MASTERCLASSES AT THE CAPITAL

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    Here’s your chance to get up close and experience culinary perfection first hand At The Capital. Through a series of hands-on cooking classes, you will learn how to create restaurant quality dishes at home thanks to the help of Celebrity Chef Martin Boetz of Longrain, Chris Badenoch from Masterchef and our elite Fresh Food and Dining Chefs.

    For three days only, see your favourite recipes brought to life as our experts demonstrate how to create their signature dishes and then let you loose in the kitchen to recreate the dish yourself! 

    When: Friday 15, Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 February
    Class Times: 10am – 6pm (Book your 1 hour session)
    Location: Lower level, outside Zara
    Cost: $10 - $20 (The cost of each class includes the ingredients, materials and equipment you will need to recreate the signature dish.)

    All ticket proceeds will be donated to supporting STREAT- a social enterprise providing homeless youth with a supported pathway to long-term careers in the hospitality industry.

     

    FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY

     

    SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY

     

    SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY

     
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    10am-11am
        

    SOFT SHELL CRAB "PO'BOY" SANDWICHES
    Presented by Rob Auger, STREAT
    Cost $15
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    PERFECT AUSTRALIAN PORK
    Presented by Rainbow Meats
    Cost $15

    SOLD OUT

     
    12am-1pm
     

    SUMMER SEAFOOD SENSATIONS
    Presented by Simon Johnson
    Cost $15

    SOLD OUT

    SHANGHAI SHU MAI
    Presented by Oriental Tea House & David Zhou
    Cost $15

    SOLD OUT

    KIDS COOKING WITH THE DAIRY KITCHEN
    Presented by Dairy Australia
    Cost $10
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    2pm-3pm
     

    SUMMER TREATS AND SWEETS 
    Presented by Jones The Grocer
    Cost $15
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    LONGRAIN'S LIGHT & FRESH SUMMER 
    CURRY AND CRISP SALAD

    Presented by Martin Boetz of Longrain
    Cost $20

    SOLD OUT

    SUMMER SEAFOOD SENSATIONS 
    Presented by Simon Johnson
    Cost $15

    SOLD OUT

    4pm-5pm
     

    AROMATIC BUTTER CHICKEN WITH BOONDI RAITA
    Presented by Capital Kitchen
    Cost $15
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    CRISPY & LIGHT CHURRO'S AND TEMPTING TOPPINGS
    Presented by Spanish Donuts
    Cost $15
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    GINGERBREAD MARTIANS AND MINI BUTTERFLY CUPCAKES
    Presented by Chef Sonia and Mozi
    Cost $10

    SOLD OUT

     


    MASTERCLASSES PROFILE BY SCHEDULE


    FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY 

    10AM - Soft Shell Crab "Po'Boy" Sandwiches presented by Rob Auger of STREAT

    crab sandwich

    Cajun or New Orleans style cooking is a constant source of great dishes across Melbourne's food scene. STREAT's Exec Chef Rob Auger will teach you an easy way to spice up your creole repertoire and delight your summer taste buds with his simple and sensational Soft Shell Crab Po'Boy recipe. 

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    12PM - Summer Seafood Sensations presented by Simon Johnson - SOLD OUT

    a masterclass seafood sensation

    Summer is a great time to enjoy exciting fresh flavours and great Australian fish. Delicious seasoning, simplicity and the right condiments will ensure you perfect fish dishes at home. Let us show you how to create two simple fish dishes, White Fish, Red Curry and Irresistible Fish Tacos that will be an instant hit with even the harshest of critics.    

     

    2PM - Summer Treats and Sweets presented by Jones the Grocer 

    jones the grocer rhubarb
    Lean to prepare a refreshing summer salad of roasted beetroot and pumpkin with wild rocket, goats cheese and caramelised walnuts. Plus, a light apple and rhubarb crumble with macadamia and coconut topping and vanilla ice cream. Delicious!

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    4PM - Aromatic Butter Chicken with Boondi Raita presented by Capital Kitchen

    butter chicken

    Come along and create one of Capital Kitchen's signature dishes, an aromatic butter chicken complemented with a cool boondi raita. A flavoursome dish that can easily be made at home, leaving your loved ones wanting more!

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    SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 

    10AM - Perfect Australian Pork presented by Rainbow Meats and Chris Badenoch, 2012 Contestant Masterchef Australia - SOLD OUT

    australian pork

    Rainbow Meats provide only the finest meats for you to enjoy. In 2012, they won gold, silver and bronze in the Pork Creations section at the Royal Melbourne Show. Chris Badenoch, 2012 Contestant Masterchef Australia, will teach you how to create wonderful winning meal with tender Australian Pork, the other white meat. Join us, and as they say… get some pork on your fork!


    12PM - Shanghai Shu Mai presented by Oriental Teahouse & David Zhou - SOLD OUT

    shu mai

    Shanghai Shu Mai is a type of traditional Chinese pork dumpling served in dim sum. The Age voted these as Melbourne's BEST dumplings! Book in and learn the secrets of how to make David's most delicious dumplings.   


    2PM - Longrain’s Light & Fresh Summer Curry and Crisp Salad presented by Martin Boetz of Longrain - SOLD OUT

    Martin Boetz

    Be inspired and learn to create a light and fresh summer taste sensation. Join Martin Boetz of Longrain to make a Sour Orange Curry of Prawns & Shredded Betel Leaves followed by a Crisp Rice & Pork Salad with Lime Juice & Mint. Perfect for a delightful lunch or dinner!



    4PM - Crispy & Light Churro’s and Tempting Toppings presented by Spanish Donuts

    churro

    Hola! For all donut lovers out there, we present you with the delectable Spanish Donut. Learn all about the light and crispy Spanish Churro, then let us show you how to glaze, fill and chocolate coat your own little slice of heaven!

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    SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY 

    12PM - Kids Cooking with The Dairy Kitchen presented by Dairy Australia

    cheesecake

    The Dairy Kitchen develops recipes to inspire every Australian home cook. We’ve developed a menu that budding little chefs can get involved in! Learn the tricks to making homemade ricotta gnocchi with summer vegetables simpler than ever, and an easy and impressive cheesecake in a glass dessert that’s prepared in next to no time.

    Book Now>> 

    2PM - Summer Seafood Sensations presented by Simon Johnson - SOLD OUT

    a masterclass seafood sensation

    Summer is a great time to enjoy exciting fresh flavours and great Australian fish. Delicious seasoning, simplicity and the right condiments will ensure you perfect fish dishes at home. Let us show you how to create two simple fish dishes, White Fish, Red Curry and Irresistible Fish Tacos that will be an instant hit with even the harshest of critics. 



    4PM - The World’s Best Gingerbread Martians and Butterfly Mini Cup Cakes presented by Chef Sonia and Mozi - SOLD OUT

    cupcake

    Create your own gingerbread martians, complete with green icing and googly eyes! Or, if you want to get really creative, design your own unique butterfly wings to decorate pretty mini cup cakes. All 'real' ingredients, cooked the old fashion way with a 'twist'. Fun for all the family, for Dads and sons, Mums and daughters, brothers and sisters, all welcome!

     

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