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    Chequers Kitchen Cookery School is a beautiful venue situated near the sea in Deal, Kent, offering a wide range of cookery courses for adults and children, team-building corporate events, and private dining for special occasions. We use many local, Kentish ingredients.

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Dear Customers and Friends, we are preparing to re-start our classes with the Barbeque for Beginners course on 25th July. Many more classes will be put on the calendar shortly. If you were booked onto a cancelled class and haven’t yet heard from us, please give us a ring on 01304 362288 or email info@chequers.kitchen.  We are putting measures in place to keep us all safe, which include smaller numbers and asking participants to wear a mask or visor. Our team will do the same. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chequers Kitchen.

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 to artisan bread-making and international cuisines, our expert chefs will guide you.

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Private Dining for Groups

Whether you’re having a birthday celebration, retirement party, wedding reception or a company ‘do’, we will help you make it really special. You will have exclusive use of our lovely, unique venue and can choose form a range of delicious, freshly prepared menus. Our open kitchen makes your event unique.You’ll always find us in the kitchen at parties!

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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 baked goods 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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Dining Events in East Kent

There is 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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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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