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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
After a brief introduction to life at Billingsgate your day begins at 6.15am with an educational escorted market visit where you will learn how to identify quality and the many species of fish and shellfish on sale. A cooked breakfast is served in the school kitchens when there is an opportunity to ask further questions. The first part of the course is a hands-on fish preparation session and includes how to make a good fish stock. Once prepared the chefing team will show you a variety…
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. Friday 3rd October Lemon Sole Evening Pan fried lemon sole with capers & truffle oil prepared for supper. Chef trainer to demonstrate whole roasted dover sole with brown shrimp and parsley butter. Friday 7th November…
Cost: £100.00 (with Billingsgate Buyer's Guide) Saturday's Catch is one of our most popular courses. It is a busy morning with a combination of hands on practical fishmongering and knife skills and innovative cooking in a demonstration setting. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
This popular course and is ideal for chefs, interested amateurs (often fishermen) and trainee fishmongers who are keen to focus on preparing a wide range of species under the watchful eye of a block man or fishmonger. Don't forget that traffic is usually much lighter at this time of day. For estimated travel times to the market see FAQ section of website. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please don't book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
14th & 15th October 2014 4th & 5th November 2014 This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost £400 approx. Due to high demand for these assisted places we require a deposit of £300. After £50 is deducted for fish costs, £250 is refunded on completion of the course and associated coursework. The City & Guilds Retail Certificate offers an opportunity to gain valuable experience and knowledge about various…
15th October 2014 6th November 2014 The Seafood School, together with the London Fish & Poultry Retail Association are now offering a free (subject to agreed funding) introductory seminar to anyone who wants to get into the trade and become a fishmonger. Fishmongering can be exciting and rewarding; however access into the business lacks a formal training route. This course is aimed at people who are not currently in the trade and is designed as a taster into the Seafood Industry. The day is…
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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