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 24 2018 - Day Course
Be inspired by Rosemary's love of French cuisine and learn the skills needed to create a selection of delectable sweet and savoury French Classics, ideal for a dinner party. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves with Rosemary at the beginning of the day to make classic French bread, after which she will show you how to make a delicious main course, followed by a beautiful dessert. Rosemary's course is ideal for food lovers who want to explore fine French cooking. Discover skills of balancing flavour, learn essential classic cooking techniques to dazzle family and friends, and most importantly, have fun while creating your dishes. After all your hard work, you'll sit down with your fellow students to enjoy everything you have made, along with a well deserved glass of wine!
November 25 2018 - Day Course
We’re known for our Chef’s Tables and for the first time we are offering a fantastic opportunity to discover the innovative techniques of fine dining. The chefs are on hand throughout this 'foodie theatre' experience to discuss and explain the various preparation methods and cooking techniques. This unique day of hands-on culinary extravaganza will teach you the confidence and skills of recreating a stunning three course-tasting menu at home.
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.