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Mushroom Foraging with Studio Neon: Foraging, Cooking & Feasting



Description

Autumn is the the time many chefs look forward to the most. Well I know its my favourite time of year. Mushrooms come out, game hits the menus and a whole world of wild food and edible leaves comes into play.

Join us for a mushroom foraging tour in the Southern Highlands. You will learn about edible mushrooms, how to select/forage for them, prepare them and then eat them (washed down with a little local vino of course) Along with other wild leaves and whatever comes across our path in the state forest of Belanglo.

Schedule for the day:

  • 7am Sunday departure from Workshop HQ.
  • Travel along M5, to Belanglo state forest in bus to arrive approx 8:45am
  • 9am-10:30 Mushroom picking after brief intro.
  • 10:30-11:15 Brunch and wine.
  • Vineyard visit on way home
  • 2:30-3pm Return to Shop

ABOUT AAREON TEECE FROM STUDIO NEON

Studio Neon is run by chef Aaron Teece. His philosophy is simple: bring like-minded people together in an inspired yet relaxed setting, to share food, wine and to create a memorable experience. Aaron spent his childhood in the Northern Rivers near Byron Bay and spent the formative years of his career in Brisbane. But then London called and he traveled to expand his knowledge and build his career.

He worked as a Sous Chef at Harvey Nichols' 5th Floor Restaurant and later worked as a private chef. Aaron cooked for the likes of Lady Margaret Thatcher, Kate Moss and Keira Knightly and was lucky enough to cook for the Queen on a few occasions. But, as they say, there's no place like home, so he returned to Australia. He has since been seen in some of Sydney's finest establishments including Astral, Sean's Kitchen, EST., Felix and Manly Pavillion while in the process of searching for a venue that he could make his own.

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What you will learn
  • Select/forage for mushrooms.
  • Prepare mushrooms and then eat them (washed down with a little local vino of course).
  • Learn about edible mushrooms. Mushroom Foraging with Brendan Cato:Foraging,Cooking & Eating in Belanglo State Forest
What you will get
  • Brunch and wine.
  • Vineyard visit on way home.
  • Mushroom picking, eating and drinking!

What to bring
  • Basket and small knife.
What to wear

Casual


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Work-Shop

Vendor sincce 2014

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Heather

06 June 2017 • Mushroom Foraging with Studio Neon: Foraging,...

I had an enjoyable experience but I was let down by the lack of information given on mushrooms and using them. I think it would have been nice to have learned a little bit of information about several varieties of mushrooms, and to have had more of a heads up on what state the mushrooms would be ok in. For example, how much of the green, or bit of rot is ok on the mushroom to pick. It would have also been nice to have had a briefing after the forage to discuss how to keep the mushrooms, how long they will stay good in the fridge, and different ways to use them in cooking. The time to the vineyard was also very rushed. I hope this is helpful. Thanks! Heather

Stephan

01 June 2017 • Mushroom Foraging with Studio Neon: Foraging,...

Enjoyed the mushroom picking and the knowledge provided about what to pick and what to leave.

Ooi

01 June 2017 • Mushroom Foraging with Studio Neon: Foraging,...

It was a thoroughly enjoyable tour, foraging in the forest and getting to know what to pick and what not. As well as other wild herbs growing around. Highlight was picking up enormous saffron milk caps, was so satisfying! The tour has given me confidence to continue mushroom foraging in the future.

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