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The Akaroa Cooking School

81 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 21 166 3737
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Best place for cooking class in akaroa

I came here based on my friend recommendation as iam a foody person. It was fun experience and i... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
asmara j
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Great day activity

We spent a day in Akaroa doing the gourmet in a day class, watching Ant and Lou make a 5 course... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Mary D
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We offer one day cooking classes for small groups using fresh local, seasonal ingredients. Our one day scheduled classes are mainly demonstration where you will recieve a folder with the recipes and the chef will demonstrate each dish from start to finish. Everyone is then seated at the large dining table and eats each dish with matching local wines. Our classes generally run from 10 - 4pm. We also offer private classes and corporate team building days and these are tailor made to suit your needs.
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81 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I came here based on my friend recommendation as iam a foody person. It was fun experience and i got many lession of cooking class. The great experience that i will never forget on my live.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We spent a day in Akaroa doing the gourmet in a day class, watching Ant and Lou make a 5 course meal and showing us all the tips and tricks to serving up delicious food with less stress. Best bit was eating it all at...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Ant and Lou are very gracious hosts. They make you feel like you have just stepped into their home. My daughter and I enjoyed the best day out together learning tips and trick of Italian cooking. Enjoying beautiful Italian food and lovely New Zealand. Throughly...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

We had a private class for "A Day in Thailand" with chef Steve Bradley and he specially designed a wonderful experience for us. We managed to all participate in the cooking of various dishes which were absolutely delicious. Afterwards a sit down 4 course, beautifully...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be given, by my significant other, a visit to Akaroa Cooking school for my birthday, which is on the 7th. 7 is my lucky number. It was our 7th visit to the school and there were 7 'pupils' on the...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Not enough can be said about the team at the ACS. Lou, Ant and Kay were amazing. The class was entertaining and fun, the food was delicious, fresh and exciting, and the dinner/lunch finale was a great way to end the day. They were so...More

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous evening at the cooking school with a group of work colleagues. We had the opportunity to cook Masterchef style using a mystery box of ingredients to present the staff with a dish per group. Great fun followed by a superb meal of...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

I hopped off a cruise ship onto the wharf to the Akaroa Cooking School. 5 couples and I learned to make 7 courses including appetizers, side dishes, several preparations of fish and desert. Loved every minute of it! Great recipes taught with care and beautifully...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017

We went to the Akaroa Cooking school as part of our team building day. Lou was incredibly accommodating as we only had 3-4 hours available with them. We did a fun master chef style cook off, had demonstrations of what we would be eating for...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved our day at the cooking school. Beautiful food (most delicious creme brûlée I've tasted) and two extremely talented and personable chefs! Thank you so much Lou and Stevie for your time and expertise. We learnt a lot and would highly recommend to...More

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pscales52
January 19, 2017|
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Response from J9585LDanthonyb |
Hi Phil, Thanks for your message. Unfortunately we haven't got any classes running on the 20th February. I hope you have a fabulous day in gorgeous Akaroa. Kind regards, Lou
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Mary G
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Response from 847sunshine | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, NZ$225. Well worth it. You start at 10 am with coffee and freshly baked pastries. From then on its eat fabulous food and drink beautiful local wines. All while watching and participating ( if you want) with Lou... More
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