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The cookery school like no other

Welcome to Four Gables Food Academy. A vibrant, happy hub of culinary activity nestling in sleepy countryside in Ashtead, Surrey.


Purpose-built Four Gables is set on chef patron David Gillott’s smallholding, against a backdrop of beehives. It’s a real haven, away from the bustle and stress of everyday life.  A place where you can totally absorb yourself in a day’s cooking or baking. Bliss!


Come inside and you’ll discover a high-tech, professional kitchen and the friendliest of welcomes. Here, David and his fellow chefs present relaxed, hands-on cookery tuition to people of all ages and abilities, in classes of just four to six.

David Gillott


Fun and sociable, with impressive results

From teens to grannies (and grandads!), these cookery classes are just the ticket if you want to learn to cook, improve your technique or prepare something new and exciting under expert guidance.


You’ll enjoy lunch with your fellow students, and leave laden with delicious dishes – beautifully handmade by you.


Don’t forget to invite a few people round for dinner!

Cookery class gift vouchers

Gift Vouchers

Give someone a cookbook, and you’re giving them recipes … present them with a cookery gift voucher for Four Gables Food Academy, and you’re giving them a day to remember in a professional kitchen, having fun being taught by chefs. Buy vouchers for cookery classes at Four Gables Food Academy.

Tempting menu of cookery courses


The Academy offers a wide choice of cookery courses and baking courses on weekdays and weekends. So, whether you want to learn to bake your own bread, lay on a stress-free dinner party or spice up your repertoire with a touch of Thai, follow this link to view full list.


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