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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 6th Sep 2019 (4 available dates) £195.00

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 7th Dec 2019 (2 available dates) Almost gone

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 1st Nov 2019 (3 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.

Sat 28th Sep 2019 (3 available dates) Almost gone

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.

Fri 6th Sep 2019 (7 available dates) Almost gone

Curing & Smoking

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

Sat 21st Sep 2019 (2 available dates) Coming Soon!

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.

Thu 10th Oct 2019 (2 available dates) £395.00

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 29th Sep 2019 (6 available dates) £195.00

British Pies

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

Sun 22nd Sep 2019 (4 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.

Sun 8th Sep 2019 (5 available dates) Almost gone

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 14th Sep 2019 (2 available dates) £10.00

Sausage Making - Festival of Food & Drink

Learn the top tips to making delicious sausages with our expert tutor Chris Moorby at the Festival of Food and Drink, Clumber Park.

Sat 14th Sep 2019 (2 available dates) £10.00

Hand raised pies - Festival of Food and Drink

Join us for the annual Festival of Food and Drink held at Clumber Park, a National Trust property in north Nottinghamshire.

Sat 9th Nov 2019 (1 available dates) £195.00

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 10th Nov 2019 (3 available dates) Almost gone

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.

Wed 23rd Oct 2019 (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.

Sun 24th Nov 2019 (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.

£195.00
Fri 6th Sep 2019 (4 available dates)

Pig in a Day

Almost gone
Sat 7th Dec 2019 (2 available dates)

Pâté & Terrines

£195.00
Fri 1st Nov 2019 (3 available dates)

Game in a Day

Almost gone
Sat 28th Sep 2019 (3 available dates)

Venison in a Day

Almost gone
Fri 6th Sep 2019 (7 available dates)

Curing & Smoking

Coming Soon!
Sat 21st Sep 2019 (2 available dates)

Pork Butchery - Nose to Tail

£395.00
Thu 10th Oct 2019 (2 available dates)

Beef Butchery

£195.00
Sun 29th Sep 2019 (6 available dates)

British Pies

Almost gone
Sun 22nd Sep 2019 (4 available dates)

Fire & Smoke - BBQ Cooking

Almost gone
Sun 8th Sep 2019 (5 available dates)

Make Your Own Sausages (Morning)

£10.00
Sat 14th Sep 2019 (2 available dates)

Sausage Making - Festival of Food & Drink

£195.00
Sat 9th Nov 2019 (1 available dates)

Continental Sausage Making

Almost gone
Sun 10th Nov 2019 (3 available dates)

Preparing & Cooking Fish

Almost gone
Wed 23rd Oct 2019 (2 available dates)

Artisan Charcuterie (Four Day)

£195.00
Sun 24th Nov 2019 (2 available dates)

Gamekeepers' Favourites

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