Otao kitchen cooking school

Otao kitchen cooking school

Richmond, VIC 3121
Member since 2020

  • 15 Classes
  • 28 Students
  • 10 Reviews
Description

Otao kitchen was launched in Richmond, Melbourne, Australia in July 2014, with the goal of celebrating the rich and varied cooking experiences of Melbourne’s immigrant multicultural communities. Its founder, Chef Ha Nguyen, originally from Hanoi shares his passion for food, instructing customers in the exotic diaspora of Asian and around the world cuisine.

Today our guests can get inspired by cooking with our local and international chefs, listen to their cooking and travel experiences in Asia and around the world and bring some cooking and cultural tips and tricks home. With the nods at the diversity of communities within Melbourne, Otao kitchen features an array of food experiences on Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Dumplings, Indian, Korean, Indonesian, as well as French, Italian, Spanish, Mexican cuisines and more.

In 2020 with the challenge of global Covid 19 pandemic, we set out to capture the curriculum of our hands-cooking classes and deliver it online to home cooks in Australia and across the world to guide you to cooking success and better health. 

Otao kitchen is named after Ông Táo, the Vietnamese Kitchen God. Ông Táo is regarded as the advocate of Vietnamese families to the gods and a messenger between Heaven and Earth. In preparation for a prosperous year, Vietnamese families clean their homes and polish their silver. During the New Year celebrations, Ông Táo comes to serve as the Kitchen God to Vietnamese families. As the old year ends, he flys back to Heaven on a magic carp reporting on each family’s life and experiences over the past year to the Jade Emperor, the King of Heaven. Ông Táo is regarded as a family member and various prayers and offerings are brought to him at the family altar. 

Otao Kitchen aims to increase the accessibility of healthy food options with hands-on cooking. Our cooking classes offer you an intelligent, thoughtful and authentic cooking experience - that is fun, adventurous and suitable for people of all ages, teams, work party, backgrounds or levels of cooking skills. The skills you will learn are fully transferable to your own kitchen and we look forward to hearing and seeing what you create at home after the classes.


For face-to-face cooking classes visit https://otaokitchen.com.au

For online cooking classes and portal visit http://homecookinglive.com

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Otao kitchen or organised by Otao kitchen must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

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 Otao kitchen

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Otao kitchen unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Otao kitchen  classes and events or on Otao kitchen premises. (For use of Otao kitchen marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

Otao kitchen requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class commencing for a refund, transfer or credit.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled by Otao kitchen, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund, transfer or credit.

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Refund Policy

- Refund and transfer requests. Refunds, transfers or credit will not be processed if you cancel within 48 hours of the class or event commencing. To request a refund or transfer, Otao kitchen requires at least 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event. Please email hello@otaokitchen.com.au to organise.

- Partial refunds. Otao kitchen has the right to issue a partial refund, (i.e., A % of the total order) and to retain any booking and processing fees associated with the order.

- Missed classes. Otao kitchen does not offer refunds, transfers, or makeup sessions for missed classes. If you can't make a class, you can arrange with Otao kitchen to send someone else in your place.

- Cancelled class/event. In the event that a class is cancelled by Otao kitchen, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund, transfer or credit.

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Megan

11 January 2021 • Beginner Vietnamese Cooking Class

Had a brilliant time at our class - Dillon was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and with skills/knowledge learnt from the class, left making you feel confident to recreate the dishes at home. Highly recommended.

Frances

09 January 2021 • Thai Cooking Class Online

Fantastic, so natural, confident friendly and of course knowledgeable chef leading the class. Highly recommend either on our in person would be amazing.

Otao kitchen cooking school

09/01/2021

Thank you. It was lovely to meet and cook with you virtually. Happy Cooking!

Chef Ha

Wai

22 November 2020 • Indian Cooking Class Online

I like zoom demo cooking class as I am living in a different state. The recipe is clear. I experimented the recipes after the zoom demo class. The steps are easy to follow and all worked well especially the naan bread.

Otao kitchen cooking school

23/11/2020

Thank you for joining us in the weekend. Great to meet you and happy cooking!

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