KENT COOKERY SCHOOL- Passion and Provenance in the Garden of England

Set in the heart of Kent, two hours away from London is one of the South East’s  finest cookery schools. Kent Cookery School is a happy marriage of old and new- a modern purpose built kitchen with all the olde world charm of Kent, transporting you to a culinary oasis away from the hustle and … Read more…

Daylesford Organic – Fields of dreams

ICSA is very proud to have award-winning Cookery School at Daylesford  as one of our founding members. From fields of home grown organic produce and top chef tutors down to beautifully restored cottages and barns as accommodation, a visit to Daylesford will be an experience to remember. Daylesford Organic farm operates on a holistic approach, covering … Read more…

Food festivals – September highlights

Ashburton Food & Drink Festival: Saturday 12th September Now in it’s 5th year, the Ashburton Food & Drink Festival is a celebration of the fantastic local food producers and traders that are found in and around our historic Dartmoor town. The festival is enjoyed for the quality of the producers, the friendly atmosphere and cookery … Read more…

ALLERGENS LABELLING: ICSA looks at the changes in allergen labelling policy for cookery schools

The way Cookery Schools are required to label allergens legally changed two months ago. Are you making the necessary changes? ICSA has been looking into what this means for independent cookery schools. On 13 December 2014, new legislation (the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011) required food businesses to provide allergy information on food … Read more…

ICSA CAMPAIGN: Save our dairies

ICSA urges its members to make a difference by sourcing dairy products from local dairies and encouraging their students to do the same. DAIRIES IN CRISIS. In less than ten years the number of UK dairy farms has dropped by two -thirds from 35,000 to  10,000. Dairy farm co-operative Arla told its 3,000 members (a third of … Read more…

New Members

The Ashburton School, The Bertinet Kitchen, Billingsgate Seafood School, Cordon Vert, The Cookery School at Daylesford, The Cooking School at Dean Clough, Dudwell Cookery School, Edinburgh School of Food and Wine, Leiths School of Food and Wine, Lucy Cook’s Cookery School, Nick Nairn’s Cook School,  The Novelli Academy, Padstow Seafood School, Rosemary Shrager Cookery School, … Read more…

Welcome

Firstly, ICSA would like to thank all of its founding members for joining. For the first time you, the UK’s top cookery schools have come together to have a collective voice; to decide what is important to your industry; to make decisions and to establish industry guidelines and to ensure anyone calling themselves a cookery … Read more…