Ballymaloe Cookery School

Afternoon Tea & Cakes Live Stream

Streaming Live:

Join the team for a great Afternoon Show and learn everything you need to know about putting on the Perfect Afternoon Tea!

Saturday 28th October 2:00 pm. GMT +1

Darina Allen Cookery School

Covid 19 Policy

We have been working on our Covid 19 Protocols to reopen the cookery school safely.  Please take a moment to read.

Rory O'Connell Cookery Classes

Virtual Demonstrations

Why not get your company to put on a team building event virtually.  Let Rory, Rachel or Darina show your team some great recipes to make at home.

Ballymaloe Cookery School

12 Week Certificate Course

The prestigious Ballymaloe 12 Week Certificate is based on a structured program covering a wide variety of world cuisines and culinary techniques. Students are equipped with all the necessary skills to start a career as a professional chef.

> Next 12 Week Begins January

Darina Allen Cookery School

Shorter Cookery Courses

Whatever your cooking ability we have a course for you. Choose from a selection of courses ranging from 1/2 a day to a full intensive week.


Rory O'Connell Cookery Classes

Afternoon Cookery Demonstrations

Cookery demonstrations take place almost every weekday at the School from 1.45pm to 5.00pm. Join our students for an afternoon.

Darina Allen Cookery School

Sustainable Food Program

This new 6 Week course at Ballymaloe Cookery School and  Organic Farm teaches students how to build a viable future through food systems and culture. 

5 week summer cookery course

5 Week Summer Course 2020

Our 5 Week Summer Cookery Course is very popular with those who can't quite find the time to come on our 12 Week Course but are still interested in the full Ballymaloe Experience

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation is and has always been an important part of a healthy diet.  We have lost many of the traditional fermented foods that would have been part of our diet.  Come and visit us and learn how to put these foods back into your familys diet.

Ballymaloe Cookery School Accommodation

Cookery School Cottages

The Cottages, once a collection of farm buildings, now beautifully restored student accommodation.

Cyber Monday Deal 10% off vouchers

Our Organic Farm

Our 100-acre organic farm provides us with an incredible variety of delicious fruit & vegetables.  While you are a student here you have access to the farm on a daily basis.  It is also possible to visit on a Farm Walk.

View of Ballymaloe Garden Celtic Maze

Visit our Gardens

Our gardens are open to the public all year-round. A most pleasurable morning or afternoon can be passed meandering from one to the next. Wander through at your own pace alone or with friends or, if you prefer, our knowledgeable Garden Guides can accompany you during your visit...

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