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Parliamentary Chef's Cooking School

Cooking School


Queensland Parliament House is throwing open the doors to our kitchen and inviting all culinary enthusiasts to join us for our very own Parliamentary Chefs’ Cooking School.

Participants will explore recipes and cooking styles from all over the world, guided by our uniquely skilled team of dedicated Parliamentary chefs. You will be granted access to utilise the very same kitchen that prepares exquisite meals for Parliament’s guests, from politicians and ambassadors to royalty.

Your experience is then topped off with your delicious meal being served to you in the exclusive Speaker’s Dining Room; a privilege extended to only a select few until now.

Only 16 spaces are available per class, so get in quick! 

All schools include:

  • Cooking class with recipes to take home
  • Meal in the Speaker's Dining Room following the class including beverages pared with your recipes
  • Onsite parking

Speaker's Dining Room

 

Upcoming Cooking Schools:

 

Cakes and Cookies - Friday 10 August 2018

Explore your sweet side as we tantalize your tastebuds with a sweet extravaganza. Let our Parliamentary sweets chef show you some secret tricks and have fun creating your own amazing layer cake.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.

 

Butchery, BBQs and Beers - Wednesday 29 August 2018

Kick back and enjoy delicious Queensland meat, paired with fantastic local beers. Learn the art of Memphis BBQ cookery, sample Kobe grade beef and learn how to butcher and grill like a boss.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.


Modern Vegetarian - Wednesday 12 September 2018

Open your mind to the world of plant based cuisine. Let our passionate Parliamentary chefs assist you in discovering modern preparation and finishing techniques using a unique and fascinating selection of ingredients.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite. 

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.



Australian Game and Native Food - Friday 28 September 2018

Discover a new world of native textures and flavours. Learn how to prepare some of the finest game that Australia has to offer; cook and finish elegant dishes from crocodile to wallaby, paired with fresh foraged ingredients.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.

 

Classic Italian Dinner Party - Wednesday 10 October 2018

Accompany the Queensland Parliament senior chefs as we prepare a grand Italian banquet fit for royalty. Master homemade gnocchi, gelato and classical Italian sauces and discover the art of the perfect meatball.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.


Modern Australian Dinner Party - Wednesday 24 October 2018

G’day mate! The Queensland Parliamentary chefs invite you to a ripper modern Australian gastronomic experience. From wild caught kangaroo to Morton Bay bugs, we will entice your palette with the best produce that Australia has to offer.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.



Cooking With Spice - Wednesday 21 November 2018

Let our experienced chefs show you how to get the most out of your spices. Learn how to prepare and cook classic spicy dishes, from Malaysian Rendang to Mexican Mole. Explore building and layering with flavours that are sure to not disappoint.

Cost: $145 per person (plus booking fee)

    Reservations can be made here via Eventbrite. 

For enquiries please email function.bookings@parliament.qld.gov.au  or call 3553 6377.

Cancellations can be made up to 72 hours prior to the event.

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