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Cooks Academy:
Conveniently located on South William Street in Dublin's city centre, Cooks Academy is a world class cookery school and Dublin's premier cookery institute boasting an 80 seater demonstration theatre and hands-on facilities for up to 72 students. We offer a wide range of cookery courses including 1-week courses, 1-month certificate course and much more. Founded in May 2005 by Vanessa and Tim Greenwood, the unique mix of elegant and purposely fitted out premises, together with a relaxed, fun and educational environment has ensured the school's success and excellent reputation to date. Vanessa's love of cooking inspired her to open the school and share her knowledge of food and its preparation with others.

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Cookery Courses / Classes:

For demonstration classes, you are handed recipes & are invited to ask questions while tasting everything that the tutor prepares. Hands-on classes are different & involve students doing the cooking sometimes individually, in pairs or in groups. Cooks Academy provides all ingredients and equipment for the courses.

1 Week Cookery Courses
If you can take a few days out from whatever it is you do in your busy life, then why not immerse yourself in one of our weeklong intensive Essential Cookery Courses? Whether a competent or beginner cook, you'll start from scratch, enabling you to impress with a diverse range of dishes, techniques and cooking methods.

* Essential Cookery Course - Hands On
:  Spend a wonderful week cooking and learning here at Cooks Academy (5 Sessions, 10 am - 4 pm).

1 Month Cooks Academy Certificate Course:
On our fast track certificate course, you will learn all the fundamentals of cooking within a concise four week time frame. It combines daily practical work and guest lecturers together with theoretical sessions enabling you to become a confident and accomplished cook for the rest of your life.

At the end of the course, you will be thoroughly familiar with classical and contemporary cooking techniques enabling you to start to cook professionally for a living or as a serious amateur. Not only will you become a cook with flair and creativity but you will learn about other aspects of working kitchen operations such as menu planning and stock rotation, together with good leadership and communication skills. There is an emphasis on developing classical cookery techniques that meet the requirements and tastes of today's demanding, food interested consumers.

Your course folder containing over 450 tried and tested Cooks Academy recipes together with comprehensive notes and handouts is an invaluable resource that you will have with you forever as a definitive reference bible.

Evening Cookery Lessons:
Looking for some midweek fun to lift your spirits? Whatever your budget, we have the evening course for you. We have something to suit all tastes whether demonstration or hands on classes; six or four week to a two and a half hour long course. With everything from Basic Cookery to Quick Entertaining, Seafood, Italian or go healthy with our acclaimed Vegetarian & Wholefood Course. Not forgetting our highly acclaimed Cute Cupcake and Icing course, along with our Chocolate Making Workshop and more...

Saturday / Sunday Cookery Workshops:
* Italian Workshop - Hands-on
* Indian Workshop - Hands-on
* Seafood Workshop - Hands-on
* Thai Workshop - Hands-on
* Chocolate Workshop - Hands-on
* Gluten Free Workshop - Hands-on
* Vegetarian Workshop - Hands-on
* Men Only Workshop - Hands-on
* Home Baking Workshop - Hands-on
* Vietnamese Workshop - Hands-on
* Bread-Making Workshop - Hands-on
* Celebration Cakes - Hands-on
* Pastries & Desserts - Hands-on
* Winter Soups & Casseroles - Hands-on
* Classic Cooking for Christmas Day - Hands-on

Lunch & Learn Short 50-Minute Cookery Classes:
Make a break from work for 50 minutes. Pop into Cooks Academy for a quick fix watch and taste demonstration. Everything provided including lunch.

* Lunch and Learn Morocco - Demonstration
* Lunch and Learn Italian - Demonstration
* Lunch and Learn Thai - Demonstration
* Lunch and Learn Spanish - Demonstration

Group Cookery Classes:
Cookery Workshops & Demonstrations are a superb activity for groups of people from a corporate or social background to relax and learn: to unwind and to unlock creativity. Whether you’re planning an office / team activity, client entertainment, a birthday surprise, a school reunion or even a hen party; whatever the occasion, Group Cooking Events at Cooks Academy are a perfect alternative day or evening out.

Dublin Wine Academy Courses
Dublin Wine Academy is part of Cooks Academy and is an Approved Programme Provider of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. If you're interested in learning more about Wine Appreciation either for your career or pleasure, you can start and continue your wine education in the safe hands of Dublin Wine Academy. All wines, tasting glasses, course literature and accredited certificates are supplied by Dublin Wine Academy and are included in the price of your wine course.

* WSET Advanced Certificate in Wine and Spirits
* WSET Intermediate Certificate in Wines and Spirits

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Address: 19 South William Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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