American Barbecue Cooking Class

American Barbecue Cooking Class

Noosaville QLD

DURATION - 5 Hours


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What we will do

The American approach to barbecuing is rapidly gaining popularity in Australia, which is not surprising given how flavoursome this cuisine is! In this class you will learn the techniques of smoke, spice and low & slow cooking that are characteristic to American outdoor cooking, as well as a mouth-watering menu that you can recreate in your own home.

Sample Menu:

  • Spiced Smoked Nuts
  • Cajun Blackened Salmon with Avocado Salsa
  • Slow-Cooked Sticky, Spicy Pork Ribs
  • Smoked Chicken with Alabama White Sauce
  • Grilled Lime & Chilli Corn on the Cob
  • Grilled S'Mores

A life's a feast cooking class is more than just a cooking lesson: in addition to learning to prepare a selection of sumptuous dishes, you will increase your kitchen skills and culinary knowledge AND enjoy the feast of your creation with wine, in a relaxed and fun environment.

Set on the edge of beautiful Noosa National Park, our cooking classes are interactive, hands on and a heap of fun. We limit numbers to 10 participants so everyone is involved, which means you get the chance to prepare and cook all the dishes - youll come away knowing you can recreate the dishes at home because youve done each and every step.

Once the dishes are prepared, feast on the fruits of your labour with your fellow class mates and enjoy a generous sit down meal, a couple of glasses of wine and some sparkling conversation.

We have been operating for over 10 years and are proud to hold a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016 and 2017, as well as recently winning the Tourism Noosa Customer Service Award. We are genuinely passionate about food and cooking, and our prime objective is for you to be inspired and to ignite your passion for food whilst having fun in the process. At our boutique cooking school, we use fresh, quality, local produce.

Classes are suitable for all levels of cooking skills. Ingredients, equipment (including aprons), lunch and wine are all provided - you only need bring your enthusiasm and a healthy appetite!

Where we will be

91 Lake Weyba Dr, Noosaville QLD 4566, Australia. See map.

About your guide

life's a feast
Hey, I'm life's a feast

lifes a feast offers interactive, hands-on Cooking Classes designed to increase your culinary skills and food knowledge, and ignite your passion for food, cooking and entertaining. Based in beautiful Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, our goal is for you to derive pleasure from food and cooking and create crowd-pleasing cuisine. We are passionate about all things culinary and are committed to you expanding your knowledge whilst having fun in the process.

Our cooking school was established in 2007 and since then we have taught, inspired, entertained and indulged well over a thousand participants. life's a feast has been has been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 & 2017, been featured on Channel 7s Great South East, in Lonely Planet and numerous other publications. In addition we conduct Noosa Farmers Market Tours where you will discover this treasure trove of the finest and freshest Sunshine Coast produce. life's a feast is also available to do food writing and recipe development on a regular or freelance basis.

About Gail Rast

Gail, our cooking teacher, is passionate about food and cooking, and her knowledge and many years of experience ensures you will increase your culinary skills and knowledge as well as draw inspiration and joy from all things food. 

Guest requirements

What to bring

Only your enthusiasm and a healthy appetite!

What to wear

Casual with comfortable shoes

Appropriate for

Classes are suitable for all levels of cooking skills.

See our terms and conditions.


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

What you will learn
  • Prepare a selection of exciting but effortless dishes to cook on the barbecue.
  • Unlock the secrets to authentic American outdoor cooking.
  • Dine alfresco in a beautiful Australian bush setting, enjoying the meal youve helped create with matching wines.

Departure/Return Location
91 Lake Weyba Dr, Noosaville QLD 4566, Australia
What to wear
Casual with comfortable shoes
tea and freshly baked muffins upon arrival
A 5-hour culinary experience with no more than 10 participants in a relaxed and fun environment
Expert tuition from an experienced teacher
All ingredients and equipment provided (including aprons)
A folder containing recipes and class notes to take home
$15 discount on your next class
A full sit-down meal with 2 glasses of quality wine
cafe quality coffee
Not Included

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