The Thoughtful Bread Company
19 Barton Street, Bath
This artisan bakery in central Bath specialises in ‘real bread’ and offers some great opportunities to roll up your sleeves and enjoy some much kneaded, bread making action!
Take a complete beginner course as you embark upon your bread making journey; or enhance your skills with a workshop for the more intermediate or advanced baker. You can even take a course to learn how to build your very own clay oven, leaving no limits to your bread making repertoire!
YO! Sushi Cookery School
29 Milsom Place, Bath
If you’ve always fancied becoming a sushi master, here’s your chance!
Spend a happy morning at YO! Sushi in Milsom Place, gaining hands-on experience making many different types of sushi and learning the secrets of the craft. You’ll hear about the intricacies of cooking Japanese rice, watch a precision fish cutting demonstration and much, much more.
At the end of the class you will take home a Sushi School book containing a step by step guide to all recipes learnt that day; a 25% off voucher to use on your next visit; and you can enjoy the lunch that you have created.
Demuths Vegetarian Cookery School
6 Terrace Walk, Bath
Rachel Demuth, the owner of the award winning Demuth’s Restaurant, runs an exciting and varied selection of courses for mixed abilities, from the complete beginner to the accomplished cook.
Embark on a vegetarian voyage through some of the most exotic and delicious cuisines of the world. Their autumn programme is one of exquisite and vibrant flavour, including Thali from Southern India; the beautifully balanced Asian flavours of Burma; and cooking from the Middle East, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Thailand, to name a few.
Great Pulteney Street, Bath
Lose yourself in Persian flavours in Simi’s kitchen, where Simi will expertly and passionately demonstrate and guide you through the creation of a mouth-watering spread of dishes. Enjoy an informal class, gaining an insight into sourcing and producing the best ingredients, and how to make the most of them in the kitchen; before tucking into a delicious feast with friends.
On top of her Persian offering, Simi also caters to bespoke requests across a vast array of world cuisines, including Greek, Italian and British, as well as adapting her dishes for vegans, vegetarians, and other special dietary needs and tastes.
The Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School
12 St. Andrews Terrace, Bath
When Jo and Richard Bertinet set up their cookery school they could have chosen anywhere, but Bath seemed perfect. It was the kind of city that people would want to visit and spend time in.
Their decision proved right and the cookery school has been a runaway success. Run by French chef and baker, Richard Bertinet, the school offers a range of relaxed and fun courses for food lovers of all abilities, across a wide range of cuisines and culinary skills. Guest chefs this autumn include Clodagh McKenna and Will Torrent.
Of particular interest to amateurs and professionals alike are the specialist baking and bread-making courses.
Lucknam Park Cookery School
Lucknam Park, Colerne, Wiltshire
Fine-tune your skills and discover exciting new techniques through Lucknam Park Cookery School’s innovative courses. Enjoy the expert guidance of Chef Hrishikesh Desai and Lucknam Park’s Michelin starred Executive Chef Hywel Jones across 26 daily courses, varying from ‘Michelin Starred Cooking at Home‘ or ‘Indian Street Food‘ to ‘Health is Wealth‘ or ‘The Perfect Afternoon Tea.‘
Offering classes with a maximum of 12 participants and 6 cooking stations, guests can benefit from individual attention and guidance in an intimate environment.
Love2Learn at City of Bath College
Avon Street, Bath
City of Bath College has an inspiring Love2Learn programme, with many culinary courses aimed at those wanting to polish up their home cooking and baking skills.
Their courses cover a broad range of subjects, including improving your Knife Skills; Vietnamese Cookery; Gluten Free; Cake Decoration; and Italian.