Messina Gelato Appreciation Classes 2020 — POSTPONED
Devour a five-course gelato degustation and discover the secrets behind Messina's sweet treats.
UPDATE: MARCH 29, 2020 — Gelato Messina has suspended its classes for the foreseeable future.
We love gelato. You love gelato. Everyone loves gelato. But do you really appreciate it? Could you appreciate it more? When it comes to Gelato Messina's frosty sweet treats, you mightn't think that's possible. That's where their Gelato Appreciation Classes come in, however.
For two hours on a Saturday morning — with Melbourne's next sessions scheduled monthly from February to June in 2020 — you'll get a double scoop of gelato goodness. We're talking about learning plus eating (don't worry, you'll actually get much, much, much more ice cream than just two serves).
Taking care of the first part of the class, Messina's gelato wizards will talk you through the company's story, share their secrets and show you how it's all done. If you've ever wondered how they perfect their flavours or what goes in to making one of their delectable cakes, you're about to find out.
Then comes the main event, and we speak from experience when we say you'll want to wear something loose and comfy. Eat your way through a five-course gelato degustation, with the menu specially created for each session. Taste as many of Messina's flavours as you can (you can even taste everything in the cabinet if you can manage it). Finally, take your pick of flavours for a take-home pack, and enjoy your weekend-long gelato coma.
Sessions take place at Messina's Fitzroy shop, with tickets costing $160 per person. If you're keen, getting in quickly is recommended — they're certain to book out fast.
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