Pizza, Pasta, Chinese takeaway, Indian curry – somehow you always find yourself saying, it’s never the same when you try and master these different meals at home. Luckily, there are quite a few cooking classes, demonstrations and workshops popping up all over Adelaide, providing lessons on how to perfect the perfect pizza base, create that rich sauce and increase your knowledge on balancing flavour combinations. If your New Year’s resolution was to become a better cook, or you just want to try something different and have fun with friends – why not sign up to one of the following?

Pizza e Mozzarella Bar 

This quaint Italian restaurant on Waymouth Street is known for their delicious wood oven pizzas, so much so, that now you can learn how to perfect the ultimate pizza base in their interactive cooking classes. Not only will you create restaurant worthy dough, you’ll also learn how to stretch the dough, make pizza sauce and cook your creation in the wood oven. Make both savoury and dessert pizzas while you taste a selection of Italian wines as you cook.
Pizza e Mozzarella

Sticky Rice Cooking School

Choose from a variety of different Asian cuisines that include Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Cambodian and Korean while you learn from experienced top-chefs at Sticky Rice Cooking School. Depending on your chosen class, you’ll gain experience in making delicious confit duck parcels and dumplings to cooking and preparing Teppan Yaki and Massaman Curry. Although specialising in Asian cooking, there are also classes in Spanish and Middle Eastern cuisine and dessert bar classes available too! Located in Stirling in the Adelaide Hills, Sticky Rice (in addition to their cooking offerings) have private, luxury villas on offer if you wish to stay overnight on your visit.
Sticky Rice Cooking School 

Jacob’s Creek 

Home to a range of South Australian’s local produce, there’s arguably no better place to learn to cook with fresh, regional flavours than the Barossa Valley. In a four hour intimate, cooking class held outdoors at Jacob’s Estate, you’ll pick ingredients straight from the garden and create a hearty feast before you sit down to taste in a long lunch paired with wines from Jacobs Creek.
Jacob’s Creek

Outdoors On The Parade

Ever wondered how the chefs at Adelaide’s most popular restaurants come up with their incredible dishes? Now you don’t need to, as homewares store Outdoors On The Parade offer cooking classes with some of the city’s most highly regarded, award-winning chefs. Learn how your favourite dishes from the likes of Hentley Farm or Africola are made with head chefs, Lachlan Colwil and Duncan Welgemoed among the line-up of incredible culinary artists.
Outdoors On The Parade

Sprout Cooking School

With a focus on health, dietary requirements and overall lifestyle, Sprout Cooking School offers more than just culinary skills. With an array of different classes on offer, participants can be taught the art of mastering the ideal at home takeaway and brunch favourites to creating delicious meals on a budget and flavourful gluten-free meals. Run by celebrity chef Callum Hann and dietician Themis Chryssidis, you’ll not only become a better cook, your body will thank you for it!
Sprout Cooking School