Welcome to Bournemouth's favourite Cookery School

Kids Summer Holiday Clubs Opening Tuesday 21st July!

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Adults Clubs & Classes starting again in September 2020 - more details soon.. Watch this space!

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Help us get it right. Let's get cooking again soon!

We've been busy working out our new class timetables. Let us know which clubs/classes you are most interested in. Choose from the options below:

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!

 

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SOCIAL EVENTS

 Enjoy coffee mornings, wine tasting and more!

Food Preparation

CLASSES & COURSES

 Exploring Cuisines from around the world!

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KIDS!

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:

  •   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

    Kazturton
    2/12/2020

      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

    2323Paul
    12/04/2019

      As someone who loves to eat, but can't cook. I was slightly daunted at the thought of a cookery class, but how wrong I was. Amy greets you and puts... read more

    markhY3151VK
    2/15/2020
  •   Vegetarian cooking course with Chef Liz was fantastic. Very easy going, fun, lots of tips and I learnt an awful lot without it being too taxing. Just the right balance... read more

    tucktonc
    3/17/2020

      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

    Tdbourne
    1/12/2020

      Today I had my first course with Des, "Thai street food". I enjoyed every aspect of the afternoon and have a 'feast' of food I prepared to share this... read more

    Sha1111111111
    11/23/2019
  •   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

    lorrainebS5147IB
    3/04/2020

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

    Companion43522
    11/12/2019

      I have been to various classes run at Flavours and they have all been excellent but this was absolutely brilliant. From the minute you arrive and are offered refreshments the... read more

    DORSETWOMAN51
    12/08/2019
  •   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

    Anyold1ron
    2/12/2020

      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
    11/05/2019

      Great night with friends at Curry Friday. Loads of fun ...giant onion bhajis, the best rice ever and loads of lovely curry to take away.

    James B
    2/28/2020
  •   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

    Homemostly76
    11/09/2019

      My partner and I have done the Sushi masterclass and Curry Friday with Des. We have had a great time and come back with so much food!
    Amy, Des... read more

    chloed254
    2/29/2020

      Amazing class and top staff.
    I did the artisan bread making class and I can say was fab! Dez, Amy and the boys were very friendly and professional.
    Dez shows... read more

    TheJasRm
    12/13/2019
  •   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

    Sightseer778167
    12/21/2019

      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
    11/02/2019

      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

    CHRISYD54USY
    11/26/2019

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Our classes book up quickly, so if you like to plan ahead, drop us your details below and we'll send you a monthly round-up of events we have coming up.

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