One of Australia's top chefs, Michael Cole, has insider tips and recipes to take your vegan and gluten-free cooking to the next level.
When: Sat, 3 Nov 4pm to 6.15pm-ish
Where: Georgie Bass Café & Cookery, Flinders
The expert Michael Cole is an award-winning, internationally experienced chef. He's currently co-head chef at Flinders Hotel on the Mornington Peninsula, as well as being responsible for Georgie Bass Café & Cookery, Zigi’s Bar, and private dining gigs. Michael's 18 years of global roaming, cultural gastronomic experiences, and working around Australia, Europe and Asia have influenced his cooking. He has held senior chef positions in kitchens around the world, from Niseko, Japan to Nice, France, and more recently in Tasmania, Mt Buller and now Flinders. Michael was named Chef of the Year 2017 at Foodservice Australia, and competed in World Chefs in Malaysia in June 2018. He has been selected as Australia's candidate for the Bocuse d’Or World Final in Lyon, France in early 2019. You can't get much more expert than that!
The plan Michael will take you through a variety of techniques and flavours to ensure your dietary needs are met – without compromising on flavour. Using combinations of herbs, spices, fresh produce and some insider knowledge, learn how to create vegan and gluten-free dishes at home that are simple, delicious and full of healthy and fresh ingredients. It will keep the whole family both nourished and happy!
The fruits of your labour Sit down to enjoy the meals you've learned to prepare, with like minds, a drink – and the happy knowledge that your cooking skills have hiked up a notch or two! All recipes will be provided in a pack for participants to take home.