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Nov 15, 2021

Two Chefs Cookery Classes - 2022 Course Dates

Looking for gift inspiration this Christmas? Why not treat your loved-one (or even yourself) to an unforgettable day of learning from the best at our Two Chefs Cookery Classes.

Places for 2022 classes are filling up quickly so book today to secure your spot and perfect your cookery skills in the New Year.

Current Availability – Two Chefs Cookery Classes Dates 2022

We currently have the following spaces available on courses planned for the start of the year:

Course Date Number of Places Available
Baking Saturday 8 Jan 1
Baking Wednesday 12 Jan 1
Baking Saturday 15 Jan FULLY BOOKED
Baking OR Fish OR Meat & Poultry Wednesday 2 Feb 3
Meat & Poultry Saturday 5 Feb FULLY BOOKED
Baking OR Fish OR Meat & Poultry Wednesday 16 Feb 3

To book your place, please email jenny@newtonabbotracing.com or call 01626 353235.

Two Chefs Cookery Classes at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Whether you’re a foodie looking to expand your repertoire or are a newbie in the kitchen and keen to learn some new skills and dishes, our highly experienced chefs, Ben Kingdon and Gavin Castle, will walk you through some easy steps to build your confidence in the kitchen.

Classes will take place on selected days throughout the year and are limited to just three people per class.

Vouchers are available now for just £75 per person, with a choice of one of three carefully crafted cookery days to choose from.

Course A – Fish and Seafood Day

You will have the opportunity to make all of these delicious recipes:

  • Classic moules mariniere.
  • Pan fried mackerel, beetroot, horseradish crème fraiche, cucumber salad.
  • Prawn and monkfish curry, coconut milk, coriander.
  • Grilled Brixham hake fillet, crushed new potatoes, baby vegetables, chorizo and white wine sauce.
  • Whole oven roasted Skate wing, parmentier potatoes, asparagus, caper chilli and dill butter.

During your day you will learn:

  • Key knife skills.
  • Fillet, pin boning and gutting fish.
  • How to prepare shellfish.
  • Different cooking methods.
  • Sauces.
  • Presentation and garnish skills.

Course B – Meat and Poultry Day

You will have the opportunity to make all of these delicious recipes:

  • Roasted chicken supreme, fondant potatoes, baby vegetables, crispy bacon, tarragon sauce.
  • Rump of Devon Lamb, pan roasted with garlic and rosemary, parmentier potatoes, peas, bacon, redcurrant jus.
  • Honey roasted Duck breast, sweet potatoes, creamed savoy cabbage, parsnip crisps, red wine sauce.
  • Chicken, chorizo, and mushroom pie, champ mash potato, baby leeks and asparagus.
  • Classic Rump steak, hand cut chips, wild mushrooms, grilled tomato, peppercorn sauce.

During your day you will learn:

  • To prepare a whole chicken ready to cook.
  • To prepare and trim cuts of meat.
  • To prepare and cook different potatoes and vegetables.
  • Knife skills and selection.
  • Sauces.
  • Presentation and garnish skills.

Course C – Baking Day

During your day you will learn how to bake:

  • Pastry
  • Bread
  • Sponge cake
  • Quiche
  • Brownies and biscuits
  • Scones

You will bake a selection of the following items:

  • Margherita pizza.
  • Blue cheese, pine nuts and basil quiche.
  • Sun blushed tomato focaccia bread.
  • Orange polenta and almond biscuits.
  • Traditional Victoria sponge.
  • Fruit, plain and cheese scones.
  • Profiteroles and eclairs.
  • Triple chocolate brownie.
  • Shortbread.

Cookery Classes at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Each cookery class will begin at 9.30am and conclude at 4.00pm. All you will need to bring is some comfortable shoes to wear in our kitchen.

We will provide you with:

  • All the ingredients.
  • Equipment.
  • Apron and head wear if necessary.
  • Refreshments and lunch.
  • The opportunity to take home all you make.

For more information, or to book your place, please email jenny@newtonabbotracing.com or call 01626 353235.