Sussex Cookery Courses

Whether you are a kitchen novice or a cooking enthusiast…. Join us to learn and have fun at our private cookery lessons and workshops in Henfield, Near Brighton.

Join one of our pre-organised courses and meet new people who share your enthusiasm for food or book our school exclusively for your own use. Classes are kept small to offer the highest quality experience in a friendly, humble and relaxed environment. Our courses are designed to be informative, comprehensive and of course, tons of fun!

Forthcoming Cookery Classes

We only run our non-exclusive courses with very small groups – a maximum of 10 people on each course. For Exclusive bookings we can look at higher numbers, depending on the style of the course.

Pasta Masterclass

Duration: half day

Learn how to make the perfect pasta. Our chefs will take you on a journey through different types of pasta, shapes and fillings and train you to use a pasta machine to great effect.

Full-Day Cookery Class

Duration: full day

Cook a three course meal from raw ingredients and learn how to plate like a pro. Our most popular class which covers an interesting range of techniques throughout the day.

Half-Day Cooking Course

Duration: half day

Cook a two course meal from raw ingredients and learn how to plate theim like a pro.

Charcuterie Cookery Class

Duration: 5 hours

We’ll teach you how to make a selection of charcuterie using different cuts of meat, for example chorizo, bresoala, salami and coppa. When it’s finished curing, we’ll slice it and you can collect! Alternatively we can post this to you at cost in special refrigerated packaging.

Knife Skills Cookery Course

Duration: 3 hours

Learn about the tools of our trade, how to sharpen your knives professionally and use them to create a simple dish using all the techniques needed in the kitchen. Bring your own knives along if you wish!

Coming soon

We’re always looking to add new courses to our cookery class schedule, so watch this space for new additions

Bespoke Catering Service

We'll design a menu to your specifications - for free

Bespoke Catering Service

Over the years we’ve been involved in a huge variety of events. As such we’ve learnt to adapt to our clients demands. We’ve identified this as a key area of our business so have directed a large portion of our resource to innovation and new product design.

Most of our clients utilise our free design service and have their event made completely bespoke. Our head chef is on hand to design creative menus around your brief and once we’ve sent you a menu you love, come in and try it – for free.

Send us your brief

Our team and ethos

Meet our talented team of catering and event specialists

Our team and ethos

At Gastro we pride ourselves on delivering excellence in every element of your event. Whether it’s a corporate event for 800 or private dining for 8, we’ll ensure all aspects are covered. To deliver this excellence, we have the best in the business on our team.

With a wealth of experience across a range of industries, including all aspects of events and catering, we’re confident the Gastro team meets those needs. Why not take some time to judge for yourself?

Read more about the Gastro team

Cocktails - our new range

We've been working on something really special...

Cocktails - our new range

This winter we’ve been looking at a new range of exciting cocktails and oh boy are they looking sweet! We’ve taken a list of popular classics and added our own modern twists to create a menu of show-stopping drinks guaranteed to have your guests buzzing to get to the bar.

What’s more… like our food, we offer a bespoke cocktail design service. It’s completely free of charge and we’ll develop a drinks selection specifically tailored to your event.

Ask us about cocktails