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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring to a class?

Please bring an apron, pen and notepad only if you need them. All ingredients, utensils and recipes required for the cooking class are provided.

Can I bring a camera to the class?

You are welcome to take photos. Recording video is not permitted. We kindly request that you respect and consider other participants privacy if taking pictures.

What should I wear at the cooking class?

Please wear comfortable clothing with closed shoes.

Do you provide recipes to take home?

Yes, we certainly do.  We provide them at the beginning of each class, so you can make your note too.

How many people are in the class?

Our classes take a maximum of 6 participants.

Do I get to eat the food?

All food that is prepared in the class is served for the participants at the end of the class.

What if I have dietary requirements?

We do our best to accommodate certain dietary requirements, however we cannot guarantee to meet all the requirements within a particular class structure.  In some cases it may be easy to create a separate serving without a particular ingredient, however if the ingredient is integral to the recipe it may be that no alternative can be offered. During our courses, we are happy to

suggest alternative ingredients or techniques for creating the dish at your home. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact us prior to booking.

Can I send someone else in my place?

Yes, you can fill your spot with your friend or family if you cannot attend. Please let us know prior to commencing the class in writing to chikas@chikas.com.au .

What if I can no longer attend the class?

You can transfer your class to another equivalent class if you can let us know more than 7 days prior to the class in writing to chikas@chikas.com.au . Otherwise you can send someone else to fill your place as long as you advise us before commencing the class to chikas@chikas.com.au .

How do I redeem my gift voucher?

Please select class or course you would like to attend from the booking page and add to cart. Eligible class/course type can be found on your gift voucher. At the shopping cart page, please enter your 8 digits gift code and click "Apply" button. Once your code is reflected to the total amount, please proceed to following Checkout page to confirm your booking.

How often do you release new class & course schedules?

To keep the class and course menus seasonal, we update the schedule and the menu every 3 months. There will be also pop-up workshops scheduled in a shorter cycle than that. To keep up to date with the latest information, please subscribe our e-newsletter and follow us on our Facebook & Instagram.

I can’t find any classes or courses that suit my schedule.

We update the schedule and the menus every 3 months. At this time the class times/days will alternate to offer availability to the most classes and courses. To keep up to date with the latest information, please subscribe our e-newsletter and follow us on our Facebook & Instagram.

Do you hold Private cooking classes?

Yep, absolutely! We normally require minimum 4 participants to run a private class or course. But we are very happy to alter the class based on your request. Please contact us for more information.

Still have a question?

Please contact us and we will gladly assist you!