Gelato Appreciation Class (Sydney)

Learn a few of our gelato secrets!

Next Available: Sat, 29 May 9:30AM (AEST) (+2 more)
2 hours 30 minutes
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Book one of our Gelato Appreciation Classes and join us for part gelato making class, part info session, part science lesson, and part gelato degustation with our chefs. By visiting MESSINA HQ, you’ll get to see what goes on behind the scenes, meet our chefs and we’ll let you in on a few of our gelato secrets.


  • You'll head straight to MESSINA HQ ready for appreciating a lot of gelato
  • We’ll tell you the Messina story, a little history about us, how we got into the gelato business and what makes us a little different to other gelato pushers.
  • Now it gets good – our chefs will show you HOW WE MAKE OUR GELATO while letting you in on some Messina secrets about how we make our gelato taste so good. And of course…you get to try everything they make.
  • During the class you will be served a 3 course GELATO DEGUSTATION – a menu created especially for each class. We like to get creative, so these are pretty special – you won’t get to try them anywhere else!
  • Next, one of our dashing pastry chefs will show you how we make our Golden 8 GELATO CAKE, and yes – you guessed it, you get to eat it!
  • When class is over, the gluttony really begins when you’ll get free reign of our gelato cabinets. You can try as many flavours in the cabinet as you can handle – time permitting, see if you can get through all 40 flavours.
  • At the end, we roll you out with a tub of gelato to take home so you can go home and really do a number on yourself!


**Allergies - we're afraid we can't cater for specific allergies at our classes - feel free to let us know in your booking, and we'll do our best to accomodate, but it can't be guaranteed** 

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What you will learn
  • How we make gelato cakes and yes – you guessed it, you get to eat it!
  • How we make our gelato & why it tastes so good!
  • If you have the skills + stamina to try all 40 flavours in our gelato cabinet
What you will get
  • Exclusive access to the Messina factory
  • A new found knowledge of how we make gelato at Messina
  • Tub of gelato to take home
  • 4 course gelato degustation during the class - each menu is created especially for each class

What to bring
  • Just your appetite for gelato!
What to wear

Casual (loose pants might be a good idea)

Appropriate for

Gelato lovers and the gelato-curious

Refund Policy

For any cancelations made within 3 weeks of the bookings, no refunds will be possible. Cancellations made outside this period will be fully refunded.

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Terms & Conditions

Any cancelations made within 3 weeks of the bookings, no refunds will be possible.

Cancellations made outside this period will be fully refunded.

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01 May 2021 • Gelato Appreciation Class (Sydney)

What a great experience to understand ice cream and Messina from the ground up! We ran over time, however it didn't feel that way as it was filled with tasting, story telling and brainstorming;)! Great experience for a gelato lovers


13 April 2021 • Gelato Appreciation Class (Sydney)

The Messina Class was beyond amazing. Meeting the Staff, learning the story behind the brand and learning how to make our own Gelato the Messina way, this is truly a unique experience I would recommend to anyone.


11 April 2021 • Gelato Appreciation Class (Sydney)

Amazing class - our teachers were so knowledgable and covered all areas of the gelato/chocolate/cake making process and distribution. Really good value for money too with lots of take-home goodies and so much to eat during the class - I had had just a tad too much sugar by the end so especially enjoyed the refreshing lemon and strawberry sorbets! The class made a great Christmas gift for my sister and I’ll definitely be recommending to all my fellow Messina-mad friends - thank you to Alessandro for an excellent Saturday morning!

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