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Kieran Lenihan

Kieran Lenihan is an inspirational modern chef with a career as rich and varied as the Mediterranean and British influences that inform his reputation as a burgeoning British Talent.
Born in Weston-super-Mare, Kieran’s love of local seafood, and passion for creating dynamic plates from locally-sourced and seasonal produce, have cemented his reputation as popular head chef in the south west.
As returning customers testify, Kieran’s cool-head and creative combinations are making a real splash on the local dining demographic.
Career highlights include working with Michael Caines at the Royal Marriot Hotel and ‘no-mean-feat’ appointment as head chef of Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse & Grill.
This gifted foodie now plans to share his unique culinary vision, knowledge and expertise with keen amateurs here at Vale House Kitchen.

Personal tuition can transform home cooks into semi-professionals. I can’t wait to share my enthusiasm for food with people who want to become more skilled in the kitchen.”

August 2020

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BBQ and Outdoor Eating

One of the very best things about summer is the chance to enjoy some fabulous al fresco feasts – so, we’re bringing you a mouth-watering course all about outdoor cooking and making the most of your BBQ. Led by professional chef Kieran Lenihan, this course will cover everything you need to know for a fantastic summertime gathering, from showstopping main dishes to scrumptious sides and a whole lot more. Skills • Choosing the right equipment & how to BBQ safely…

Course date: 9th August 2020

Price per person: £195

One Day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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September 2020

Fly Fishing Course

The Fly Fishing Experience – 2 day course

This two-day Fly Fishing Course will give you the full lake to plate experience, beginning with a day’s fly fishing under the guidance of expert instructor Neil Keep, followed by a day in the kitchen learning how to really make the most of fresh fish as an ingredient, covering everything from key preparation skills to delicious recipes. Lunch is included on both days. Day One: Fly Fishing Involving an artificial ‘fly’ which is cast on a line, fly fishing often…

Course dates: 12th September 2020 - 13th September 2020

Price per person: £350

2 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fish Cookery Course

Fresh fish is a truly wonderful ingredient to work with in the kitchen, but can often be a little intimidating if you don’t cook it regularly, with quite a few pitfalls to avoid. This Fish Cookery Course is designed to give you the confidence you need to whip up fabulous fish dishes, covering everything from sustainable sourcing, to basic preparation skills, to delicious recipes. Skills • Fileting • Quick cooking • Scaling • Skinning • Smoking and curing The course…

Course date: 13th September 2020

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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vale-house-kitchen-fish-course-mackerel

Fish Cookery Course

Fresh fish is a truly wonderful ingredient to work with in the kitchen, but can often be a little intimidating if you don’t cook it regularly, with quite a few pitfalls to avoid. This Fish Cookery Course is designed to give you the confidence you need to whip up fabulous fish dishes, covering everything from sustainable sourcing, to basic preparation skills, to delicious recipes. Skills • Fileting • Quick cooking • Scaling • Skinning • Smoking and curing The course…

Course date: 27th September 2020

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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