Dinner Party Cookery Course

£185.00 5 hours 45 minutes

Do you feel panicked at the thought of entertaining? Do you want to add a few fail-safe, yet delicious, recipes to your repertoire that will impress your guests every time?

Perfect your dinner party skills here.



Look no further than our Dinner Party Cookery Course.  We will take you through the whole meal – from canapés to pudding and how to construct the perfect cheese board. This course is the ideal place to learn the skills to become a great dinner party host!

All courses are taught by our skilled chefs. Our school is positioned in Abinger Hammer, a delightful and picturesque village in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The school provides each student with a fully equipped kitchen and all necessary ingredients and equipment. We believe in hands-on, practical teaching – so be prepared to roll up your sleeves!

Sample Menu:

Spring/Summer 2023NEW MENU
Starter: Rainbow trout ceviche, watercress and wasabi emulsion, linseed cracker
Main: Roasted lamb rump, asparagus, potato terrine, pea puree, caper and rosemary lamb sauce
Pudding: Baked yoghurt and rhubarb with a macaron

Spring/Summer 2022
Starter: Asparagus and crispy quails egg with a dill mayonnaise
Main: Lamb rump, burnt aubergine puree, artichokes and a tomato and chilli chutney
Pudding: White chocolate mousse, strawberry coulis, strawberry sorbet and a cardamom tuile

Autumn 2022
Starter: Pan fried king oyster mushroom with a cep mushroom sauce and cep powder
Main: Pan fried fillet steak, roast banana shallot, mash, watercress puree and a red wine jus
Pudding: Blackberry souffle, hazelnut crumble, apple sorbet and a blackberry sorbet

Technical Skills:

Winter 2022
Starter: Honey and butter roasted pumpkin, pumpkin puree and creamed black pepper and goats cheese
Main: Pan fried bream, mussels cooked in sherry, cauliflower puree and picked baby vegetables
Pudding: Dark chocolate mousse, kirsch brandy snap and a blackberry sorbet

Technical Skills:

The perfect runny yolk
Handling, preparing and cooking meat


Indoor dining area
Outside seating and dining area
Free wifi
Limited onsite parking
Idyllic countryside setting, easily accessible by road and public transport

Our Dinner Party Cooking Course makes the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas.

  • Please note:
    • Limited parking is available on-site. Please bring containers so you can take home any leftovers.
    • If there are 4 or less people on the course we have the right to postpone the course and offer an alternative date.
  • If you have purchased a voucher please contact us at [email protected] to redeem.
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