Discover the Beaverbrook cookery school

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Time to roll up those sleeves

The School of Cookery is where you can learn tricks of the trade, master the most delicious of recipes, and work side-by-side with our team of professional in-house chefs to perfect your cooking skills. From pasta making and sushi masterclasses to sessions focusing on the art of cooking game, each lesson is hands-on, down to earth, and lots of fun.

Barret Jones

Head Chef at The Garden House

Wojciech Popow

Head Chef at The House

Heading up the Japanese Grill is Wojciech Popow, who’s stints at leading restaurants have allowed him to craft an innovative gastronomic approach with extraordinary attention to detail. He gained the base of his knowledge and skills by working for Gordon Ramsay as well as renowned Noma and then went on to become deputy chef at one of London’s best restaurants, Yashin. He is the founder of the Polish Association of Sushi Chefs and winner of the prestigious Sushi Awards 2014. At the signature restaurant at Beaverbrook, the Japanese Grill, he offers an elegant menu of delicately flavoured selections of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri and the finest cuts of meat and fish from the Josper grill for a remarkable dining experience. He is passionate about combining foraged fermented and garden grown ingredients with Japanese fare. Signature dishes include the Toro Tartar with Yuzu Miso and Fresh Truffles; Charcoaled Wagyu with Juniper Miso and Sansho Pepper; Turbot Nigiri with Wood Ants and Marigold Oil.

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