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B&B / Boutique Hotel Owners' Course (One Day)

Learn how to cook the perfect stress-free breakfast service at Exeter Cookery School
"If you want to enhance your customers' breakfast experience, you can’t get better than spending some time at Exeter Cookery School." Anne & Neil MacDonald, Owners of award-winning B&B, The Spey
Learn how to make breakfast service a breeze on this one day cookery course at Exeter Cookery School
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B&B & Boutique Hotel Owners’ Course (One Day)

ONE DAY COURSE (9.30am - 4.30pm)
Only £145.00 per person


Are you looking to enhance and streamline the food offering for your B&B, Boutique Hotel or hospitality business? Then this one-day course at Exeter Cookery School is for you.


A Recipe for Success

Are you about to open a B&B or boutique hotel for the first time and need a little confidence booster before you start? Or perhaps you are a seasoned professional looking for some inspiration to boost your business. Either way, our one-day B&B and Boutique Hotel course will give you the skills and know-how to stay ahead of the game.

We’ll go through everything step by step, from how to improve your breakfast offering to ways to keep the five-star Tripadvisor / Facebook reviews coming, at the same time as boosting your profitability with tempting optional extras such as a delicious packed lunch or classic cream tea.


We’ll cover a vast range of subjects, including how to: prepare, hold and serve a high-end Full English breakfast; supply an authentic Continental ‘petit déjeuner’; a healthy and appealing packed lunch; and a tasty afternoon tea.


Along the way we’ll show you how to:


• Serve a perfectly cooked fried egg
• A pre-cooked poached egg that you can hold to re-heat and serve to order
• Quick and stable hollandaise sauce
• Juicy sautéed mushrooms
• Confit tomatoes
• Hold cooked bacon so it doesn’t go leathery
• Make a healthy granola
• Make your own bread
• Use leftovers to improve your bottom line
• Food safety and hygiene


We’ll talk about alternatives for guests with allergies, as well as how to keep non-meat eaters happy with plant-based options.

Techniques learned:

  • Mise en place
  • Pre-prep
  • Holding hot dishes
  • Pre-cooking i.e. blanching & refreshing
  • Pre-poaching
  • Storage

What you will cook:

  • A full English Breakfast
  • Poached Egg
  • Confit Tomatoes
  • Sautéed Mushrooms
  • Hollandaise Sauce
  • Scotch Egg
  • Cream Tea
  • Granola Bar