Ashburton Cookery School
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Our Facilities

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The Academy

Our Chefs Academy was purpose built and opened in Oct 2009. As well as our head office it is home to our Mediterranean, Dartmoor & Fusion Kitchens where we run our professional chef training courses. At weekends we also run our half-day, one-day and weekend cookery courses.

Dartmoor Kitchen

Location:
Academy Campus
Capacity:
16
Courses:
Half-Day Courses, One-Day Courses, Weekend Courses, Professional Chef Courses

The Dartmoor Kitchen is a large space with high ceiling, natural light and air conditioning. There are workstations for 2 students divided by perspex screens to ensure you have a safe environment to work in. The chef demonstration area is equipped with a large 4k screen and camera to provide exceptional viewing. Workstations are fully equipped with knives and pans, and students have their own oven, gas hob, induction hob and sink. The kitchen has a walk-in fridge for storage of produce. The room open out onto a theory and dining room which also has it's own terrace patio.

Mediterranean Kitchen

Location:
Academy Campus
Capacity:
16
Courses:
Weekend Courses, 5 Day, Professional Culinary Certificate

The Mediterranean kitchen is a large kitchen with high ceiling and natural light. Four workstations allow a total of 8 students to work independently with maximum covid19-secure features isolating student workspaces from each other. A chef demonstration area is equipped with a large 4k screen. Workstations are fully equipped with knives and pans, and 2 students each share an oven, gas hob, induction hob and sink. The kitchen has a walk-in fridge for storage of produce. The room open out onto a theory and dining room which also has it's own terrace patio.

Fusion Kitchen

Location:
Academy Campus
Capacity:
10
Courses:
Weekend Courses, Diploma in Patisserie, Patisserie Week

The Fusion kitchen is on the first floor and with it's high church ceiling feels open and bright. Movable granite workstations provide a flexible working space in front of the chef demonstration area, with ovens and hobs arranged around the outside. The chef demo station is equipped with multiple HD video screens. A large dining room with views over the hills is used for theory sessions and meals.

East Street Campus Directions

The Garden Kitchen is our original training kitchen, peaceful, private and with a seperate garden dining room.

Garden Kitchen

Location:
76 East Street
Capacity:
10
Courses:
5 Day, Certificate

Our original training kitchen is full of character. Opening out to a walled courtyard, dining room and garden this is a great private space that you will feel ownership of throughout the duration of your course. A central granite work bench gives you direct access to the chef tutor for close-up demos.

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