Learn to Cook for Beginners
Always wanted to cook but don’t know where to start? Have you dreamed of confidently navigating your way around the kitchen and whipping up delicious meals that will impress your friends and family? Look no further! Our Beginners Cooking Class is your perfect starting point..
We want to inspire you to enjoy cooking. This is your opportunity to learn how to cook with confidence in a fun environment! We will share our knowledge and guide you step by step on how to make several dishes using different cooking techniques. You will learn some fundamental cooking techniques that form the foundation of every great meal, from knife skills to sauteing, roasting, and more.
Discover how to prepare a variety of simple, nutritious, and mouthwatering dishes that are perfect for everyday cooking. After this you will have the confidence to cook different recipes in your time, regardless if it is a quick mid-week meal or a weekend family meal. You will be surprised how much you learn and how easy you can apply this to everything you always wanted to cook.
The menu will include a bread (maybe your own first loaf), some starters, main courses and desserts.
Poached Egg, Black Pudding, Salad Leaves, Croutons
and Shallot Dressing
Cod, Spinach with Tomato and Caper Salsa
Cider Braised Pork Chops and Buttered Cabbage
Creamy Mash Potato
Apple & Blackberry Crumble
(subject to change)
Sign up today and become the cook you always wanted to be.
- Tea & Coffee on arrival with homemade sweet treats
- Hands-on class with Mark Murphy
- Several dishes served throughout the day
- You will get all class recipes and notes
This class is suitable for beginners, but if you cook and want to learn more and pick up some useful tips you are welcome too.
What do I need to bring?
We provide everything you need for your culinary experience – aprons, recipe
print outs, pens, all materials and ingredients.
Drinking water is available on site but please bring a water bottle if you wish to
What level of cooking experience do is required?
All of our courses are specially designed so that guests of any level can join us
and learn an abundance. Beginners or budding cooks will find support and
guidance as they practice new techniques and meet new ingredients, while
more seasoned chefs will thrive on all the tips and pointers we offer to add to
their skill set. Our personalized and patient approach allows for and welcomes
questions from all guests, whatever their level may be.
Is the course suitable if I have a food allergy or specific dietary requirements?
If you suffer from a food allergy, dietary restriction, coeliac disease or gluten
intolerance, please contact the school before booking.
We can normally accommodate by making slight adjustments for your specific
hands-on tasks, depending on what the specific course is.
What if I need to cancel my course after booking?
If a customer cancellation request is received 48 hours prior to a class, Dingle
Cookery School we allow a full refund or booking transfers. Please note late
cancellations will be charged the full fee amount.
Cancellation requests must be made by email to
How do I get to the cookery school?
Eircode V92 EE04
Dingle Cookery School is located within five minutes’ walk from the town
centre. As you drive through Dingle town you will pass Super Valu on your
right, keep driving on this road. You will soon pass the large car/bus park will
be on your left and the Aquarium is on your right. Keep on this road, you will see a large sign for Dingle Cookery School on the right, drive up here, our building is the yellow one.
Is there parking nearby?
There is plenty of parking in the free carpark beside the Cookery School.