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Cookery courses in London at Westminster Adult Education Service

Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced cook, rediscover the pleasure of cooking. Our cookery courses are accessible to everyone, from one-day workshops to 10 week courses. Click a course category for our diverse range of cookery courses.

Daytime, evening and weekend cookery courses

We have morning, afternoon and evening courses from Monday through to Saturday. Our highly experienced tutors and professional chefs will share their passion, knowledge and skills in a multi-kitchen environment. Whether it be a simple one-day pastry session or a six-day international cuisine course, cookery courses at WAES provide you with a fun and welcoming environment where you can learn with like-minded adults.

Our qualification skills are designed for the more advanced learner or those looking to work in the hospitality trade- find out more by clicking on the course category.

Surprise friends and family with your new kitchen skills!

You will learn to produce an interesting range of dishes with which to impress family and friends but more importantly yourself. Be surprised at how much you can achieve, once you have some professional knowledge and with our help and support you will feel a huge sense of achievement.

Book your course for 2018

Many of our short courses can be booked online - simply find the course that suits you and click the 'enrol' button.

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Cookery short courses

Community cookery courses


Contact us

For course enquiries or for further information please call our hotline number 020 7297 7297 or e-mail

Alternatively, please complete the form below with your contact details along with any specific course enquiries and we will be pleased to contact you with the information you require.

Students working in our multi kitchen
Lovely muffins made by our students 
Chocolate muffins made by WAES cookery students
A WAES student is adding cream on top of a cake made by herself in our multi kitchen

Lara is WAES’s lead cookery tutor, a qualified and experienced chef from the catering industry.
As well as operating in ski resorts across Europe, Lara worked in further education for a number of years, delivering
qualification courses up to level 3 standard.

Lara is currently working with local community groups to deliver basic and intermediate cookery courses as well as
classes on bread and cake-making.



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