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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.Browse courses
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.Browse courses
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.Browse courses
Heat a barbecue until flames have died down and it is white with heat. Shuck 12 oysters and arrange on a barbecue rack. Mix 50g unsalted butter, 2 tsp balsamic glaze, 1 tbsp chopped parsley, 1 anchovy fillet, crushed and season with black pepper. Cook the oysters on the barbecue for 3 minutes. Spoon on some of the butter and continue to barbecue for a further minute. Serve with soda bread and samphire.
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.
Join the chef trainers at Billingsgate Seafood School for a relaxed evening, where you prepare the selected fish or shellfish in a couple of ways with a third option demonstrated. The evening ends with a supper of your prepared fish or you can take it away to eat at home. Join one class or book the 6 class series where a discount applies Friday 29th May Squid, Cuttlefish and Octopus (back by popular demand!) Learn how easy it is to prepare both squid and cuttlefish. Make Salt and Pepper…
New for the summer - why not come down to Billingsgate market, have a wander round and then join us for a bagel and coffee breakfast and an hour or so preparing a specific species to take home for supper? There is no cooking on this course, but we will offer lots of tips and suggestions as to how to cook your fish. Saturday 30th May - Scallop and Oyster morning Learn how to identify the quality of your scallop in the shell. Shuck and clean 4 scallops ready to take away to cook at home.…
As the global population continues to grow and half of all wild life on land and in the sea has been lost over only the last 40 years it is vital we enjoy seafood in a sustainable way. This Industry workshop uses a Market visit and classroom discussion to introduce the leading sustainability organisations and their assessment and certification criteria. You will discuss current trends and key global stock status' leaving better informed with an understanding of seafood sustainability…
Start the day on the trading floor opening your eyes to an impressive selection of fish and shellfish products from around the globe. Keep up to date with current Market trends and prices with a focus on seasonality and sustainability. After breakfast the rest of the morning is spent preparing a wide selection of flat and round fish to trade specifications. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please don't book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
COURSES FOR 2015 ARE: Tuesday 21st April Tuesday 9th July Tuesday 8th October Please contact our administration office to book a place or email us on email@example.com to submit a application for a funded place. This business workshop is a must for anyone considering setting up their own fish retail business. We offer and insight into how to buy effectively at Billingsgate and also the chance to disucss and gain advice from Industry experts, discussing the pitfalls and opportunities within…
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.Read more
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.Read more
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We offer a gift voucher service for all our courses and these can be personalised and made out for any occasion.Contact us