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The Avenue London Cookery School

The Avenue London Cookery School

Description

Established in 2004, The Avenue London Cookery School – now a family run school – thrives on all things foodie and incorporates love and enthusiasm into carefully structured courses.

The point is to teach our students of all ages and levels to understand food. It’s time to move away from cookbook dependency and start treating recipes as sources of inspiration and guidance.

We offer anything from 3-hour evening classes to 2-week Chalet Host courses – as well as anything bespoke for those special occasions!

Individually, and as a team, we have years of experience; discovered skills and handy tips to share with those who want to come and join our kitchen adventures.

Quality Seal
excellent 9.4/10
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Top courses

Christmas Dinner Party Dining Class course in Putney
2 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Dig out that Christmas jumper and prepare to be merry and jolly as we welcome you into our family-run kitchen for this special Christmas Edition of... Learn about: Cookery class, South west london, Dinner party...

  • Event
  • Intermediate
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (3 hours of class)
  • January
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£85
Sunday Brunch Club course in Putney
2 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...As it happens this amazing Brunch settles on the amazing days that are Valentines, Mothers and Fathers Day AND Easter Day! So if you are in town and fancy something different... Learn about: Cooking Skills, Kitchen Skills, Breakfast Cooking...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (2 hours of class)
  • 30 July 2017
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£45
Saturday Really Useful and Chalet Course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Really Useful and Chalet Course specialises in teaching students a unique mix of cooking and useful everyday skills. This course has been designed to guide... Learn about: Kitchen Tools, Affordable Recipes, Kitchen Skills...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • 5 hours of class
  • Jul-2017
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£75
After School Class course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Do you feel like learning a new recipe? This 90-minutes course is aimed at everyone, whether you want to win a special award or just enjoy cooking... Learn about: Cooking utensils, Stir Fried Rice, Hands-on Cooking...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • 12 Weeks (1 hour of class)
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£50
Bread Making Class course in Putney
3 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...with the insight into bread making, that ou have learnt in the class All ages and abilities are welcome! You can book online at our website... Learn about: Cooking Skills, Cookery class, Bread Making...

  • Event
  • Beginner
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (4 hours of class)
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£65
Ladies Who Lunch Cookery Class course in Putney
2 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Once everyone has arrived and been introduced you will settle in for a demonstration by our fun and lively chef who will demonstrate recipes and useful cooking... Learn about: Cookery class, Food prep, Ladies night...

  • Event
  • Beginner
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (3 hours of class)
  • 21 June 2017
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£65
Vegan Cooking Class course in Putney
3 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...your horizon of vegan food, ensuring that you leave with an array of exciting dishes to impress your family and friends. Whether you’re a committed vegan... Learn about: Cookery class, Cooking Skills, Knife Skills...

  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (3 hours of class)
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£70
The Workshop Supper Club course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...confidence for those looking to make their favourite restaurant meals in the comfort of their own home. This course is suitable for everyone... Learn about: Food Handling, Passion for food, Time management...

  • Course
  • Beginner
  • Putney
  • 5 Days (3 hours of class)
  • 28 June 2017
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£48
Simple Supper Classes course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...two, or if you’re lucky, all six! you will cook two dinners; one of which you will get to munch at the end of your course with the chefs and others attending... Learn about: Preparing ahead, Vegetable Preparation, Easy Recipes...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • 3 hours of class
  • 01 November 2017
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£60
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Macaron Masterclass course in Putney
4 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...As this course is going over dinner and because we love you and food so much we assure you that we’ll look after your appetite with some homemade Avenue goodies... Learn about: Delicatessen production, Lemon Macaron, French Macaron Recipe...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • 1 Day (3 hours of class)
  • Flexible
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£75
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Upcoming courses

Saturday Really Useful and Chalet Course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...If you want to learn from scratch and become a confident chef but you do not have a lot of time, enroll in the “Saturday Really Useful and Chalet Course”!... Learn about: Cooking Skills, Basic cooking techniques, Healthy Recipes...

  • Short course
  • Putney
  • Jul-2017
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£75
The Workshop Supper Club course in Putney
1 opinion
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Each workshop will start with a demonstration introducing you to the class ahead and the delectable things you will be cooking and, of course... Learn about: Time management, Meal planning, Food Hygiene...

  • Course
  • Putney
  • 28 June 2017
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£48
Kids Weekend Cooking Class course in Putney
3 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Coriander Rice Sunday 9th July Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Ratatouille and a Tomato Coulis Sunday 16th July Salted Chocolate Mousse with Shortbread Biscuits and Berries... Learn about: Child recipe, DofE Award, Cooking Tips...

