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.
October 20 2017 - Day Course
This hands-on course is the perfect introduction to the world of baking. You will learn the techniques behind challenging and contemporary bakes, giving you the confidence to produce great results every time. You will have the chance to sample some of your creations and take the rest home to impress family and friends.
October 21 2017 - 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!
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.