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    WE PROVIDE SEAFOOD TRAINING TO

    FOOD LOVERS, SCHOOLS AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY
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    WE PROVIDE SEAFOOD TRAINING TO

    FOOD LOVERS, SCHOOLS AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY
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    The Seafood School at Billingsgate

    FREE!! - 'Update your knowledge' sustainable seminars
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    Get into Fishmongering

    Free with agreed funding from Billingsgate School
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    Bespoke Days for the Industry

    We plan bespoke courses to suit your budget

What`s on offer this month

Food Lovers
Food Lovers

Autumn is in the air... and our programme of evening classes is now up and running.
Check out our Food Lovers Courses for days and evenings - lots of great events coming up.
Call our office for more information and advice on 0207 517 3548

 

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Schools & Funded

Learn all about fish and shellfish with our expert chefs and fishmongers. Buy it, prepare it, cook it and love it..
Gut, Fillet and Shuck - like a fishmonger. Ron Peacham - our blockman will be in action this Friday - teaching this course - we still have some places!

 

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Seafood Industry

Learning to be a fishmonger...or a chef wanting to update your knowledge?
Join us for our Update your Knowledge Seminar on Aquacuclture... we are all eating more farmed fish - come and find all about the best choices to make. 

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Latest news....

Oops.. our gift voucher page is misbehaving!! We are working hard to rectify... in the meantime, please call if you would like to buy one!!

0207 517 3548 

 

City & Guilds Information for 2018 is now availible. Click on the picture below to find out more!

 

FOR THE WINTER



 
 

Christmas Is Coming


If you are planning a visit to Billingsgate over the Christmas period to stock up on seafood - why not join us for a festive breakfast, and one of our team will be able to help you prepare some fresh fish to take home and impress friends and family! 


HAPPY and HEALTHY 2018

An 'experience' gift of a voucher to join one of our courses and see this iconic market is something you will never forget.
We have many early mornings, evenings, weekends, weekdays and escorted market courses on offer. 

GUEST CHEFS FOR 2018
We have some fantastic chefs lined up to come and share their passion for seafood.
Numero Uno is respected Italian chef and food writer - Valentina Harris. 
Thursday 29th March... join her to enjoy the secretrs of Italy and enjoy her seafood and wine tasting.

Last Chance to buy

 



Trade and Industry Courses at Billingsgate Market 


If you are looking to offer some training for your chef team and also looking for CPD hours - our Update your Knowledge Seminars on sustainability, aquaculture, The Hastings Fishing Fleet and Cutting a couple of species of fish... these are all up and running on our industry section.

To cater for the wide range of requests that we receive for training across the industry we are pleased to announce a new range of short and longer courses that cover a number of key topics. These include informative sessions covering buying, aquaculture, sustainability and responsible sourcing, fish and shellfish preparation classes designed for the catering and food sector.


FUNDED COURSES FOR INDUSTRY
We are delivering a series of courses on 'Update your Knowledge Workshops' on Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing of seafood specifically designed for those in the food industry: catering companies, restaurants etc. Please contact our administration team on 0207 517 3548 for more information.

http://www.seafoodtraining.org/course/details/update-your-knowledge-sustain-event-674

 To make any bookings on theses courses just call our office administration team on 0207 517 3548.


 

Festive Breakfasts

We are pleased to announce we are now taking bookings for the Billingsgate Festive Breakfasts taking place on the run up to Christmas. We are also offering to take the hassle out of buying seasonal seafood treats - including Gravadlax, best quality Smoked Salmon, tubs of prawns, rollmops, kippers and smoked haddock - perfect for gifts or for festivve entertaining. Please call Kirsty to place an order Choose a date: Tuesday 19th December Thursday 21st December -FULLY BOOKED Friday 22nd December Then…

1-20 People
1.30 hours
£ 28.00

Catch of the Day 1

Guest Feedback: 28th April 2017- "The market visit was fascinating, and there was good prepartion practice. This is my second time at the school and would highly recommend it. Very enjoyable and interesting!" Gain the confidence and learn the skills to know what fish to buy, how to prepare it and the best way to cook it at home. Enjoy an early morning tutored visit of Billingsgate when the market is in full swing.  Learn about the huge range of species that are available on the market…

12-14 People
8.00 hours
£ 198.00

Special Saturday Breakfast and Seafood Preparation

Join us at the school at 7am to register and have a quick cup of tea or coffee.  One of our team will talk for a few minutes to explain how the market operates and ideas about seasonal fish so you get a feel for what will be a good purchase if you want to buy extra fish. Feel free to make extra purchases as we have a large walk in chiller to store this for the duration of the course. You head onto the market on your own to explore and make extra purchases if you wish. Return to the school around…

1-14 People
2.50 hours
£ 58.00
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Update your Knowledge - FISHING FLEET IN HASTINGS

We are very pleased to offer training days at The Classroom on the Coast working alongside the fishermen from Hastings. These days are completely dependent on the weather... if the fleet haven't been able to fish we will work with alternative species not landed locally. Join one of our team at The Stade on Rock-a-Nore Road in Hastings at 7am. After a briefing we head off to the fish market to view the catch of the morning and to make our purchases for the cutting session. Weather permitting…

1-16 People
5.00 hours
£ 65.00

City & Guilds Retail Certificate Courses

We are now taking applications for the next 2 FUNDED courses on Monday and Tuesday 8th / 9th January 2018  Monday and Tuesday 12/13th March 2018 To talk to us about applying for a funded place - please email or contact our Administrator - Kirsty directly on 0207 517 3548 This 2 day course is sponsored by Fishmongers' Company and City & Guilds and would usually cost over £500.  However, if you are a successful applicant, you will only need to pay a non-refundable fee of £50…

8-15 People
16.15 hours
£ 50.00

Understanding Seafood Sustainability

As the global population continues to grow and half of all wild life on land and in the sea has been lost over only the last 40 years it is vital we enjoy seafood in a sustainable way.  This Industry workshop uses a Market visit and classroom discussion to introduce the leading sustainability organisations and their assessment and certification criteria.  You will discuss current trends and key global stock status' leaving better informed with an understanding of seafood sustainability…

1-14 People
4.00 hours
£ 75.00
All Seafood Industry Courses

Corporate and Team Days

Why not bring your clients or team along for a challenging day or evening session of seafood preparation and cooking at Seafood School at Billingsgate ?  Non seafood eaters catered for.

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Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Welcome to The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Fish Cookery Courses and Preparation Courses in London

Billingsgate Seafood Training School is located on the first floor of Billingsgate Fish Market next to Canary Wharf, London

 

We are a charity, focused on promoting responsibly sourced seafood to young people as part of a healthy diet. We specialise in providing fish preparation and cookery courses, and offer training to people coming into the seafood industry or who want to improve their understanding of it. To support our charitable activities, we have a wide range of courses for the general public aimed at increasing the knowledge of seafood amongst food lovers.

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Our Cookbook & Merchandise

Reserve your signed copy of the Billingsgate cookbook

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Gift Vouchers

We offer a gift voucher service for all our courses and these can be personalised and made out for any occasion.

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