Vaughan's Cookery School is approved as a Teaching Centre by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality.

We are the only CTH validated centre in Wiltshire and one of just seven delivering their culinary skills awards in the whole of the UK.


Professional Kitchen Essentials | 21st Aug - 8th Sept 2017 | £1,750

Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality logoapproved teaching centre featured imageMonday - Friday (3 weeks) : 9.30am-4.00pm
Level 2 Culinary Skills Award
validated by Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality

Sorry but this course is FULLY BOOKED.  Still spaces on one-day-a-week version starting January 8th

This is a popular choice with anyone who wants to give a 'shine' to their cooking by mastering the essential culinary skills for working in a professional environment - perhaps for their own satisfaction or to help gain employment. 

The course provides the skills, knowledge and practical experience that would equip you to cook in a: ski chalet; holiday villa; yacht crew or a junior chef in a commercial kitchen. It is also ideal for those wishing to run their own food business or who want to build their cooking confidence. This CTH Awards is an internationally recognised qualification.

Delicious dishes produced on the Professional CTH course at Vaughan's Cookery School

Taught by Catering Professionals

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Professional Kitchen Essentials | 8th Jan - 26th March 2018

Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality logoapproved teaching centre featured imageMondays only : 9.30am-4.00pm
Level 2 Culinary Skills Award
validated by Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality

Aimed at those already in the catering industry or wanting to gain employment in it or run their own food business. This one day a week format is popular with anyone looking to upgrade their skills or attain an externally validated qualification.

Many people already enjoy cooking, but would like to enhance their skills and learn tips and techniques from experienced chefs. 

A thorough grounding in the 'basics' including all aspects of good kitchen practice will help further a career in any aspect of the food business or givce a 'shine' to your cooking skills at home and increase your confidence in the kitchen from whatever level you start. This CTH Award is an internationally recognised qualification.

Taught by Catering Professionals

Peter Vaughan, an award winning chef and member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, heads the team. He has worked in a variety of fine dining restaurants and now has his own restaurant and event catering business, as well as the cookery school. Peter is known for his infectiously enthusiastic teaching style that always leaves you inspired.

"Peter's excellent at engaging with students and his knowledge of ingredients, their source and history are remarkable. We regularly have some of Peter's staff here at Lucknam Park and it is evident from their attitude and abilities that they are receiving training of the highest calibre."    Hywel Jones, Executive Chef Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

 Professional Culinary Skills chef course at Vaughan's Cookery School

Find out more about Vaughan's Cookery School's CTH Professional Award ...