Sydney Cooking School 9b


Sydney Cooking School opened in 2010 when Executive Chef Brett Deverall  pursued his dream to share his love and passion of cooking in a fun and relaxed learning environment. Offering a range of cooking classes daily, our Neutral Bay venue is fitted with state of the art appliances and equipment from Fisher & Paykel, KitchenAid, Breville, Solidteknics, Furi and Anolon.

Our experienced and passionate team take pride in teaching practical, entertaining and informative cooking classes, team building events or hosting your next event or celebration.  We offer something for everyone from the absolute beginner to the more passionate cook with many International cooking classes, barbecue classes, dessert & baking workshops , short courses and kids cooking classes throughout the school holidays.


We welcome every person to visit Sydney Cooking School. Adults, kids, absolute beginners to experts alike can find something to suit your keen interest to cook, learn and enjoy. We work with professional and experienced chefs to deliver a range of engaging and informative classes in a relaxed yet professional atmosphere and make your time with us fantastic and fun! Using the freshest of top quality ingredients and delivering the best service to ensure you have a fantastic experience is our core value and we look forward to welcoming you to Sydney Cooking School.


We offer over 30 different cooking classes to suit all ability levels that are interesting, interactive and most of all fun! Please browse our range of classes such as International cuisines, BBQ classes, Dessert classes, specific skills , short courses, Kids classes and more!

All our cooking classes have been designed with the home cook in mind and are suitable for all ability levels.  Our classes are kept small and personal so that everyone gets the most benefit out of their time at the class.

Most of our classes are hands on and interactive with some focusing on a delectable three course meal, a variety of individual dishes or a shared banquet of food. At the end we all sit down as a group at the end of the class to enjoy your creations and usually there is food that you can take home afterwards. 

Choose from one of our range of different classes or design one of your own and get a few friends together for your own personal class (min 10 people).


When joining a class with us you can benefit from the following:

  • Small group sizes.

  • Hands-on and interactive cooking time.

  • The use of our fun, purpose built kitchen.

  • State of the art appliances and equipment.

  • Aprons, food and drinks provided.

  • A fun, relaxed and professionally delivered learning environment.

  • Use of fresh, top quality, especially sources ingredients.

  • Catering to common dietary requirements when pre-advised.

  • Recipes provided to take home.

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What People Say About Us

Ken was a great teacher. The room was all set up when we got there and there was a good variety of options in terms of the food and
Ken said he would make accomodations for any allergies or preferences.
Ken was patient and informative and we learnt how to make 3 kinds of dumplings and 2 sauces.
Would recommend this class to anyone who likes eating dumplings?

Dumplings 2   Sydney Cooking School Sq


DIY Dumplings

Chef Mayumi was amazing. She made the class so fun and enjoyable by getting everyone involved, she also gave useful tips along the way.
My tarts looked amazing and tasted so yummy.
Will definitely recommend this class for anyone who likes sweet treats and want to learn some baking skills.

Sweet Tarts   Tart au Fruit


Sweet Tarts class with Mayumi

Paul was a wonderfully clear and well paced teacher.
He was very knowledgeable and he made every recipe seem achievable. 

Chocolate Fondant Dessert


Delicious Desserts 

I attended your beginners class with Paul at the beginning of the year. It was so fun! 
I liked it so much I bought a friend of mine the dumpling class for her birthday. Now a whole group of us want to do the dumpling class. 

Brett Cooking Class 1


Attended Adult Beginners 4 Week Cooking Course

Thank you to Paul for making the BBQ course so interesting and informative (loved his sense of humour). 
We are already planning what our next course should be.  
We are looking forward to practising our new BBQ skills on family and friends.

Australian BBQ   Eye Fillet Steak


Attended Aussie BBQ class with Chef Paul