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 15 2018 - Day Course
An essential introduction to sauce making, this half-day class will cover the fundamental principles and techniques behind a variety of classic and modern sauces. Cooking with the help of our expert chefs, you'll discover the difference between flour based, pan and emulsion, reduction and composite sauces, learning foolproof tips for culinary success. Once you've learnt these skills, you'll find so many favourite recipes become more accessible.
November 16 2018 - Half Day
Fresh and colourful Middle Eastern food is full with soft spices and fragrant aromas. You will explore various cuisines as you produce an array of dishes using signature ingredients. Under the guidance of our chefs you will learn to cook a delicious menu. The dishes you’ll cook have been carefully designed to be easily replicated at home, so that you can regularly infuse your evening routine with the distinctive flavours of one of the most exciting cuisines of the moment.
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.