The School of Artisan Food

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Our Teachers

Rich Summers

Butchery,

Rich Summers is the School of Artisan Food’s Butchery Coordinator.

With over two decades worth of experience, Rich has worked at every level of the meat industry from rearing livestock to product development and consultancy.

Rich has a keen interest in native breeds and artisan butchery techniques and is keen to share his knowledge.

Rich Summers's courses

Introduction to Butchery

Discover the art of butchery and master knife techniques on our practical two-day course; an essential for any meat lover.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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Pig in a Day

From nose to tail, this introductory day is guaranteed to be instructive fun as we explore every part of the delicious pig.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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Curing and Smoking

The ancient craft of curing and smoking meat is as satisfying now as it was thousands of years ago. Learn traditional artisan methods which have stood the test of time and make your own delicious charcuterie bursting with natural flavour.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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Game in a Day

Satisfy your inner hunter and celebrate real wild meat. Learn all about feather and fur with this practical butchery course.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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Venison in a Day

Venison is a majestic meat, rich in flavour and history. Learn how to butcher a deer and create a range of delicious products and dishes.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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British Pies

Making homemade pastry and pies is a craft worth learning. Produce your own selection of British pies with this practical course.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

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Pig in a Day

From nose to tail, this introductory day is guaranteed to be instructive fun as we explore every part of the delicious pig.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

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Curing and Smoking

The ancient craft of curing and smoking meat is as satisfying now as it was thousands of years ago. Learn traditional artisan methods which have stood the test of time and make your own delicious charcuterie bursting with natural flavour.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

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Game in a Day

Satisfy your inner hunter and celebrate real wild meat. Learn all about feather and fur with this practical butchery course.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

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British Pies

Making homemade pastry and pies is a craft worth learning. Produce your own selection of British pies with this practical course.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

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Pig in a Day

From nose to tail, this introductory day is guaranteed to be instructive fun as we explore every part of the delicious pig.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

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Curing and Smoking

The ancient craft of curing and smoking meat is as satisfying now as it was thousands of years ago. Learn traditional artisan methods which have stood the test of time and make your own delicious charcuterie bursting with natural flavour.

Course type: Mini Roll up your sleeves and develop your artisan skills with our Get Into courses. Learn the fundamental techniques of producing your very own artisan food and drink, with our range of one, two and three day courses.

Dates for this course:

Spaces left: yes More info