Discover new culinary tips and tricks at these top Perth cooking classes.
With nearly everyone raving about being a food critic, dinner parties have become harder to host than ever lately. Luckily for us, because of the rise of cooking shows, so too has the cooking class market.
Perth is home to a variety of cooking classes that will prevent you from having an at home cooking disaster.
So, if you’re a beginner or a culinary expert, these classes taught by WA’s elite chefs will be an educational experience for everyone.
Why not refresh some of your cooking skills or learn a new trick or two – from baking pastry to pasta making and everything in the middle, these 10 Perth cooking classes will be sure to make a master chef out of you yet.
Salt and Company
At Salt and Company they believe that cooking is art that you can eat too.
Located in West Perth, Salt and Company have a large variety of cooking classes on offer. They have private classes or group run classes that start from $140 pp and corporate classes from $150 pp.
With cuisines ranging from Greek to Sri Lankan food, Salt and Company also have classes available for vegans, vegetarians and kids too. The best part is that they have classes running almost every day.
Grab your friends and travel through the world of food at Salt and Company.
Shikisai Japanese Cooking Classes
Are you interested in learning how to make authentic Japanese food from scratch? Then look no further.
Shikisai Japanese Cooking Classes offer simple and colourful dishes. With Shikisai directly translating to the “Season of Four Colours.”
At Shikisai there is only a max of 6 per class. So expect an intimate experience of being taught how to create authentic Japanese food.
Classes on offer include demonstrations (with taste samples to go around), private classes, commercial classes, group classes and family + children classes.
The Japanese Chefs can teach you skills such as how to fillet a fish, Izakaya style cooking, Ramen making and sushi making classes (of course). You can also customise the class by choosing a dish or style of Japanese cooking from their menu list.
Impress your loved ones by booking in with one of these cooking classes at Shikisai Japanese.
Ayarah Vegan Cooking School
Obviously, as with any good menu, our list of the best Perth cooking classes has to offer a vegan option.
A completely Vegan based cooking facility, Ayarah believes that educating and inspiring people to live a happy and full plant-based life is the way to go. Located in the picturesque hills of Roleystone overlooking the stunning views of the valley – Ayarah has quickly become Perth’s best vegan cooking school.
With classes starting from $129, fromMoroccan to Japanese, Ayarah offers a range of cuisines to choose from.
Ayarah also offers a 3-day cooking retreat that includes accommodation, cooking classes, winery visits and yoga/fitness sessions.
Discover the joy of cooking with The Cooking Professor in Mt Hawthorn. With classes going for 2-3 hours long, you’re sure to learn some new skills and have enough time to eat your creations.
Build your confidence with their hands-on learning experience that allows some one on one time in every class with the chef in charge. The Cooking Professor offers group classes, corporate classes and long table dinner events.
Their long table dinner events are a must-try. It involves being welcomed to Chef Riki Kaspi’s table, whilst he teaches you how to cook a certain cuisine as live entertainment plays for you. The latest one available is the Spanish paella and tapa’s fiesta that involves live Flamenco dancers.
Located in the heart of Leederville, Urban Provider is another must-try on our list of the best Perth cooking classes.
With the relaxing Bali – inspired interior, you can expect to be taught by Chef Nico Moretti. Urban Provider has cuisines from around the world to offer. Their most popular being the Dressed to Grill class that involves impressive sizzling recipes for any BBQ lover.
They offer special event classes that include how to use a Thermomix and even an event for the truffle crazed – The Truffle Passion.
These classes take you in-depth and inspire you to create specialty dishes. Immerse yourself in the foodie culture and learn some culinary skills from Urban Provider.
Sweet Artist Academy
Want to skip straight to dessert on our best cooking classes in Perth list?
If sweet treats and baking is more your thing, then you must try Sweet Artist Academy. Their classes are set out mainly for beginners, so don’t feel stressed about your past baking skills.
Perfect the art of pastry or melt in your mouth macaroons or even challenge yourself to the croquembouche.
You’ll certainly learn how to impress your loved ones on their next birthday. Now put down the box-cake packs and learn the real deal with Sweet Artist Academy.
The Little Italian School
Join this family of incredible chefs and learn how to cook authentic Italian food from their Italian-style farmhouse.
No doubt you are already sold, but you can also enjoy a glass of Vino Bianco whilst getting your hands messy and learning Italian cooking skills that have been passed down though generations.
The Little Italian School also offers child-friendly or adult-only classes to choose from.
Perth City Farm
Perth City Farm is an urban farmers market that provides more than just fresh produce for the community. They also teach urban farming skills, host book clubs and various artisanal workshops.
One of their fan favourite workshops include their cooking classes. They offer sourdough baking classes and their latest craze has been their fermentation workshops.
You can expect to learn how to make tofu, miso paste and tempeh from scratch. They also offer classes on how to make sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha classes.
Improve your gut health whilst learning how to preserve fresh garden produce for longer at Perth City Farm.
Elementi Cooking School
Osborne Park or at your house
At Elementi Cooking School, you can expect to be completely catered for.
Elementi is the only cooking school in Perth that offers you the chance to pick the cuisine, time and location of your choice. With the choice of a demonstration or a hands-on experience, you can expect to have anywhere from 1 – 60 participants per class. You can also choose between learning how to cook at a fully equipped commercial kitchen in Osborne Park or at your very own house.
If you choose to have the chef over at your house then sit back and relax. The chef will bring all the ingredients needed to cook with. The chef will even start cleaning up as soon as you sit down to enjoy your creation.
Taste Budds Cooking School
At Taste Budds, Chef Sophie Budd plans to teach about the basics of cooking that will allow everyone to learn how simple and easy it is to make food from scratch.
Even though Taste Budds don’t offer one on one cooking classes anymore, they still offer corporate team-building exercises such as their 2-hour mystery box cooking challenge.
At Taste Budds you are guaranteed to leave great recipes, good memories and a full tummy.
Want to know where to get the freshest W.A. locally grown produce? Then check out our article on Shop Local: The Best Farmer’s Markets In Perth to help elevate your cooking.