Get new culinary skills at Oaklands Cookery School

Our team of award-winning chefs teaches students on Hospitality & Catering Courses day in and day out. We are incredibly proud of their experience, qualifications and credentials in delivering expert advice to our students, and now we're extending the offer to you.

Join our Oaklands Cookery School and pick our course to swot up some new skills, meet new people and explore your foodie side to wow friends and family.

We offer courses which in just a few hours will give you the confidence to prepare your next healthy lunch, great dinner or tasty feast. We've hosted a Three Bird Roast Masterclass to get prepped for Christmas and enjoyed a sell out Chocolatier masterclass ahead of Valentines Day. Remember - you don't need a certain level of experience, ingredients or equipment - just bring yourself on the day and let your chefs take it from there.

At The Stables we have the expertise and brilliant facilities to accommodate group bookings for individual as well as corporate customers. If you'd prefer to book and learn as a group, take a look at our Bite-size Courses below.

BBQ Marinating & Smoking Course

Fire up the Barbie and crack open the Pimms for the Oaklands BBQ cooking Course. Learn the different methods involved with perfecting your marinade, and the intricacies involved with adapting the flavours to best suit you! Finish off the day by creating your own refreshing cocktails that will go down a treat in the summer sunshine.

7th July (All day) £60 pp Book now

Dinner Party/ Wine Tasting Cooking Course

Looking for an excuse to get the good china out? Not sure what wine to serve with a gourmet dinner? This fun two part, whole day training course will have you finely turned to host the most discerning party guests. You will be guided through making a spectacular five course extravaganza, with Head Chef Martin West and Senior Chef Lecturer Mark Sharples, that’s both big on taste and simplicity.

Then jump into the incredible world of grapes with a wine tasting session by Wine Ed Co’s very own genius sommelier Duncan Gammie, who will show you how to exquisitely pair up your five courses.

With plenty of goodies and treats to take home with you this really is a special course and not one to miss!

12th July (All day) £125 pp Book now

Bite-size Courses

The Stables can be a great place for groups to come together and learn the art of cooking. We offer a variety of courses suitable for groups of six to 10 people, with any larger bookings subject to availability.

These four hour bite size courses are suitable for corporate team building events or your next day out with friends.By booking an exclusive group you can enjoy a shared experience to bring people together - it creates a great atmosphere and gets the group talking.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the cookery school or would like to arrange a custom session for your team please contact us and we'll do our best to help.   01727 737357