A Ministry of Food Centre is a place where everyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or background, can learn basic cookery skills in a friendly, supportive and fun environment. Participants learn through practical hands-on cooking classes that demonstrate how easy and cheap it can be to make simple and nutritious meals from scratch.
What can you expect
Jamie's Ministry of Food cooking course covers all the basics you need to know, to enable you to make better food choices and ultimately live a healthier life.
We provide basic education and a little bit of mentoring, on how to shop, how to save money and how to make beautiful, tasty, quick meals for yourself or your family.
Learn how to bake, grill, stir-fry, boil and roast with delicious ingredients and gain confidence in the kitchen.
The course comprises of one 90 minute cooking class per week for 10 weeks. Each class has 12 participants and are completely hands on so you get to see, smell, feel and taste everything that you cook.
We've got loads of hints, tips and shortcuts, from learning important knife skills, to reading food labels.
Each class costs only $20 full price, $15 for students and $10 for concession and includes all ingredients and recipes, plus you'll get to enjoy your marvellous meals at the Centre, or take them home! So get your tastebuds ready, roll up your sleeves and come and have some fun with food.