Dunbrody Cookery School has been designed to cater for all levels of cooks, from budding enthusiasts (Back to Basics) to the experienced gourmet (specialised courses). The perfect blend of demonstration and hands-on individual tuition means that you will learn practically and be able to reproduce the dishes at home in your own kitchen.
2019 Courses now available to book: Call 051.389600 or Book Online (see link below) Also available to book is our Cooking Up a Storm package which include your B&B . Special offers for Bed & Breakfast are always available throughout the year and for small groups our Cosy Cabin and Guest Lodge provide an excellent alternative and great value accommodation.
One Day Cookery Programme €175 Click here to book
Located just opposite Dunbrody Country House where the restaurant has received numerous awards the simple philosophy of under-stated but delicious food follows on in the Dunbrody Cookery School. All of the courses at the Dunbrody Cookery School have been personally designed by Celebrity Masterchef Kevin Dundon who can often be viewed on RTE in Ireland and PBS in the USA with his TV show Modern Irish Food, HEAT and BBC′s Saturday Kitchen. The cookery school has also received numerous excellent reports from magazines like Departures Magazine, Sainsbury′s Food, Waitrose Illustrated, Olive, Food & Wine and many newspapers too.
Under the care and guidance of our Cookery School Chef Julien Clemot, guests will learn the secrets of producing fine food using only the best of quality Irish ingredients. The emphasis at Dunbrody Cookery School is on freshness and seasonality of locally-sourced ingredients and utilising these to achieve fabulous dishes without the worry of overly-complicated recipes.
Courses range from a variety of one day courses to the ever popular 2 day Dinner Parties for Six course. With groups of up to ten we offer guests the chance to translate their enthusiasm and love for food into the real skills needed to produce fantastic food. Our belief is that cooking should be fun and our courses are designed to be fun also. A great option if you are looking to book a group is to look at booking the Lodge at Dunbrody for your accommodation.
The one day courses range from Easy Entertaining, BBQ & Grill, Seafood & Shellfish, Vegetarian, Fusion...these courses are part demonstration, part hands on. Priced at €175 for the day the one day course makes for a great day out or as a gift voucher for the foodie in your life. Maximum class size is 10.
Our 2 day Dinner Parties for Six will provide you with more hands on tuition and a lot of tasting. Designed to provide you with a range of seasonal starters, main courses and desserts the two days are packed full of seasonal recipes. Priced at €325, maximum class size is 7. A basic knowledge of cooking is required. 2018 dates available to book:
TWO DAY Courses Click Here to Book
NOVEMBER 2018 - Thursday/Friday 29th/30th Dinner Parties for Six Winter
DECEMBER 2018 - Thursday/Friday 6th/7th Dinner Parties for Six Christmas
JANUARY - Thursday/Friday 24th & 25th Dinner Parties for Six Winter
FEBRUARY - Friday/Saturday 8th & 9th Dinner Parties for Six Spring
MARCH - Thursday/Friday 21st & 22nd Dinner Parties for Six Spring
APRIL - Thursday/Friday 25th & 26th Dinner Parties for Six Spring
MAY - Friday/Saturday 10th & 11th Dinner Parties for Six Spring
JUNE - Thursday/Friday 27th & 28th Dinner Parties for Six Summer
JULY - Friday/Saturday 12th & 13th Dinner Parties for Six Summer
SEPTEMBER - Friday/Saturday 6th & 7th Dinner Parties for Six Autumn
OCTOBER - Monday/Tuesday 28th & 29th Dinner Parties for Six Autumn
The 5 Day Masterclass is the ultimate Dunbrody culinary experience. A good knowledge of cooking is required as the course is definitely designed for those who are looking to expand their repetoires to include the more challenging recipes usually associated with the more expereinced chef. Upcoming dates and 2019 schedule as follows:
5 Day Masterclass Dates for 2019 €750 Click Here to Book
March from Wednesday 6th to Sunday 10th inclusive
May From Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th inclusive
July From Monday 26th to Friday 30th inclusive
August From Monday 9th to Friday 13th inclusive
October From Wednesday 16th to Sunday 20th inclusive
November From Wednesday 27th to Sunday 1st December inclusive
Exclusive group bookings welcome also for team-building events, speciifc culinary training or just for fun. Courses can booked as part of a hotel package or on its own on a non-residential basis. You can book online or direct with us. All course prices are based on non-residential bookings, special B&B rates are available to book separately.
Cookery courses make for great Gift Vouchers which can be purchased online - ideal for any time of the year. We can also build a bespoke package for a very special occasion to include accommodation, dinner and maybe a trip to the spa...call directly for this. Tel 051389600