The gourmet heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells can be found in the lower Pantiles – the home of Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School.
The School is housed within The Corn Exchange, a beautiful three-storey regency building, with a Domestic and Professional School, event spaces for Private Celebrations and Corporate Functions.
Every aspect of the school has been personally designed to Rosemary’s exacting specifications; and no expense has been spared to provide students with both up-to-the minute kitchen technology and luxurious styles.
We are delighted to present a new addition to the School - our luxurious,new suite on the second floor, The Dining Room, perfect for private celebrations and corporate functions.
Rosemary and her team firmly believe in supporting local suppliers and produce, sourcing the best of the seasons crops, while keeping the carbon footprint and food miles low.
Rosemary Shrager and her team has created an exciting programme of Day Courses and Two Days Weekend Courses.
Courses are suitable for home cooks at every level, from the complete novice to the confident and highly skilled.
Join us on Friday or Saturday evenings for a 5-course tasting menu dinner. Chef’s table is an exclusive demonstration dining experience run by Head Chef Iain More.
November 17 2018 - Day Course
Chocolatier Andrew Thwaite has been enriching people’s lives with chocolate for more than 20 years. Working with Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa. He trained and has since worked with many of the world’s finest chocolatiers. Over the years, Andrew has made everything from large showpieces to bespoke chocolate ranges and become well known for creating innovative flavour combinations as well as his delicious signature milk chocolate. Andrew will guide you expertly through the skills needed to master the art of chocolate making, producing your very own chocolate treats.
November 18 2018 - Day Course
This fun and an enlightening day of chocolate making is a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to join us together at the Cookery School for a fun-filled day. You can expect lots of fun and indulgent delights and most importantly a selection of delicious, inspiring recipes for you to enjoy creating together back at home. You’ll learn how to work with chocolate from an expert Master Chocolatier, Andrew Thwaite. He will guide you through the skills needed to master the art of chocolate making, producing your very own chocolate treats.
If you are currently out of education, employment or training; interested in becoming a qualified chef in as little as 12 months, then you should contact us RIGHT NOW! We are looking for enthusiastic, ambitious, young people who have a passion for food and would like to be trained by Rosemary Shrager and her team of talented chefs, in our new, state-of-the-art, professional kitchen in Tunbridge Wells. We are now offering NVQ at Level 2 and 3, endorsed by the Hadlow Group.