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June 2018

Vegan & Raw

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165.00 9 tickets left

  Course Programme This course is dedicated to a plant-based menu and follows the momentum for clean eating and the inclusion of superfoods into our diets. This course is all about simple and modern recipes with a nod toward sustainability and raw food. Take a look... With plenty of tuition and guidance along the way from Mark (1 Michelin Star), why not try your hand at some of our signature vegan recipes... Skills Covered Raw food recipes Balancing flavours and textures…

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Italian

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175 3 tickets left

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

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July 2018

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

July 2 - July 20
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2385 5 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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Bread at Bere Farm

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£155 Sold out
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular course is held in the former commercial bakery at Bere Farm, now the training kitchen for WhitePepper Chef Academy and Cookery School. It dispels any myths surrounding the use of dried, fresh and wild yeasts with a thoroughly comprehensive hands-on workshop for each student. Five different breads are covered with dozens of loaves baked through the day and a bonus recipe to try at home. Skills Covered: Working with yeasts (dried, fresh, wild) Making, using and…

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Beside the Sea

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175 6 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish. Our proximity to the Jurassic coast and relationships with the fishermen/merchants means that we're offered the wet fish before the London markets - at it's very freshest, normally within 24 hours of the catch. Do you know 'what to look for' when purchasing fish? Are you able to categorise fish correctly, to enable preparation? Do you know why it's advantageous to buy whole fish? Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning,…

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Thai Cook

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£160 9 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This new programme has been designed specifically to avoid the more 'mainstream' recipes and unearth the authentic for those who want to immerse themselves in this popular cuisine. Learn to cook fragrant and healthy Thai food including snacks, soups, mains and a sweet pudding. We focus on the skills needed to match ingredients to create balance and maximum flavour. Once the preparation has been done the cookery can be relatively straight forward, making these recipes perfect for mid-week or to…

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Knife Skills

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£79 7 tickets left
Chef chopping chives on a board

Course Programme Master the rudimentary and essential skills of knife maintenance and safety before learning how the professionals slice, dice and finely chop with such ease and without looking! During this 3 hour course, you'll learn which knives are recommended for which kitchen tasks and work through a variety of practical activities to develop and hone your skills. By observing the correct and various cutting techniques first hand, you'll be able to develop skill and speed in your cooking. You'll start by practicing on…

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Authentic Indian

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175 5 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney Authentic curries Indian breads Typical Recipes Onion Bhajis/Pakoras Green Chilli,…

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Essential Skills

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165 10 tickets left
Students on essential skills course

Course Programme A fun and informative course, designed specifically to build kitchen confidence and develop essential cookery skills. This comprehensive 1 day experience is ideal for beginners and those possibly lacking in confidence.  It's also a good match for those in need of inspiration or if you're simply looking to develop cookery as a life skill, for greater independence and enjoyment. If you are passionate about learning new skills and have a limited repertoire then this is a brilliant place to start. This…

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Patisserie Masterclass

July 30 @ 9:30 am - August 3 @ 4:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£775 9 tickets left

Our dedicated patisserie course is entirely inspired by the burgeoning trend for patisserie and an increasing appetite to create and bake at every level. This 5 day programme is an introduction to a selection of popular fine pastry techniques through a series of step-by-step and 1-2-1 tutorials. Suitable as a bite-size developmental course for industry professionals who have a gap in their knowledge and want to upskill quickly but also for enthusiastic and competent home bakers who wants to take…

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August 2018

Food Photography

August 2 @ 9:30 am - August 3 @ 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£299 12 tickets left

InstaFood is ideal for chefs, food bloggers, food writers, food producers and enthusiasts (2 days) Lead by Lara Jane Thorpe a contemporary and comprehensive practical course that will enable the student to achieve professional looking food images for both business and pleasure. There is also a focus on the practical application of images through self-branding and social platforms. Lara is an acclaimed creative commercial photographer specialising in Food and Brand Lifestyle Photography. As a photographer who truly understands the importance of…

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French Patisserie

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175 3 tickets left
Selection of fresh French patisserie

Course Programme An insight into the art of French pastry. This challenging but achievable course will help develop a fine hand, patience and knowledge. Here we show you classical methods which will later allow you the freedom to develop your own ideas, styles and flair. Join us for this wonderful and rewarding experience to produce your very own box of beautiful patisserie, from scratch. Skills Covered Classical pastry techniques Fillings and glazes Piping skills Organisational skills Baking and finishing Professional decoration Types…

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Intermediate Cookery

August 20 @ 9:30 am - August 24 @ 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£775 10 tickets left

Course Programme A highly informative, fun and sociable 5-day cookery course which covers all aspects of practical cookery. This course is popular with: Food enthusiasts Cooks wishing to build a robust repertoire As part of a cookery holiday/break Those seeking survival/life skills Lunch is provided each day and there is food to take away each evening. Find recommended accommodation here Continue reading for details of the 5-day programme... Course Details Recipes, Day 1 of 5 Chilled Gazpacho Soup Wholemeal Seeded…

