Learn to cook like a Professional Chef

Ever wondered how professional chef's cook and serve such delicious food? We can show you! Jacqueline and her fantastic team are available for bespoke cookery lessons, tailored to your exact needs. Whether it be a private cookery lesson to learn how to wow your guests at your next dinner party, an outdoor cookery class over an open fire for a hen or stag do, or a corporate team building event. See below for upcoming classes...

Upcoming Events

6th April Steak & Wine Course with Surrey Wine School: £35

Join us on a fabulous evening learning about the art of preparing great steak dishes. You will see how to select your steak, what makes a good steak, and how to cook your steak. Jacqueline will be showing three different cuts of steak, and what makes each one special. In addition, learn how to make a delicious sauce to accompany each steak, along with lots of other professional tips.

Accompanying Jacqueline's demonstration will be 6 delicious wines to compliment your food, all especially chosen by Surrey Wine School host, Jeremy, who we are delighted to be working in partnership with!


Learn how to match different wines for yourself as we talk about the role of tannin, fruit and aroma in helping you choose your perfect wine for your own steak dishes. We will be pairing a range of red wines from all over the World.

By the end of this course you will feel able to prepare these delicious meals yourself at home and impress your friends with your ability to match food and wine.


The Course Includes:

• Cookery demonstration of three separate steak dishes prepared by a professional chef, with tasting samples

• Tips and tricks on knife handling, food preparation, presentation and other cookery skills

• Hints on where to buy the very best steak locally

• Tutored tasting of at least 6 red wines to match with these and other beef dishes

• Full tasting notes on your wines and information about where to buy then locally

• Full lists of all the ingredients and recipes demonstrated on the night


Date/Time: Friday 9th Feb 2018 at 7pm -9.00pm SOLD OUT

Date/Time: Friday 6th Apr 2018 at 7.00pm -9.00pm

Duration: 2.0 hours

Venue: The Guildford Institute, Ward Street, Guildford, Surrey. GU1 4LH

Woodland Feast Cooking Experience Sunday 3rd June, 1st July, 5th August

Come and experience a woodland prepared feast over an open fire under the guidance of chef Jacqueline Wise. Probably the most sophisticated barbecue experience in the Surrey Hills. Jacqueline will guide you in the creation of each dish over an open fire using as many local ingredients as possible. 
Learn to cook in the middle of the woods and enjoy an al fresco culinary experience. Wonderful food and breathtaking location. 


Local gins, wines and beers available to purchase during the event. 

Time 12pm -4pm
2hrs hands on preparation/cooking lesson
2hrs cooking & eating 

£55 per person 

Surrey Hills Yurts 
Mad Horse Copse Farm 

Parking available on site. 

T&C Maximum of 16 adults. 
To book please email info@surreyhillsyurts.co.uk

Bespoke Cookery Lessons

Prices vary as we offer a bespoke service to suit your needs. Please get in touch for a quote. Here are some popular options suitable for one on one, groups or demonstrations:


Canape Work Shop

Learn how to make exquiste canapes that both look and taste sensational. From melt in the mouth parmesan shortbread, to steak pops with bearnaise sauce, delicate pastry tartlets or cucumber cups filled with homemade hummus. Perfect for parties, and especially for Christmas. Works well for cookery demonstrations.


Dinner Party Cooking Lesson

Understand how to plan ahead for your dinner party and produce exceptional dishes for a crowd, while still having time to sit down, relax and eat each course youself. This confidence building class will revolutionise your entertaining and also focusses on plating tecniques.


Outdoor Cookery Class

Perfect for a boho hen do or outdoors loving crowd, your chef will show you how to cook over an open fire. From rosemary flatbreads to wild garlic marinated lamb kebabs and chocolate and cardamom infused bananas, you will come away with life long skills and a satified stomach!

Based in rural Sussex village Ardingly, surrounded by fantastic local produce, Jacqueline's Private Dining Services are currently available across West Sussex, Mid Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Kent and London


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Tel: 01444 891578

A creative and experienced Cordon Bleu Chef trained at Tante Marie Culinary Academy, Jacqueline has worked at Buckingham Palace, The Ritz and Michelin Star restaurants


Jacqueline has been on the Radio and Television sharing her knowledge and reached the semi finals of Young Chef of the Year competition, as well as winning TV Show 'Win it Cook it' on Channel 4


Jacqueline's delicious dishes and her professional team will ensure superior quality food and service for your special event

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