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We have a great range of courses to suit all budgets and levels of skill
Check out our Food Lovers Courses for days and evenings - lots of great events coming up.
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BIG FISH MONDAYS is our brand new course that we offer working with Primary School children . Enquire now for upcoming dates!
 

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CALLING CATERERS, BUYERS, SALES AND FISHMONGERS....
We have CITY & GUILDS approved courses, Sustain days and Learn more about aquaculture days ! 
 

 

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TECHNIQUES... learn a new skill

Join the chef trainers at Billingsgate Seafood School for a relaxed evening of fish or shellfish preparation and cooking.  NEW FOR 2020 THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2020 POSH FISH AND CHIP NIGHT To celebrate The Fish and Chip Awards as created and sponsored by SEAFISH (THE industry authority) - we are running a class to give you some of the tricks of the trade so you can deep-fry successfully at home. Come and learn how to skin a Torbay sole and prepare it for 'Sole Colbert' to serve…

12-14 People
2.50 hours
£ 49.00

Morning Catch

Visiting the market during trading hours is exciting and well worth an early start. During this course you will spend time on the market with our team of experts learning about the many global species of fish and shellfish on offer, gain an undestanding of how the market works and importantly - buy some seafood to work with. Aim to arrive promptly at 6am.  To kick start the session we will give you an over view of the market, where the seafood comes from, a little bit of history and talk through…

6-12 People
3.50 hours
£ 60.00

Catch of the Day

Guest Feedback: "Tripadvisor said it was excellent - but it's much better than that!  The day was brilliant as it covered so much and everything was explained really well. Loved learning to fillet and choose better fish.   May 2019 "It was excellent - I learned so much: filleting, selecting and I enjoyed the eating. It was cold on the market - so wrap up!" May 2019 "Excellent and very encouraging. The practical 'handling' of the fsih really helps establish…

12-14 People
8.00 hours
£ 198.00
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Fishmongering Skills Module 1

MODULE 1 - INDUSTRY MARKET VISIT - 6am – 8.30am Lead by one of our industry team, you will be taken around the hustle and bustle of Billingsgate Market! Well known for its wide variety of species. Flown in from all corners of the world - Billingsgate provides the perfect opportunity to learn about species identification, as well as how to assess freshness and quality in these species. You’ll finish the visit with a light breakfast in time for the rest of the day’s activities.…

6-12 People
2.50 hours
£ 35.00

Fishmongering Skills Module 2

Module 2 - Hands on cutting and filleting session including a tasting session: 8am – 16.00 pm Introduction including quality points, overview of sustainability.  Preparation techniques for fish and shellfish including skinning, fillets and whole fish; portioning – loins, steaks – round and flat fish; Filleting techniques for flat and round fish – cross cut; quarter cut, butterfly.  A mixture of hands on and demonstration with a focus on hands on. Cooking Methods…

10-12 People
8.00 hours
£ 135.00

Fishmongering Skills Module 1 & 2

MODULES 1 & 2 - MARKET VISIT, CUTTING & COOKING This course focuses on filleting and cutting skills, but includes quality assessment, species identification cooking methods and tasting.  The aim of the course is to deliver a broad sweep of knowledge which can be the building blocks of a career or can consolidate knowledge already achieved   This one-day practical course enhances skills that are practical in the workplace. The course will suit those already in the industry…

10-12 People
10.00 hours
£ 170.00
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Corporate and Team Days

Why not bring your clients or team along for a challenging day or evening session of seafood preparation and cooking at Seafood School at Billingsgate ?  Non seafood eaters catered for.

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Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Fish Cookery Courses and Preparation Courses in London

Billingsgate Seafood Training School is located on the first floor of Billingsgate Fish Market next to Canary Wharf, London

 

We are a charity, focused on promoting responsibly sourced seafood to young people as part of a healthy diet. We specialise in providing fish preparation and cookery courses, and offer training to people coming into the seafood industry or who want to improve their understanding of it. To support our charitable activities, we have a wide range of courses for the general public aimed at increasing the knowledge of seafood amongst food lovers.

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