Nestled alongside Peckforton hills in the Cheshire countryside our cookery school is set in a restored Victorian village school providing a unique and tranquil place for you to enjoy. We offer over 40 different courses delivered by myself and our team of friendly tutors, Mary keeps us all in order and is the glue that holds everything together.

If you are looking for cookery course, bake off, barbecue, wood fired or fire pit cooking session in the North West you’ll find us 20 minutes from Chester, North Wales, Shropshire and Staffordshire and just an hour’s drive from Liverpool and Manchester. Come cook with us.

Upcoming Courses

Introduction to wood burning oven

Event Start Date: 25/07/2019 18:00

Event End Date: 25/07/2019 21:00

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Beer, Beef and the BBQ

Event Start Date: 27/07/2019 10:00

Event End Date: 27/07/2019 16:30

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Children's Cookery - Years 4, 5 and 6

Event Start Date: 30/07/2019 10:00

Event End Date: 30/07/2019 12:00

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Children's Cookery High School

Event Start Date: 30/07/2019 13:00

Event End Date: 30/07/2019 16:00

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Kitchen Saucery.

Event Start Date: 03/08/2019 09:00

Event End Date: 03/08/2019 13:00

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Introduction to Knife Skills

Event Start Date: 03/08/2019 14:00

Event End Date: 03/08/2019 18:00

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Thai Street Food. Part 2

Event Start Date: 04/08/2019 10:00

Event End Date: 04/08/2019 14:00

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Introduction to wood burning oven.

Event Start Date: 08/08/2019 18:00

Event End Date: 08/08/2019 21:00

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WEBER Grill Academy. Master charcoal grilling.

Event Start Date: 10/08/2019 12:00

Event End Date: 10/08/2019 16:00

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Shovel Steak Social.

Event Start Date: 11/08/2019 19:00

Event End Date: 11/08/2019 21:00

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Harthill Cookery School News

Knife Skills. 3rd August. Half day course. 2pm - 6pm

‘I wish I could chop like a Chef’ is something we hear often…well you can with a little instruction and some practice.

Mary 0 18

 If you love cooking as much as we do good knives, technique and rhythm are an asset to the enthusiastic cook. On the other hand blunt knives and poor technique can be frustrating and even dangerous.

On this 4 hour hands on course you’ll learn all about knives, how to create the all-important ‘edge’ how to maintain it and care for these valuable tools.

Practicing your new knife skills you will make a delicious Minestrone soup and vegetable stir fry to accompany chicken ballotine. 

All dishes are to take home.

For more details and to book please click here.

Kitchen Saucery. 3rd August, half day course. 9am - 1pm

Would you like to learn how to make your own gravy and sauces? Now you can!

Mary 0 18

On this 4 hour hands on course;

You’ll make a tangy cheese sauce and rich savoury gravy as we work through creating smooth silky sauces.

Making a tomato sauce, plus a traditional Cumberland sauce will also help you develop your knife skills and we’ll round off with a fresh herb dressing.

For more details and how to book please click here.





The Cookery School Cheshire Associates Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. The company number is 7895276.

School address is

Harthill Cookery School,
Harthill Lane,

01829 782097 -


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