Due to the further Government announcements we are currently unable to take any new bookings for individual classes until further notice.

Current existing bookings will be prioritised and will be rescheduled as swiftly as possible.

We hope that you understand, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused - you will be offered alternative dates to rebook your classes in the near future.

We are sorry for the additional inconvenience caused by these further restrictions imposed. We are all following the Government guidelines to keep everyone, us, staff & our customers safe.

We will be cooking together soon…….

Kind regards,

Chef Des, Amy & the Flavours Team x


If you’re unsure about your class/club during this closure period please email us for more information as we want to put our customers at ease as much as possible.

(Please use email for correspondence as the phones wont be monitored daily due to reduced staffing measures).
Des & Amy in Kitchen

Hello & Welcome!

Des & Amy opened their cookery school to share their love of food, cooking and learning.  

Have fun, make new friends and enjoy exploring your creativity in our friendly classes, which cater for the beginner to the more experienced cooks amongst you!  Check out our reviews to see why people enjoy our classes so much.  We offer options for adults, teenagers and children, and you can choose from one-off classes or longer courses which take place over a four to six-week period.  You can also gift this experience to a loved one with our popular gift vouchers!

The majority of classes are taught by Des, who trained under Albert & Michel Roux and the renowned Anton Edelman before spending two years working with Masterchef’s John Torode.

Don't forget that we also offer a number of entertaining social events from coffee mornings to our team building 'Ready-Steady-Cook' events!


Coffee Cup


 Enjoy coffee mornings, wine tasting and more!

Food Preparation


 Exploring Cuisines from around the world!

Des Running Kids Club


Kids Parties, Holiday Clubs & more!

Take a look at our TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS below if you are still trying to decide which class or course is right for you:

  •   Just had a curry cooking class here. It was absolutely amazing. Chef Des made the evening wonderful - hugely knowledgeable, but fun. Everyone in the class had a great... read more


      I Received a flavours voucher for Christmas last year. The original class I booked was cancelled due to COVID restrictions. The class was put on hold for a while but... read more


      Last night a group of us had the pleasure of experiencing ‘The Chefs Table’. An 8 course meal that blew us away. Each course was absolutely stunning, I think my... read more

    Elaine r
  •   What a great day! Greeted with tea/coffee/juice and Danish pastries. Then Des (The Chef) led us through the pleasure of making 4 flavours of chutney along with many many funny... read more


      I have recently attended s course at flavours. In these uncertain times it was very enjoyable and very safe social distancing adhered to plenty of PPE and good food... read more


      We had a great afternoon at the Thai Street Food class. Chef was very personable and gave us cooking tips. Best of all we came home with lots of tasty... read more

    Hazel S
  •   I have just done the Festive Artisan Bread course and wow, what a fabulous day. From the moment you walk through the door you are made to feel so welcome,... read more

    Debbie C

      We had a lovely day and came away with so many lovely chutneys and pickles, which made great Christmas gifts.

    It was a full on session, with lots of... read more


      This place is amazing , just had a great day learning about Indian spices/food, Des was a fantastic host and his wife and staff really professional , we all... read more

    Nigel B
  •   I did and enjoyed my groupon bread making session with Des at Flavours School of Cookery. I learnt so much and get to take all the bread home that I... read more


      A fun and friendly afternoon making Spanish Tapas with Des and his efficient team. Lots of delicious recipes were made, under expert guidance, and taken home afterwards to... read more


      We visited flavours with a group of friends this week open to a table of 12 once a month and there’s only your table there. Did not know what... read more

  •   Very rarely do I bother to write reviews, but I felt I had too after attending the intermediate cookery course with the talented and knowledgeable Chef Liz. Attending the... read more


      Attended Curry Curry night, what a great friendly, extremely clean and fun experience. Learnt how to cook 3 different curries and took so much food home. Des and... read more


      Quite simply the best food I’ve had. The chefs table is sensational. Better than the Savoy CT, better than Claridges CT: Chef Des is a miracle worker and so... read more

  •   What a fabulous evening, thoroughly enjoyed this Sushi cooking class. Extremely well taught with an easy and relaxed fun atmosphere. Highly recommended!


      Great class, learning how to prep and cook fish and mussels - and shucking oysters!
    Des was a great host and teacher. The day was interesting, entertaining and good fun... read more


      Des and Amy were so welcoming and friendly. Des’s tuition was excellent, and easy to follow, not to mention the supportive team to deal with all the washing up,... read more


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