Cooking Courses

The Ashburton Cookery School offers over 40 courses to choose from across 4 skill levels from beginner to advanced, so you are sure to find a course that suits you.

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Advanced Cookery Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

This is our most advanced course for those that wish to cook to a fine dining level.
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Mon 26 to Fri 30 May, 2014
Mon 04 to Fri 08 Aug, 2014
Mon 06 to Fri 10 Oct, 2014
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Advanced Plus Weekend £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Advanced Plus is our most advanced cookery weekend for those that wish to cook to a fine dining level.
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Sat 07 & Sun 08 Jun, 2014
Sat 09 & Sun 10 Aug, 2014
Sat 11 & Sun 12 Oct, 2014
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Ashburton Certificate of Cookery £2,495  Skill Level $level  3 Weeks 

The Ashburton Certificate of Cookery is a 3 week practical cookery course designed for those looking to master the fundamentals of professional cookery.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 05 to Fri 23 May, 2014 Save £252
Mon 16 Jun to Fri 04 Jul, 2014
Mon 15 Sep to Fri 03 Oct, 2014
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Authentic Indian £185  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Our one day Indian cookery course will teach you how to use herbs and spices to create a range of delicious authentic Indian starters and main courses.
Next 3 Dates
Sun 15 Jun, 2014
Sat 02 Aug, 2014
Sat 18 Oct, 2014
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Authentic Indian Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Our weekend day Indian cookery course will teach you everything you need to know to understand and prepare a wide range of classic Authentic Indian cuisine.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 24 & Sun 25 May, 2014
Sat 19 & Sun 20 Jul, 2014
Sat 13 & Sun 14 Sep, 2014
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Beginners Cookery Weekend £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Our Beginners cookery course is the first step to becoming a skilled cook.
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Sat 03 & Sun 04 May, 2014
Sat 14 & Sun 15 Jun, 2014
Sat 05 & Sun 06 Jul, 2014
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Breadmaking £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Learn the art of traditional breadmaking and make classic, traditional and modern breads perfectly every time.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 05 May, 2014
Fri 23 May, 2014
Mon 23 Jun, 2014
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Chef Skills £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

This fast-paced, one-day course will show you professional cookery tips and techniques that you can apply to all areas of your cookery.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 19 May, 2014
Thu 26 Jun, 2014
Wed 23 Jul, 2014
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Chef Skills Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Learn some of the advanced techniques professional chefs employ in the working kitchens of top restaurants.
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Sat 26 & Sun 27 Apr, 2014
Sat 07 & Sun 08 Jun, 2014
Sat 02 & Sun 03 Aug, 2014
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Dinner Parties £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Why spend hours chained to the cooker when you could be having fun? This course will teach you the art of quick, effective entertaining.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 28 Apr, 2014
Tue 20 May, 2014
Tue 27 May, 2014
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Dinner Parties Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Our Express Dinner Parties Plus weekend will teach you the techniques to deliver fantastic, three-course dinner party menus quickly and effectively.
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Sat 26 & Sun 27 Apr, 2014
Sat 03 & Sun 04 May, 2014
Sat 21 & Sun 22 Jun, 2014
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Fish & Seafood £185  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

This popular course will show you the best ways to source, prepare, cook and serve fish and seafood.
Next 3 Dates
Tue 29 Apr, 2014
Sat 24 May, 2014
Thu 29 May, 2014
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Fish & Seafood Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Whether you're new to fish or in need of some new ideas, our two-day, in-depth fish and seafood cookery course will show you the best ways to prepare, cook and serve seafood.
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Sat 17 & Sun 18 May, 2014
Sat 05 & Sun 06 Jul, 2014
Sat 02 & Sun 03 Aug, 2014
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Foundation Cookery Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

Our five day Foundation Cookery course is ideal for those with little cooking experience wishing to learn the essentials of good cookery and become a confident cook.
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Mon 28 Apr to Fri 02 May, 2014
Mon 09 to Fri 13 Jun, 2014
Mon 14 to Fri 18 Jul, 2014
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Gentlemans Relish £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Aimed at men who want to feel more confident in the kitchen, our Gentleman's Relish weekend covers the fundamentals of cookery.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 31 May & Sun 01 Jun, 2014
Sat 23 & Sun 24 Aug, 2014
Sat 11 & Sun 12 Oct, 2014
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Intermediate Cookery Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

