Celebrity Chefs

Our celebrity chef cooking courses allow you to learn new skills from some of the UK’s very best chefs and bakers. Our team of celebrity chefs run a huge selection of courses for you to enjoy, and all of them are dedicated to sharing their skills and passion for cooking.

Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth, or take pleasure in cooking dishes from around the world, there will definitely be a celebrity chef cookery course that suits your tastes. Take a look at our varied selection of courses below, taught by MasterChef finalists, Great British Bake Off stars and others.

Course is Full

£175.00
Learn how to cook locally sourced game with former River Cottage head chef, Tim Maddams on this one day game Masterclass.  From skinning a hare, to breasting wild duck & making duck 'bacon' this is a course for a game enthusiast.
  • Fri 08th Feb 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Learn how to cook locally sourced game with former River Cottage head chef, Tim Maddams on this one day game cookery course.
  • Fri 25th Jan 2019 10:15am 3 Spaces Left
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£175.00
Join Tim Maddams for a day of fish cookery, learning all about how to source and cook delicious, sustainable seafood.  Recipes include a delicious fish curry, Italian classics like spaghetti alle vongole and learning how to hot smoked fish - a technique that can be used with different fish all year round.
  • Fri 22nd Feb 2019 9:30am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Perfect your patisserie skills under the expert guidance of award-winning patisserie chef Will Torrent in a fun and action-packed day.
  • Fri 29th Mar 2019 9:30am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Learn how the professionals use pre prepared elements to make show stopping patisserie when short on time.  Lead by expert patisserie chef Will Torrent we will be using an array of professional 'cheats' ingredients including pre made chocolate truffle shells and pre bought pastry to enable you to focus on the finishing touches.
  • Sat 16th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Join us for a brilliant baking course where you master the basics of baking under the guidance our expert chef, Beca Lyne-Pirkis
  • Sun 07th Apr 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Learn about modern British cuisine, taught by MasterChef finalist Jack Lucas. This course is a great way to keep up with the fast evolving influences on modern British cookery today.
  • Sat 22nd Jun 2019 9:00am Spaces Available
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£85.00
Practice tasty macarons with some expert guidance from our chef tutor, Beca Lyne-Pirkis. You'll learn how to make fillings aswell as savoury and sweet macarons.  
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Course is Full

£85.00
Join us for a half day doughnut making course with Great British Bake Off star Beca Lyne Pirkis.
  • Sat 09th Feb 2019 10:15am 2 Spaces Left
  • Sun 12th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Join Tim Maddams for a meat masterclass, as he teaches the art of cooking delicious dishes with under utilised cuts of meat. Tim's wealth of knowledge will leave you with the confidence to cook meats which are outside of the norm.
  • Wed 30th Jan 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
  • Wed 27th Mar 2019 10:15am 2 Spaces Left
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£165.00
Learn how to master the flavours and authentic techniques of Italian cuisine on this one day cookery course with BBC Masterchef finalist, Sara Danesin Medio.
  • Wed 08th May 2019 10:00am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Join Andrew Kojima, 2012 MasterChef finalist as he teaches the art of the wonderful Japanese cuisine. This wonderful world cuisine is perfect for those who want to explore the many culinary options available.
  • Thu 09th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Join Andrew Kojima, 2012 MasterChef finalist as he teaches the fragrant dishes of Thailand.  From quick Pad Thai and Tom Yum Soup to green Thai curry and Satay sauce, this is a tasty day full of delicious Thai Food.  This wonderful world cuisine is perfect for those who want to explore the many culinary options available.
  • Tue 26th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00

Course Overview

Inspired by several cultures, Sicilian food is unique. Our one-day cookery course will see you learning about the history and specific flavour combinations that come together to make authentic Sicilian dishes.

Our one-day Sicilian cookery course is led by our expert chef and former Masterchef finalist, Sara Danesin. She will inspire you and give you the confidence needed to recreate the dishes in your own home. Your friends and loved ones will love the new recipes in your repertoire.

  • Sat 30th Mar 2019 9:30am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£185.00
If you love to make your own delicacies, then this course is perfect for you. You'll learn to make homemade truffles, scrumptious fudge and decorate beautifully. This course is taught by renowned chocolatier, Will Torrent.
  • Fri 21st Jun 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Solo Suppers - Cooking course for one If you cook for yourself and want some fresh inspiration for dishes that deliver on taste and a quick and easy to prepare then this course is for you.  Taught by Army wife & the queen of ‘solo suppers’ Beca Lyn Pirkis the day will include recipes to batch cooking and freeze for instant and nutritious ready meals as well as how to make quick & easy meals in minutes from store cupboard staples.
  • Sat 27th Apr 2019 10:15am 1 Space Left
  • Sat 11th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£125.00
Take on the wild side with Tim Maddams for a day of foraging, cooking and feasting in the beautiful surroundings of the Catton Hall Estate.
Course is Full

Learn some of the secrets of creating wonderful chocolate patisserie from Will Torrent, one of the UK’s most successful patisserie chefs.
Course is Full

£175.00
Get into the Christmas spirit with a day devoted to creating festive baked goods, taught by Great British Bake Off semi-finalist, Beca Lyne-Pirkis.

£175.00
Join our Perfect Pastry Course
Course is Full

£185.00
Learn how to produce some mouth watering patisserie this Christmas with one of the UK's most respected confectionary chefs, Will Torrent.
Course is Full

£0.00
Join us for an evening of exquisite food and exciting flavour combinations with 2011 Professional Masterchef finalist, Claire Hutchings.
Course is Full

Rated 5.00 out of 5
Join ex River Cottage Head Chef Tim Maddams for an exciting day learning new skills that you can use with different ingredients throughout the year.  Learn how to create bread, cheese, pasta & the basics of hot smoking.

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