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Day Boat Fish

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£175.00 7 tickets left

Course Programme As an extension to Beside The Sea, we are excited to announce our brand new Seafood cookery course with Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day preparing and cooking very local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish here in the heart of Dorset on the South Coast. You will discover a greater variety of techniques, gain high level skills and create lively, health conscious dishes that are beautifully nutritious. We always strive to acknowledge current trends and relevant issues…

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Italian

August 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 12 tickets left

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

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September 2018

Thai Cook

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£165 13 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This new programme has been designed specifically to avoid the more 'mainstream' recipes and unearth the authentic for those who want to immerse themselves in this popular cuisine. Learn to cook fragrant and healthy Thai food including snacks, soups, mains and a sweet pudding. We focus on the skills needed to match ingredients to create balance and maximum flavour. Once the preparation has been done the cookery can be relatively straight forward, making these recipes perfect for mid-week or to…

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Essential Skills

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£165 Sold out
Students on essential skills course

Course Programme A fun and informative course, designed specifically to build kitchen confidence and develop essential cookery skills. This comprehensive 1 day experience is ideal for beginners and those possibly lacking in confidence.  It's also a good match for those in need of inspiration or if you're simply looking to develop cookery as a life skill, for greater independence and enjoyment. If you are passionate about learning new skills and have a limited repertoire then this is a brilliant place to start. This…

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Culinary Arts Bronze Award

September 3 - September 21
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475 10 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

Find out more »

Authentic Indian

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 11 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney Authentic curries Indian breads Typical Recipes Onion Bhajis/Pakoras Green Chilli,…

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Food Business Start-up

September 10 @ 9:30 am - September 14 @ 4:30 pm
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester Dorset DT28PY United Kingdom
£485.00 16 tickets left

Unleash Your Business Potential Are you launch ready? Do you know how to test this? Get started now... Definition: A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline — usually music, but also painting, drama, any of the arts, or on any other occasion where skills are being developed. This is not just a programme for the academic minded. The subject of food is both technical and creative and our food business masterclass mirrors this pattern. Involving a blend of sound business theory with…

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French Patisserie

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 5 tickets left
Selection of fresh French patisserie

Course Programme An insight into the art of French pastry. This challenging but achievable course will help develop a fine hand, patience and knowledge. Here we show you classical methods which will later allow you the freedom to develop your own ideas, styles and flair. Join us for this wonderful and rewarding experience to produce your very own box of beautiful patisserie, from scratch. Skills Covered Classical pastry techniques Fillings and glazes Piping skills Organisational skills Baking and finishing Professional decoration Types…

Find out more »

Bread at Bere Farm

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£165 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular course is held in the former commercial bakery at Bere Farm, now the training kitchen for WhitePepper Chef Academy and Cookery School. It dispels any myths surrounding the use of dried, fresh and wild yeasts with a thoroughly comprehensive hands-on workshop for each student. Five different breads are covered with dozens of loaves baked through the day and a bonus recipe to try at home. Skills Covered: Working with yeasts (dried, fresh, wild) Making, using and…

Find out more »

Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

September 24 @ 9:30 am - October 19 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180 10 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is a four week intermediate level programme for those who already have a foundation of culinary skills and knowledge. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as two  provenance trips included. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. Prospects for graduates at this level are excellent and enabled by our unique 3 years career support  This ladder course remains a popular choice for…

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Beside the Sea

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 8 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish. Our proximity to the Jurassic coast and relationships with the fishermen/merchants means that we're offered the wet fish before the London markets - at it's very freshest, normally within 24 hours of the catch. Do you know 'what to look for' when purchasing fish? Are you able to categorise fish correctly, to enable preparation? Do you know why it's advantageous to buy whole fish? Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning,…

Find out more »
October 2018

Food Photography

October 4 @ 9:30 am - October 5 @ 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£299 12 tickets left

InstaFood is ideal for chefs, food bloggers, food writers, food producers and enthusiasts (2 days) Lead by Lara Jane Thorpe a contemporary and comprehensive practical course that will enable the student to achieve professional looking food images for both business and pleasure. There is also a focus on the practical application of images through self-branding and social platforms. Lara is an acclaimed creative commercial photographer specialising in Food and Brand Lifestyle Photography. As a photographer who truly understands the importance of…

Find out more »

Italian

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 5 tickets left

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

Find out more »

