Venue Hire

The School of Artisan Food is the ideal venue for team-building and corporate events. Our tranquil location will provide your guests with a memorable food experience.

Exclusive Courses

Explore the world of artisan food with one of our tasting courses, or roll up your sleeves and get creative with our practical workshops.

With the flexibility to choose from our range of courses or to create your own, the possibilities are endless.

Contact us by emailing [email protected] or by telephoning 01909 532171 to discuss your personal training requirements.

Venue Hire

Information on hiring the School as a venue for meetings, conferences or lunches are detailed below.

Facility Hire

£ Price

Lecture Theatre – 4 Hours


Lecture Theatre – Full Day


Meeting Room – 4 hours


Meeting Room – Full Day


Refreshments and Hospitality

Tea, coffee, and cordial

£1.95 per-person

Tea, coffee, cordial and pastries

£2.95 per-person

Seasonal buffet lunch with locally sourced ingredients. Teas and coffees

£12.95 per-person

Seasonal buffet lunch with locally sourced ingredients. Dessert. Teas and coffees

£16.95 per-person

Please note that all rates are exclusive of VAT.

Facilities at The School of Artisan Food

Training Room One and Bakery

A centrepiece of the School, Training Room One features marble-topped workstations, state-of-the-art commercial and domestic ovens, and lots of light and space.

Butchery Training Room

Butcher’s block workstations and professional equipment allow this versatile room to accommodate a variety of meat based classes and modules. This training space is complemented by two separate walk-in chillers, food preparation and cooking facilities.

Dairy Training Rooms

A dedicated dairy training suite includes a fully equipped cheese and dairy room, purpose-built maturing facilities and its own adjoining, designated classroom.

Resource Room

Computer facilities, multimedia material and a collection of literature and journals provide a productive environment in which to study and host meetings (12 Maximum).

Demonstration Theatre

The 80-seat theatre has a kitchen especially designed for lectures and demonstrations. Students benefit from an overhead camera which links to a large screen for optimal viewing of the work surface. The theatre is supported by a designated preparation kitchen.

Common Room

The Common Room provides students with comfortably furnished areas where they can continue with academic activities or simply unwind in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

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