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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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Chef Skills: Evening Course

Elevate your cooking skills and develop complex culinary technique with the part-time, accredited Chef Skills course

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Key Cooking Skills - Part 1 (1 Week)

Master fundamental cooking skills needed for kitchen success in this weeklong, day course

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Intermediate Cooking Skills - Part 1 (1 Week)

Expand your cooking skills and recipe repertoire in just one week on this weeklong course for intermediate home-cooks

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Let's Cook! The 2 Day Cookery Toolbox for Teens

The ultimate fun-filled, two-day course for teens to build a thorough cooking skillset and gain confidence in the kitchen

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 vouchers, 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.  


Seat at the Table: Jodienne Ball of Bake Yard

Jodienne Ball is the founder of Bake Yard, a social enterprise in south east London, established to meet the ‘kneads’ of young people through cooking, baking, and community building. Last year, she was one of the first cohort of Black hospitality workers to be awared a study scholarship on the Ben’s Original™ Seat at the Table™ programme in partnership with Be Inclusive Hospitality.

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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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