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Overview

Get up to speed in the kitchen with this intensive, hands-on masterclass. Secure your space and pump up your culinary game across a broad spectrum of foods and sustainable methods. 

Guided by course tutor and expert foodie Steven Lamb, you’ll learn basic butchery, fish filleting, bread baking, vegetable preparation and cooking at your own individual kitchen station. 

We’ll also make sure that all the produce you use will be seasonal, which is not only the best for taste but the best for our environment. 

Whether you’re a keen cook looking to upgrade your current culinary know-how or a complete novice needing some guidance, this one-day crash course is a real game-changer in the kitchen.

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Steven Lamb

Steven Lamb

Culinary Guru

Steven Lamb is an award-winning author, culinary consultant, teacher and presenter. After a background in media, Steven’s food career began nearly 20 years ago, and in that time, he’s built up an extensive knowledge of food and a winning reputation on the culinary scene. With a natural talent for live hosting and interviewing, you’ll often find him at the best food shows and festivals - leading cookery demonstrations or hosting celebrity chefs.

Products you'll typically make:

These can include bread, fish dishes, meat dishes, vegetable recipes and desserts.

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Course run-down

9.30 – 10.00: Welcome! Enjoy a tea or coffee on the house.

Morning session: We’ll kick off by outlining our day, organising ingredients and learning how to create a cooking plan. Our first activity will revolve around bread making, introducing a step-by-step process involving kneading, proving, knocking back, shaping and baking which we’ll explore throughout the day.

Following this, we'll prepare veggies to accompany our meat and fish dishes before learning to expertly fillet a piece of fish that we’ll cook for our lunch.

1.30 – 2.15: Lunch

Afternoon session: In the afternoon we’ll dive straight into preparing meat, such as jointing a chicken or mastering the art of boning, rolling and tying a roast joint. We’ll then finish the day on a sweet note by learning how to make a yummy dessert dish.

4.30: Head home armed with methods and digital access to recipes to show off your new cooking talents!

Skills covered

  • Basic butchery
    Basic butchery
  • Fish filleting
    Fish filleting
  • Baking
    Baking
  • Vegetable preparation
    Vegetable preparation
  • Cooking
    Cooking
  • Knife skills
    Knife skills

What you need to know

Getting here

Our state-of-the-art training facilities are situated behind the Wyatt Stand at the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. The venue is all on one level and easily accessible from every area of the stadium.

Address: 
Xcelerate Regional Skills & Community Training Hub, 
Edgbaston Stadium,
Edgbaston Rd,
Birmingham,
B5 7QU

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One Day Cookery Course with Steven Lamb

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Total: £220