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The Best Courses for Chefs to Learn New Skills

The Best Courses for Chefs to Learn New Skills

If you’re a Chef looking to develop new skills or improve on existing ones, there are plenty of courses that will help you. After all, being a Chef means keeping up with all the latest trends, techniques, kitchen gadgets and ingredients. 

Here’s our roundup of some of the best courses for chefs to hone their skills.

Cookery Schools

If you want to learn from some of the best Chefs face to face, then a cookery school is your best bet. 

Leiths School of Food and Wine in London is one of the best-known cookery schools. Choose from professional diplomas in food and wine that span up to three terms or learn the essentials during evening classes. The maximum student to teacher ratio is eight to one, so you know you’ll get expert, hands on tutoring. 

Le Cordon Bleu, also in London, is another famous cookery school, teaching students French culinary techniques. All teachers are Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs and classically trained to both chef and teach. 

Chef Academy London offers in depth courses after which you’ll graduate with professional cheffing skills. Choose from a whole host of courses such as pastry skills, advanced food science and hospitality and Halal and Kosher cooking. 

If you fancy going Stateside, the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts has cookery courses to tempt all tastes. There’s Farm to Table sustainability courses and baking skills aplenty to be learned. You’ll learn from some of the best in the business too. 

Cheffing Workshops and Bootcamps

Some super skilled Chefs also offer workshops and bootcamps that can last as little as one day, to learn a new skill.

Try cheesemaking, wine pairing or soda bread making. Try an online search for local chef workshops in your area and away you go!

Online Learning Courses

Learning online allows you to learn at your own pace and in your own time, from the comfort of home. And it’s not just confined to nutritionist courses and learning how to code.

Escoffier is dedicated to cooks and chefs and has teamed up America’s Test Kitchen to teach budding and accomplished cooks the how and why behind cooking and certain recipes. There’s over 20 videos to choose from and you can easily track your progress. You’ll also have direct access to a professional chef instructor.

There are also lots of other online platforms for learning, that include cheffing and cooking. MasterClass offers video tutorials from world famous chefs and covers everything from kitchen set up to pastry basics. 

Udemy offers a superb range of learning courses, from baking challah bread to edible plant harvesting, cake decorating and sushi rolling skills. Take your pick, and who knows where it might take you! 


There are lots of chefs channels to choose from on YouTube. From the big names such as Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver to passionate foodies showing off their culinary skills, YouTube is a great learning platform. 

Log on in your own time on your tablet or phone and have your chosen tutorial playing in your kitchen as you cook. Learn knife skills and other basics before turning it up a notch and learning top tips from top chefs like fileting fish and removing meat from a lobster. 

Or watch in your spare time, on the train or before going to bed, to get into the psyche of a professionally trained Chef! 

Becoming a Private Chef

It couldn’t be easier to become a private chef on AmoChef. We’ll help you get on board and before you know it, you’ll be managing your own schedule easily with our online booking platform and bring your taste adventures into the homes of hungry taste explorers everywhere.

We invite professionally trained Chefs and passionate home cooks alike. Now you’ve got all those new cheffing skills, it’d be a shame not to show them off!


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Categories: Chef, Chef courses, Food Industry, Food Tech, Learning, Private Chef, Uncategorized @ 2019-04-23 08:55:42