Upcoming Cooking Classes

The Lonely Planet Guide 2011 named Banks Peninsula and Ground Culinary Centre as one of the top ten destinations for cooking classes in the world!!!

Since the 2011 earthquake and the loss of our building we are now focussing on one style of cooking class: Dinner classes only. The Master Class series may return in the future.  See below for  updated details.

Ground Culinary Centre cooking classes

Dinner Class

Our regular cooking classes showcase recipes from around the world. These are held once a month and are hosted either by Jenny or by a special guest chef.

Each month offers a different region and style of cooking.  It is a small, relaxed gathering where you will not only learn techniques, skills and recipes but also feast on the delicious meal you have prepared.

During the fun evening you will learn the secrets of international cuisine and enjoy the wine selection we have matched to the food.  The classes run from 3 pm until your plates are clean.  Come hungry!

Our style of classes focuses on a theme or region of cuisine for the night. You will cook 3 or 4 courses in either a hands-on or passive role, whichever you feel most comfortable with, eating each course with matching wines. During the evening you will learn different techniques and recipes to take home in the process.
$130 per head includes full meal, recipes and wine to match
To book please email info@ground.co.nz indicating which class you would like to attend. Numbers are limited and places are secured by full payment only.

Cooking Class Culinary Tour 

Ground Food Tours – off the eaten track. Yes we now have a range of food tours around Christchurch, Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula. You get to meet the people behind the food. People who are passionate about what they produce. And of course you get to taste the wonderful food we have locally. See www.groundfoodtours.co.nz for all the details

Please email us for further information about any of the above.



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