Explore Leiths Diploma Open House – 5th June 2024

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Welcome to Leiths

Industry respected cookery school, offering professional diplomas, short courses, home cook classes and cookery education for 10+ years in schools and the community.

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How to Cook - Sauces - Weekend

Master the foundations of stocks and sauces and learn to elevate any dish

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Knife Skills - Jointing Poultry and Filleting Fish - Weekend

Learn the essential art of fish filleting and jointing poultry and unlock culinary possibilities

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A Taste of the Diploma: Cooking Experience Day

Experience a day in the life of a Leiths Diploma student

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Complete Cook Course - Part 2

Expand your culinary skillset with this part-time, 5-week cooking course for home-cooks

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WSET 1: Award in Wines

An introduction into the world of wine, awarded by the respected Wine and Spirits Education Trust

Choose Learning to Suit You

For anyone with career aspirations in food, our professional courses provide all the skills you need for success, with fulltime and parttime short course options, available in-person or online.  

Our home cook courses and classes cover every level, including teens, beginners, intermediate and advanced. From one evening to three months, in school or online, there is an option for everyone.  

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Explore the World of Leiths

Discover learning options at our London cookery school and online, explore our recruitment agency Leiths List, review our private and corporate event packages, or learn about our Academy cookery tuition scheme in schools for pupils aged 10-18 years.


Leiths School of Food and Wine

In London, the Leiths school is the beating heart of Leiths where professional students and home cooks alike come to discover their culinary potential. 


Leiths Online

Leiths Online Cookery School enables learning in any kitchen around the world. It’s practically like coming to the school, with one-to-one mentoring, virtual cohorts and Leiths teachers.  


Leiths Academy

Leiths Academy provides cookery education for pupils aged 10 to 18 for delivery at school, home or in the community, with or without cookery rooms or trained cookery teachers, via online learning.  


Leiths List Recruitment

Leiths List is our very own in-house recruitment agency and careers service. Its objective is simple: to place cooks in work. If you want to hire a cook or find a job, turn to Leiths List.  

Private Hire, Events, Bespoke Events, Corporates & Filming

From team building, special occasion events and parties, to private hire, corporate activity, food sector business training and filming needs with hire of our studio or kitchens. We provide both bespoke and ready-made experiences 


Shop Products & Gifts

Shop our range of gift packages and Leiths merchandise and give the gift of cooking. 

About Us

At Leiths, our teaching combines classical culinary training with modern, progressive techniques following a continuously evolving curriculum that reflects the changing tastes and trends in industry.

Leiths is where professionals in the making, home cooks and young people discover their culinary potential, through Leiths expert teachers across the London school, online learning and teaching in UK secondary schools and communities.  

Blog & How-To

For all the skills how-tos, recipes, news and cookery tips you will ever need.. Browse our extensive library of resources to help you develop as a cook at home.  


Alumni Stories: Alice Power

Alice tells us about her decision to change careers in her late twenties, about her experience of Leiths, and about the pressures of running a Michelin star kitchen.

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“Everybody looks up to Leiths to produce the best graduates.”

– Yotam Ottolenghi

“If ever anybody comes to me for a job and I hear they’ve trained at Leiths, I want them.”

– Rick Stein

“Whether you want to learn how to make artisan pasta, learn the art of Malaysian street food or how to bring Persian recipes to life – this is your place.”
– The Evening Standard

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