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Harthill Cookery School

Harthill School Harthill Lane | Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
+44 1829 782097
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Basic Knife Skills Course

I attended (with others) a basic knife skills course which was run by Brian Mellor and his team... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Southport, United Kingdom
Demo and dine Italian evening was a huge disappointment.

This was a Christmas present for my husband and we really looked forward to watching how each... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
pat b
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Set in the grade II-listed Victorian village school at Harthill and enjoying panoramic views out across the Cheshire countryside, Harthill Cookery School is a new venture from Master Chef of Great Britain Brian Mellor. You find here one week or weekend cookery courses for basic cooking skills such as baking, bread making, chocolate, cooking with fish or meat, teens cooking clubs. It is a vibrant centre for professionals and public to indulge their passion for food.
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Harthill School Harthill Lane | Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
+44 1829 782097
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I attended (with others) a basic knife skills course which was run by Brian Mellor and his team. It is a 4 hour course in which we learnt about the various types of knife - old and new, cheap and expensive. How to look after...More

Thank Snorri1
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was a Christmas present for my husband and we really looked forward to watching how each course was made and then tasting the delicious food. Sadly the evening failed on both scores. I realise time was limited but we were not given an overview...More

3  Thank pat b
topothehill, Owner at Harthill Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hello Pat We are sorry that you didn’t enjoy the dine ‘n’ dem evening and it wasn’t as you expected. The evenings are something we re-instated recently due to repeated requests from guests who have enjoyed the format over the years. We also now have...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

I had a fabulous day with Brian & Mary, very informative but kept informal so that everyone felt at ease. I learnt so much and will definitely make more of an effort to 'cook from scratch' and use fresh ingredients. Would DEFINETELY recommend.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Brian and Mary, put together a great event for us and was enjoyed by all in the team. The classes in the kitchen were friendly and informative and by some fluke by all our novice cooks made some great tasting food. Thanks Brian and Mary!

Thank martinogden2016
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I attended a Thai cookery course at Harthill and it was overall a really great experience. Brian and Mary put you at ease right away and are so welcoming and friendly. The course was fantastic, we learnt a lot but it was never daunting and...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have been on two half day courses at harthill ,pies and puddings and bread and pizzas, I loved every second of both , I have a third to look forward to in January Brian makes the course interesting and easy to follow and show...More

Thank tonyrice57
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I went on a beginners bread making course at Harthill, and really enjoyed it. Brian and Valentina (pizza dough) are terrific teachers who clearly love sharing their expertise. And their enthusiasm is infectious. The hands~on experience gained during the day was invaluable, as were all...More

Thank nickrodger
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have now attended two of the courses, the meat course and a bread course and can't speak highly enough of Harthill Cookery School. Both courses were highly informative and at the same time great fun. Brian and Mary are amazing hosts.

Thank Newtandjcb
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We attended this course as a couple a little unsure of what to expect. We needn't have worried because we arrived and were immediately put at ease by the Hospitality of Brian and Mur, and of course the aroma of fresh coffee and freshly baked...More

Thank Rae S
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Took my staff on a full day course. We had a great time. Brian was a good laugh and very helpful and knowledgeable. Mary is lovely and can't do enough to make sure everything goes smoothly for you. Lovely cookery school, gorgeous setting and I...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie H
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12 January 2015|
Response from Rlainrlain |
Yes please ring the school or email us and we can tell you what courses are available and the costs.