  • Course
  • Blended in Putney
  • 25 June 2017
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£55
The Really Useful Course in Putney
10 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...Strawberry Roulade with a Chocolate Sauce Homemade Lemonade... Learn about: Basic cooking, Student recipes, Kitchen basics...

  • Course
  • Putney
  • 26 June 2017
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£690
Off to Uni course in Putney
2 opinions
The Avenue London Cookery School

...learn by cooking and practising. Through your own experience and the avenue's guidance, your cooking techniques will grow and you will be able to start... Learn about: Student recipes, Basic cooking techniques, Pastry making...

  • Course
  • Putney
  • 26 June 2017
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£690

Opinions (63)

Bread Making Class

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Aimée Louise .
03/04/2017
What I would highlight Wonderful setting, extraordinary fixings, pleasant environment, benevolent family vibes, super group both in the kitchen and in the background... 100% prescribe for any occasion truly ... they will take into account your requirements... be that as it may, our lady of the hour to be adored her hen, as did the visitors.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Dinner Party Dining Classes

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Nikki Paul .
03/04/2017
What I would highlight Splendid night. Diana and Sophie were awesome, extraordinary fun and extremely learned. Didnot anticipate that a cookery course will be so pleasant. An incredible gathering, free streaming wine and heaps of valuable tips and traps. I learnt stacks and had a considerable measure of enjoyment doing it. Toward the finish of the course all of you take a seat to eat what you have cooked around a major, inviting supper table. Splendid - exceptionally prescribed.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Ladies Who Lunch Cookery Class

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Maggie Bland .
03/04/2017
What I would highlight Splendid day. Brilliant approach to invest energy with companions and learn new recipes. I prescribe the Ladies lunch class; awesome sustenance, environment and individuals. Diana and Richard are fantastic hosts. We had a ton of fun.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Christmas Dinner Party Dining Class

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Sarah Florence .
07/02/2017
What I would highlight We have quite recently held our Christmas at The Avenue Cookery School and it was phenomenal. Diana and Richard were a fabulous group - truly inviting, engaging and instructive and shared heaps of awesome cooking tips with us. We cooked a full feast in gatherings and after that sat down to eat it together - truly unwinding and a lot of support and fun music en route. Much obliged for a great night - We will unquestionably be back.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Vegan Cooking Class

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Anthony Masters .
07/02/2017
What I would highlight The Avenue Cookery School's Vegan Class, was enjoyable, educational and exceptionally pleasant all round. Diana, Richard and the group truly set a supportive, fun and instructive tone. Stiring something in a pot with a glass of wine close by is one of my most loved past time. Certainly would return.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Vegan Cooking Class

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Niv Shalgi .
07/02/2017
What I would highlight Extraordinary nourishment, great enjoyment. Would prescribe this to any individual who likes cooking.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Kids Weekend Cooking Class

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Jimmy .
07/02/2017
What I would highlight Astounding. A truly beautiful family group. Awesome yummy food and incredible fun making it. Much obliged to you Avenue cookery school.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Bread Making Class

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Anne-Charlotte Duboc .
24/01/2017
What I would highlight I undertook the Bread Baking Class a weekend ago. Extraordinary course instructed by super eager Richard. Posted a recipe to the course on the spot to answer our inquiries. We ran home with 5 distinct sorts of breads and the formulas to do it again at home. Gives you certainty to bake bread again at home. Thanks.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Dinner Party Dining Classes

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Cat Carter .
24/01/2017
What I would highlight My bridesmaids arranged Avenue Cooley school for my hen party. It was great. I felt so loaf and everybody had an awesome time adapting new things and eating loads of tasty baked things toward the end. Richard was cordial and made everybody feel at home. I would most certainly prescribe.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Vegan Cooking Class

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Claire Hope .
24/01/2017
What I would highlight What a dazzling background. I altogether delighted in the vegan cookery class. Extraordinary individuals, incredible nourishment and awesome music. Will surely return once more.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Fish Class

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Jim May .
24/01/2017
What I would highlight Stunning, A truly exquisite family group. Superb top notch sustenance and extraordinary enjoyment making it. Much obliged to you Avenue cookery school.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Kids Weekend Cooking Class

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Former student .
24/01/2017
What I would highlight The family run school made an exceptionally cool atmosphere, making a truly pleasant and enlightening class. Toward the end, we as a whole had a take a seat supper to appreciate the rewards for so much hard work, which was a pleasant touch. Altogether suggested.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Bread Making Class

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Ash Antonie .
21/12/2016
What I would highlight Feeling exceptionally pompous now that I know how to poach an egg, make hollandaise and even soda bread. Had an extraordinary morning. Will book once more.

