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The School of Artisan Food

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British Pies

Fantastic day course, learned so much about range of pastry and filling combinations. Would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna C
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Sourdough bread making demonstraion, Wonderful!

Attended an afternoon bread making demonstration on 29/9. Started with light refreshments which... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
maggie k
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Located on the beautiful Welbeck Estate in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, the School offers a wide range of artisan cookery courses, suitable for all skill levels. There are one-day courses in bakery, cheese making, butchery...more
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Lower Motor Yard, Worksop S80 3LR, England
+44 1909 532171
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Lovely and interesting old estate with artisan foodmakers in residence. I did a one day chocolate course starting nervously and ending loving it. The experienced chocolatier tutoring the group was very knowledgeable about a subject she loved, making the day interesting and fun. The very...More

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Joe P, Director at The School of Artisan Food, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Hi You're right - you can never have too much chocolate, especially when you can make your own! We hope to see you again some time soon. Regards Joe

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We were warmly welcomed by the staff at the school and invited to help ourselves to tea, coffee and some delicious pastries. The atmosphere was relaxed and the participants chatted until our tutors came to collect us and take us over to the kitchen area....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic day course, learned so much about range of pastry and filling combinations. Would definitely recommend - particularly proud of my hand raised pork pies!

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Attended an afternoon bread making demonstration on 29/9. Started with light refreshments which included fresh sourdough bread to taste (yummy!). Knowledgeable and engaging tutor (David) who took us through every stage of making a sourdough loaf and welcomed questions. Clear and informative demonstration and some...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is the third of the evening sessions we have attended; the second 'demonstration and tasting' with Master Chef, Mick Burke. From beginning to end, it was a gem of an evening. As ever, Mick shared his extensive knowledge generously and widely. Mick demonstrated some...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Spent an afternoon at the amazing School of Artisan Food located within the grounds of the beautiful Welbeck Estate with Shelly @ottarchocolate the course was the perfect combination educational, inspiring and fun highly recommend the course and thier chocolate looking forward to my next visit...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Attended the 5 day Advanced Baker and had a fabulous time. Amazing location, tutor was brilliant, and I learnt so much making 21 different breads. Facilities were very good, and although a relaxed learning style we were really put through our paces. Lunch was excellent,...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a really good course for anyone with an interest in dairy skills. Its a one day course with a small group and plenty of hands on activity plus some useful background information on milk, cheese making and cheese tasting. The tutor Katy was...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

My wife and I have just completed the 2 day introduction to cheese making led by Paul Thomas and we cannot rave enough about the experience. The location is picturesque, the school a delight and Paul could not have been better and exceeded our expectations....More

Thank ChinaManDan
Reviewed 24 January 2018

having miraculously convinced my 20 year old to take the course with me, we visited the school and both loved the experience. My son - with zero background, experience or inclination, had a great time. course was great, lunch was fab and emannuel hadjiandreou is...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Jut completed the 2 day sourdough bread course, what an amazing experience, Emmanuel the tutor was so knowledgeable, he was genuinely passionate about sourdough, we baked a total of 6 different sourdough loaves, I would highly recommend his course to anyone that loves home made...More

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Lesley E, Manager at The School of Artisan Food, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Fee711 We're delighted to hear that you had a great time on the course and learned lots. Keep up the fantastic baking! Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes L Ellerby

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We completed a meat course here while staying in Worksop. The course was excellent well taught and really informative

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Response from Joe P | Property representative |
Hi there - If you go to our website and click on the Contact us section there is a list of 'Where to Stay' contacts. I tried to send you the link but Trip Advisor won't let me! Thanks Fiona The School of Artisan Food.