…learn something new today, at The Mersea Island Cookery School !

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There is no end to what an experienced chef can teach even the most practised cooks. Whether you are looking to learn the basics, improve your skills, cook more efficiently at home or learn more about a particular type of cuisine, Ilia can design a cookery lesson specifically for you and deliver it at your home or a place of your choice. With her warm and approachable nature she is experienced at teaching groups of various ages and abilities.

  • Popular choices for families include: Themed ‘Cupcake Decorating’ or ‘Bread Sculpture Building’ for birthday parties, ‘University Living’ for teenagers, ‘Baby Meals’ for busy mums and ‘Dinner Party’ season specials.
  • Popular corporate cookery courses include: ‘Ready Steady Cook’ for team building, ‘The Great Company Bake Off’ for team training retreats and ‘Gingerbread House Building’ for improving sales techniques and presentations.

In addition to this Ilia offers a range of scheduled courses at The Mersea Island Cookery School, which is under her direction. For more information on the courses currently offered, availability and bookings please visit the website www.merseaislandcookeryschool.co.uk.

Children’s Cookery Workshops

Ilia’s Kitchen offers children’s cookery workshops during the school holiday periods. Designed to provide younger age groups with a junior chef experience, the workshops cover basic cookery techniques in a fun and relaxed environment. The children are always proud to bring home examples of their newly learned skills.

Classes run for 2 hours and start at £25/child.