Cookery courses can be a great way to develop your skills as a professional chef. The culinary industry is always evolving and new techniques are constantly being discovered so it can be refreshing to go on a course every once in a while to keep up to date with the industry.
Here is a short list of some cookery schools in the South West, each with a different area of expertise:
Ashburton Cookery School
Ashburton Cookery School offers an Advanced Cookery Week that teaches ambitious chefs intricate and delicate techniques that will allow them to reach a fine-dining standard at the course’s completion. The 5-day course will use seasonal produce and help you to master skills with an in-depth focus on tried and tested techniques.
The first course of the year is this week, but there are six more available slots to choose from so make sure to book yours now.
Another offering from the Ashburton Cookery School is the Advanced Plus Weekend. This is an intensive 2-day course that allows participants to further refine their professional skills.
There are four weekend slots available this year, book yours now.
Visit River Cottage in Axminster for a range of cookery courses of varying lengths. There are a large variety of courses available including advanced bread making and advanced gluten free cookery, as well as several specialist courses that allow you to really focus on and improve a certain area of your expertise. Specialist courses include: beekeeping, cheese making, happy digestion, pizza and pasta, veg cookery, and wild food cookery.
Head over to the River Cottage website to check availability and book your slot today.
Rick Stein’s Cookery School
Located in Padstow, Rick Stein’s Cookery School offers a range of courses at varying levels. For the more professional chefs, why not try a skill workshop or try your hand at the Ultimate Fish and Shellfish course and really develop your skills?
Visit the Rick Stein Cookery School website today to check availability and further details.