• You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you how to create his signature tart at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 12:30pm on Saturday 5th September, Reece Hignell himself is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his signature tart….

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he’s back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 29th August, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he will teach guests how to re-create 3 of…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now the Cake Boi himself is back to teach you all about vegan cooking in a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 21st November, Reece Hignell is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he…

  • On Tuesday 13th October the Essential Ingredient Newcastle is hosting a ‘Food Styling and Photography for Foodies’ workshop led by photographer, Megann Evans. In this workshop Megann will teach each guest how to take their food photography skills to the next level. A range of beautiful food will be provided for each person to photograph…

  • On Tuesday 15th September Megann Evans is hosting a Food Styling and Photography workshop for Industry Professionals at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle. From 10:30am – 1:00pm, Megann will teach guests how to style and photograph restaurant-quality plates of food. This workshop will include – A snapshot into Megann’s career as a food and lifestyle photographer…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his desserts, and now the Cake Boi himself is back to teach a ‘Passion for Pastry’ class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 3rd October, Reece Hignell himself is leading a cooking class in our kitchen where he will teach guests how…

  • Picture this: It’s been a long day, then you get to your fridge, and the day gets longer… The chances of making something nourishing and tasty up for dinner looks farther and farther away… It’s grim, people. Grim. Queue our ANYTIME DUMPLING cooking class! Let ‘dumpling-master’ Suki Kwon (from Sukimama Catering) turn the contents of your…

  • Salsa into our kitchen and let chef Harry Callinan spice up your life! In this hands-on 3 hour cooking class Harry will take you on a culinary tour of vibrant, colourful South America – where cooking and food infiltrates every part of life. Your Menu… Empanadas Ceviche (Peruvian fish dish) Brazilian BBQ (think chicken, banana…

  • She’s perfected the pillow-ey soft triple rise bao dough. Her fillings are on point and totally more-ish. Her sauces and pickles are a perfect example of how good food starts and ends with quality produce and ingredients. All that’s left is for you to come and learn from the master herself – that’s chef and…

  • In this speedy, hands-on cooking class Nonna Angelina DiLorenzo will teach you how to make gnocchi from scratch! In this class Nonna Angie will impart her tips and tricks on how to create light and fluffy gnocchi. She will teach you how to properly prepare your potatoes and how to treat your dough. You will…

  • Learn how to make authentic Spanish paella, churros and sangria in this class with Chef Ricardo ‘Tustra’ Zaratustra, on Thursday 22nd October. Tustra grew up in the Canary Islands where he learnt the value of seafood, the joy of colourful living and the importance of flavour. Now he’s coming to the Essential Ingredient Newcastle to…