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.
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.
NEW 2019 Schedule now online
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's Saturday Letter
Darina writes a weekly article on food issues in The Examiner, featuring the latest happenings in the culinary scene as well as musings on social and environmental issues, along with hot tips on upcoming food-related events. Click below to read the latest letter and access a treasure trove of accompanying recipes..
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...