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Ballymaloe Cookery School
Shanagarry, Co. Cork
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Ballymaloe Cookery School is situated on a 100 acre organic farm, in Shanagarry, County Cork, which produces the freshest vegetables, fruit, meat and dairy products, all of which are used in the kitchen every day. This world famous cookery school offers a variety of courses ranging from one day, five day residential practical courses and 12 week intensive certificate courses.

Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, County Cork, has been providing culinary classes since 1983.

It is managed by chef Darina Allen and her husband Tim, who is a farmer. The cookery school focuses on organic, locally produced, fresh food. They have their very own organic market gardens, orchards and greenhouses, so students can be sure that they are using the finest and freshest of ingredients.

Ballymaloe Cookery School offers courses in a wide range of subjects. Pizza Masterclass, Sushi made Simple, Gluten Free Cooking and Feel Good Food for Winter are just a few of the short courses they offer here. They also offer a 12 week intensive Certificate Course consisting of demonstrations from top class chefs, hands on practice work, one to one help and feedback and practical and written examinations. This course is designed for people with a real passion for food and many of the students use it as a springboard to becoming a professional chef.

The facilities include state of the art kitchens, a dining room, lecture rooms, library and self-catering accommodation, as well as the beautiful gardens and orchards.

Ballymaloe Cookery School is a great place for students of all levels to learn in a professional and friendly environment. Ballymaloe Cookery School teach a diverse range of cooking styles but the fundamental message to pass on to their students is the importance of putting time and effort into sourcing the highest quality ingredients.

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Shanagarry, Co. Cork, P25 R274, Ireland
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