COOKING CLASSES

Unless otherwise indicated, our classes start with a demonstration at the main bench followed by a chance to create some of the dishes yourself.   All of our classes include a three-course meal with a glass of wine. We will be updating our cooking classes regularly, please sign up to our email list for seasonal updates about up and coming classes, or get in touch if you would like to book a private class (minimum of 14).

Take a look at our culinary classes below, and find one that suits you. View our events calendar if you are looking for a class on a specific date.

Please note there are no classes in December 2023, classes start again in February 2024.

Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MEDITERRANEAN FEAST | Hands On

Sunday 11th February
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

There are a number of countries surrounding the Mediterraean Sea, all of which have their own unique culinary flavours. We are lucky to be situated directly above the Mediterranean Food Company which has been the inspiration for this class.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

VALENTINES TAPAS | Hands On

Wednesday 14th February
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Treat your someone special to an evening of culinary fun. The Spanish graze, small plates full of flavoursome morsels, each fabulous dish given the space to shine. Learn how to make some traditional Spanish Tapas dishes to share with your friends and family over summer.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MALAY DELIGHT | Hands-on

Friday 16th February
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Join our chefs as they explain the taste and textures that define Malaysian food, rendang beef and Sambal paste are on the menu. You will then have an opportunity to cook the dishes yourself before being seated at the table to dine on the fantastic feast you have made.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

FLAVOURS OF JAPAN | Hands On

Tuesday 20th February
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Japanese cuisine is fresh amd light with iconic dishes that are popular all around the world. Join the Riverside Kitchen chefs as they explore the popular flavours of Japan, get the oppotunity to learn Japanese cooking techniques in this hands on class.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

HOMEMADE PASTA | Hands On

Friday 23rd February
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Italian food has always been simply delicious, made from fresh ingredients, and chosen for flavour. Our chefs will show you how to prepare the perfect pasta dough then help you turn it into perfect ravioli, along with some other classic dishes.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MIDDLE EASTERN | Hands On

Wednesday 28th February
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Middle Eastern cuisine is growing in popularity, think pomegranate, fresh herbs, nuts and the best hummus you have ever tasted. Fresh and interesting produce that creates amazing dishes you will want to whip up again.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MEXICAN FIESTA | Hands On

Saturday 2nd March
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

Start the day with the perfect guacamole, then let our chef show you how to make traditional tortillas from scratch, whip up some handy fresh salsas, an inspirational bean mix and plenty more mexican inspired dishes. Top the day off with lunch around the table including a traditional Mexican dessert.
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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

PLANT BASED | Hands On

Wednesday 6th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Although we are blessed with access to great meat, fish and cheese in New Zealand there is certainly room to increase the plant based options we use. This class will give you some plant based alternatives that can easily be incorporated into your recipe file.

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Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

VIETNAMESE  | Hands On

Friday 8th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Vietnam is an interesting mix of delightful asian cuisine and the influnece of French settlers. The country is also very long and the cuisine changes from the North to the South. This class explores many of the flavours to be found across the country.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MEDITERRANEAN FEAST | Hands On

Wednesday 13th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

There are a number of countries surrounding the Mediterraean Sea, all of which have their own unique culinary flavours. We are lucky to be situated directly above the Mediterranean Food Company which has been the inspiration for this class.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

SPANISH TAPAS | Hands On

Saturday 16th March
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

The Spanish graze, small plates full of flavoursome morsels, each fabulous dish given the space to shine. Learn how to make some traditional Spanish Tapas dishes to share with your friends and family over summer.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MALAY DELIGHT | Hands-on

Wednesday 20th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Join our chefs as they explain the taste and textures that define Malaysian food, rendang beef and Sambal paste are on the menu. You will then have an opportunity to cook the dishes yourself before being seated at the table to dine on the fantastic feast you have made.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

FLAVOURS OF JAPAN | Hands On

Saturday 23rd March
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

Japanese cuisine is fresh amd light with iconic dishes that are popular all around the world. Join the Riverside Kitchen chefs as they explore the popular flavours of Japan, get the oppotunity to learn Japanese cooking techniques in this hands on class.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

HOMEMADE PASTA | Hands On

Tuesday 26th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Italian food has always been simply delicious, made from fresh ingredients, and chosen for flavour. Our chefs will show you how to prepare the perfect pasta dough then help you turn it into perfect ravioli, along with some other classic dishes.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MIDDLE EASTERN | Hands On

Wednesday 27th March
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Middle Eastern cuisine is growing in popularity, think pomegranate, fresh herbs, nuts and the best hummus you have ever tasted. Fresh and interesting produce that creates amazing dishes you will want to whip up again.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MEXICAN FIESTA | Hands On

Wednesday 3rd April
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Start the day with the perfect guacamole, then let our chef show you how to make traditional tortillas from scratch, whip up some handy fresh salsas, an inspirational bean mix and plenty more mexican inspired dishes. Top the day off with lunch around the table including a traditional Mexican dessert.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

PLANT BASED | Hands On

Saturday 6th April
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

Although we are blessed with access to great meat, fish and cheese in New Zealand there is certainly room to increase the plant based options we use. This class will give you some plant based alternatives that can easily be incorporated into your recipe file.

BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

VIETNAMESE  | Hands On

Tuesday 9th April
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Vietnam is an interesting mix of delightful asian cuisine and the influnece of French settlers. The country is also very long and the cuisine changes from the North to the South. This class explores many of the flavours to be found across the country.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MEDITERRANEAN FEAST | Hands On

Saturday 13th April
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

There are a number of countries surrounding the Mediterraean Sea, all of which have their own unique culinary flavours. We are lucky to be situated directly above the Mediterranean Food Company which has been the inspiration for this class.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

SPANISH TAPAS | Hands On

Wednesday 17th April
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

The Spanish graze, small plates full of flavoursome morsels, each fabulous dish given the space to shine. Learn how to make some traditional Spanish Tapas dishes to share with your friends and family over summer.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MALAY DELIGHT | Hands-on

Saturday 20th April
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

Join our chefs as they explain the taste and textures that define Malaysian food, rendang beef and Sambal paste are on the menu. You will then have an opportunity to cook the dishes yourself before being seated at the table to dine on the fantastic feast you have made.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

FLAVOURS OF JAPAN | Hands On

Tuesday 23rd April
6:00am-9:00pm
$165 per person

Japanese cuisine is fresh amd light with iconic dishes that are popular all around the world. Join the Riverside Kitchen chefs as they explore the popular flavours of Japan, get the oppotunity to learn Japanese cooking techniques in this hands on class.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

HOMEMADE PASTA | Hands On

Saturday 27th April
11:00am-2:00pm
$165 per person

Italian food has always been simply delicious, made from fresh ingredients, and chosen for flavour. Our chefs will show you how to prepare the perfect pasta dough then help you turn it into perfect ravioli, along with some other classic dishes.
BOOK NOW
Chinese Cuisine, Chinese Cooking Class Christchurch, Riverside Kitchen

MIDDLE EASTERN | Hands On

Wednesday 1st May
6:00pm-9:00pm
$165 per person

Middle Eastern cuisine is growing in popularity, think pomegranate, fresh herbs, nuts and the best hummus you have ever tasted. Fresh and interesting produce that creates amazing dishes you will want to whip up again.
BOOK NOW