Over 60 courses to choose from lasting anything from half a day to 12 weeks and starting at €70!
What is it like attending a course at Ballymaloe Cookery School? Which course will suit you best? How does it all work? This area of our website is designed to answer all your questions.
You may like to start by reading the article entitled 11 reasons why you should take a course at Ballymaloe Cookery School. It offers a short, straightforward explanation of what the school is about and will give you a good feel for what it is like to study here.
Students take our 12-week Certificate Course for a variety of reasons. Some are filling in a gap year between school and college, some have just retired, some want to train for a culinary career, some are passionately interested in food and want to add to their knowledge. Whatever your objective if you are looking for an exciting, comprehensive, intensive and enjoyable cookery course this is it.
Our shorter courses programme includes many, much-loved favourites together with a number of new and exciting options. Courses last from three hours to five days and include a number by well-known guest chefs. Another enjoyable option is to attend one or more of our afternoon demonstrations. This is an opportunity to sit in on the same demonstrations we offer to our Certificate Course students.
We have tried to cover off all the other things you should know from student accommodation to which course part and there is a Frequently Asked Questions section, too. If we have missed anything please contact us directly. Remember, you will always be very welcome if you just want to drop in for a look around.
Please note we are now offering tailor-made courses... if you would like to organise a group visit please contact us to discuss your needs.
Transition year student in Irish Schools can apply to come for work experience at the school for a week of hard work, good food and learning.