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November 2019

Italian

November 23 @ 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. Sold out

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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Thai Cook

November 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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£165 2 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course 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…

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December 2019

Feathered and Furred

December 7 @ 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 12 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. Nick Wyke, Editor Times Food said: "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." Tom Heap, BBC Countryfile said: “The day…

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Bake Christmas

December 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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£159.00 5 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 2020

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

6th January 2020 @ 9:00 am - 24th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 9 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

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French Patisserie

11th January 2020 @ 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 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…

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Feathered and Furred

18th January 2020 @ 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 8 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. Nick Wyke, Editor Times Food said: "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." Tom Heap, BBC Countryfile said: “The day…

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Italian

25th January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

27th January 2020 @ 9:30 am - 21st February 2020 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180.00 6 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! Also known as Professional Cookery Certificate Level 3, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here > The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is an intermediate level four-week programme for those with a serious interest in good food. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as provenance trips. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper…

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February 2020

Beside the Sea

1st February 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish in the award winning WhitePepper kitchen. Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning, skinning, picking, shucking, scoring and trimming. We'll show you the techniques so that you can confidently cook from start to finish those dishes you've always admired. 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…

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Day Boat Fish

8th February 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

  Course Programme Day Boat Fish is a hands on cookery course with former Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day identifying fresh fish and preparing and cooking. Everything is local and sustainable from the Dorset and Devon coast. You will discover a great variety of techniques and skills and create lively dishes that are beautifully nutritious. There's always an appropriate nod to current trends. The proximity we have to The Jurassic Coast equips us with the advantage of…

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Essential Skills

15th February 2020 @ 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 8 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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French Patisserie

22nd February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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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Culinary Arts Gold Diploma, Level 4

24th February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 24th April 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 7 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training Also known as Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts Level 4, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality. You can access this 9 week advanced level culinary programme independently or combine with our other training to obtain an internationally recognised culinary Diploma at Level 4 (16 weeks). More information on that here > Those attending this 9 week programme typically have confidence and/or experience already. If you have ambitions to develop the attributes and…

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Authentic Indian

29th February 2020 @ 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 12 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. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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March 2020

Thai Cook

7th March 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course 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…

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Beside the Sea

14th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish in the award winning WhitePepper kitchen. Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning, skinning, picking, shucking, scoring and trimming. We'll show you the techniques so that you can confidently cook from start to finish those dishes you've always admired. 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…

Find out more »

Authentic Indian

21st March 2020 @ 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 8 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. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

Find out more »

Bread at Bere Farm

28th March 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular bread making 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,…

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April 2020

Beginner Cook

4th April 2020 @ 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 8 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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French Patisserie

11th April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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 »

Italian

18th April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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 »

Day Boat Fish

25th April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left

  Course Programme Day Boat Fish is a hands on cookery course with former Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day identifying fresh fish and preparing and cooking. Everything is local and sustainable from the Dorset and Devon coast. You will discover a great variety of techniques and skills and create lively dishes that are beautifully nutritious. There's always an appropriate nod to current trends. The proximity we have to The Jurassic Coast equips us with the advantage of…

Find out more »

May 2020

Authentic Indian

2nd May 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

Find out more »

Vegan & Raw

8th May 2020 @ 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 8 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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Bread at Bere Farm

9th May 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular bread making 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,…

Find out more »

Essential Skills

16th May 2020 @ 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 8 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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Vegetarian

22nd May 2020 @ 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 Flexitarianism - eating predominantly but not exclusively vegetarian is one of the trends of of the moment according to World Foods. We're all aware that eating responsibly is good for our planet, animals and our own health and this short course is a good excuse to focus on the wealth and variety of veggies. Indeed this course is all about simple, modern, seasonal recipes. Take a look... With plenty of tuition and guidance along the way from Mark…

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Chef Skills

23rd May 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

Course Programme An inspirational and challenging cookery course which focuses on 'chef skills', 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…

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Italian

30th May 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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 »

Italian Copy

30th May 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00

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 »

June 2020

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

1st June 2020 @ 9:00 am - 19th June 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 3 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

Find out more »

Day Boat Fish

13th June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left

  Course Programme Day Boat Fish is a hands on cookery course with former Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day identifying fresh fish and preparing and cooking. Everything is local and sustainable from the Dorset and Devon coast. You will discover a great variety of techniques and skills and create lively dishes that are beautifully nutritious. There's always an appropriate nod to current trends. The proximity we have to The Jurassic Coast equips us with the advantage of…

Find out more »

Bread at Bere Farm

20th June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular bread making 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,…

Find out more »

