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Healthy start to the year? We have a number of day and evening classes to help you keep your New Year's resolution. Please check out our Food Lovers Programme.
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Learn all about fish and shellfish with our expert chefs and fishmongers. Buy it, prepare it, cook it and love it.. Buy a gift experience to remember for a friend, or join one of our classes to kick off 2017. Call us on 0207 517 3548 to book
Learning to be a fishmonger?..or a chef wanting to update your knowledge - join us for our Update your Knowledge Seminar for a market visit, breakfast and sustainability presentation and then see our experts cut a number of species of fish and then taste it in our chef session with CJ JacksonBrowse courses
Join the Seafood School team to prepare and cook up a storm with the wonderful array of shellfish available on the market. We know that many people would like to be more confident about preparing shellfish at home. Our aim is to give you all the information that you need to know about choosing, safe storage (and how long for), preparing and cooking a wide range of shellfish so that you can confidently prepare some fabulous shellfish dishes for friends and family. The morning begins with an…
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. Under the guidance of our training team, make your own choice of fish to prepare before tucking into one of our fish breakfasts. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone the administration team on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
Gut and Fillet Evening Class Join us for 1, 2 or 3 evenings learning the basics of fishmongering from gutting and filleting a mackerel to trimming, scaling and filleting a bass through to shucking oysters and preparing cuttlefish. The course starts at 18.45 with a light supper on arrival and a talk about the evening. Each evening will have a different theme and will run on 3 consecutive Friday evenings in January and February. This is a new evening course for anyone who would like to…
Cost: This cost depends on the number of students taking the course, please contact us for further details. We offer the Level 2 Food Safety qualification as a taught course to groups of more than 10 students. The course involves 6 hours of classroom tuition followed by a 30 question, multiple choice exam. Timings 1 day By arrangement, six hours of training is required, followed by a one hour exam. Start and finish time themselves can be flexible.
We plan bespoke courses to suit your budget. We offer to create an individually tailored course for restaurants, catering companies, hotels etc. Tell us what you want to learn and we will create a course to suit your needs: Update on sustainability Aquaculture and new to market products Escorted Market Visits and Buying events Cutting skills These sessions can be delivered by our own experienced knife skills trainers or chef trainers. If you simply want to hire our facilities and bring in…
This Level 2 Food Safety open learning module has been produced by the Sea Fish Industry authority and certified by the Chartered Institute of Environmental health (CIEH). The cost of the cost covers the learning material, examination and certificates. Timings 6 hours study in your own time. Please then call us in advance to arrange a convenient time to visit Billingsgate and sit the 30 question multiple choice exam.
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