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    WE PROVIDE SEAFOOD TRAINING TO

    FOOD LOVERS, SCHOOLS AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY
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    WE PROVIDE SEAFOOD TRAINING TO

    FOOD LOVERS, SCHOOLS AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY
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    Billingsgate Seafood School

    Celebrating Sustainable Fish & Shellfish - Sustainable Seafood Award 2014
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    Get into Fishmongering

    Free with agreed funding from Billingsgate School
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    Bespoke Days for the Industry

    We plan bespoke courses to suit your budget

What`s on offer

Food Lovers
Food Lovers

All of our fish preparation and cookery courses are lead by expert instructors including chefs and fishmongers who work alongside small groups to make sure every course offers a really practical and insightful experience.

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Schools & Funded

We offer a range of courses to schools and colleges. We do have some funding in place for many courses as part of our schools programme, these are offered on a first come first served basis.

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Seafood Industry

For industry training we have a selection of cookery courses and preparation courses that offer expertise in many areas within the seafood industry. We offer hands-on practical training.

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NEW 2016.....

We are delighted to announce that we have a wine partner for 2016. 

Vinsvaldeloire.fr have matched some of their wines to our many dishes. 
Each full day, evening and weekend classes will now conclude with a short wine tasting to compliment the seafood that you have prepared.


New evening class dates released. 
New Cook with your Kids - Paella Fiesta evening for those who would like a family evening together.



BIRTHDAY GIFTS.... 

A visit to the market, learning to prepare many types of seafood or learning how to cook it - a gift certificate for one of our courses is a fantastic experience for anyone interested in food and where it comes from.

To purchase a certificate do call Kerry and the administration team on 0207 517 3548 and they will explain the options.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Specialist courses for 2016
Along with our usual popular weekday, weekend and evening classes we are delivering a small handful of specialist days at the school.

Save the date.... save the date.....

 Special Saturday Breakfast and Seafood Prep Session
Come to the market and meet our team at 7am for a brief introduction to the market. Have a look around the market then join us in the kitchen for a light fish breakfast before embarking on a practical seafood preparation session.
Cost: £58 per person
http://www.seafoodtraining.org/course/details/special-saturday-breakfast-and-seafood-preparation-580

EVENING CLASS PROGRAMME for the SPRING 2016


 Friday Evening Seafood School
Choose to join one class or purchase a series at discount to increase your fish and shellfish repetoire.
Japanese Seafood - Friday 26th February 2016
Mediterreanean Seafood - Friday 4th March 2016
Global Spice and Curry Night - Friday 22nd April 2016
Splendid Seafood Sharing Plate - Friday 27th May 2016 


Techniques Evenings - Focus on one species and we demonstrate other related species - covering preparation and different methods of cooking.
Sea Bass, Sea Bream and Tilapia - Friday 11th March 2016
Fish and Chip Evening - Thursday 24th March - Maundy Thursday
Monkfish, Hake and Gurnard - Friday 15th April 2016
John Dory, Turbot and Megrim - Friday 6th May 2016



 To redeem a gift certificate for any of the above, please call us on 0207 517 3548. We look forward to hearing from you.

Remember Gift Certificates are valid for 1 year after date of purchase.

New for 2016 our Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Seafood School

Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Market - 2016


To cater for the wide range of requests that we receive for training across the industry we are pleased to announce a new range of short and longer courses that cover a number of key topics. These include informative sessions covering buying, aquaculture, sustainability and responsible sourcing, fish and shellfish preparation classes aimed all designed for the catering and food sector.

FUNDED COURSES FOR INDUSTRY
We are delivering a series of courses on 'Update your Knowledge Workshops' on Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing of seafood during 2016 specifically designed for those in the food industry: catering companies, restaurants etc. Please contact our administration team on 0207 517 3548 for more information


 To make any bookings on theses courses just call our office Manager - Kerry Dixson on 0207 517 3548.

 

Catch of the Day 1 (Seasonal Fish Workshop)

Gain the confidence and learn the skills to know what fish to buy, how to prepare it and the best way to cook it at home. Enjoy an early morning tutored visit of Billingsgate when the market is in full swing.  Learn about the huge range of species that are available on the market daily and how to tell they are the seasonal best. After our legendary market breakfast spend an informative and informal morning learning how to prepare and cook our 'Catch of the Day' You will prepare a number…

12-14 People
8.00 hours
£ 198.00

Friday Evening Seafood

Come and unwind and enjoy fantastic seafood dishes to add to your fish cooking skills! If you would like to try your hand at some seafood preparation and some classic and global recipes  - this is the course for you. Join the chef trainer team from the school to cover fish preparation techniques and then create a simple first course followed by a more detailed main coursE WHAT'S COMING UP... Friday 27th May 2016 Thai Seafood Evening Working with a selection of seafood including cuttlefish,…

10-12 People
3.50 hours
£ 89.00

Morning Catch

 Enjoy an early morning tutored visit of Billingsgate when the market is in full swing. Learn about the huge range of species that are available on the market daily and how to tell they are the seasonal best.  Under the guidance of our training team, make your own choice of fish to prepare before tucking into one of our fish breakfasts.  Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.

-6 People
3.00 hours
£ 55.00
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City & Guilds Retail Certificate Courses

We are now taking applications for the next course on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th June 2016 To book - please email or contact us directly on 0207 517 3548 We are awaiting confirmation of funding for these dates. Please register interest and make an application ASAP This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost £500 approx.  However, if you are a successful applicant, you will only need to pay a non refundable fee of £50…

8-15 People
16.15 hours
£ 50.00

Quality Assessment of Fish & Shellfish for Technical Managers and EHP's

This quality assessment course is designed as an overview of quality assessment of both fish and shellfish and is for Environmental Health Practitioners, Food Inpsectors and Technical Managers within seafood companies. The course is delivered over an eight hour period and includes a market visit, classroom and practical sessions. This day is led by experts from Billingsgate Market, Fishmongers' Company and Industry Consultants.  Please note that this course does include an early morning…

10-20 People
8.00 hours
£ 150.00
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Corporate and Team Days

Why not bring your clients or team along for a challenging day or evening session of seafood preparation and cooking at Billingsgate Seafood Training School ?  Non seafood eaters catered for.

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Welcome to Billingsgate Seafood School

Welcome to Billingsgate Seafood School

Fish Cookery Courses and Preparation Courses in London

Billingsgate Seafood Training School is located on the first floor of Billingsgate Fish Market next to Canary Wharf, London

 

We are a charity, focused on promoting responsibly sourced seafood to young people as part of a healthy diet. We specialise in providing fish preparation and cookery courses, and offer training to people coming into the seafood industry or who want to improve their understanding of it. To support our charitable activities, we have a wide range of courses for the general public aimed at increasing the knowledge of seafood amongst food lovers.

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Our Cookbook & Merchandise

Reserve your signed copy of the Billingsgate cookbook

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Gift Vouchers

We offer a gift voucher service for all our courses and these can be personalised and made out for any occasion.

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