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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
Cost: £40.00 includes Billingsgate Market Buyers Guide 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.
This popular course and is ideal for chefs, interested amateurs (often fishermen) and trainee fishmongers who are keen to focus on preparing a wide range of species under the watchful eye of a block man or fishmonger. Don't forget that traffic is usually much lighter at this time of day. For estimated travel times to the market see FAQ section of website. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please don't book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
If you would like to try your hand at some seafood preparation and some classic and global recipes - this is the course for you. Join the chef trainer team from the school to cover fish preparation techniques and then create a simple first course followed by a more detailed main course. 25th July Plank cooking, Barbecue and Smoking Evening - 3-4 species of fish and shellfish 8th August Traditional Shellfish Platter - 4-5 species of shellfish (option of fish only) 29th August Plank cooking,…
The day begins with an early morning escorted market visit with one of the Fisheries Inspectors from Fishmongers' Company or an experienced fishmonger who understands the workings of Billingsgate Market. Breakfast is served in our kitchens with an introduction to the day. A short 30 minute talk covering sustainability and responsible sourcing follows before cutting commences in our knife skills area. The hands-on knife skills element of the day continues through to around 2pm and includes a…
14th & 15th October 2014 This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost £400 approx. Due to high demand for these assisted places we require a deposit of £300. After £50 is deducted for fish costs, £250 is refunded on completion of the course and associated coursework. The City & Guilds Retail Certificate offers an opportunity to gain valuable experience and knowledge about various areas of the Seafood Industry.…
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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