Foodie workshops in the Macedon Ranges
With an abundance of micro-farms and access to local, sustainably grown produce, the Macedon Ranges is a foodies paradise. Plan a gourmet getaway to the Macedon Ranges with a cooking class or forest foraging experience.
Piper St Food Co Cooking School
Piper St Food Co Cooking School offers sell-out classes in the heart of Kyneton. Learn the time-honoured techniques of traditional cooking – from the ‘Best of British’ pork pies to summer salads to charcuterie and sausage making classes.
Life & Fork Cooking School
Located in Woodend, Life & Fork Cooking School is the perfect resource to teach you how to make delicious yet healthy meals and eat well in your everyday life. Relaxed and informal, the school caters to beginners and budding chefs and offers private classes in all cuisines, kids cooking classes and themed small group workshops.
Chef Erica has lived experiences in the food industry that most of us can only dream about. Her resume includes working with Marco Perrier White, Eric Chavot, Jean Georges Vongerichten (The Vong) and cooking for the likes of Sir Elton John, Madonna, Bill Gates, Sir Bob Geldof, Tom Hanks, Prince Harry, Prince William and Sir Richard Branson to name just a few.
Animus Gin Blending Masterclass in Kyneton
Animus Distillery blending masterclasses are hosted at their cocktail lounge in Kyneton running over 2-3 hours. During these events, you’ll learn about their unique approach to distillation, and they’ll discuss how they create each of the unique recipes for their craft gins. Tastings of their range will be included of course! You’ll then have a chance to experiment with all the raw ingredients required to craft your own unique recipe.
These workshops are facilitated by Animus Distillery Gin Chief, Luke Jacques and you’ll leave with your own bespoke 700ml bottle of gin, waxed, labelled and ready to meet the world!
Gin Botanical Foraging in Macedon Regional Park
Mountain Distilling not only produce award-winning artisan gin, they also run gin botanical foraging experiences in Macedon Regional Park (followed by a gin tasting of course).
Mushroom Foraging Workshops
Held during the cooler months, tour operator C the Market runs small group guided foraging tours in Macedon Regional Park with a mushroom expert. Learn how to safely identify mushrooms and enjoy a day out in the forest.