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Chris Moorby

Chris has been steeped in the meat industry for over 35 years and has always been enthusiastic about traditional artisan butchery.

Having developed an interest in meat whilst working in a butchers shop and abattoir, Chris went on to master his craft as an apprentice, learning all aspects of the meat trade and the journey from farm to fork, before achieving a Higher National Diploma in Meat Technology and Management.

During his career, Chris has worked in many sectors of the meat industry, from production and technical management to product development and quality assurance, more recently as a teacher and champion of artisan produce at The School of Artisan Food.

For more than 25 years, Chris has been sharing his vast knowledge with food students, training and developing the next generation of skilled butchers always mindful of teaching the traditional artisanal methods that he so passionately believes in.

Chris Moorby's Courses

Fri 24th Apr 2020 (3 available dates) Almost gone

Pig in a Day

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

Sat 16th May 2020 (2 available dates) £195.00

Pâté & Terrines

Discover how to make delicious pâté & terrines that can be enjoyed at home all year round. Our experienced tutors will share their recipes, tips & techniques on this hands-on course.

Fri 23rd Oct 2020 (2 available dates) £195.00

Game in a Day

Celebrate sustainable, seasonal game on this fascinating one-day course. You'll develop a newfound appreciation for game you learn how to prepare a wide variety of game meat.

Thu 22nd Oct 2020 (1 available dates) £195.00

Venison in a Day

Learn how to carefully butcher & prepare lean, sustainable & delicious venison under the expert guidance of Chris Moorby & Rich Summers on this hands-on course.

Sun 15th Mar 2020 (6 available dates) £195.00

Curing & Smoking

Master the art of curing & smoking delicious charcuterie, with expert guidance from butchers Chris Moorby & Rich Summers.

Sat 14th Mar 2020 (2 available dates) £240.00

Pork Butchery - Nose to Tail

From butchery and knife techniques to the many culinary uses for primary cuts and secondary joints, you're sure to come away with full appreciation for the delicious pig.

Sat 21st Mar 2020 (2 available dates) Almost gone

Beef Butchery

With the guidance of our expert tutors, Rich Summers and Chris Moorby, take an in-depth look at all things beef on this specialist two-day course.

Sun 26th Apr 2020 (4 available dates) Almost gone

Proper Pie Making

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

Sun 29th Mar 2020 (6 available dates) Almost gone

Fire & Smoke - BBQ Cooking

Impress friends and family with newfound BBQ skills after taking this course. You'll learn handy tips for firing up a BBQ and cook a tasty range of dishes on the grill.

Sat 28th Mar 2020 (3 available dates) £85.00

Make Your Own Sausages (Morning)

On this half-day morning course, discover how to make great sausages using the right cuts of meat and learn all about the secret subtleties of seasoning.

Sat 18th Apr 2020 (1 available dates) Almost gone

Continental Sausage Making

Want to try your hand at sausage making? This specialist one-day course shows you how to make continental sausages, from the smoky fresh chorizo to the classic frankfurter hotdog.

Sun 17th May 2020 (3 available dates) £195.00

Preparing & Cooking Fish

Join our one-day preparing and cooking fish course and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to be able to create a range of delicious fish dishes at home.

Mon 9th Mar 2020 (2 available dates) Almost gone

Artisan Charcuterie (Four Day)

Want to take your artisan charcuterie skills to the next level? This four-day course will teach all you need to know including fundamental butchery skills, curing methods, smoking techniques and more.

Sat 24th Oct 2020 (2 available dates) £195.00

Gamekeepers' Favourites

Looking for new & exciting ways to cook game meat? Join our practical one-day Gamekeeper's Favourite​s course to learn delicious dishes with expert butcher Chris Moorby.

Sun 7th Jun 2020 (1 available dates) £85.00

Make Your Own Sausages (Afternoon)

On this half-day afternoon course, discover how to make great sausages using the right cuts of meat and learn all about the secret subtleties of seasoning.

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Fri 24th Apr 2020 (3 available dates)

Pig in a Day

£195.00
Sat 16th May 2020 (2 available dates)

Pâté & Terrines

£195.00
Fri 23rd Oct 2020 (2 available dates)

Game in a Day

£195.00
Thu 22nd Oct 2020 (1 available dates)

Venison in a Day

£195.00
Sun 15th Mar 2020 (6 available dates)

Curing & Smoking

£240.00
Sat 14th Mar 2020 (2 available dates)

Pork Butchery - Nose to Tail

Almost gone
Sat 21st Mar 2020 (2 available dates)

Beef Butchery

Almost gone
Sun 26th Apr 2020 (4 available dates)

Proper Pie Making

Almost gone
Sun 29th Mar 2020 (6 available dates)

Fire & Smoke - BBQ Cooking

£85.00
Sat 28th Mar 2020 (3 available dates)

Make Your Own Sausages (Morning)

Almost gone
Sat 18th Apr 2020 (1 available dates)

Continental Sausage Making

£195.00
Sun 17th May 2020 (3 available dates)

Preparing & Cooking Fish

Almost gone
Mon 9th Mar 2020 (2 available dates)

Artisan Charcuterie (Four Day)

£195.00
Sat 24th Oct 2020 (2 available dates)

Gamekeepers' Favourites

£85.00
Sun 7th Jun 2020 (1 available dates)

Make Your Own Sausages (Afternoon)

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