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Suryalila Cooking Class

with head chef Gemma Russell


Join us every Tuesday in the heart of Suryalila's kitchen for a unique cooking class led by our Head Chef and cookbook writer, Gemma Russell. Discover the magic behind our delicious, love-infused dishes and gain insights into the sourcing of our ingredients, all while having an unforgettable time. Don't just eat our fabulous food—learn to create it yourself!


Unlock the Secrets of Suryalila's Irresistible Cuisine

At Suryalila, we believe that food is a vital part of the holistic experience. Our commitment to organic, locally sourced ingredients and our dedication to preparing each dish with love and passion set us apart. Join our cooking class to not only learn how to cook but also to connect with the heart and soul of Suryalila.

What to Expect:

  • Hands-On Learning: Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the world of Suryalila cuisine. Learn to prepare some of our most beloved dishes from scratch.

  • Ingredient Sourcing: Gain insights into how we select the finest ingredients, from local food producers to the produce grown right here at Suryalila.

  • Kitchen Tips and Tricks: Discover useful kitchen gadgets and cooking tips that will elevate your culinary skills.

  • Passion and Humor: Gemma's passion for food and her warm, humorous teaching style make the class not only informative but also incredibly fun.

  • Nourish Your Body: Understand the importance of cooking with love and intention, and how it affects your overall well-being.


How to Join:

To reserve your spot in a cooking class with Gemma, simply reach out to our team at reception while you're here. Classes are held every Tuesday, so don't miss out on this unique opportunity during your stay and unlock the secrets of Suryalila's kitchen.

Come hungry for knowledge and leave with a full heart and a satisfied palate. Suryalila's cooking class is an experience like no other. We can't wait to share the magic of our kitchen with you.


Meet Gemma

Gemma comes from Chiddingly, a quaint village in Sussex, England. Her love for cooking sparked in her childhood, and she always aspired to become a chef.

After completing culinary school and a year of hospitality management studies at university, Gemma embarked on a five-year journey around the world, working in hotels across Austria, France, Australia, and New Zealand. Returning home, she honed her skills in a fine-dining restaurant for four years before her career took an exciting turn.

The opportunity to become the head chef at Suryalila came her way, and she embraced it so now, she pours her culinary passion into creating delectable meals at Suryalila.

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