Whole Fish and Seafood Cooking Class


Conquer any fear about cooking whole fish and seafood in this comprehensive, hands-on class where you'll learn skills that will last a lifetime.

Allergens: Wheat (gluten), crustaceans, fish, lupin, milk, molluscs. This class can be adapted to dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free diets. Please tell us your requirements in the field below.

Product Details

Working with whole fish and seafood can be quite intimidating, and quite rewarding. In this very hands-on class, you'll learn how to choose and clean seafood; properly use a knife to fillet whole fish (for sea bass en papillote); denature raw seafood (for ceviche); cook shellfish in broth (for Thai-style moules marinières); and prepare squid and prawns (for a citrus-forward salad). You can apply these principles when cooking a variety of seafood, knowing exactly what to look for so your dishes are never under- or overcooked. 

Think this class would make a perfect gift? We do too – that's why we offer Cook School Gift Cards, for one or two guests, in paper and digital formats. 

Age Restriction: 18+, or 16+ accompanied by an adult also attending the class

Allergies & Diets: Allergens present in this class include wheat (gluten), crustaceans, fish, lupin, milk, and molluscs. (A complete list of the allergens in our cook school classes can be seen on this allergen matrix.) This class can be adapted to gluten-free and nut-free diets; students with dairy-free diets can take this class but avoid eating the moules marinières (a communal dish). If you have additional questions, including whether we can accommodate halal or kosher diets in this class, please contact us at online@boroughkitchen.com – we will do our best to accommodate you.

Cancellation Policy: You must contact us 10 working days before your class to be eligible for a full refund. You can transfer your seat to a different class up to 5 days before your class date. As this is a live ticketed event, we cannot make any exceptions. For our full T&C's, click here.

Redeeming £115 or £230 Gift Cards: If you have a Cook School Gift Card valued at £115 or £230, it can be redeemed for any scheduled cook school class without extra charge before 15 April 2024. If this is the case for you, please email online@borougkitchen.com with the voucher number, the class you would like to attend, and any allergens or dietary restrictions. Gift cards valued at other amounts can be redeemed at their face value – the amount will be deducted from your order at checkout after you input your gift voucher code.

Accessibility: Our Battersea Cook School can be adapted for wheelchair users. Please contact our customer service team at online@borougkitchen.com to discuss your needs, so that we can assist with the booking process.

Why we love it

'This is truly a tie-your-apron-and-get-to-work type of class. The reward? A fearless approach to cooking a variety of seafood that will stay with you long after class ends.' 

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