Day tasting of different varietals of stunning champagne from the French grower Garance; between sips of bubble, sample and learn delicious recipes for sweet petits-fours.

$99pp - price includes 2-hour class, champagne tasting, all ingredients, and recipes.

To BOOK: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/mothers-day-french-champagne-tasting-and-petits-fours-class/wellington

Read more about Garance here: https://www.garance.co.nz/

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Artisan Chocolate Tasting with Luke from the Chocolate Bar
Feb
14
6:30 PM18:30

Artisan Chocolate Tasting with Luke from the Chocolate Bar

Looking for a unique way to enjoy this Valentine's Day? How about joining us for a tasting of some of the world's finest chocolate? No cooking..just tasting!

Join Luke from The Chocolate Bar for a guided tasting of ten world-class single origin chocolate bars, including rare varietals of cacao and unique flavour combinations, plus learn about the craft chocolate movement.

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Private Hen Party
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

Private Hen Party

Spend your last days of freedom cooking with your bestie’s. Two teams, one winner! Looking for a culinary challenge that’s a bit out of the ordinary? Love food and fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz in the kitchen? We’ve got just the event for you...

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Private Hen Party
Jan
19
12:30 PM12:30

Private Hen Party

Spend your last days of freedom cooking with your bestie’s. Two teams, one winner! Looking for a culinary challenge that’s a bit out of the ordinary? Love food and fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz in the kitchen? We’ve got just the event for you...

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French Champagne tasting and canapés: bubbles and amuses-bouche
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

French Champagne tasting and canapés: bubbles and amuses-bouche

Join award-winning French champagne producer Garance in a tasting of different varietals of their stunning champagne and learn easy, delicious recipes for party canapés: bite-sized amuses-bouche perfect for the festive party season.

$89pp - price includes 2-hour class, champagne tasting, all ingredients, and recipes.

To book, text 022 077 4651 or email bookings@cravecookingschool.co.nz

https://www.garance.co.nz/

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French Champagne tasting and canapés: bubbles and amuses-bouche-SOLD OUT but we've put on another Dec 19!
Dec
12
6:00 PM18:00

French Champagne tasting and canapés: bubbles and amuses-bouche-SOLD OUT but we've put on another Dec 19!

Join award-winning French champagne producer Garance in a tasting of different varietals of their stunning champagne and learn easy, delicious recipes for party canapés: bite-sized amuses-bouche perfect for the festive party season.

$89pp - price includes 2-hour class, champagne tasting, all ingredients, and recipes.

https://www.garance.co.nz/

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Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Feast - SOLD OUT
Dec
9
12:00 PM12:00

Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Feast - SOLD OUT

A hands-on Middle Eastern cooking class that celebrates delicious recipes from Israeli-British Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s new cookbook SIMPLE. This class will be hosted by Chef and Ottolenghi enthusiast, Dr. Wendy Nolan Joyce. www.wendynolanjoyce.com. During the class you will make a selection of dishes to create a Middle Eastern feast (dips, flat breads, raw and cooked vegetable dishes, a rice pilaf, lamb, and a sweet). When you've finished cooking we will all sit down for a relaxed lunch together, accompanied with a glass of fine NZ vino!  

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Dec
1
5:30 PM17:30

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Feast - new recipes with Wendy Nolan Joyce--SOLD OUT
Dec
1
12:30 PM12:30

Ottolenghi Simple & Sweet - Middle Eastern Feast - new recipes with Wendy Nolan Joyce--SOLD OUT

A hands-on Middle Eastern cooking class that celebrates delicious recipes from Israeli-British Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s new cookbook SIMPLE. This class will be hosted by Chef and Ottolenghi enthusiast, Dr. Wendy Nolan Joyce. www.wendynolanjoyce.com. During the class you will make a selection of dishes to create a Middle Eastern feast (dips, flat breads, raw and cooked vegetable dishes, a rice pilaf, lamb, and a sweet). When you've finished cooking we will all sit down for a relaxed lunch together, accompanied with a glass of fine NZ vino!  

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Nov
30
4:00 PM16:00

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Pasta MasterClass - Ravioli and tortellini with Chef Luca Paris of Hippopotamus Restaurant- SOLD OUT
Nov
24
4:00 PM16:00

Pasta MasterClass - Ravioli and tortellini with Chef Luca Paris of Hippopotamus Restaurant- SOLD OUT

Join us as we master the art of homemade pasta with Chef Luca Paris who grew up in a small town near Rome and trained as a chef there and around the world.

In this 3-hour hands-on class, you'll be making two vegetarian types of filled pasta: Pumpkin and Amaretti Ravioli with butter, sage and Parmesan AND tortellini with Ricotta and spinach filling in a tomato and basil sauce.

After class, we’ll sit down together and enjoy our fresh pasta - along with a glass of vino or juice!

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Nov
22
2:00 PM14:00

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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PASTA MASTERCLASS -  FETTUCCINI & PAPPARDELLE with CHEF LUCA PARIS--SOLD OUT!
Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

PASTA MASTERCLASS - FETTUCCINI & PAPPARDELLE with CHEF LUCA PARIS--SOLD OUT!

Join us as we master the art of homemade pasta with Chef Luca Paris formerly of Charley Noble and Bella Italia. Pure comfort food. In this veggie friendly cooking class you will be making fettuccini with fresh basil tomato sauce and pappardelle with a creamy mushroom rosemary sauce.

After the class we will all sit down for dinner together with a glass of fine NZ vino.

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Private Hen Party
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Private Hen Party

Spend your last days of freedom cooking with your bestie’s. Two teams, one winner! Looking for a culinary challenge that’s a bit out of the ordinary? Love food and fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz in the kitchen? We’ve got just the event for you...

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Nose to Tail: Offal Masterclass with Executive Chef MacLean Fraser-CANCELLED!
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Nose to Tail: Offal Masterclass with Executive Chef MacLean Fraser-CANCELLED!

Join award-winning Executive Chef MacLean Fraser (from Artisan at the Bolton Hotel) for a fun-filled evening learning some tasty ways to cook offal. We’re delighted to welcome back MacLean to the cooking school. He’s a passionate supporter of "Nose to Tail" eating and will showcase three delicious offal offerings. Check out MacLean here: http://macleanfraser.com/

In this hands-on class MacLean will take you through the best ways of cooking offal. Under his expert supervision you will prepare three dishes that you will enjoy with a glass of wine after the class.

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Oct
20
3:00 PM15:00

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Private Battle Kitchen Birthday Party Cooking Class
Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

Private Battle Kitchen Birthday Party Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Private Hen Party
Sep
29
6:00 PM18:00

Private Hen Party

Spend your last days of freedom cooking with your bestie’s. Two teams, one winner! Looking for a culinary challenge that’s a bit out of the ordinary? Love food and fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz in the kitchen? We’ve got just the event for you...

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class
Sep
26
2:30 PM14:30

Private Battle Kitchen Cooking Class

Organising a team building event for your office, a group of friends or family? We've got a challenge that we think you're gonna love! Two teams pitch their culinary wits and talents against each other and battle it out together. Survival of the fittest, only one team will emerge victorious! A light hearted evening of up to five culinary games followed by a MasterChef style mystery box cook off.

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