Learn how to select and buy quality fish.
Discover classic flavours and recipes to wow your dinner party guests.
Our one-day Fish and Seafood Cookery Course has the perfect balance of demonstrations by our chef and hands-on cooking. Using the freshest seafood and ingredients, we’ll teach you how to identify and select the freshest fish. You’ll learn the knife skills necessary to easily prepare and bone fresh fish and discover classic flavours and recipes to wow your guests.
All courses are taught by our chefs, Jake Pinn and David Frear. 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!
How to select and buy quality fish
Preparing razor clams
Knife skills and selection
Fillet and skin a flatfish
Fillet a round fish
Making fish stock
Butter poached fish with celeriac puree and caper pangrattato
Pan-fried fillet of bream with a mustard and tarragon sauce
Grilled razor clams with chilli
Tuna tartar with a spiced avocado puree and linseed cracker
Indoor dining area
Outside seating and dining area
Limited onsite parking
Idyllic countryside setting, easily accessible by road and public transport