Charity Dining Club

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 tables […]

Graduate Story – Sara

Sara Felix graduated from our Diploma in Professional Patisserie, and has just opened her very own Patisserie in Topsham, Exeter, called Sara’s Petite Cuisine, and we wish her all the very best. 1. Can You Describe The Kind Of Cook You Were Before Taking The Course? Before taking the course I considered myself a self […]

Student Story: Cat in the Kitchen

We love it when our past students drop us a line to tell us that they have gone on to realise their dreams, and so we were delighted to hear from Cat Dutton who studied with us all the way back in 2006 on a 5 day More Intermediate course.  Cat is now Chef Patron […]

Good Food Guide Success for Graduate Tanya

We were thrilled to hear some recent news from Chefs Academy graduate, Tanya Young who for the last 3 years has been running Knife & Fork, her ‘pop-up’ home restaurant that has developed quite a following. “I am thrilled & delighted to find out that Knife & Fork is a new entry in the 2018 Good Food […]

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 […]

Husbandry School Visit October ’16

This week our level 5 diploma students attended The Husbandry School, Ashburton for one of their many enrichment days.  We sent along one of our office staff, armed with a notebook and camera.  This is what he reported… By the look of the long, steep country lane that our bus driver Ian had to navigate […]