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HOT: Kids Can Cook – Wizards And Witches, Sheraton Melbourne

HOT: Kids Can Cook – Wizards and Witches, Sheraton Melbourne

These summer school holidays during the weekdays Sheraton Melbourne is again offering Kids Can Cook, a children’s afternoon tea and hands-on themed food decorating workshop for little ones.

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To celebrate the premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Melbourne’s Princess Theatre, this season’s theme is ‘Wizards and Witches‘ (though note the afternoon tea is not officially affiliated with the play)! Get in the mood by dressing up –  we decide to bring Dobby and Hermione with us.

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The afternoon tea is actually held over lunchtime 12-2pm, with the food decorating workshop starting at 12:30pm.

Enter from the main Little Collins Street entrance then head upstairs to Little Collins Kitchen.

We are invited to try out the Kids Can Cook high tea and have a great time eating and decorating magical-themed sweets with the Sheraton’s pastry chef.

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The event starts with a Parisian afternoon tea for adults and a special menu for children.

The Parisian afternoon tea menu for adults features two freshly baked scones, four savoury items and three delicate sweet treats, all served on a traditional three-tiered stand. It comes with a glass of sparkling wine (or sparkling water in my case) and unlimited tea and coffee for $65 (note that the standard price for just the Parisian afternoon tea is $49 Monday to Friday and $59 Saturday and Sunday).

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One child aged 5-12 years dines free for each adult paying $65, while each additional child is $25.

The kids’ menu features a choice of cheese, ham and cheese and Vegemite crustless sandwiches, a HUGE bowl of fries and carrot, celery and cucumber sticks with yoghurt dip. Plus a chocolate milkshake!

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During the workshop the kids make a frog in a chocolate cake cauldron, stick together their spell book using buttercream and a chocolate mousse filled witches hat.

kids can cook wizards and wizards sheraton melbourne

There are also some smarties and marshmallows for extra treats!

kids can cook wizards and wizards sheraton melbourne

After the workshop, you’re free to continue enjoying your afternoon tea and wizardy desserts until 2pm.

You can even make the most of your day out in the city with complimentary self-parking for one car at Wilson’s Parking at 34-60 Little Collins Street Parkade (subject to availability).

Kids Can Cook x Wizards and Witches is on every weekday until Friday 25 January 2019. Bookings are essential online.

Click here for my review of The Store of Requirement, Melbourne’s Harry Potter Store

Click here for my tips on visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London

Click here for my tips on visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood

HOT Tips:

  • pram access with lift up one level;
  • high chairs;
  • disabled toilet on the same level, outside Little Collins Kitchen;
  • children’s menu;
  • colouring-in and interactive workshop;
  • free self-parking for one car at Wilsons Parking; and
  • bookings essential.

Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned entrepreneur. She combines her love for kids, food, travel and bikes into several passion projects.

She owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au; develops and produces bike-related creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com; and writes another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne with (non-kid related) reviews about things to do and places to go in Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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