Have you ever imagined yourself as part of the MasterChef team on the telly? Or do you perhaps follow the South African reality cooking show, Kokkedoor? Well, you now have the opportunity to make that dream come true in a unique way!
The Kokkedoor set is situated in Montague Gardens at the Atlantic Studios. The show is hosted by Hetta van Deventer-Terblanche and Nic van Wyk, as well as popular food blogger, Sam Woulidge. And the studio now host private cooking experiences during the filming downtime, in collaboration with Fork It events.
Cook Up a Storm
The Kokkedoor set features 10 fully-equipped cooking stations. Step inside the glitzy television set, with its modern look and extravagant décor. You can also hire out the space to host a private event. The state-of-the-art venue space can be transformed to fit your needs.
Homebrew Films decided to open up the fully operational real life television set to the public. Now you can become a self-made Kokkedoor with the help of Chef Anthony Mayer. He is also one of the consultants on the show, and can tell you more about what goes on behind the scenes of the popular reality cooking show.
Learn From a Master Chef
Anthony is passionate about cooking and food. He will patiently teach you the tricks of the trade – from how to chop sprouts properly, to how to make a delectable Asian soup. Learn how to prepare a delicious Sunday roast, choose the best cut of meat, bake a cake, and refine your culinary skills. There are new themed classes regularly and the dishes are also seasonal-based.
Choose from a wide variety including:
- Magical Morocco
- Italian “Mama Mia”
- Asian & African Fusion
- Spain on a Fork – An evening of Tapas
- Quick Easy Winter Dinners
- Curries from around the World
There’s Something for Everyone
Whether you already feel like a master chef, or you’re just a wannabe, Anthony’s Fork It classes are suitable for all skill levels. It’s perfect for those who love to cook and the ones who want to learn more. Most of all, it’s perfect for anyone who loves food! There are also surprise guest appearances scheduled at selected classes. You might meet your favourite TV chef in real life! The studio is also completely self-efficient, with generators taking care of the load shedding worries. Plus, there is convenient secure parking.
The Fork It cooking experiences are aimed at the everyday chef, anyone who wants to polish their cooking skills is welcome. Each class is carefully planned and hosted personally by Chef Anthony Mayer. You can become a Kokkedoor in your own kitchen!
The morning Fork It classes are perfect for stay-at-home parents and caregivers. These classes cover the various aspects of cooking for a family. And the evening classes are great as a fun outing with friends, or as a couple. But you don’t have to arrive with a partner, by the end of the evening your tummy will be full of the delicious food you cooked yourself, shared with the new friends you made during the cooking experience. Each class ends at a banquet-style table where you share the food with your cooking team members.
You can also use these classes as a fun team building experience. Chef Anthony believes in creating an immersive cooking experience. All the classes are completely interactive and you will also receive a booklet with the recipes that you learned to cook during the class.
Meet the Chef
In the culinary world, the name Anthony Mayer is familiar to many. He worked as a private chef for various celebrities as well as at top VIP villas in Constantia, Llandudno, Camps Bay, and beyond. Anthony also managed his own highly renowned restaurant in Durban before joining Homebrew Studios as a chef consultant.
His cooking style is firmly rooted in the South African tastes, but he loves to mix in international influences such as Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and the Far East. He brings home all the culinary tricks from his extensive travels abroad.
Fork It is an exciting new adventure in Anthony’s culinary journey. His passion for food will encourage you to explore more in the kitchen, and his friendly teaching style will make you feel right at home.
Book Your Fork It Cooking Experience Now
If you are looking for a unique outing, a Fork It cooking experience should definitely be on your to-do list! Pretend you’re part of a reality cooking show and take your cooking game to the next level with the help of an internationally acclaimed professional chef.