What a fantastic experience. This was our first cooking class and we’re already planning our next cooking adventure with Sticky Rice. Yukio is an excellent instructor. The menu was well planned. We had a lot of fun and learned so much. Thank you Yukiko and Daniel for all your hard work.
Explore our Cooking School’s commitment to charity with the Donate a Kitchen Program. Nominate your charity event and enjoy a memorable fundraiser in our kitchen space. Join us in supporting local causes!
At Sticky Rice Cooking School, we believe in the power of food to bring communities together and make a difference. For the past 15 years, we’ve proudly supported numerous charities, including OZ Harvest’s Cooking for a Cause program, which helps feed those in need. As we celebrate our 16th year in business, we’re thrilled to announce our commitment to giving back even more in 2024 through our innovative “Donate a Kitchen Program.”
Our pledge is simple yet impactful: we’re opening our doors to charity events that align with our mission and values. Whether you’re organizing a fundraising gala, culinary workshop, or bake sale, we want to hear from you. Together, let’s create memorable experiences while making a positive impact on our community.
How You Can Make a Difference in 2024:
- Nominate Your Culinary Charity Event: Starting February 2024, we invite our cherished customers to nominate their charity events. Whether you’re planning an event for the near future or later in the year, we’re dedicated to making it a success. Simply reach out to us with your event details, and let’s work together to turn your vision into reality.
- Our Commitment: We carefully select events that align with our calendar and values. If chosen, Sticky Rice Cooking School will generously provide our kitchen space for your charity event. This means that you can maximise the success from ticket sales and fundraising activities to help your cause.
- How to Get Involved: Visit our website to share details about your event, including the date, charity or cause, and the nature of your fundraiser. Whether you’re planning a cooking demo, bake night, or shared seasonal dinner, we’re here to provide you with a venue and support every step of the way. https://www.stickyricecookingschool.com.au/contact/
Please note that while we can assist with smaller events, the responsibility for staffing, organization, and marketing lies with you. Together, let’s make your event a resounding success while supporting causes that matter.
For those who wish to experience our kitchen in action firsthand, we also offer a range of cooking classes and demonstration events. Enroll now to hone your culinary skills while supporting our charitable initiatives. https://book.stickyricecookingschool.com.au/
Raffle and Prize Ideas: Consider leveraging our gift vouchers as a fundraising tool. Encourage bidding on items donated by you, from our voucher page to raise additional funds for your cause.
Tips on Planning Your Culinary Charity Event:
Organizing a successful charity event requires careful planning and attention to detail. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you create an impactful and memorable experience:
- Define Your Purpose and Goals: Clearly outline the purpose of your event and set measurable goals for funds raised and impact achieved.
- Create a Budget: Establish a budget to cover expenses and identify potential sources of revenue.
- Choose the Right Venue: Select a venue that aligns with your event’s theme and can accommodate your attendees.
- Build a Strong Team: Assemble a dedicated team to assist with planning and execution, defining roles and responsibilities accordingly.
- Secure Sponsorships: Seek out sponsors who align with your cause and offer various sponsorship packages.
- Choose an Engaging Theme: Select a theme that resonates with your audience and integrates seamlessly into your event.
- Plan Engaging Activities: Incorporate interactive elements to keep attendees engaged, such as guest speakers, auctions, or raffles.
- Marketing and Promotion: Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy to generate interest and attract attendees through various channels.
- Ticket Sales and Registration: Set reasonable ticket prices and utilize online ticketing platforms for easy registration.
- Provide Clear Information: Communicate event details clearly and consistently to keep attendees informed.
- Logistics and Operations: Develop a detailed timeline for the event and coordinate logistics such as catering and transportation.
- Volunteer Coordination: Recruit and train volunteers to assist with various tasks during the event.
- Engage with Attendees: Foster a positive atmosphere and encourage interaction with your cause through storytelling and displays.
- Express Gratitude: Acknowledge sponsors, volunteers, and attendees during and after the event, sharing the impact of funds raised.
- Post-Event Evaluation: Assess the success of the event and collect feedback for future improvements.
Together, let’s create meaningful experiences and make a positive impact through culinary charity events. Visit our website to get started and join us in cooking for great charitable causes at Sticky Rice Cooking School
We also offer private cooking classes for corporate team building and private celebrations events. You can download all you need to know from our respective private class and team building brochures
Remember, by cooking together, we can make a difference in the lives of those in need. Let’s embark on this journey together and create lasting change, one meal at a time.
It was a great experience, learning some trade secrets to great cooking. Met some lovely people, a totally enjoyable afternoon. Cannot wait to do the next one!!!
Amazing experience thank you. Beautiful food, beautiful people, magical from start to finish
Best inspiration to be creative back at home!
We did the Japanese Essentials. excellent chef guide in Yukiko. food was excellent quality and class was a lot of fun. Daniel was a delightful host. We stayed in the Bali villa which was beautiful and relaxing. Wonderful get away.
I’ve done five classes so far. Great time, great repeatable recipes. Japanese cooking class was amazing. Going to repeat entire menu for family this week.
A great day at Sticky Rice Cooking School, Stirling yesterday – so enjoyed “Sensational Seafood” with chef Tania. Fantastic food, flavours, cooking tips, wonderful host Daniel and new friends Trudy & Rachael. Thanks Claire for making your dream come true – such a beautiful place filled with happiness, love & care.
Fabulous Middle Eastern Cooking class with Genevieve Harris. Wonderful day cooking a delicious menu of Hummus and flat bread, Chermoula chicken, Harissa marinated Prawns,with a beautiful eggplant and tomato salad, and bbq lamb skewers marinated in Hilbeh served with baby spinach, pomegranate seeds and yoghurt sauce.
Then deep fried almond pastries with honey and orange blossom syrup.
All served with lovely wines or fruit juice and water.
Fabulous day, heaps of fun and staying at the villas made the walk home very easy.
Highly Recommended 5*****
It’s all hands on, all interacting with each other. The food, atmosphere and setting are just awesome. highly recommended.
Fantastic fun night out
The perfect Staycation ideas for these Adelaide Hills Luxury Villas. Stay and Play. Wellness, Adventure and Relaxation. Which Villa will you choose? Bali, Yoko or Zen
One of the standout features of group cooking classes is their inclusivity. Unlike non-hands-on activities that might alienate certain members, cooking classes create a level playing field.