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Welcome to our kitchen!

Join us for a unique opportunity to cook and create lasting bonds in our versatile kitchen.

With fantastic views of the Hawaan Nature Reserve in Umhlanga Rocks, we have the perfect venue to entertain your clients, motivate staff, launch your products, hold meetings of any kind and theme your party.

Add value to your meeting or conference with our unique ice breakers.

From group team building to lively cooking parties, our cooking events bring people together whilst having loads of fun creating easy gourmet food.

 Our hands-on approach demystifies the process of becoming the master of your own kitchen. Learn all the tricks, shortcuts and secrets which makes cooking enjoyable for everyone.

Megan Harker

Megan Harker

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Cooking Experience

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Team Building

Ignite your company’s team spirit with loads of fun and laughter! Our culinary team building events are for everyone!

Private Cooking Parties

Organising a birthday or bachelorette party? Organise a group of 12 or more people and we will tailor make a menu just for you.

Meet or Conference

Book our venue for your meeting or conference.  Situated at Breakers Resort, we can host up to 350 people with indoor-outdoor venue options and a private beach venue.

About Us

About Us

We guarantee your experience in our Gecko Culinary Adventures kitchen will be so much more than memorable – every class is an adventure!

Our intimate venue is a relaxing and informal space… perfect for exploring creativity or learning new culinary skills.

Jesse & Megan
Jesse & Megan

Fun - Interactive
Cooking Experience

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Cooking Courses

Our courses teach you how to produce fantastic results in the kitchen without spending too much time slaving away at the stove!

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Long Table Lunches

Al fresco dining under our tent on our beach is just the place to relax with a glass of something cold and be served a scrumptious lunch.

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Event Catering

Nothing is too much trouble!

Gourmet food with our famous Gecko twist and flair. We will cater your event – big or small.

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Venue Hire

Hire our venue for Training, Product Launches, Product Development, Photo Shoots or Demonstrations.

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Classes are now run during school holidays.

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Choose a class, give us the recipient’s details and we will email a voucher through to them which they can use to book their class.


On behalf of the IUA team that came on Friday I want to say a very big thank you!!
I have had such positive feedback and everybody LOVED their time at Gecko.  They all said you were excellent and they enjoyed how you hosted and conducted the day.  So thanks to you and your team!!

We will be sure to remember Gecko for another team event!

Sarah Batchelder

IUA Business Solutions

A huge thanks for the great evening!!      
Jesse did a superb job.
He is absolutely amazing in the kitchen and has such a lovely personality – he really did “make the course”. The cupcakes were to die for! I can’t wait to experiment at home!
We all had such fun, there was so much laughing, banter and licking of bowls – I think we all felt like kids again. I’m very keen to do more courses like that with Gecko, and will definitely spread the good word about your kitchen.

Once again Thank You – and massive thanks to your super star Jesse – he ROCKS!!


TSA Administration (Pty) Ltd

Thanks so much for a lovely evening – the feedback was great and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. You are very professional and great at what you do! Well done and thank you.

Lynda Bryant

National Rd Pharmacy

Thanks very much Megan – the feedback from all our staff this morning has been overwhelmingly positive and everyone had a fantastic time and agreed next time we attend they want to be there even longer!!

Everyone appreciated your fun approach and attitude and getting everyone involved in all the meals. It was a fantastic event!

Warren Davidson

SA Home Loans

THANK YOU for such an awesome day! What a wonderful way to spend the day, having fun, learning new skills and enjoying all our hard work.
From all of us at NMG Kzn Office, thanks.
A very special thanks for forwarding us the recipes.
I have asked all the staff to go onto your website and like the page.

Have a great day and may you continue to teach people how to enjoy the pleasure of cooking, and with all your little hints and tips, make a meal into something very special.

Una Wood

Support Consultant – NMG Benefits

Thank you for the wonderful evening had by all the team of Three Peaks. They have spent some parts of the morning still talking of this and we know that this could be an option when looking to bring our teams together in the future. We are constantly sourcing quick and simple options, been a small team so will keep this in mind.

A big thank for throwing in the punch, especially at the last minute. The generous offer is appreciated. With all the photos that Barrie has place into a collage, the event will be pasted onto our web site and all the social media slots, so Gecko school will get some exposure along the way.
On behalf of Alain, myself and the leadership team, a big thank you for the relaxed atmosphere and for accommodating the small to medium businesses which sometimes are not seen to be considered.
It was superb!

Debbie Jones

Director Three Peaks Management (Pty) Ltd

Valentine’s Couple’s Cooking Event
Just want to say thank you for a stunning evening. This will definitely be the most memorable Valentines Day for me. Everyone was so friendly and the atmosphere was fantastic!!!
And the food…WOW!!!

Thank you once again!!!

Yvania & Earl

Wow what an awesome time I had yesterday with MEGAN, the Mini Chef cookery course is worth every penny even more!
The environment, reception, cooking, smells, experience, the tutor, classmates, etc. were just amazing, mmm not forgetting to mention the food 🙂 I now feel like I can rock em up at MasterChef/You've been Chopped and I think my wife is gonna love me even more.  

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