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All of our fish preparation and cookery courses are lead by expert instructors including chefs and fishmongers who work alongside small groups to make sure every course offers a really practical and insightful experience.Browse courses
We offer a range of courses to schools and colleges. We do have some funding in place for many courses as part of our schools programme, these are offered on a first come first served basis.Browse courses
For industry training we have a selection of cookery courses and preparation courses that offer expertise in many areas within the seafood industry. We offer hands-on practical training.Browse courses
Gain the confidence and learn the skills to know what fish to buy, how to prepare it and the best way to cook it at home. Enjoy an early morning tutored visit of Billingsgate when the market is in full swing. Learn about the huge range of species that are available on the market daily and how to tell they are the seasonal best. After our legendary market breakfast spend an informative and informal morning learning how to prepare and cook our 'Catch of the Day' You will prepare a number…
If you are one of the many who have always meant to visit Billingsgate just to see what actually happens - or to buy some fish - we run these early morning visits to give you a glimpse into this historic market. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
We are running a series of 'taster mornings' those who would like to buy their own fish directly from the market and learn how to prepare it in our kitchens. Arrive at the market between 6.30 and 7.00am so that you can buy your own fish to prepare in the class later. You will need cash for purchase your fish as few merchants take credit cards. You can buy breakfast in one of the two cafes on the market before joining the team at 9.00 to prepare the fish that you have purchased. We recommend…
If you want to not only visit the market but buy some fish and spend some time learning how to prepare it after breakfast - we have planned this morning for you. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
Designed for fishmongers and those selling fish this class recognises the added value offered to customers through knowledge of the health benefits of eating fish and fish cookery techniques. During the market visit you will take a chef's eye view of the species available, considering yield and portion sizes as well as seasonality and quality control. Attendees are offered the change to select some of the species used. The cooking and nutrition class in the kitchens uses a selection of seasonal…
Half of all the fish and shellfish eaten around the world is now produced through fish farming. Just like with many land based agriculture systems there are many ways farmers can produce good product. With a trend towards more fish farming being undertaken, this class uses both the trading floor and classroom to explore the industry challenges and opportunities.
Why not bring your clients or team along for a challenging day or evening session of seafood preparation and cooking at Billingsgate Seafood Training School ? Non seafood eaters catered for.Read more
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.Read more
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We offer a gift voucher service for all our courses and these can be personalised and made out for any occasion.Contact us