Chef Skills

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165 12 tickets left

Course Programme An inspirational and challenging course, working alongside Mark (1 Michelin Star), ideal for those cooks who already have a good skill-base. This day course focuses on no less than 20 key areas to help refine culinary skills.  Students will also understand the provenance of the ingredients, including source, storage/hanging times and preparation such as filleting and butchery. Skills Covered Advanced soups Foams Filleting Pickling vegetables Butchery Using a meat probe Refining dishes Advanced desserts Working with caramel Ice cream (quick method)…

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Day Boat Fish

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 13 tickets left

Course Programme As an extension to Beside The Sea, we are excited to announce our brand new Seafood cookery course with Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day preparing and cooking very local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish here in the heart of Dorset on the South Coast. You will discover a greater variety of techniques, gain high level skills and create lively, health conscious dishes that are beautifully nutritious. We always strive to acknowledge current trends and relevant issues…

Find out more »

Beginner Cook

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£170 14 tickets left
Mushroom & pastry dish

Course Programme Our beginner course is designed specifically for those who haven't had much opportunity to cook before and for novices to develop kitchen confidence and practical cookery skills. Recipes are deconstructed into small and achievable activities, allowing you to cook with ease. WhitePepper's  experienced and friendly team are available at every stage but you'll also learn a great deal from the cookery demonstrations. With plenty of time for Q&A, you'll quickly make sense of the recipe-steps and receive instant answers to your queries. If you…

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Food Business Start-up

October 22 @ 9:30 am - October 26 @ 4:30 pm
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester Dorset DT28PY United Kingdom + Google Map
£625 Sold out

Unleash Your Business Potential Food Business Start-up has been created by WhitePepper's Academy to guide and develop potential business owners, over 5 days, who are serious about starting an enterprise and who have intelligently identified the value of receiving sound practical business advise prior to fully establishing a business plan and the launch of their exciting business. In collaboration with our experienced business tutor our programme provides an essential insight and covers the following key chapters: Challenges & risks of starting a new…

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Thai Cook

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£165 7 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This new programme has been designed specifically to avoid the more 'mainstream' recipes and unearth the authentic for those who want to immerse themselves in this popular cuisine. Learn to cook fragrant and healthy Thai food including snacks, soups, mains and a sweet pudding. We focus on the skills needed to match ingredients to create balance and maximum flavour. Once the preparation has been done the cookery can be relatively straight forward, making these recipes perfect for mid-week or to…

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Culinary Arts Gold Diploma

October 29 @ 9:30 am - December 21 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155 14 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training The Culinary Arts Gold Diploma is a 9 week advanced level programme for ambitious individuals and/or experienced chefs who wish to develop the attributes and skills of a senior chef. Exploring in detail trending topics including: Plant-based cookery, patisserie, sustainability & provenance (advanced focus), whole animal butchery, food entrepreneurship to name but a few. Uniquely, our Gold Diploma also offers a 1 week stage (work experience placement), to consolidate knowledge and gain further practical…

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Patisserie Masterclass

October 29 @ 9:30 am - November 2 @ 4:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£775.00 14 tickets left

Our dedicated patisserie course is entirely inspired by the burgeoning trend for patisserie and an increasing appetite to create and bake at every level. This 5 day programme is an introduction to a selection of popular fine pastry techniques through a series of step-by-step and 1-2-1 tutorials. Suitable as a bite-size developmental course for industry professionals who have a gap in their knowledge and want to upskill quickly but also for enthusiastic and competent home bakers who wants to take…

Find out more »
November 2018

Authentic Indian

November 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 9 tickets left

Course Programme Spend the day with a professional chef unearthing the tips and tricks surrounding this rich and vibrant cuisine; including two authentic curries from scratch, using the tasty South-Asian cheese paneer, various sambals and how to make Bhature breads swell and puff-up as they cook. We take authentic curries and provide you with skills to be able to create a delicious variety of dishes quickly and consistently at home. Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney Authentic curries Indian breads Typical Recipes Onion Bhajis/Pakoras Green Chilli,…

Find out more »

Food Business Start-up

November 5 @ 9:30 am - November 9 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£485.00 16 tickets left

Unleash Your Business Potential Are you launch ready? Do you know how to test this? Get started now... Definition: A master class is a class given to students of a particular discipline by an expert of that discipline — usually music, but also painting, drama, any of the arts, or on any other occasion where skills are being developed. This is not just a programme for the academic minded. The subject of food is both technical and creative and our food business masterclass mirrors this pattern. Involving a blend of sound business theory with…

Find out more »

French Patisserie

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 11 tickets left
Selection of fresh French patisserie

Course Programme An insight into the art of French pastry. This challenging but achievable course will help develop a fine hand, patience and knowledge. Here we show you classical methods which will later allow you the freedom to develop your own ideas, styles and flair. Join us for this wonderful and rewarding experience to produce your very own box of beautiful patisserie, from scratch. Skills Covered Classical pastry techniques Fillings and glazes Piping skills Organisational skills Baking and finishing Professional decoration Types…

