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Archive: 2018

New Diploma Puts Foodies on the Fast Track

Posted on January 24, 2018

A new Advanced Diploma in Artisan Baking has been launched by The School of Artisan Food to make it faster and more affordable for budding b...

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Former Boyband Star Turned Farmer JB Gill Visits The School

Posted on January 31, 2018

The School of Artisan Food is delighted to welcome the former chart-topping musician turned award-winning farmer JB Gill this week as he pay...

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Apple, Honey & Sultana Hot Cross Buns

Posted on March 14, 2018

Easter wouldn’t be Easter without delicious hot cross buns. Why not have a go at making them at home with the family? Try our Head of Baking...

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Courses for Budding Bakers and Junior Cooks

Posted on March 21, 2018

The School of Artisan Food is excited to announce a new programme led by a Cordon Bleu trained chef, aimed at budding young bakers and junio...

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Small Food Awards Searching for Big Ideas

Posted on March 22, 2018

Britain’s most cutting edge food producers are being invited to put their ideas and skills to the test by entering the second, national Smal...

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An engaging, interactive & fun event for young aspiring cooks

Posted on April 06, 2018

If you want to learn to cook from scratch using fresh, organic and exciting foods of all types of flavours then this is the course for you....

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The Welbeck Estate Up For Two Rural Oscars After Winning Regional Titles

Posted on April 03, 2018

The School of Artisan Food and the Welbeck Farm Shop have been announced as the Midlands winners of the Countryside Alliance Awards making i...

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School Founder Alison to Star in BBC Series

Posted on April 16, 2018

In exciting news for the School, founder Alison Swan Parente MBE will appear on new BB2 programme ‘Top of the Shop’ this week. The series b...

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Founder of The School of Artisan Food in East Midlands Makes TV Debut

Posted on April 17, 2018

BBC Two’s new series Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge, gives enthusiastic kitchen table producers an opportunity to showcase their produce...

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Find Out How Baking Saved Prisoners from a Life of Crime at Food for Thought

Posted on April 25, 2018

Top chef turned inspirational school cook; a vision of zero waste packaging solutions and the artisan bakery in a Glasgow maximum security p...

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The School Wins National Title at the Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars

Posted on April 27, 2018

The School of Artisan Food is delighted to have been honoured with the Clarissa Dickson Wright Award at the Countryside Alliance ‘Rural Osca...

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BLOG: Nancy Whittington-Coates joins our Introduction to Patisserie course

Posted on April 30, 2018

Food and culture blogger Nancy Whittington-Coates of Sugar Darling put her patisserie skills to the test when she joined our Introduction to...

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Big ideas win awards for small food producers

Posted on May 04, 2018

The cream of Britain’s small food producers are toasting their success having taken the top awards for their produce at this year’s national...

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Head Baker at The School Proves He is World Class

Posted on May 21, 2018

The Head of Baking at The School of Artisan Food has joined an elite group of inspirational bakers at the forefront of the craft profession...

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The School of Artisan Food Will Deliver a Celebration of Summer at RHS Chatsworth

Posted on May 22, 2018

A celebration of summer food and drink will be on offer from The School of Artisan Food at this year’s RHS Chatsworth with seasonal ice crea...

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Help Dad Brush Up His BBQ Skills this Father’s Day at The School of Artisan Food

Posted on June 13, 2018

Helping Dad to brush up his BBQ skills for summer and learn the ancient secrets of cooking with fire and smoke could be the perfect gift thi...

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Baking Bootcamp Food Provides Troubleshooting For Aspiring Professionals

Posted on July 02, 2018

Skills, confidence, inspiration and troubleshooting advice are on offer for aspiring professional bakers from the artisan baking masterclass...

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Visits The School of Artisan Food

Posted on July 16, 2018

A loaf of bread decorated with a maple leaf by one of the students at The School of Artisan Food was presented to Canadian Mark Carney, Gove...

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New partnership will teach skills in artisan food production

Posted on September 11, 2018

Students will learn all aspects of artisan bread-baking, cheese-making, butchery, charcuterie and patisserie creation, thanks to a new Found...

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Enjoy a Festive Foodie Getaway at The School of Artisan Food and Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

Posted on September 28, 2018

The award-winning School of Artisan Food and Ye Olde Bell, a beautiful 17th century hotel and spa, are offering the perfect foodie getaway t...

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