Our Intermediate Cookery course offers practical learning that will give you the skills and confidence you need to become a great cook.
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Mon 12 to Fri 16 May, 2014
Mon 16 to Fri 20 Jun, 2014
Mon 21 to Fri 25 Jul, 2014
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Italian £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Get serious about the Italian in your kitchen and learn to cook authentic food with Italian passion.
Next 3 Dates
Wed 30 Apr, 2014
Mon 02 Jun, 2014
Tue 03 Jun, 2014
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Italian Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Get serious about the Italian in your kitchen and learn to cook authentic food with Italian passion.
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Sat 17 & Sun 18 May, 2014
Sat 26 & Sun 27 Jul, 2014
Sat 20 & Sun 21 Sep, 2014
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Mediterranean £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Our one day Mediterranean course brings you up close to this exciting cuisine and fuses flavours from Spanish, Greek and Turkish cookery, as well as dishes from Lebanon and the South of France.
Next 3 Dates
Thu 08 May, 2014
Thu 22 May, 2014
Mon 16 Jun, 2014
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Mediterranean Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Our Mediterranean Plus weekend cookery course explores the rich flavours, spices and cookery from Spain, Greece and Turkey and beyond.
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Sat 10 & Sun 11 May, 2014
Sat 12 & Sun 13 Jul, 2014
Sat 20 & Sun 21 Sep, 2014
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Modern British £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Learn to cook the Great British food that has made a huge come-back following the popularity of Chef owned Gastro-Pubs.
Next 3 Dates
Wed 11 Jun, 2014
Tue 22 Jul, 2014
Sat 23 Aug, 2014
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Modern British Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

This Modern British weekend course focuses on using local and seasonal ingredients to create classic British restaurant food.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 10 & Sun 11 May, 2014
Sat 12 & Sun 13 Jul, 2014
Sat 18 & Sun 19 Oct, 2014
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Modern Vegetarian £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

This course is an ideal way of improving your vegetarian cookery or simply learning how to prepare meat-free dishes which are healthy and beautifully presented.
Next 3 Dates
Tue 12 Aug, 2014
Mon 15 Sep, 2014
Mon 06 Oct, 2014
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Modern Vegetarian Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

The days when Vegetarian meant worthy stodge are long since gone and we offer one of the finest weekend vegetarian cookery courses in the country.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 28 & Sun 29 Jun, 2014
Sat 30 & Sun 31 Aug, 2014
Sat 25 & Sun 26 Oct, 2014
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More Advanced Cookery Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

This is our most advanced course for those that wish to cook to a fine dining level.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 07 to Fri 11 Jul, 2014
Mon 01 to Fri 05 Sep, 2014
Mon 27 to Fri 31 Oct, 2014
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More Authentic Indian £185  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Our one day More Authentic Indian cookery course offers a whole new range of authentic starters, mains and desserts.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 14 Jun, 2014
Sun 03 Aug, 2014
Sun 19 Oct, 2014
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More Dinner Parties £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Expand your Dinner Party Repertoire with an entirely different and exciting menu of starters, mains and desserts and learning further techniques and tips and taking your presentation skills to a restaurant level.
Next 3 Dates
Thu 01 May, 2014
Thu 05 Jun, 2014
Thu 10 Jul, 2014
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More Intermediate Cookery Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

More Intermediate Cookery offers new menus and techniques with fresh presentation ideas to expand your cookery repertoire.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 26 to Fri 30 May, 2014
Mon 09 to Fri 13 Jun, 2014
Mon 28 Jul to Fri 01 Aug, 2014
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Pastry & Puddings Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

A whole weekend dedicated to breads, patisserie and desserts. What could be better?
Next 3 Dates
Sat 31 May & Sun 01 Jun, 2014
Sat 28 & Sun 29 Jun, 2014
Sat 30 & Sun 31 Aug, 2014
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Patisserie £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

The finest ingredients, the most exquisite tastes, Patisserie is an indulgence to be enjoyed at any time of day.
Next 3 Dates
Tue 06 May, 2014
Mon 26 May, 2014
Thu 12 Jun, 2014
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Patisserie Week £875  Skill Level $level  5 Day 

Learn a wealth of skills and recipes in the art of Patisserie on this fantastic week long course.
Next 3 Dates
Mon 23 to Fri 27 Jun, 2014
Mon 11 to Fri 15 Aug, 2014
Mon 01 to Fri 05 Dec, 2014
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Sauces £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

A good sauce can make a magical contribution to your cooking. Join us on this masterclass to master the art of sauces.
Next 3 Dates
Wed 21 May, 2014
Tue 17 Jun, 2014
Tue 08 Jul, 2014
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Taste of the Westcountry £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Join us on an exploration of the finest produce and local dishes available from the Westcountry.
Next 3 Dates
Wed 07 May, 2014
Thu 25 Jun, 2014
Wed 13 Aug, 2014
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Thai £165  Skill Level $level  1 Day 

Using local produce and authentic Thai ingredients, you will create Thai snacks and starters, main dishes and puddings.
Next 3 Dates
Thu 19 Jun, 2014
Wed 09 Jul, 2014
Thu 21 Aug, 2014
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Thai Plus £315  Skill Level $level  2 Day 

Our new Thai Cookery Weekend offers an in-depth exploration of this rich, fragrant Asian cuisine.
Next 3 Dates
Sat 24 & Sun 25 May, 2014
Sat 21 & Sun 22 Jun, 2014
Sat 26 & Sun 27 Jul, 2014
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A fantastic range of specialist cookery equipment and ingredients, in use daily at the cookery school, and recommended by the Chef Tutors.

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