Find out more »

Dinner Party

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£79 Sold out

Join this hands-on evening course for an exciting three course dinner party, with top tips for presentation. Be inspired and find confidence in learning new skills under the expert instruction of the WhitePepper team. This course will help to keep you out of the kitchen when entertaining, allowing you more time with your guests. You'll complete a three course menu for two people which you can easily scale up for your entertaining needs. In addition we focus on hassle-free cooking techniques and help…

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Essential Skills

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£165 Sold out
Students on essential skills course

Course Programme A fun and informative course, designed specifically to build kitchen confidence and develop essential cookery skills. This comprehensive 1 day experience is ideal for beginners and those possibly lacking in confidence.  It's also a good match for those in need of inspiration or if you're simply looking to develop cookery as a life skill, for greater independence and enjoyment. If you are passionate about learning new skills and have a limited repertoire then this is a brilliant place to start. This…

Find out more »

Bread at Bere Farm

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£170 10 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular course is held in the former commercial bakery at Bere Farm, now the training kitchen for WhitePepper Chef Academy and Cookery School. It dispels any myths surrounding the use of dried, fresh and wild yeasts with a thoroughly comprehensive hands-on workshop for each student. Five different breads are covered with dozens of loaves baked through the day and a bonus recipe to try at home. Skills Covered: Working with yeasts (dried, fresh, wild) Making, using and…

Find out more »
December 2018

Italian

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175 14 tickets left

Course Programme Enjoy learning and practising, under the experienced guidance of our chef tutors, the fundamentals of this beloved and celebrated cuisine. Join us to create these Italian classics from scratch, including beetroot and spinach pasta using our secret dough recipe. Discover firsthand when it is important to use the right flour and how the fresh pasta dough should 'feel' during the various stages of production.  Try making authentic dough dumplings (Gnocchi), commonly used as a pasta replacement, first course or side dish. Additionally, learn to…

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Feathered and Furred

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£165 4 tickets left
Pheasant head on chopping board

Course Programme Feathered and Furred has won the Best 1 Day Cookery Course at the UK & Ireland Cookery School Awards. "This course is so thoughtfully crafted - even the name Feathered and Furred piques your interest and the course is gripping from start to finish. It comprises active forays in the Dorset countryside, hands-on acquisition of new skills back in the kitchen and is rounded off with a true field-to-fork meal." Nick Wyke, Editor Times Food Online Discover the fascinating journey of both feathered…

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Bake Christmas

December 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£185 12 tickets left
Christmas Gift Vouchers

Enjoy festive inspired baking with a modern Christmas twist. This Christmas themed one-day practical will have you creating scrumptious results for your loved ones. Our specialist course will pass on techniques for traditional, modern and advanced baking and decorating. As well as making edible gifts, this course is designed to be fun, informative and add to your seasonal baking repertoire. Skills Covered: Golden rules for baking Tip for getting ahead Baking festive biscuits (for the tree) Modern technique for Royal Icing Run-out technique…

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January 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

7th January 2019 - 25th January 2019
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 14 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

28th January 2019 @ 9:30 am - 22nd February 2019 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180.00 14 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is a four week intermediate level programme for those who already have a foundation of culinary skills and knowledge. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as two  provenance trips included. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. Prospects for graduates at this level are excellent and enabled by our unique 3 years career support  This ladder course remains a popular choice for…

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March 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

11th March 2019 - 29th March 2019
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 14 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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May 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

7th May 2019 - 24th May 2019
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 14 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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July 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

1st July 2019 - 19th July 2019
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 14 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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September 2019

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

2nd September 2019 - 20th September 2019
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 14 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! The Culinary Arts Bronze Award is a three week foundation programme popular with amateur cooks wanting to professionalise and develop their culinary knowledge in a concise way. The course addresses a broad range of classic and modern cookery techniques, using a wide variety of ingredients and local produce. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper Chef Academy not least working alongside a former Michelin star chef tutor and 3 years career support to alumni. This course remains a popular stepping…

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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

23rd September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 18th October 2019 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180.00 14 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is a four week intermediate level programme for those who already have a foundation of culinary skills and knowledge. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as two  provenance trips included. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. Prospects for graduates at this level are excellent and enabled by our unique 3 years career support  This ladder course remains a popular choice for…

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October 2019

Culinary Arts Gold Diploma

21st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 20th December 2019 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 14 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training The Culinary Arts Gold Diploma is a 9 week advanced level programme for ambitious individuals and/or experienced chefs who wish to develop the attributes and skills of a senior chef. Exploring in detail trending topics including: Plant-based cookery, patisserie, sustainability & provenance (advanced focus), whole animal butchery, food entrepreneurship to name but a few. Uniquely, our Gold Diploma also offers a 1 week stage (work experience placement), to consolidate knowledge and gain further practical…

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