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Estate Tuscany Cooking School

Attractions Pokolbin



The cooking school can be either a relaxing and fun way to experience a spectacular meal whilst learning about culinary art; or a team based master chef challenge aimed at building teamwork skills, cooperation and leadership whilst having fun at the same time. Get a group of friends, or colleagues together and escape to the Hunter Valley Wine Country for something a little different…

Our exclusive hands-on cooking school requires a minimum of 8 guests at a time and takes approximately three hours. Headed by our Executive Chef Daniel Wijekoon. You and your team will be involved in an afternoon of hands on experience.

Smaller groups cook together; larger groups generally break into teams. Attendees participate in the preparation and creation of a stunning two course meal. Or participate in our Master Chef Challenge. A great team building experience and or a bit of fun between friends and colleagues. On arrival guests are asked to split up into groups, each group will need to come up with a creative name forthemselves. They will then be taken to the cooking area where the chef will introduce himself and run through the rules and how the challenge takes place.

Teams each receive a “mystery Box”, it is then up to each team to create a 3 course menu. There will be a set time to create each course which is then judged by our Executive Chef and Management.

There will be an overall team winner for the day and a chef’s dish of the day.

Pricing is $135.00pp – this includes a glass of Tyrrell’s Moore Creek Wine and our executive chef Daniel time to assist with refining your understanding of the art of cookery. If you choose the Master Chef challenge the overall winning team will receive a bottle of Tyrrell’s Moore Creek Sparkling to take home.

Additional beverages can be ordered on the day and paid for by the guests individually or as a group.

The Location of each cooking school will depend on the group’s size, time of day and style of cooking school selected.

Map & Directions

Cnr Mistletoe Lane & Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW 2325


Phone: 02 4998 7288