What could be improved All good.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Kids Weekend Cooking Class

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Claire Gawthrop .
21/12/2016
What I would highlight I simply wished to compliment everybody at the great Avenue cookery school who have taken my 18 year old child Jack (who discovered splitting an egg troublesome two weeks prior) and roused him to cook. He adored each moment and had a fabulous time in such an unwinding and upbeat atmosphere. I can not thank you enough and will prescribe you to everybody.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Ladies Who Lunch Cookery Class

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Nikki Paul .
21/12/2016
What I would highlight Splendid evening. Diana and Sophie were fabulous – extraordinary enjoyment and extremely proficient. Did not anticipate that a cookery course will be so pleasant. An incredible gathering, free streaming wine and loads of valuable tips and traps. Toward the finish of the course all of you take a seat to eat what you have cooked around a big, cordial supper table. Splendid – surely prescribed.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Macaron Masterclass

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Nicola Kurtz .
16/12/2016
What I would highlight Fabulous - pleasant and valuable and certainty building... a splendid learning environment, with an extraordinary approach. You really learn things you will utilize. It is so great my little girl got lessons as her birthday gift - and we ate her quiche the previous evening for dinner. Great and she is 10. I have done the night classes and have really made sushi a few times since and furthermore pasta... something I did not believe that I could ever do.. Much thanks to you.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Fish Class

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Hurley Burley .
16/12/2016
What I would highlight Hubby and I and five different companions did the Fish Class a week ago. It was grisly splendid. Diane is a decent educator and sooo engaging. Richard and whatever remains of her group were awesome. They demonstrated to make some beautiful dishes which we inspected and thumped back with scrumptious wine. Also, they demonstrated to us generally accepted methods to filet distinctive sorts of fish, with each of us doing our own fileting. I surely suggest this class, furthermore, The Ave group. Can not choose which class to do next.

What could be improved Everything was OK.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Sunday Brunch Club

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Maria Nbr .
16/12/2016
What I would highlight Efficient classes. I adored the ready steady bake class on Sunday, was such a good time.Much thanks to you for my new aptitudes.

What could be improved All good.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Macaron Masterclass

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Claire Gawthrop .
16/12/2016
What I would highlight I simply wished to praise everybody at the great Avenue cookery school who have taken my 18 year old boy Jack (who discovered breaking an egg troublesome two weeks prior) and propelled him to cook. He adored each moment and had a phenomenal time in such a casual and upbeat environment. I can not thank you enough and will prescribe you to everybody.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Off to Uni

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Former student .
16/12/2016
What I would highlight My boy Christopher finished the Off to Uni Course. He totally adored it and it is astounding exactly the amount he learned.

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Teachers and trainers (4)

Claire Meredith
Claire Meredith
Yogi (RYT200)

Diana Horsford
Diana Horsford
Owner & Teacher

Diana is a dynamic and innovative teacher who brings an imaginative spark to the art of cookery. Starting off as a chalet chef, Diana climbed the rungs to founding her own specialist food ventures. She infamously taught at The Grange Cookery School for seven years before The Avenue. As the absolute driving force of the kitchen, this Mother Duck engages and educates her students with undying character and warmth. With a knack for trailblazing twists on classical dishes, Diana simply loves food and is identified for her delectable culinary creations that will amuse and delight your palette

Richard Horsford
Richard Horsford
Owner & Teacher

Richard is Diana’s son, making The Avenue very much a family affair. His previous experience has included Chalet Hosting, prestigious Corporate Events and working as a chef in the South of France. Richard is a self-confessed Foodie, with an interest in modern cooking techniques. His flair for experimental cookery will certainly broaden your culinary horizons. Working extremely hard to share his enthusiasm with the students and push out the traditional boundaries, he is the youth and energy in the Kitchen.

Sophie Horsford
Sophie Horsford
Owner, Director & Assistant Teacher

Sophie, Diana’s daughter, is the latest addition to The Avenue family affair. Her previous experience in corporate entertainment means she can identify exactly what people want, down to the finest detail. Sophie is on a constant culinary journey of discovering new exciting recipes and restaurants – and she’s always up for releasing the fridge to create magic out of nothing. Good food leaves her absolutely spellbound. Having travelled extensively, this gypsy has cooked her way through the most exotic of lands.

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