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Our Chefs

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Jan Cron

Jan is a chef with over 20 years of experience in prestigious establishments including Michelin starred restaurants in the UK and around the world. He

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Dan Barber – Chef

Chef Dan Barber, trained & worked in South Africa, Brazil, London and Everywhere in between in a variety of styles from Middle-Eastern to Michelin star

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Farzana Ullah

My name is Farzana and I am passionate about Indian cooking; the smells, the taste, the art of creating a perfect Indian meal. From a

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Rick Houghton

Rick has more than twenty years of experience working in renowned kitchens across the UK. His career has taken him throughout Europe and America, where

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Our Bakers

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Steph Clubb

Cookery School Tutor, Home Economist, Food Stylist, Recipe Developer and Cookery Demonstrator. Specialising in Bread, Pastry and Pasta, specialised area Gluten Free Recipe Development and

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Victoria Richardson

Victoria RichardsonI’m a trained Chef, Pastry Chef, Cake designer and Chocolatier with over 30 years of experience at Slattery’s, Manchester. I love to create and

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Our Foodie Team

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Helen Jack

A lifetime spent in the world of marketing, strategic planning and analysis has brought a wealth of knowledge to the cookery school. Helen’s focus is

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Mark Seymour Mead

Food Lover and Founder – Mark is passionate about getting us all to cook better and more often at home!

Our Local Suppliers

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Fresh Save of Didsbury

Aladdin’s cave of fresh fruit & veg, with herbs, spices, dried fruits, halloumis, naans, eggs, specialised groceries and flowers & plants.

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Axons Of Didsbury

Award winning family run butchers established in 1969. Specialist butcher, purveyors of fine quality meats. Located in Didsbury village.

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Worker Bee Coffee

Worker Bee MCR has launched a new tea and coffee range, with a twist of honey. Offering a fully branded concept for local cafes, we donate

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Little Pigs Butchers

We are family run business with literally decades of experience in the butchery retail and restaurant supply chain. Sam Bowyer is front of house and

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Jonny Cocktail

Since 2004, we have been providing a sophisticated, professional and entertaining service to parties and events. Covering areas from Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire to


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Neil Rowlands

Bio After 40 years in the NHS I retired in 2015 to follow a second career in photography, something that has fascinated me for 50

Jane Burkinshaw

Portrait photography and photography courses across Cheshire. I love the idea of using photography to tell a story, whether it’s the arrival of a beautiful

Our Business Partners

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Debbie Gallimore

Debbie will help you change your life through food. She works with both private and group clients helping them to understand the nutrition behind what

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Catherine Brown

Communication is central to the success of any team.  Coming together to cook and share food is a great way to get people talking but