CHEF Private Chef Service

CHEF School Of Cookery



Join us at CHEF School Of Cookery where you’ll learn to prepare and cook with the freshest, best quality, locally sourced ingredients available to us here in Maldon. 

Our courses are designed to be suitable for all abilities, from kitchen novice, to seasoned professionals and everything in between.

You’ll enjoy expert demonstrations, hands-on cookery and plenty of fantastic food while making memories in the stunning Essex countryside surroundings of CHEF HQ, just over an hour from London.

We offer a range of foodie experiences from workshops, and tastings to private hire and our three-day cookery workshop. You’ll find more information about our range of courses and events below.

We also offer the following:

Private hire for group bookings

Private hire for corporate team building

Private demonstration and dining experiences

Gift experience vouchers

For more information or to discuss your requirements, Contact us.


“The food was off the scale! Thank you so much for making it such a special evening!”

— Kimberley Walsh, Private dinner, London

“Best evening! Thank you. you’re the best!”

— Denise Van Outen, Private dinner, Essex

“Thank you for mouthwatering perfection, every course was absolutely incredible!”

— Kara Tointon, Private dinner, London

“Thank you for coming and cooking us a three course meal, it was incredible!”

— Joanna Chimonides, Private dinner, Hertfordshire

“Thank you for a perfect evening. Your food is exceptional!”


— Sarah Willingham, private dinner, Brighton

“Honestly the nicest guy! Thanks again mate, everyone go follow up Chef Mick Binnington! Michelin starred dining in your house!”

— The Singing Dentist, Private dinner, Windsor

“The most unbelievable dinner, wow thank you so much.”

— Sian Owen, Private dinner, Hertfordshire

Booking Terms & Conditions

Classes can be booked through the website. Simply choose the course or event and the date you wish to BOOK.

You must inform us of any dietary requirements for you or anyone for whom you are booking both when you book and again upon arrival on the day. Please note: We are regrettably unable to adapt some of our courses for some dietary needs, for example, our Seafood Mastery will be unsuitable for someone with a seafood allergy. If you are any doubt, please CONTACT US to discuss your needs before you book.

Classes will take place at the CHEF School Of Cookery in Maldon. The full address will be sent to you via email upon booking.

It is your responsibility to ensure you arrive on time for your class/event. We will be unable to make any amendments to bookings or refunds for your failure to arrive at the correct venue on the correct date/time.

You will be required to bring your confirmation of booking email and we may require a form of identification when you attend any classes or events with us.

We provide all necessary equipment and ingredients you require for your course.

You will need to be correctly dressed for hands-on cookery classes including wearing flat, comfortable, enclosed footwear, your arms and legs must be covered for health and safety, wearing minimal jewellery and with hair tied back where necessary.

You will be responsible for your belongings while attending our class. We accept no liability for loss or damage to any personal belongings or clothing.

You are responsible for your own health and safety and you understand and agree that there is an element risk inherent in participating in our hands on workshops.

Any alcohol provided is complimentary and not available to purchase and must not be consumed by anyone under the age of 18.

Anyone behaving in a disruptive or disrespectful manner to other participants or team members will be removed from the class with no refund given.

If you wish to amend a booking you can reschedule to another date by contacting us at Please Note: We will be unable to reschedule bookings within 48 hours of your class/event unless we can refill the space.

We reserve the right to cancel any class at any time. In this event we will offer to reschedule or refund your class.

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