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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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Catch of the Day 1 - LEARN THE BASICS

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

Friday Evening Seafood

Come,  unwind and LEARN how to prepare a wide selection of seafood and CREATE some fantastic seafood dishes to add to your culinary repertoire! This is a HANDS ON PRACTICAL CLASS....and you will be tutored through the session to make the most of your seafood and the recipes prepared.  If you would like to try your hand at some fish and shellfish preparation and some classic and global seafood recipes  - this is the course for you. Join the chef trainer team from the school to cover…

10-12 People
3.00 hours
£ 89.00

Hook Line and Sinker

Our new saturday class - HOOK, LINE AND SINKER - is a perfect day course for any one wanting to learn the art of cutting fish, or improve their filleting skills.  Join the training team at the school at 8.30am to view the market as it closes down for the week. Information about the market - the history, operational hours and where the fish arrives from forms a part of the mornings introduction. Spend the rest of the morning with an experienced fishmonger learning the basics of some fish and…

1-14 People
5.30 hours
£ 150.00
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AQUACULTURE: SEAWEEDS

Do you know your seaweeds? OR want to get those onto your menu?  A quarter of all global acquculture is in the production of seaweeds; DULSE, green and red LAVER (plus some LAVER BREAD TO TASTE), HARICOT DE MER (Sea thong), WAKAME, NORI and sea 'vegetable 'SAMPHIRE' are all available from the market. Surprisingly they are salted and have an excellent shelf life - often over 2 months.  Half of all the fish and shellfish eaten around the world is now produced through fish farming.…

12-36 People
3.00 hours
£ 20.00

UPDATE YOUR KNOWLEDGE Seafood Sustainability & Fish for the Future ( Aquaculture )

As the global population continues to grow and half of all wild life on land and in the sea has been lost over only the last 40 years it is vital we enjoy seafood in a sustainable way.  This Industry workshop uses a Market visit and classroom discussion to introduce the leading sustainability organisations and their assessment and certification criteria.  You will discuss current trends and key global stock status' leaving better informed with an understanding of seafood sustainability…

10-36 People
4.00 hours
£ 25.00

Update your Knowledge - FISHING FLEET IN HASTINGS

We are very pleased to offer training days at The Classroom on the Coast working alongside the fishermen from Hastings. These days are completely dependent on the weather... if the fleet haven't been able to fish we will work with alternative species not landed locally. Join the team from the HASTINGS FISHERMAN'S PROTECTION SOCIETY at The Stade on Rock-a-Nore Road in Hastings at 7am. After a briefing you and your group head off to the fish market to view the catch of the morning and to make…

1-16 People
5.00 hours
£ 10.00
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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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