From milk choice to maturation, delve into the fascinating world of dairy with our range of tasting courses, practical days and professional workshops.
Spend the day with ice-cream maker extraordinaire Kitty Travers of La Grotta Ices and make your own frozen delights.
Bake artisan bread, make your own cheese and learn introductory butchery techniques with our six-day hands-on summer session.
Explore the unusual partnership of beer and cheese, and taste your way through our course which is sure to satisfy both real ale lovers and cheeseaholics.
Discover the fundamental art of making Soft & Lactic cheese under commercial conditions to a high artisanal standard in finite detail whilst being guided by Ivan Larcher.
The School of Artisan Food is hosting a weekend of fascinating talks by leading food thinkers.
Discover how to make soft cheese, yoghurt and butter with this one-day practical course dedicated to dairy products that can be made at home.
Join award-winning cheesemaker Paul Thomas and turn your hand to making your own cheese on this two-day practical course.
Join industry expert Val Bines and turn your hand to making your own Continental and International style fresh cheeses.
Here you will find in-depth knowledge about the fundamentals of cheesemaking, taught by French cheese technologist, Ivan Larcher. Essential for any professional cheesemaker.
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Delve deeper into the unusual partnership of beer and cheese, and explore both products from their humble beginings; perfect for both real ale lovers and chesseaholcs alike.
Join us to discover what makes British Cheese so special. We'll talk through the seasonality of cheese, methods of production, how to serve cheese and what to do with leftover cheese. All to be enjoyed with a selection of the great British Cheeses to taste, savour and enjoy.
Find the perfect cheese partner in this fun, interactive session with Juliet Harbutt, one of the world’s leading authorities on cheese. Find what works and what doesn’t from a selection of 8 cheeses and 6 drinks. Suitable for anyone with a love of cheese and a sense of adventure! (6-8pm)
A brilliant session for anyone considering opening a new deli or for those wishing to boost existing sales. Led by Juliet Harbutt, one of the world’s leading cheese experts, and highly experienced independent retailer, you’ll pick up some key tips and get advice on how to maximise your business success.
Join award-winning cheesemaker Tom Calver and turn your hand to making your own cheese on this two-day practical course.
Discover the fundamental art of making blue cheese with this course for dairy professionals and existing cheesemakers.
Take a culinary journey back through time and join celebrated food historian Ivan Day as you create a selection of ice creams and sorbets spanning the centuries.
Master making your own fresh pasta, gnocchi and sauces with the expert guidance of chefs and cookery writers Giancarlo and Katie Caldesi.
This professional course is designed for those starting in the artisan cheese industry who want to enhance their knowledge of hard cheesemaking.
This professional three-day course has been specifically developed for existing artisan cheesemakers who want to expand their knowledge of soft cheeses.
This professional three-day course has been specifically developed for existing artisan cheesemakers, who want to expand their knowledge of washed rind cheeses.
The Foodie Bugle Lectures are coming to The School of Artisan Food. Join three local artisan producers and discover their personal stories and their award winning products.
Discover the best of seasonal British cheese with our Christmas cheese tasting evening. (7-9pm)