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Welcoming in 2018 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.
Call our office for more information and advice on 0207 517 3548

 

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BIG FISH MONDAYS is our brand new course that we offer 

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CALLING CHEFS, CATERERS, BUYERS, SALES AND FISHMONGERS....
Join us for our Update your Knowledge Seminar on Sustainability and Aquaculture - BOOK THE DATE WEDNESDAY 31ST JANUARY 2018... Is farmed fish our future? - come and find all about the best choices to make. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

WE ARE RUNNING BESPOKE COURSES IN APRIL/MAY/JUNE 2018:

*Wine tasting with Cindy Marie Harvey
*Wine discovery lunches with Philippa Carr
*Beer evenings with ELB are BACK!! 
*Celebrity Chef guest days
 





 

Last Chance to buy

 



Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Market 


If you are looking to offer some training for your chef team and also looking for CPD hours - our Update your Knowledge Seminars on sustainability, aquaculture, The Hastings Fishing Fleet and Cutting a couple of species of fish... these are all up and running on our industry section.

To cater for the wide range of requests that we receive for training across the industry we are pleased to announce a new range of short and longer courses that cover a number of key topics. These include informative sessions covering buying, aquaculture, sustainability and responsible sourcing, fish and shellfish preparation classes designed for the catering and food sector.


FUNDED COURSES FOR INDUSTRY
We are delivering a series of courses on 'Update your Knowledge Workshops' on Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing of seafood specifically designed for those in the food industry: catering companies, restaurants etc. Please contact our administration team on 0207 517 3548 for more information.

http://www.seafoodtraining.org/course/details/update-your-knowledge-sustain-event-674

 To make any bookings on theses courses just call our office administration team on 0207 517 3548.


 

Saturday's Catch

'Great value for money and I learnt alot!' Join us for a Saturday morning (8.30am - 1.30pm) packed with practical tips and hints. You learn how to prepare a couple of species of fish to take away to cook at home and then see a number of different fish and shellfish prepared and cooked in several ways - all this you will taste with a glass of Loire Valley wines at the end of the morning. This is one of our most popular courses. It is a busy morning with a combination of hands on practical…

-30 People
5.00 hours
£ 100.00

Catch of the Day 1

Guest Feedback: 20th December 2017- "This day exceeded my expectations! - We had a lovely variety of fish and I can't believe how much you packed in without it feeling rushed. I also got to try every technique that was shown - I will be back to join Catch of the Day 2!" Book Now! 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. We love sharing our expertise and own experiences of life at Billingsgate and the very…

12-14 People
8.00 hours
£ 198.00

Morning Catch

 Visiting the market during trading hours is exciting and well worth an early start. Escorted by our team you will enjoy an early morning tutored visit of the trading floor 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.  You will need to bring cash…

-6 People
3.50 hours
£ 60.00
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BIG FISH MONDAYS

BIG FISH MONDAYS!   Book our exciting Big Fish Mondays - Taking place at Billingsgate Market ! The visit incorporates four activities, all designed to encourage children to find out more about fish and shellfish.   Our first Big Fish Monday session. Here are just a few pictures and comments on how the day went:  Feedback from the children: "We got the chance to cook ; it was so much fun and that gave me the inspiration to cook for my family" "I really like learning…

-60 People
3.00 hours
£ 2.00

Catering College Project

The Fish and Shellfish project with its focus on sustainability is a project delivered in two parts; A Fish and Shellfish Workshop and an Event organised and delivered by the college in their local community. As a charity as well as using our own funds to deliver this project in the past we have been supported by Seafish and more recently we have secured funding through the M&S Forever Fish Campaign. We are keen to develop a “partnership” with colleges and support them to encourage…

12-28 People
5.50 hours
£ 240.00
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City & Guilds Retail Certificate Courses

We are now taking applications for the next 2 FUNDED courses on Monday and Tuesday 14/15th May 2018  To talk to us about applying for a funded place - please email or contact our Administrator - Kirsty directly on 0207 517 3548 This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost over £500.  However, if you are a successful applicant, you will only need to pay a non-refundable fee of £50 towards fish costs and refreshments…

8-15 People
16.15 hours
£ 50.00

The MFS Course DAY 1

The Master Fishmonger Standard Passionate about fish and the environment, whilst upholding the heritage and craftmanship of the fishmonger trade, the Master Fishmonger Standard (MFS) celebrates professional excellence by certifying fishmongers with extensive professional skills and knowledge. To learn more about the MFS and the tiers, please go to the MFS website – www.masterfishmonger.co.uk. The MFS Course and Assessment The MFS Course is for the fishmongers wishing to update their knowledge…

- People
9.00 hours
£ 120.00

The MFS Course DAY 2

Day 2: 9:00 am – 3.45 pm, 2nd of May 2018 £235 (including lunch) for the whole day or £65 for the Retail and Hand and Preparation Skills course or £130 for the Nutrition and Cooking course) Retail Display Skills As one of the first things your customer sees, your retail display is extremely important to your business. Showcasing your products whilst maintaining high hygiene standards and mitigating health and safety risks is no easy task, however! During this course, you’ll…

- People
6.45 hours
£ 235.00
All Seafood Industry Courses

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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We offer a gift voucher service for all our courses and these can be personalised and made out for any occasion.

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