Private baking & cookery tuition
Want to cover a wide range of recipes and techniques? Perhaps you’d like to mix it up and choose some different activities from our group courses? Or do you want to treat yourself or someone special to the ultimate personalised cooking experience? We can design a completely bespoke half- or full-day programme to get you up to speed with the skills you want to learn most. Baking is our forte and there are so many different areas you can cover including unusual breads, viennoiserie, patisserie or cake decorating skills.
We can also include other culinary skills in tailored lessons such as soup-making, casseroling, pie-making and getting to grips with sweet and savoury sauces. The possibilities are endless!
Prices – For courses in our fully equipped baking studio
Full weekday (7 hours) – £250 for 1 person (£110 per additional person*)
Half weekday (4.5 hours) – £145 for 1 person (£85 per additional person*)
Full weekend day (7 hours, Saturday / Sunday / Bank Holiday) – £315 for 1 person (£185 per additional person*)
Half weekend day (4.5 hours, Saturday / Sunday / Bank Holiday) – £175 for 1 person (£125 per additional person*)
Prices include your custom-designed lesson and tuition, all ingredients and equipment, a light home made lunch**, refreshments** and a recipe pack. We can also offer longer tailored courses at special rates.
Off-site baking & cookery experiences
Private tuition can come to you too! We are able to travel to your chosen location and teach you in the comfort of your own kitchen. We can provide practically everything (ovens etc. excluded of course!), so this can make a great group activity too.
The hourly rate for off-site tuition is £125 (for 1 – 2 participants). Additional participants are charged at £50 per hour***. Minimum 3 hours. Total time will include 30 minutes set up and 30 minutes clear down by DTBS staff.
We charge mileage calculated at 40p per mile to cover our travel costs. This will be quoted when booking.
Life skills for young people
Culinary courses for young people preparing to fly the nest for university or world travels are available too; fun and informative programmes that will ensure your ‘little’ ones can cook themselves healthy and wholesome meals, even on a budget – certainly something to help ease your mind once they’re ready to go it alone!
To find out more please contact us with your requirements and we will help create baking and cookery day to perfectly suit you!
*We do not recommend more than six people maximum for private tuition as we want to ensure you get the most from your time with us.
**Lunch and refreshments are not included for events held away from our baking studio.
***Maximum numbers for off-site events are flexible and based on an assessment of the activities, facilities and space available at your chosen venue.