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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…
Cost: £40.00 includes Billingsgate Market Buyers Guide If you are one of the many who have always meant to visit Billingsgate just to see what actually happens - or to buy some fish - we run these early morning visits to give you a glimpse into this historic market. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
If you want to not only visit the market but buy some fish and spend some time learning how to prepare it after breakfast - we have planned this morning for you. Redeeming a gift voucher? Please do not book below, telephone Kerry on 0207 517 3548 with your voucher number.
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 also for people who…
Introduction to Fishmongering is a fantastic new training resource that is delivered as a one day training course. It provides new entrants or those with no previous formal training an opportunity to get an overview of the key skills required as a fishmonger. The day is motivational and concentrates on the most significant areas of the job, with high impact and focused modules that are outlined below.
This quality assessment course is designed as an overview of quality assessment of both fish and shellfish and is for environmental health practitioners 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.
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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