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The ChefSkills Live Theatre


Raising the bar in NI culinary skills

The ChefSkills Theatre aims to raise the bar in culinary skills in Northern Ireland and hosts an exciting series of back-to-back live classes each day in six adjacent state-of-the-art workstations. There are a variety of junior categories, including the prestigious DAERA Northern Ireland Chef of the Year, Vegan Challenge, Contemporary Dessert and World Cuisine. 

We would encourage all chefs, junior and senior, based in education and industry to enter a ChefSkills class, please see below for more details.

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There is limited availability so we recommend that you apply early. 

The new timetable will be coming soon!

If you have any questions about The ChefSkills Theatre please contact:

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+ 44 (0)20 7886 3074

Sean Owens
078 8543 3209


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Opening Times

 Tuesday 24 March  10am – 6pm
 Wednesday 25 March  10am – 6pm
 Thursday 26 March  10am – 4pm

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