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Learn. Cook. Eat.

Brighton Cookery School is an innovative and creative cookery school located in the very heart of Brighton. We specialise in recreating the total “Restaurant Experience”, with you as the chef and diner.

Our philosophy is for you to ‘Learn, Cook, Eat’ in a professional yet relaxed environment, whilst you have fun with friends, loved ones or colleagues.

Call us on 01273 674911 today to talk through your ideas or you can email us at info@brightoncookeryschool.com.

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Brighton Cookery School offers a variety of open classes and private sessions for budding cooks of all levels
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Testimonials

Many thanks for the session last week – we found it really enjoyable and Ben and the team were fantastic. Thanks also for the recipes, it’s great we can replicate the delicious meals we prepared. Kind regards James

Team Building Restaurant Experience

JAMES KHOO MSc - AbbVie Ltd Oct'18

Thank you once again to you, Ben and the rest of the team for having us. Catching up with them today they really enjoyed the experience and there is a buzz about trying the techniques and recipes out at home. I certainly picked up a few technique tidbits myself!

Year 10 Pastry Workshop

Mr. Jacks, Teacher of Food Technology and Design Technology, Cardinal Newman Catholic School
Thinking of exciting activities isn’t easy when you have to do it 4 times a year. Brighton Cookery School was recommended to me, so I decided to give it a shot. The team loved it! So different to the usual karting etc. They haven’t stopped talking about it since and a couple of them even have plans to revisit with their partners. Ben is a great host/teacher. He’s very knowledgeable and makes the session interactive and educational. We were sent the recipes after the session so we can impress family and friends with our new found cooking skills. Overall, an amazing evening. I’d recommend this to anyone, whether it’s a stag/hen, or a team building activity. Book it!

Great Team Activity

As reviewed by Wattsy17 on TripAdvisor 15/10/18

Brighton cookery school is a fantastic, fun way to spend an evening learning to cook quality food (and drinking wine) taught by local food legend- Chef Messa Ben. Trés bon!

Looking for an excellent night out or teambuilding opportunity?

As reviewed on LinkedIn by Sarah Ryan

As a keen cook I was given the street food course as a present. Must admit, I was a bit sceptical given that I would be on my own, and wasn’t sure what to expect, but I had a great time. I learnt new skills (including how to fillet a chicken thigh) and was pleased with the results. Ben and his team were fantastic, and really looked after us all – no easy feat when there are people at different levels, including children. Glad I went, and would definitely think about going on another course.

Something for everyone

As reviewed on TripAdvisor by mofo84

Thanks so much to your team for yesterday’s pasta making, I’ve had great feedback from everyone who came and I’m sure we will be back again in the not so distant future! Once again a huge thank you for making the session fun and accessible for all the children, it was a pleasure to work with you.

Blatchington Court trust

Lizzie - Teacher

We had our teambuilding event here today and everyone loved it! Ben was a great teacher, very helpful and patient and the entire experience was informative and was expertly managed from start to finish, including the booking process! Thank you from everyone at Topsail Insurance!

Team building with Topsail

As reviewed on facebook by Laura Clothier

Really good tips , helpful, friendly and informative, would book again. Very practical cooking lesson with lots of things made easy and practical so that it is straightforward reproducing the dishes at home for friends and family. Will book again in the future.

Moroccan Cooking Class

As reviewd on TripAdvisor by 781allanj

I went on the sushi rolling course, the rice and a wide choice of fillings were ready-prepared, so that helped us concentrate on the actual rolling of the sushi. Great fun, the instructors were helpful and the other participants were friendly. I came away with my tasty creations. Looking forward to doing another course sometime.

Sushi on a Roll!

As reviewd on TripAdvisor by ColinSausage

I cannot rate Ben and his wonderful team highly enough. This was a fabulous activity. We were greeted with Prosecco and canapes, followed by as much wine as we could consume. Ben talked us through the process of making a fruit roulade with Chantilly cream and a chocolate fondant pudding, all step by step so it was really easy to follow. All ingredients and equipment are provided and laid out, as soon as you have finished with an item the team swoop into action and clear up for you – it’s wonderful! Whilst we were creating our desserts, Ben’s team were busy preparing our lunch – it was superb in flavour and quality. Our silliness was tolerated, in fact encouraged and we had such a laugh. Anything that we didn’t eat on the day was kept in their fridges overnight so that we could collect them the next day before travelling back from Brighton. These guys clearly love their jobs, thank you for providing such a wonderful afternoon.

Fantastic activity as part of a hen weekend

As reviewed on TripAdvisor by Ann M

Executive Chef Patron

Messa Ben

Messa Ben is a formally trained highly skilled professional chef with a passion for cooking innovative and tasty cuisine. Hailing from the Pyrenees region in France, Messa has from a young age been passionate about food and its origins; he has worked in both Paris and London’s finest restaurants incorporating varying cooking styles and flavours.

Latest Blogs

Food-Gest Blog Spot

We had the pleasure of meeting Louisa Streeting from the new food blog, Food-Gest. She chatted to our Executive Chef Patron, Messa Ben, about the building blocks of Brighton Cookery School and our exciting future plans. Check out Louisa’s post HERE

Salmon Gravlax

Salmon Gravlax

Salmon Gravlax Gravlax is a Nordic dish of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar, and dill, usually served as an appetiser or canapé in the U.K, sliced thinly and accompanied by ‘hovmästarsås’, a dill and mustard sauce, either on bread or traditionally with boiled potatoes. Back in the Middle Ages, gravlax was made by fishermen, they salted the salmon and…

Poor Man’s Shellfish?

Poor Man’s Shellfish?

Often regarded as poor man’s shellfish, mussels are cheap and plentiful. In the wild, they grow on coastline rocks and stones but the majority of mussels available in the UK are farmed in suitable coastal waters. Mussels are one of the most environmentally sound types of fish or shellfish available, and with no heavy price to pay for these abundant…

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