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Chin Chin Sydney

Presented by The Cooking School at the Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
About the class


The Essential Ingredient Cooking School is delighted to have head chef, Ralph So from Surry Hill’s hottest eatery this year, Chin Chin Sydney. For this class, Ralph is going to show you how to make Chin Chin’s recipe for Green Chilli Nahm Jim sauce and then how to use it to produce four stunning dishes.

This is a 3-hour hands-on class where everyone will sit down and enjoy this menu in the Chin Chin communal style of eating at the end of the session with a glass of riesling. Guests will finish the evening with the option to head down to Chin Chin on Commonwealth Street for a cheeky Cocktail….yum!

The Menu

Chin Chin’s Green Chilli Nahm Jum Sauce

Chin Chin Kingfish Sashimi

Grilled Pork Neck w Nahm Jim Dipping sauce

Thai Coleslaw

Steamed Seafood w Nahm Jim

About Chin Chin

A quintessentially Australian take on Asian food, the trademark Chin Chin taste is a carefully blended mix of freshness, spice, heat, exotic herbs and an obsessive need to perfectly balance all of these elements.

Chin Chin lives by the philosophy that eating and drinking should be fun and relaxing much like our way of life. We’re all about stimulating a sensory overload that our guests just can’t help but come back for. This has seen us become regarded as one of the most popular restaurants in Australia.

Chin Chin Sydney is housed in the beautiful, historic and heritage-listed Griffiths Tea building on the corner of Wentworth Avenue and commonwealth street in Surry Hills. After laying dormant for the past 30 years, it is a space we are excited to breathe life back into.


St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills is a great option for parking with 80 spaces available and a 5-minute walk from the Cooking School. Casual parking rates after 5pm are $4/hour.


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  • Cancellations are non-refundable.

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About the presenter

The Cooking School at The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills offers a variety of cooking classes hosted by dedicated local and international chefs in a relaxed and friendly environment.


August 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


146 Foveaux Street

Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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