Tante Marie Culinary Academy – A rich heritage training the world’s top chefs

Professional chef courses, Gap Year cookery courses and Lifestyle cookery classes


In 1954 Tante Marie School of Cookery opened its doors, laying foundations as one of the U.K’s most acclaimed culinary training institutions.

Now, Tante Marie Culinary Academy remains the UK’s longest established cookery school with a rich heritage which sets the standards in professional chef training.  Over 60 years we have developed our cookery courses to the highest levels, earning us an international reputation for excellence.

We are focused entirely on teaching practical cooking skills in our supportive and fun, state-of-the-art cookery school, whilst ensuring our students develop the high levels of skill and discipline required to cook beautiful food to the highest standards.

Graduates leave us with a complete range of culinary skills, enabling them to adapt to any environment where food really matters, as professional and inspirational cooks with exciting career prospects ahead of them.

Lifestyle Classes

Tante Marie Culinary Academy offers a broad portfolio of Lifestyle cooking classes. Browse through our upcoming classes below.

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Alumni

Harry Eastwood

Having presented Channel 4's Cook Yourself Thin, Harry is now an acclaimed food journalist and cookery book writer.

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Assessment in Marine Cookery

Tante Marie Culinary Academy is now delivering the MCA Assessment in Marine Cookery.

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News and Updates

Tante Marie Tartes Food Stall at Woking Food & Drink Festival 2017

16 August 2017

There’s something new and delicious on the menu at this year’s Woking Food & Drink festival, with Tante Marie Culinary

Kid’s Cookery Masterclasses at Woking Food & Drink Festival

7 August 2017

It’s coming to that time of year again where we put on our thinking caps, pull out some mixing bowls

Tante Marie sponsors Woking Food & Drink Festival for a fifth year

2 August 2017

Our students may have left for the summer, but here at the Academy we are still bustling away in preparation

Brown sugar pavlova with roasted pineapple

16 May 2017

For the Pavlova: 175ml egg whites 225g light muscavado sugar 1tsp vanilla sugar 1tsp malt vinegar 1tsp cornflour   Method

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