Veteran’s Baking Weekend 8th-9th April

Many servicemen and women find transition back to civilian life difficult.  Some may be recovering from mental trauma, or be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  At the very least, it can be a massive culture shock having an ordered, regimented life suddenly taken away. This is where The Bootneck Baker comes in.  This […]

Brand New! Cook To Go Evening Classes.

We all love a good takeaway.  Let’s be honest, most of us will even tolerate a bad one from time to time. But at Ashburton Cookery School we like to strive for something a little bit special. So we are pleased to announce 3 brand new evening classes for lovers of takeaway food. During these […]

Graduate Stories – Clare’s Preserves

Many of the students that pass through our doors go on to lead exciting and lucrative careers within the industry.  It’s always great to hear back from ex-pupils and to learn about their successes and to think how we may have helped play a part in the new direction their lives have taken since they […]

Meet The Chef

Callum Tasker – Chef Tutor. Joining us this year, Callum is the newest member of our team.  He is the proud father to five boys. Noah (10), George (6), Seth (almost 5) and twins Harry and Oliver (3).  So when Callum isn’t with us, he moonlights in crowd control.  We caught up with him for […]

Exciting New Fish and Seafood Menu

We are very pleased to introduce our new, updated Fish and Seafood Plus menu.  On this in-depth two-day course, you will learn the secrets to everything from selecting the best fish, to preparing it (including scaling, gutting and filleting), cooking and finally, serving. Due to our location, not far from the historic and busy fishing […]

Charity Afternoon Tea in Support of a Great Cause.

Our patisserie students are just coming to the end of their intensive 20 week course.  They will soon receive their well-earnt diplomas, and head off back into the real world, fully armed with the knowledge and skills to forge interesting and exciting careers for themselves, wherever they choose to ply their trade.  Before they do […]

Job: Kitchen Porter

Employment Opportunity Please note: we are unable to accept phone calls or direct enquiries about this role. All applicants will receive an email response within 7 days of the closing date of the position. Job Description Kitchen Porter Job Title: Kitchen Porter Job Status: Full-time & Part-time Applications Close: Fri 02 Dec, 2016 Job Department: Kitchen Job Ref: […]