Nestled alongside Peckforton hills in the Cheshire countryside, our award-winning 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 Brian 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 a 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

Christmas catch up and Kitchen Chat

Event Start Date: 03/12/2020 18:00

Event End Date: 03/12/2020 18:45

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Sauces for Christmas

Event Start Date: 06/12/2020 14:00

Event End Date: 06/12/2020 15:00

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Sauces for Christmas

Event Start Date: 08/12/2020 18:00

Event End Date: 08/12/2020 19:00

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Christmas Chicken Run

Event Start Date: 13/12/2020 12:00

Event End Date: 13/12/2020 13:00

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Christmas Chicken Run

Event Start Date: 15/12/2020 18:00

Event End Date: 15/12/2020 19:00

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Christmas Baking Parent and Child

Event Start Date: 20/12/2020 14:00

Event End Date: 20/12/2020 16:00

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Christmas Baking Parent and Child

Event Start Date: 22/12/2020 16:00

Event End Date: 22/12/2020 18:00

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Weber Grill Academy. Weber Essentials II

Event Start Date: 07/02/2021 10:00

Event End Date: 07/02/2021 14:00

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WEBER Grill Academy Barbecue Classics.

Event Start Date: 13/02/2021 10:00

Event End Date: 13/02/2021 14:00

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Weber Grill Academy. Essentials.

Event Start Date: 14/02/2021 10:00

Event End Date: 14/02/2021 14:00

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Harthill Cookery School News

The Barbecue Season has arrived ...

Don't save the barbecue just for summer!

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Yes, we know it's only January but, here at Harthill, the barbecue season never officially ends!

If you want to get the most from your barbecue and cook more than the standard barbecue fare of burgers and sausages, join us on Sunday 2 February for the first of our Weber Grill Academy courses.

Exciting News for Harthill Cookery School

The Bear & Ragged Staff

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We are very excited to announce that our very own Brian will be joining forces with Martin Hilton and local investor, Richard Payne-Gill, to re-open The Bear & Ragged Staff in Tattenhall, which has been derelict for some time and was running the risk of being turned into houses.

A Chef in the Making

Going back to the start

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Brian tells of his culinary journey - from when Caesar was still just a Roman Emperor through to killing his knives to how he's giving back to the college that believed and invested in him.


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Whether it's a group outing with friends or a team-building event for your Company, we can cater for 8 to 50 and each event is tailored to your group's needs. Click on the button below for more details or call us on 01829 782097



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Harthill Cookery School
Harthill Lane
Nr Tattenhall

01829 782097

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

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