Masterchef School


The next Masterchef Cookery School courses will be held on…

Sunday 16th November 2014 – FULL

Sunday 6th December 2014

Sunday 4th January 2015

No shouting in this kitchen, just oodles of fun while you learn how to impress with your cooking under the guidance of Head Chef Stuart Phillips. Action packed day, learning lots of new skills, enjoy lunch and you get to take away what you have cooked.

£149 per person

See the video below to get a flavour for how the kitchen works at The Hundred House Hotel. You’ll also see how Stuart collects local ingredients for his recipes.


Sample Masterchef Itinerary – December 2013

Arrival 10am, Tea & Coffee on arrival

Short tour of the Herb Garden

Morning Session

Prepare and cook:

Pheasant Cockie-Leekie Soup

Beetroot Risotto with Crumbled Goats Cheese

Casserole of Venison with Chilli & Chocolate

Breast of Pheasant with Cranberry Sage Stuffing

Break for three course lunch and glass of wine

Afternoon Session

Prepare and Cook:

Grilled Bream Fillet with Tomato Salsa

Tortellini Stuffed with Pumpkin served with Sage butter

Pear and Almond cake with Coffee & Honey Mascarpone

Finish roughly 5.30pm – Take home all you have made 01952 580240


Finish roughly 5.30pm – Take home all you’ve made


Stuart aims to pass on experience, knowledge and interesting ideas to anybody of any ability. As long as you can tie an apron, you’re in ! 


A love of food and drink is a passion to be shared as Bruce McMichael and eight fellow cooks found out under the watchful eyes of Hundred House Hotel’s Stuart Phillips

YOU can spend a lifetime learning about new combinations of flavours, testing out new gadgets or having a companionable time around the stove, or you can spend a day in a professional kitchen. We British watch hours of TV celebrity chefs yelling, and swearing and generally making out that life in a busy restaurant is not fun. Commercial kitchens are hot, dangerous and stressful places – but they also hum with drama and passion.

Along with a big dollop of new skills to rake home, this was what our brigade of domestic cooks were looking for as we sipped our morning coffee in Shropshire’s award-winning Hundred House Hotel . . . . more

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For information about the first Masterchef day, read the article from the Shropshire Magazine (see link below):

By Nathan Rous wrting in the Shropshire Magazine