Leiths Cookery School of Food and Wine

Located in West London, Leiths School of Food and Wine is a vibrant, much-loved UK cookery school offering a world class professional chef’s Diploma alongside the widest selection of amateur cooking classes of any cookery school in the UK.

The School was founded by Lady Caroline Waldegrave OBE and Prue Leith CBE in 1975, and more than 4000 chefs have trained at Leiths over the past 40 years.

From Japanese and Brazilian cuisine to authentic Italian cookery, the school teaches world cuisine, classical cookery skills, food media and business, cookery for teenagers and much more besides.

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Leiths School of Food and Wine
16-20 Wendell Rd, White City, London W12 9RT

Tel:  020 8749 6400

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Leiths Cookery School of Food and Wine

Celebrating 25 years if inspirational cookery courses, Ashburton in the heart of Devon is one of the UK’s top, private cookery schools.

Offering more than 40 different cookery courses, lessons are taught by professional chef tutors who have worked in some of the UK’s most prestigious kitchens. Courses are aimed at home cooks of all standards, with a Chef’s Academy for the career cooks.

Whether your aim is to take your cookery skills to the next level, to cook for family and friends, or you want to learn to cook as a professional, Ashburton has a cookery course for you. The school also offers offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation to students in historic houses in central Ashburton. For more serious cooks, the school is currently enrolling for its 20-week Professional Culinary Diploma and new 20-week Patisserie Diploma, both commencing in January.

Stella West-Harling MBE founded the cookery school in 1992 choosing Ashburton for its beautiful location and local organic food producers. She was an early pioneer of organic restaurants in the country.

Ashburton Cookery School, Devon

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