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A TASTE OF MICHELIN Weekend Half-Day Cookery Course by Michelin-Starred Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, A Belmond Hotel

Church Road South Oxfordshire OX44 7PD United Kingdom

(1 reviews)


Embrace your passion for food and learn how to create exceptional cuisine at one of the world’s top gastronomic destinations, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, A Belmond Hotel. Raymond Blanc’s Cookery School is the first to be located at a Michelin-starred venue and guests aren’t far from the thrill of service with a dedicated area in the Le Manoir kitchen. Learn how to make dishes that inspired Raymond to become the Michelin-starred chef he is today. The perfect experience for any aspiring chef.

"Here is everything any serious cook could ever want and a bunch of other stuff they never knew they needed"
-Jay Rainer, The Guardian


  • Enhance your cookery skills with a half-day course over the weekend at The Raymond Blanc Cookery School

  • Learn through informative demonstrations from Head Tutor Mark Peregrine and his team

  • Choose your course from a range of options such as 'Sweet & Savoury Souffles', 'The Magic of Macaron, 'Let's Cook!' and more

Number of guests


30-Day Refunds, Unlimited Exchanges

Instant E-Certificate Delivery

1 Year Validity


Embark on a journey of food discovery and choose from a range of themes, from conquering soufflés to creating the stocks and sauces that form the foundation of every cook’s repertoire, to dinner party menus and delicate patisseries. Each course focuses on recipes held dear by Raymond. Under the expert guidance of the school’s director Mark Peregrine and his team of chefs, guests will learn from the best and have the opportunity to enhance culinary skills in a practical and supportive learning environment.

The perfect experience for food lovers and aspiring chefs.

More About Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, A Belmond Hotel is nestled in a stunning 15th-century manor house in Oxfordshire and with two Michelin-stars, it is a world-class gastronomic destination. Oxfordshire heritage meets French flair at this country house hotel and cookery school setting the standard for haute cuisine.

Awarded two Michelin stars in the first year of opening in1984, it has retained them every year since. It has also received a plethora of accolades over the years. An established household name and one of the most respected chefs in the UK, Raymond Blanc opened the Cookery School in 1991 and is the only cookery school situated on the same site as a Michelin-star restaurant.


This experience is available on selected weekends throughout the month:

  • Morning courses run from 9.30am to 12.30pm (9.15am check-in)
  • Afternoon courses run from 2pm to 5pm (1.45pm check-in)

Other useful details:

Each booking will be held in small groups of up to 8 people.

At least 14 days’ notice is required for any cancellations.

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. Booking may be required up to 8 weeks in advance for popular courses.

Classes are taught in The Raymond Blanc Cookery School. Note that this is separate to Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, A Belmond Hotel restaurant kitchens.

Please note that half-day courses are mostly demonstrations with only one practical dish and all other dishes are to watch and learn. If you are looking to learn more hands-on cooking, we would suggest booking a full day course as in that there are around 2-3 practical dishes.

All guests are offered tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival in the lounge at the time of their arrival which is 15mins prior to their course start time.


The chef leading the course was so helpful and passionate - taking time to answer questions and provide support

Pam - 06th Mar, 2023


Church Road South Oxfordshire OX44 7PD United Kingdom

Available on selected weekdays throughout the month Morning courses run from 9.30am to 12.30pm (9.15am check-in) Afternoon courses run from 2pm to 5pm (1.45pm check-in)


1. Once you have checked out, you will receive an e-certificate with a unique redemption code.

2. Use this code to request your booking with the desired date and time

3. Sit back and let us handle the rest. Arrive to your experience knowing we have arranged everything.


Always the same value-for-money as found on our partner's website or venue.