The School of Artisan Food

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The School of Artisan Food’s facilities are purpose-built, with three training rooms for artisan food production supported by comfortable and state-of-the-art academic spaces.  

Bakery and Patisserie Training Room - a light and airy training space equipped with marble topped work surfaces, domestic oven and hobs, two professional baker's ovens and comprehensive range of specialist equipment to ensure a world-class teaching environment.

Dairy Training Rooms -  practical and versatile these specialist facilities can be used to produce almost any type of pasturised or raw milk dairy product. A professional production room is supported by a seperate classroom and complimented by six temperature and humidity controlled maturing rooms.

Butchery Training Room - developed by our tutors to reflect the training needs of the meat industry this unique training room is fully equiped with a wide range of equipment from knives, butcher's blocks and sausage stuffers to smokers, cooking facilities and walk-in cold storage.

A library and resource room houses computers and books together, and there is an eighty seat lecture theatre with demonstration and screening facilities. A large common room allows students to mix together and the dining room provides excellent artisan food to both resident and visiting students.