Congratulations to our Latest Academy Graduates

A huge congratulations to our latest group of talented (and now fully qualified) chef graduates who graduated this week. After 6 months hard work on the Professional Culinary Diploma they now leave us to take on the world of hospitality and show just well they can perform as professional chefs.  We wish them all the very best.

Dining Club Week Is Back For May

The Ashburton Chefs Academy Dining Club Week returns in May for another week of excellent cuisine that has been designed, prepared and cooked by our trainee chefs from our Professional Culinary Diploma programme. On each of four nights guests will join us from 7pm at the Cookery School for a glass of fizz and canapés before being seated at banquet […]

Chefs Academy Open Evening in Ashburton

Let us show you around If you are interested in studying a culinary qualification at the Ashburton Chefs Academy, our Open Evenings give you the chance to find out all you need to know about our award-winning chef courses, tour our facilities, meet out Chef Tutors and see their skills in action. You will have a chance […]

Meet the Graduate : Tanya

Name: Tanya Young Course Taken: Professional Culinary Diploma Graduated: June 2014 1. Can you describe the kind of cook you were before taking the course? I was a good amateur cook but I was aged 46 when I took the course so I had been practising for quite a few years! I think friends and family would […]

Chef Interview: Thomas Keller

via Fine Dining Lovers An interview with Thomas Keller – chef at Per Se and French Laundry restaurants – discussing how American cuisine has changed and the role of the chef in the 21st century. via Fine Dining Lovers

Meet the Graduate : Jane

Name: Jane Dunn Age: 23 Course Taken: Professional Culinary Diploma Graduated: June 2014 1. What kind of cook were you before taking the course? Before I started the course I barely cooked at home, but I baked a lot. My confidence skills were quite low, but I liked cooking your regular sort of dishes like Bolognese, lasagna, […]

Cream of Chestnut with Strolghino filled Cappelletti

Chef Giancarlo Morelli makes his perfect dish of Cream of Chestnut with Strolghino filled Cappelletti, Potatoes, Breadcrumbs and Black Truffle. via Fine Dining Lovers