Shellfish Masterclass

Recipes include entrée and main course recipes.

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Shellfish Masterclass

Recipes include entrée and main course recipes such as Ginger Scallops, Scallop and Prawn Carpaccio, Octopus Carpaccio, Crabs in Avocado with Curried Olive Salsa, Mussels and Clams cooked three ways, Three Way Oysters, Prawns in Sherry and Honey Glaze, Spanish style Calamari (or octopus) and Roast Pepper Salad, Calamari Stuffed with a Moroccan style dried fruit, Open Seafood Lasagne, and more!

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What you will learn
  • You will learn about deveining prawns, cleaning shellfish, preparing squid and octopus, opening oysters, storing, and freezing/ defrosting them
  • All the essentials of fish knives and fish cooking utensils
  • Learn how to make a proper shellfish stock/bisque so that nothing is wasted from these valuable creatures
What you will get
  • Expert tuition from an expert coach, Chef Walter Trupp!
  • The group is treated to the meals that everyone has helped prepare, complimented by matching wines
  • Includes all ingredients required to make meals, and we also supply beverages to enjoy while we consume what we made
  • Provides knives, all cooking equipment and Electrolux aprons
  • Each student leaves with a full recipe book, so they can apply their new skills at home

What to bring
  • Your enthusiasm!
What to wear

Wear closed, flat shoes to avoid any slipping or burns from spillage

Appropriate for

Specially designed for home cook enthusiasts and foodies

Trupp Cooking School, located next to Prahran Market in the heart of Melbourne’s food hub, is the brainchild of internationally renowned three-hat chef and cooking teacher Walter Trupp. Walters hands on involvement from the creation to the preparation and execution of a cooking class means his personal signature goes into every dish you come to make, bringing the potential three hat chef out in you!

Trupp Cooking School in Melbourne has been designed to accommodate a wide range of interests and abilities, with a wealth of courses created for those just starting out in the kitchen, through to those who are confident gourmet chefs.  It is here that the zealous home cook can access the skills and techniques of an award-winning master cook.

You can learn everything from mastering basic knife skills and learning the secrets of wholefood health, to presentation techniques that will lift everyday mealtimes and dinner parties to a whole new level.

The courses are available in ‘sit-down’ and ‘hands-on’ formats, with intimate classes being the norm. The school, which is equipped with the latest appliances and utensils, can also be booked for private lessons or corporate functions (up to 20 people). Team-building cooking challenges and entertaining cook-up parties are just some of the highly popular events in Walter’s ever-evolving repertoire.

Choose from a wide selection of classes and experience the art of cooking in an ultramodern kitchen that emphasises fun, conversation, skill development and healthy living. Trupp offers basic cooking classes in Melbourne, check out our cooking class schedule for the full list of class offerings.

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Refund Policy

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School or organised by Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School must agree to these terms and conditions.


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 Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School.


I agree to give Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School classes and events or on Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School's premises. (For use of Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School marketing materials).


Trupp-The Chefs Table Cooking School requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


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

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Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions:

Cancellations, Refunds and Transfers

All courses are subject to minimum and maximum numbers of enrolments. If insufficient enrolments are received, the School may need to cancel classes. You will be notified no later the 48 hours prior to the scheduled commencement date, and a full refund will be available to you.

Cancellation: There are limited places in each class and late cancellations usually cannot be on-sold. Bookings cannot be transferred, if we receive less than 2 weeks notice.

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26 February 2018 • Shellfish Masterclass

Sensational. The food was devine, and also the shopping tips on when to buy seasonal seafood. Highly recommend the cooking class.


27 November 2016 • Shellfish Masterclass

Chef was extremely insight regarding harvest, selection and preparation. I can say now that I'm fully comfortable with my new skills moving forward. Wonderful chef, thank you!