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Harthill Cookery School

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Address: Harthill School Harthill Lane | Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
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+44 1829 782097
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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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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Took my staff on a full day course. We had a great time. Brian was a good laugh and very helpful and knowledgeable. Mary is lovely and can't do enough to make sure everything goes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Took my staff on a full day course. We had a great time. Brian was a good laugh and very helpful and knowledgeable. Mary is lovely and can't do enough to make sure everything goes smoothly for you. Lovely cookery school, gorgeous setting and I know exactly what to get people for Christmas now. Will Definitely be back there soon... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I took a team of 10 to the Harthill Cookery School and had a fantastic time pulling together a range of Mexican Street Food dishes as well as our own 'Bake Off' style strawberry tart competition. Mary and Brian were excellent hosts so the day went perfectly and every member of staff thoroughly enjoyed the whole event. I would recommend... More 

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Hessen Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I booked my girlfriend and I in for the patisserie course. I was a little worried that the cooking would be quite hard but it was set at a good level and since it was just four of us in the group, we had plenty of scope for questions. Really pleased with the masses of food we got to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Having always enjoyed Thai food I decided I would try my hand at cooking it for a change. I attended a Thai cookery lesson at the Cookery School and I was expecting a quick fire here's what you need, here's what you do, go do it type session but that isn't what we had on the night! Brian and Mary... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

What a wonderful way to spend an evening ! The three hour Thai Cookery Course was fun and informative. We each cooked three dishes - all equally delicious- only two of mine made it home - the Pad Thai was scrumptious and not for sharing !. The Tom Yam and Pork and Prawn Sti Fry with vegetables were much appreciated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Yesterday my wife persuaded me to go on a Thai cookery course with her. I’m not the best cook in the world, so I was a little unsure if I would fit in. I’m pleased to say I found Harthill Cookery School so welcoming and friendly. Chef Chorchaba showed me how to make perfect Thai food with ease. A big... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wow, what an enjoyable cooking experience. I wanted to know how to cook Pad Thai from scratch as I discovered it during my holiday in Thailand. The Brian Mellor cooking school is excellent and fully kitted out with everything that you need – just bring yourself along. There were 8 of us together on the Thai evening course which was... More 

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2 Thank Carolineann18
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Just attended a 3 hour Thai cookery course and it was BRILLIANT. The instructor was amazing, full of use tips and ideas to help you in the cooking and the three dishes we made were beautiful. My husband tasted them when I got home and said they were better than a restaurants. Thank you to everyone involved I'll definitely be... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Attended a Fish Cookery course at very short notice and I was made to feel etremely welcome right from the onset. Fantastic experience and learnt lots from the day. What a great team. Brian is patient and entertaining in the way he demonstrates everything before letting us loose to try for ourselves and Mary works hard in the background, making... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day today. Above and beyond what I expected. Made to feel very welcome from the 1st minute. I had never cooked with fish properly before but by the end of the day I had cooked all sorts and even filleted a fish!!! Who would have thought!!! Both Brian and Mary are excellent hosts. You couldn't ask for more. Brian... More 

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