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Address: Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
Phone Number: 00 44 01829782097
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: Set in the grade II-listed Victorian village school at Harthill and...
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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Surprise Christmas Gift

I attended the Spanish themed cookery day on 6th June . Feeling quite nervous on arrival , I was soon put at my ease by the friendly welcome from Mary and Brian. The day flowed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I attended the Spanish themed cookery day on 6th June . Feeling quite nervous on arrival , I was soon put at my ease by the friendly welcome from Mary and Brian. The day flowed beautifully and I found myself feeling relaxed and confident . The tuition was easy to keep up with and the dishes i prepared where delicious... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My fiancé and I attended the the Weber Grill Academy at Harthill Cookery School after seeing it advertised on the Weber website. It was a great day, we learnt lots of new tricks to cook all sorts of interesting dishes on the BBQ! We'll be BBQing more than just burgers and sausages in future! Thank you Brian and Mary for... More 

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Clicketyclick66, Owner at Harthill Cookery School, responded to this review

That's absolutely great news! Glad that we could be of some help and hope you enjoy your BBQ journey. Chargrilled puds are the future ;-) We both wish you lots of love and luck for your future together. More 

Middlewich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Good food cooked. Brian informative. picked up a few tips and enjoyed the day. Would like to cook more intricate dishes but great for a family cook day. great for a person not used to cooking on a Braai

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Clicketyclick66, Owner at Harthill Cookery School, responded to this review

Thank you mukuruboss for your positive comments about the session and it being useful in introducing the grill to those less used to it than yourself. As a cookery school we try very hard to help people gain new skills in a relaxed, friendly environment and as you will see, we have enjoyed great and heartwarming reviews on here. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I attended the Italian cookery class and had a very enjoyable and instructive day. Brian engendered an easy relaxed atmosphere and I learnt many useful tips and techniques. The refreshments during the morning and afternoon were excellent as was lunch which we cooked for ourselves. Other food we prepared we took home. I would highly recommend this cookery school.

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Sychdyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I attended the French Cuisine course on the 16/03/15 with my wife, it was my birthday present. It was a brilliant day, Brian is a excellent instructor, although I pride myself on my cooking ability, I learned a lot during the day, especially knife skills and making bread. You spend the morning preparing your lunch, including baking your own french... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Relceived a Kitchen Confidence course at Harthill Cookery School for a birthday present. Not being a confident cook by any means I was very nervous when I got there. Brian Mellor, owner and master chef was brilliant, made us all feel really relaxed and comfortable. We had a great day in the kitchen being tought by Brian along with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I did the Christmas cooking course with my mum. We both really enjoyed the day, Brian is great and explains everything really well. The food we made was delicious and we had a fun time doing it. My only criticism is that too much was planned for the day and so we were rushed, ran an hour over and didn't... More 

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Clicketyclick66, Owner at Harthill Cookery School, responded to this review

Thank you Chickybee for your kind words and great review - yes I know what you mean the Christmas one is very involved shall we say! We did try and pack a lot into it and finish the year with a bang. As with all our days we are always looking to ways we can make them better so thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you want to learn the basics or hone your cookery skills then this is the place for you. I attended the French cuisine course yesterday and it was brilliant. Not a moment was wasted during the day as i learnt to prepare and cook six french classic dishes, with all the tricks of the trade being passed on by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This was my first cookery course, to say I was nervous would be an understatement however as soon as I met Brian I felt relaxed. The cookery school and surroundings are incredibly picturesque. I attending the advanced course for aspiring chefs, I would say I feel comfortable in the kitchen but I did fear I would be out of my... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Had an inspiring day where I really did gain confidence in myself and my ability. I enjoyed it immensely and learnt so much. Brian was a wonderful, patient teacher with a way of demystifying & imparting knowledge easily. I amazed myself with what I produced, was delicious food that I was able to eat whilst on the course and bring... More 

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Additional Information about Harthill Cookery School

Address: Address: Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
Phone Number: 00 44 01829782097
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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