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. Chef-Instructor Julien Clemot will lead you through both a fun-filled and food-filled day where demonstration and hands on tuition fuse seamlessly. There's always plenty of tasting too so don't forget to bring your appetite!
2019 Spring Summer 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 or call 051.389600 for more information
|Friday 29th||Classic French Cuisine|
|Saturday 30th||Marvelous Meditterranean Cooking Fully Booked|
|Friday 5th||Quick Suppers|
|Saturday 6th||Asian Fusion Cuisine|
|Thursday 11th||Easy Entertaining|
|Friday 12th||Gluten-Free Cooking Fully Booked|
|Saturday 13th||Devine Desserts Fully Booked|
|Thursday 18th||Vegetarian & Vegan|
|Friday 19th||Seafood & Shellfish|
|Saturday 20th||Easy Entertaining|
|Saturday 11th||Come Dine With Me|
|Thursday 16th||Seafood & Shellfish|
|Friday 17th||Thai Cuisine|
|Saturday 18th||Easy Entertaining|
|Thursday 23rd||BBQ & Grill|
|Friday 24th||Classic French Cuisine|
|Saturday 24th||Marvelous Meditterranean Cooking|
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 Instructor 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. 2019 dates available to book:
TWO DAY Courses Click Here to Book
APRIL - Saturday/Sunday 13th & 14th 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
AUGUST - Thursday/Friday 22nd & 23rd 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 or call direct for more information on residential packages Tel 051389600
June From Monday 10th to Friday 14th inclusive
July From Monday 22nd to Friday 26th inclusive
August From Monday 12th to Friday 16th 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
Dunbrody Classic Afternoon Tea - €30
With the warm weather here at last and the garden in bloom a leisurely afternoon on the terrace indulging in a Dunbrody Classic Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to indulge the senses. Served from 3-5pm Call 051389600 to book
Cinema & Supper Club at the Local – €20
Thursday 5th September, Thursday 24th October, Thursday 14th November, Thursday 5th December Combine a night at the movies with a special Chef's Surprise supper menu at the Local on some specially selected Thursdays this Autumn. Call 051389600 for more information or to book
Champagne Charlie Dinner – Saturday 16th November €100
A night of fabulous food paired with some of the finest champagnes from the Heidsieck cellars. Charles Heidsieck is second to no other producer when it comes to impecable quality. None can match the consistency - from the basic non-vintage through vintage to prestige cuvée champagnes. To book with accommodation click here
Thanksgiving Dinner at Dunbrody – Thursday 28th November €70
Start your evening with a choice of classic American cocktails – Manhattan, Sidecar, Martini…followed by a traditional American Thanksgiving Dinner with the option of California wine to also choose from. To book with accommodation click here