Ground Up Cookery School Opening In Exeter

Ground Up Cookery School Opening In Exeter

During a night of great food, wonderful company (…and a little alcohol), an exciting plan was hatched. Just over a year later, Colin and Tasha are opening Ground Up Cookery School; a purpose built cookery school focusing on seasonal, sustainable and foraged ingredients.

Colin and Tasha want to help you to reduce your impact on the environment, without having to make sacrifices. We are surrounded by delicious ingredients in Devon that can be overlooked. Tasha ad Colin invite you to join them and learn to make the most of what we have in a fun and relaxed environment.

Having grown up in a fishing and farming community on the Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides, Colin has always been surrounded by the finest seasonal ingredients and driven by the necessity to make the most of them.

Colin demonstrating bee keeping at Ground Up Cookery School.

Over 30 years as a professional chef has seen Colin work in a variety of different roles from charter yachts and boutique hotels to leading catering companies. This has given him the opportunity to showcase his skills to the most discerning of guests. Having received many accreditations and awards he feels that now is the time to share his extensive knowledge and passion for a career that chose him. Colin moved to Devon about 30 years ago and has loved the county ever since.

You’ll find Tasha behind the scenes, although she is a very competent home cook. Before having a family, Tasha loved to travel. One of her favourite hobbies is definitely eating delicious food, with a fascination for trying new dishes and ingredients from around the world.

Tasha moved to Devon from London about 15 years ago having fallen in love with the South West. It is their aim to bring their children up close to nature, enjoying everything that Devon, Dartmoor and rural life have to offer.

Three jars of wild garlic and wild garlic powder on a wooden worktop.

As a couple, Coling and Tasha have always worked well together in every venture followed, and they are hoping that Ground Up Cookery School will be no exception.

Come and learn about foraging, fermentation and seasonal ingredients or ask Colin and Tasha to design a unique course especially for you and your friends or colleagues.

Have a look at Ground Up Cookery School and their courses on their website. Follow Ground Up on Instagram or Facebook for regular updates, competitions and discounts @GroundUpCookery.

Colin and Tasha look forward to meeting you in 2019!

Ground Up Cookery School apron hanging from a tree.

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  1. Hannah

    Looks a great addition to the area!

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