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The Midlands-based cookery school with a course for every capability...

Happy New Year!  We hope that you have enjoyed the snow safely and are recharged and ready to take on some fun culinary events in 2013!


New Corporate Website

We are please to anounce the launch of our new corporate website The website provides a full list of our corporate team building activities along with meeting room hire, business lunches and sample lunch menus- the perfect escape from the office!  


Please contact us for more information on any of our team building activities or for a bespoke quote.


Japanese Cooking

Join us for a Japanese masterclass on our new day course, Japanese Cooking with 2012 Masterchef finalist, Andrew Kojima.  On the day you will learn the basics of Japanese cooking including: 


- A variety of sushi rolls
- Miso marinated cod
- Beef in soy sauce with ginger and green peppers
- Teriyaki Sauce
- Miso soup
- Japanese rice
- Green tea panna cotta with macerated strawberries


The date of this course is 25th April 2013.  Please contact us for more information or to book.


Desserts & Dessert Wine

With Shrove Tuesday fast approaching, why not break the 'pancake' tradition and join us for an evening of 'Desserts & Dessert Wine' on 12th February 2013.


The evening includes:

- Welcome drinks & savoury canapés

- Three courses of homemade desserts from light and fruity to rich and indulgent

- A tasting of 6 accompanying dessert wines from Andrew Wilson, owner of Old School Wines

- Tea & coffee


Please contact us for more information or to book.


Upcoming Demo & Dine Events

Our Demo & Dine evenings are the perfect alternative to going out for a meal and are a great way to try amazing food cooked by expert chefs and meet local food enthusiasts.


Asian Fusion Fine Dining: 6th March
Jackie will explain the sweet, salty, spicy and bitter flavours that bring Thai food to life, before you sit down to a three course meal to remember.


Five Course Taster Menu by a Professional Masterchef: 18th April

Enjoy a five course taster menu designed and cooked by 2011 professional masterchef finalist, Claire Hutching’s



An Evening of British Beef & Red Wine:  23rd April 
A fun evening where you will learn how to cook the perfect steak, alongside top tips for slow cooking, before enjoying a platter of different Beef cuts so that you can really appreciate the difference.  Perfectly paired with Red Wine from Old School Wines with tasting notes from Andrew Wilson.


A Taste of Staffordshire & Derbyshire2nd May
Enjoy an evening where local produce from around Staffordshire & Derbyshire will be championed.


Prices start from £45 per person.  For more information or to book, please contact us.



Croissants & Danish Pastries

If you love pastries & baking or know somebody who does, then we have a new 'Croissants & Danish Pastries' course to satisfy your baking needs!


The course will be taght by Ross Jones, a master in the field of french pastry who will teach you the basic techniques of creating:


- Croissants
- Danish Pastries
- Fruit Buns
- Iced Buns


If you would like more information about the course or would like to book any places, please don't hesitate to contact us.



New courses with Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas is Seasoned's Head Chef, a classically trained master of cooking, with over 45 years experience in the industry.


Two Day Fish & Seafood:


This two day course will teach you all you need to know about fish & seafood, from fish preperation, filleting and pin boning, the secret to a perfect stock and sauce, to cooking fantastic dishes, mousses and terrines. 


Modern British Cuisine:


This course will allow you to take your culinary skills to the next level and learn the techniques which make up modern British food as we know and love today. 


Gastro Pub Classics:

This one day cookery course will teach you how to confidently recreate flavoursome pub classics at home. 


For more information on any of the above courses please contact us.



Are you planning a new kitchen?

For those impressed by our new kitchen at Catton Hall, we are teaming up with Crown Imperial & Hotpoint to offer Seasoned customers a bespoke kitchen design service.


Hotpoint also have an incredible offer; purchase any three Luce products (an oven, hob and extractor for example) and receive a free built in coffee machiene, that normally retails for £1400. 



Please contact Clare from Seasoned for more information 


Graduate Placement Student

Each year, Seasoned's owner Clare takes a graduate placement student under her wing to give them experience in how a small business operates, tailoring their year and their learning around their degree and interests. 

Seasoned's current intern, Katie, who studies Management & Entrepreneurship at Lancaster University is returning to University in July, therefore we are looking for a passionate intern student to fill her boots.

So - if you know anybody looking for a university placement position who is passionate about food please contact us.


New Recipes

Seasoned owner Clare has made it her new years resolution to try a new recipe every week to expand her culinary horizons and put into practice all of the gems of information that flow through the Seasoned kitchen every day!

So far so good - the recipes that have succeeded in the 'Ocean View' kitchen are from Ottelenhi's cook books and include:

Chickpeas and sweet potato - a lovely vegetarian main course / side dish

Beetroot & goats cheese dip

Brendan's amazing savoury danish recipe - quiet sensational


All delicious so far & sign up to our facebook page to follow our progress!


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