Epicurean Escapes With Daylesford And Cotswolds House Hotel & Spa During The BITE Food Festival 2014

Daylesford and the BITE Food Festival are passionate about real food and are partnering to provide the opportunity from beginners to the most proficient of chefs, to join them for cookery classes from 1st to 9th February. A stay at one of the most beautiful hotels in the Cotswolds, the Cotswold House Hotel & Spa Chipping Campden will turn this quieter time of year into your foodie heaven complete with treats whether in the spa or at the festival.

Spend your day at Daylesford Cookery School, refining your skills and techniques, learning about the finest produce and how to perfect seasonal dishes. After all the chopping, learning, tasting and stirring, pop back to the hotel for a relaxing complimentary treatment at the heavenly wellbeing Spa at Cotswold House.

In the evening, depending on your chosen dates, support the armed forces at the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team (CSCAT) Dinner on Saturday 1st February, learn all about champagne at a dinner with Piper Heidseick on Friday 7th February or delight in the hilarious antics of Fanny and Johnnie Cradock at a special comedy dinner on Saturday 8th February or a 3 course dinner at Cotswold House’s delectable Grill.

Epicurean Escapes include Daylesford Organic Farm Cookery Course, Room and Full Cotswold Breakfast at Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, mini-Spa Treatment, ticket to a BITE Festival Dinner Event and BITE goody bag start from £220 per person*

Reservations: 01386 840330 or reservations@cotswoldhouse.com

BITE Festival Daylesford Cookery Masterclasses
Choose from the following courses for your Epicurean Escape. The cookery school combines fresh, seasonal and, most importantly, delicious produce and will reveal a range of techniques, recipes and skills to help you make the most of delicious seasonal ingredients, all straight from Daylesford farm. The BITE Food Festival masterclasses include:

Classic British Cooking, Daylesford Farm, Saturday February 1st, 9:30am - 4:00pm
A masterclass looking at the finer details of timeless British cuisine, from classic pork pies and scotch eggs, to Lancashire hotpot and Welsh rarebit. See new life breathed into the classics with practical cooking sessions and creative interpretations.
Course only: £175 per person
Epicurean Escapes: £305 per person

Quick and Simple Suppers, Daylesford Farm, Wednesday February 5th, 9:30am - 4:00pm
For those short on time without wishing to compromise on great food, this course will utilise the best seasonal produce from the Cotswolds region to prepare simple, accessible mid-week meals. The team will provide insights into their methods and tricks up the sleeves of their chef’s whites.
Course only: £175 per person
Epicurean Escapes: £305 per person

Street Food, Daylesford Farm, Thursday February 6th, 9:30am - 4:00pm
With its emphasis on strong flavours and punchy dishes, street food is famed for providing inexpensive, delicious food. In this course we'll make the very most of the produce from the market garden to create quick meals such as Daylesford's raw slaw and mackerel with pickled beetroot baps that make thrifty cuts pack a punch.
Course only: £175 per person
Epicurean Escapes: £305 per person

Afternoon Tea, Daylesford Farm, Friday February 7th, 11:30am - 2:30pm
Ideal for those wishing to master baking and pastry-making in the pursuit of the perfect, traditional afternoon tea. Tarts, cakes and biscuits will all be covered, along with a number of unique recipes to make your post-meridian gatherings extra special.
course only: £90 per person.
Epicurean Escapes: £220 per person

Chef’s Table with Head Chef Steve Brown, Daylesford Farm, Friday 7th February, 7:00pm
The hugely popular ‘Chef’s Table’ gives you the best seat in the house. Enjoy a seasonal 4 course dinner whilst  learning more about the methods and techniques from our Head Tutor.  Sip on a seasonal cocktail then enjoy the wine matched to each course whilst you pick up a few cooking tips.
Dinner only: £110 per person
Epicurean Escapes: £240 per person

Reservations: 01386 840330 or reservations@cotswoldhouse.com

For further details, imagery, to book into a class and review, please visit: www.thebite.co
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