The Cook School is the only place in the UK where you get the chance to cook with Nick and some of his A list celebrity chums. This special cooking experience is part of our 20 in 20 line up - celebrating 20 years of the Cook School.
Daniel’s career has since taken him all over the world including the UK, Sweden, Portugal, and Singapore. In London he worked at the highly acclaimed Le Gavroche under the tutelage of Michel Roux, then in the two star restaurant Schillinger in Colmar, a spell in three star Marc Meneau in Veselay, and two star Hostellerie du Chateau Servin. He then landed his first head chef position at the country house hotel Knockinaam Lodge in Portpatrick, Scotland where he stayed for 7 years.
In Scotland Daniel was awarded Master Chef of the Year, gaining a Michelin star whilst working at Knockinaam Lodge. He was also awarded a Michelin Star at Harvey’s in Bristol where he was Chef/Manager, and maintained the Michelin Star at L’Ortolan near Reading and again at the magnificent Cliveden House in Berkshire, where he left in 2009 after being head hunted for the Vineyard Relais et Chateaux in Berkshire. He was awarded the 2011 rising chef trophy for Relais et Chateau Worldwide, Restaurant of the Year 2012/2013 by Decanter magazine, and has holds position 82 on the list of the top 100 best restaurants in the UK by Restaurant magazine. Having been at the helm of the famous 5 star Relais et Chateaux, The Vineyard since 2009, Daniel decided after 7 years to move on to new projects. He will still be cooking there as guest chef once in a while, and will always remain a friend of the Vineyard.
He was awarded Relais et Chateaux Worldwide Rising Chef Trophy 2010-2011. He is a member of the Academy of Culinary Art (Academie Culinaire), the Chaine des Rotisseurs and judges regularly for The Soil Association Organic Awards.
Daniel regularly appears on regional and national television and in the media in programmes such as BBC’s Saturday Kitchen with James Martin, BBC Food Poker and Sky TV’s The World’s Greatest Dishes, and BBC James Martin’s Brittany.
This is a very rare opportunity to cook with two hugely talented award-winning chefs.
Your class includes:
6 hours of hands-on cooking, demonstrations and tutoring
PDF recipe pack