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Otao Kitchen - Cooking Classes. Team Building. Catering

Otao Kitchen - Cooking Classes. Team Building. Catering


Otao kitchen is in the heart of Richmond 3 km from Melbourne CBD surrounded by restaurants and groceries. We are a recreational cooking school with multi cooking menus and formats - a perfect learning environment for home cooks. Team building classes and private events are held in our communal kitchen, equipped with complete cooking stations to make sure certain people work together or let the bonds build organically

We firmly believe that cooking brings people together. Your private cooking event will be a true bonding experience for your business. Our private events are hands-on, inspiring, interactive sessions that will help your corporate team better communicate, delegate tasks, see tangible results from their efforts and simply have fun together. Our chefs help your colleagues work together in a cohesive, positive and efficient way to create a delicious meal together. These are important steps that will easily translate from our kitchens to your business.


  • Team Building
  • Client Entertainment
  • Networking events
  • Holiday Parties
  • Fundraisers
  • Employee Incentive & Recruiting
  • Product or Brand Launches
  • Welcoming a New Team
  • Annual and Bi-Annual Outings
  • Meetings, Seminars, Workshops & Presentations


  • Hands-on cooking activity, selection over 12+ cooking menus.
  • Expert chef and personal host, private venue from 2 hours to full-day, Complimentary wine, beef or soft drinks, all food, online recipes.
  • Add on a food challenge, conference package or drink package.
  • Classes mostly 2-3 hours operate from Monday-Sunday 10 am, 2 pm or 6 pm.
  • Price ranges $109-$245 pp from 10-150 people.


  • 1st-hour - chef introduction and demo or kick off the challenge
  • 2nd-hour menu and prep, cook, share and bonding or competing
  • 3rd-hour - eat, drink and celebrate and inspire.


  • Phone 0408 217 899 or Email chef Ha  with Date/time and your ideal menu and format of the event.
  • To confirm the date/time please deposit 4 seats to confirm.
  • You can settle the balance one week before the event upon the final guest number and their dietaries.
  • We cater to most dietary requirements and we will recommend a suitable menu for your group based on dietary.

For things to do in Richmond, you can't get more immersed in food culture than joining one of our cooking classes or team building group cooking at Otao kitchen. Perfect your Melbourne weekend getaway or weekday private and corporate team building and outings by donning an apron and learning a new skill or bolstering your existing cooking talent under the guidance of our resident chefs. Select the cuisine or cuisine you want to explore we will plan ahead for your party. This means you come and cook together but you can custom your own meal so it is still dietary friendly. This class is a "cooking party" so if you want to explore the dish in details please select our master class.


Otao kitchen focusses on Asian cooking classes to make the most of the wealth of local produce for its Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Chinese and more cooking experiences.