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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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    The Seafood School at Billingsgate

    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 this month

Food Lovers
Food Lovers

Our new summer programme of evening classes is now up and running.
Check out our Food Lovers Courses for days and evenings - lots of great events coming up.
Call our office for more information and advice on 0207 517 3548

 

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Schools & Funded

Learn all about fish and shellfish with our expert chefs and fishmongers. Buy it, prepare it, cook it and love it..
Gut, Fillet and Shuck - like a fishmonger. Ron Peacham - our blockman will be in action this Friday - teaching this course - we still have some places!

 

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Seafood Industry

Learning to be a fishmonger...or a chef wanting to update your knowledge?
Join us for our Update your Knowledge Seminar on Aquacuclture... we are all eating more farmed fish - come and find all about the best choices to make. 

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Latest news....

NEW FOR THE SUMMER




 EXCITING NEW WINE TASTING EVENINGS
Enjoy some great seafood dishes with a wine tasting, courtesy of LDN CRU Full details avalible HERE


FAMILY COOKING EVENING... Start the summer holidays with an evening at the seafood school creating Seafood Pizza's.... so if you have children that are keen cooks or simply enjoy their food? Or want to enhance their interest in the kitchen, perhaps you want to get them eating more varieties of food? The Billingsgate Seafood School is running a **FAMILY SPECIAL** Check it out and secure your place today! ☺☺ 

ONE child free entry with ONE paying adult


We currently are working in partnership with East London Brewery. There are two classes coming up that include ELB beer tasting! Check them out, before they're gone!

     +   Seafood Discovery & Beer Tasting 

    



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

New for 2017 our Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Seafood School

Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Market - 2017



If you are looking to offer some training for your chef team and also looking for CPD hours - our Update your Knowledge Seminars on sustainability, aquaculture, The Hastings Fishing Fleet and Cutting a couple of species of fish... these are all up and running on our industry section.

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 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 2017 specifically designed for those in the food industry: catering companies, restaurants etc. Please contact our administration team on 0207 517 3548 for more information.

http://www.seafoodtraining.org/course/details/update-your-knowledge-sustain-event-674

 To make any bookings on theses courses just call our office administration team on 0207 517 3548.

 

Knife Skills - Gut, fillet and shuck like a fishmonger

Our Gut, Fillet and Shuck class is a morning well spent - this day is informal, but hugely informative as you discover Billingsgate and how to prepare fish like a professional.  Starting at 6am you will Learn about Billingsgate and spend a couple of hours on the market focusing on what fish and shellfish are available and how to tell it is the best quality. Tuck into a fishy breakfast cooked by our chefs. Spend a morning with one of our talented and expert blocksmen learning all the tricks…

10-12 People
7.00 hours
£ 180.00

Shellfish Workshop - Cooking for friends and family

Join the Seafood School team to prepare and cook up a storm with the wonderful array of shellfish available on the market.  We know that many people would like to be more confident about preparing shellfish at home. Our aim is to give you all the information that you need to know about choosing, safe storage (and how long for), preparing and cooking a wide range of shellfish so that you can confidently prepare some fabulous shellfish dishes for friends and family. The morning begins with an…

10-14 People
8.00 hours
£ 198.00

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 the administration team on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.

-6 People
3.00 hours
£ 59.00
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Update your Knowledge - Aquaculture?.. Farmed V Wild...

Do you know your farmed from your wild... and what is the best option? Fish farming (Aquaculture) business is growing fast with new species being brought to the table all the time. Everything from salmon, warm water prawns, sole, halibut, turbot and stone bass through to seaweeds, tilapia, bass and bream.  Inevitably these farmed species will take pressure off wild stocks and it is widely recognised that although we eat up to 50% of farmed product - that is set to grow to 75% in the next few…

8-30 People
3.50 hours
£ 30.00

City & Guilds Retail Certificate Courses

We are now taking applications for the next course on Monday and Tuesday 9th/10th October Monday and Tuesday 20th/21st November To book - please email or contact us directly on 0207 517 3548 This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost over £500.  However, if you are a successful applicant, you will only need to pay a non-refundable fee of £50 towards fish costs and refreshments for the two days.  This will need to…

8-15 People
16.15 hours
£ 50.00

Food Safety Courses (individuals)

This Level 2 Food Safety open learning module has been produced by the Sea Fish Industry authority and certified by the Chartered Institute of Environmental health (CIEH). The cost of the cost covers the learning material, examination and certificates. Timings 6 hours study in your own time.  Please then call us in advance to arrange a convenient time to visit Billingsgate and sit the 30 question multiple choice exam.

- People
6.00 hours
£ 75.00
All Seafood Industry Courses

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 Seafood School at Billingsgate ?  Non seafood eaters catered for.

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Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

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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