Academic year: 22/23


This steak cooking course aims to teach all steak lovers how to cook the perfect steak for their tastes. During this course our Chefs will guide you through every step of cooking a steak – from choosing the right cut, preparing, cooking, and assembling.

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Academic year: 22/23


With our Taste of Whites Chef Academy Pâtisserie course, you’ll gain an insight into the experiences shared by our students at Cheshire’s premier culinary academy. Observe and engage in the learning environment and teaching methods applied throughout our culinary programmes by participating in a pastry workshop under the guidance of our award-winning chef.

Taste of Whites Chef Academy aims to provide prospective pastry and baking students with an understanding of the school’s teaching methodology prior to making their choice of programme.

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Academic year: 22/23


This workshop at Whites Chef Academy is the ultimate chef knife skills course for the home cook and gourmet enthusiast. Under the guidance of an award winning chef you’ll learn the essential skills needed when handling Vegetables, Poultry and Fish, as well as basic safety for handling knives in the kitchen.

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Academic year: 22/23


Our Summer Wine & Food Pairing programme is designed for wine lovers and food enthusiasts who want to understand the interaction between food and wine, the challenges that affect food and wine matching, all in order to be confident when choosing a wine.

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Academic year: 23/24


Great British Menu Winning Chef, Adam Reid will take over as Chef-Patron at the White’s Chef Academy in the new academic year. This is an exclusive programme for aspiring young chefs and catering professionals to learn contemporary cooking and hospitality skills. Mentored by Daniel Akrigg, an award-winning chef with a Michelin background, trained under prestigious chefs including Simon Rogan and Michael Deane. Also mentored by John Parrott who trained at The Savoy Hotel London and worked at Michelin starred Thornbury Castle restaurant, under Kenneth Bell MBE.

You will study on a full-time programme, combining practical work with related theory in food preparation and cooking. On successful completion of the programme, you will go on to a guaranteed apprenticeship in your chosen field.

High quality employers have already been sourced to provide eventual apprenticeships. You will be matched to your eventual employer during your full-time programme and will work with them throughout.

Academic year: 22/23


Is being able to create your own sauces from scratch a goal you want to achieve?

This short course will introduce you to the skills required to make your own delicious sauces and develop your confidence in doing so.

This workshop at Whites Chef Academy is the ultimate guide to sauces course for the home cook and gourmet enthusiast. Under the guidance of an award-winning chef you’ll learn the essential skills needed when creating a range of mother sauces.

Academic year: 22/23


Immerse yourself in the vibrant gastronomy of Italy as our chef takes you on a culinary journey of the cuisine.

In this course, our chef will teach you essential Italian techniques and apply them to make delectable Risotto, Traditional sauces and more. Drawing on the teachings of the Whites Chef Academy lecturers, students will experience traditional Italian cuisine, but the techniques learnt will apply across the breadth of world cuisine.

Academic year: 22/23


From pastry to chocolate, this basic to baking course is perfect for you to learn some recipes and techniques which will add some flair to your home-made treats. If you’re looking for something extra special to serve, this hands-on class under the guidance of one of our master chefs will look at classic patisserie items some with a twist.

You’ll learn how to perfect a number of different bakes using specific methods, including producing infused syrups, making enriched yeast dough and decoration – essential for making a beautiful centrepiece!

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