French Patisserie

27th June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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 »

July 2020

Chef Skills

3rd July 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

Course Programme An inspirational and challenging cookery course which focuses on 'chef skills', 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…

Find out more »

Beside the Sea

4th July 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish in the award winning WhitePepper kitchen. Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning, skinning, picking, shucking, scoring and trimming. We'll show you the techniques so that you can confidently cook from start to finish those dishes you've always admired. 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…

Find out more »

Beginner Cook

11th July 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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…

Find out more »

Italian

18th July 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 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 »

Thai Cook

25th July 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£175.00 8 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course 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…

Find out more »

August 2020

Essential Skills

22nd August 2020 @ 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 8 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…

Find out more »

Chef Skills

29th August 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

Course Programme An inspirational and challenging cookery course which focuses on 'chef skills', 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…

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September 2020

Culinary Arts Bronze Award

1st September 2020 @ 9:00 am - 18th September 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£2475.00 9 tickets left

Reach Your Potential, Fast! Also known as Culinary Skills Award Level 2, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here >  This unique full time intensive three-week programme, coined 'foundation course' is an excellent starting point for those with a keen interest in good food. Popular amongst a diverse range of learners wanting to professionalise and develop culinary knowledge in a concise way, for which we are particularly renowned for. The course addresses a broad range of…

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Italian

5th September 2020 @ 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 8 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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Authentic Indian

12th September 2020 @ 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 8 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. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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French Patisserie

19th September 2020 @ 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 8 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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Culinary Arts Silver Certificate

21st September 2020 @ 9:30 am - 16th October 2020 @ 4:30 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£3180. 7 tickets left

Launch Your Culinary Career, with Confidence! Also known as Professional Cookery Certificate Level 3, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and hospitality. More information on that here > The Culinary Arts Silver Certificate is an intermediate level four-week programme for those with a serious interest in good food. There is exposure to more unusual ingredients and techniques as well as provenance trips. There is a greater focus on refinement and the art of plating. There are many advantages in choosing WhitePepper…

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Vegan & Raw

26th September 2020 @ 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 8 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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October 2020

Thai Cook

3rd October 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course 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…

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Beside the Sea

10th October 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Multiple fresh fish in a grey box

Course Programme A comprehensive day preparing and cooking local (and sustainable) fish and shellfish in the award winning WhitePepper kitchen. Try your hand at cleaning, scaling, filleting, pin-boning, skinning, picking, shucking, scoring and trimming. We'll show you the techniques so that you can confidently cook from start to finish those dishes you've always admired. 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…

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Authentic Indian

17th October 2020 @ 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 8 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. This wasn't our best selling course in 2018 for nothing! Skills Covered: Exploring spices (blending) Indian Sambals Making fresh chutney…

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Culinary Arts Gold Diploma, Level 4

19th October 2020 @ 9:00 am - 18th December 2020 @ 5:00 pm
WhitePepper Chef Academy, Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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£7155.00 6 tickets left

Concise, Comprehensive & High Value Training Also known as Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts Level 4, accredited by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality. You can access this 9 week advanced level culinary programme independently or combine with our other training to obtain an internationally recognised culinary Diploma at Level 4 (16 weeks). More information on that here > Those attending this 9 week programme typically have confidence and/or experience already. If you have ambitions to develop the attributes and…

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Bread at Bere Farm

24th October 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left
Student kneading dough on table

Course Programme This popular bread making 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,…

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Day Boat Fish

31st October 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

  Course Programme Day Boat Fish is a hands on cookery course with former Michelin Star Chef Mark Treasure. A comprehensive day identifying fresh fish and preparing and cooking. Everything is local and sustainable from the Dorset and Devon coast. You will discover a great variety of techniques and skills and create lively dishes that are beautifully nutritious. There's always an appropriate nod to current trends. The proximity we have to The Jurassic Coast equips us with the advantage of…

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November 2020

French Patisserie

7th November 2020 @ 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 8 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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Thai Cook

21st November 2020 @ 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 5 tickets left
Ginger, coriander and Thai ingredients

  Course Programme This Thai Cookery course 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…

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Vegetarian

28th November 2020 @ 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 8 tickets left

  Course Programme Flexitarianism - eating predominantly but not exclusively vegetarian is one of the trends of of the moment according to World Foods. We're all aware that eating responsibly is good for our planet, animals and our own health and this short course is a good excuse to focus on the wealth and variety of veggies. Indeed this course is all about simple, modern, seasonal recipes. Take a look... With plenty of tuition and guidance along the way from Mark…

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December 2020

Bake Christmas

12th December 2020 @ 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 8 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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