• Chequers Kitchen Cookery School in East Kent

    Chequers Kitchen Cookery School is a beautiful venue situated near the sea in Deal, Kent, offering a wide range of cookery courses, exciting dining events featuring world cuisines, team-building corporate events, and private dining for special occasions. We use only the freshest, quality ingredients sourced in Kent where possible.

Pieter van Zyl | Chequers Kitchen Cookery School

Cookery Courses in East Kent

Our aim is to provide a wide range of cookery classes and workshops that offer something for everyone. All our cookery courses take place in our purpose-built, fully-equipped teaching kitchen in Kent and are taught by our friendly in-house team or a visiting expert. From baking clubs for kids to knife skills and artisan bread-making, our expert chefs will guide you.

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Dining Events in East Kent

Every  month there’s a chance to come and dine with us at Chequers Kitchen. Our popular Demo & Dine events are entertaining, informative and, of course, include a delicious meal prepared from the finest local ingredients. We also offer occasional theme nights and special lunch and supper dates.

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Team-Building Corporate Events

Nothing brings people together quite like cooking and eating. Working with others to prepare a wonderful meal or selection of breads in a fixed time frame is a mixture of challenge and satisfaction. You’ll need good preparation, collaboration, negotiation, attention to detail, careful timing, multi-tasking, a level head and a little bit of flair. It’s also enormous fun.

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Catered, Private Venue Hire

At Chequers Kitchen in Kent, we choose only ingredients which are fresh, natural, and sourced locally, where possible. Whether you’re having a wedding reception, a fancy celebration, or a company do, we can help you make your occasion special.

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Looking for a Unique Experience?

If you want to try our cookery courses, private dining or team-buildingdining events, why not get in touch today?

About Our Kitchen

Our passionate team are committed to bringing Kent a quality venue where the term ‘fine dining’ is highly-realised. Run by head chef, Pieter Van Zyl, and social entrepreneur, Stephanie Hayman, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School surpasses all your expectations.

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Latest News

Chequers Healthy Hearts
Students learn to love their hearts
April 4, 2016

Thanks to a Heart Research UK and SUBWAY® Healthy Heart Grant, two groups of local people are learning to look after their hearts by eating a healthy diet.

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After-School Cookery Club
December 9, 2015

At Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, we offer a super club for children aged 9 to 15 who love to cook or are keen to learn. Each week we make a savoury or sweet dish, learning plenty of skills and techniques along the way.

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How to Make a Gorgeous Aioli
November 16, 2015

Aioli is a sauce with roots in Provence, similar to a mayonnaise and usually includes garlic, olive oil, egg yolks and lemon juice. Tasty and fresh, Aioli adds liveliness to any dish. As everything, it always tastes better when you make it from scratch.

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