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Cookery Skills Classes

These classes are designed to give the skills and confidence to shine in your own kitchen using Gary and his friends’ professional knowledge and know-how. There are classes here that focus on specific cookery skills or more widely about planning your next dinner party menu using the seasons

These classes are an ideal and fun way to build your skills and increase your own personal culinary repertoire.

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This one-day practical Christmas Day lunch preparation course will have you planning and preparing the biggest celebratory meal of the year by creating the main preparation points for the day.
Jose is quite literally a master in his field. A professional deer stalker and falconer Jose Souto will lead you through fur and feather as he demonstrates his art with sustainably sourced wild meat. A chef at the House of Commons for 11 years and with stints at The Ritz, Mosimann’s and The Savoy Grill under his belt, Jose is author of two published and acclaimed books, Venison: The Game Larder and Feathers: The Game Larder. He is a Senior Chef Lecturer at Westminster Kingsway College where he also studied as a student. 
Learn to produce a well-presented, delicious three-course dinner party menu and still have time to spend with your guests. This course will teach you the art of prompt, effective entertaining and you will learn to cook every component of a starter, main course and wonderful dessert as well as how to present your food to a professional restaurant standard
Learn to produce a well-presented, delicious three-course dinner party menu and still have time to spend with your guests.
This course will teach you the art of prompt, effective entertaining and you will learn to cook every component of a starter, main course and wonderful dessert as well as how to present your food to a professional restaurant standard.