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Food Styling & Presentation Masterclass - Learn how to plate dishes beautifully

with Jess McIntosh

Wednesday 24th
April 2024

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Like to entertain don’t know how to make it look presentable?

This is the class for you  - Food Stylist to some of the most well loved Food shows on our television - Jess Mcintosh.

Jess will take you through her simple tips to take the stress out of entertaining and making your dishes shine from garnishes to using the correct plate for each course to ensure your dinner party is beautifully presented.

Learn how to prep and plate like a pro, so you can enjoy your party leaving you wanting to entertain again and again. We will take you and guide you to serve and present a 3 course meal which will want your guests wanting more!

There will be some cooking involved in this class but the focus is mainly on serving up stunning dishes that you can learn all the tips and tricks to take home and put into practice. 


Roast tomato soup with a variety of toppings & garnishes 

Sea bream & fennel carpaccio with baby leaf salad 

Pan fried chicken breast with pea puree, spring vegetables & roast potatoes 

Lemon & rhubarb posset 

What’s included:

  • Refreshments on arrival and available throughout the class
  • Apron and all of the equipment required
  • A recipe pack for you to take home after your class
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out in advance for you
  • Lunch to enjoy together as a class accompanied by a glass of wine or soft refreshments
  • 10% discount on purchases made in store on the day of your class, including cookery classes. Excludes books, food, electrical items , gift vouchers and sale items
  • We do all the washing up!

Jess McIntosh is a food stylist and home economist, working on TV shows such as Saturday Kitchen.  She trained at Leith’s school of food and wine, where she now teaches part time. Jess loves to cook and is passionate about sharing her knowledge to teach people to gain confidence in the kitchen! Her styling background also makes sure that all dishes look as good as they taste.

You will be learning in a beautifully designed kitchen which provides a warm welcoming environment that can accommodate everything from group cookery classes to intimate chef’s tables, with the versatility to suit everyone.

Our partners have been chosen with great care, as all our equipment must stand up to the day-to-day rigours of our cookery school – much like a professional kitchen, that you can enjoy using whilst creating your own amazing dishes in class to give you the best possible experience when cooking with us.

Our classes and outstanding range of teachers will help you hone your gastronomic skills, even if you are a complete novice or a dab hand in the kitchen. We love highlighting new upcoming food trends and championing the rising stars within the culinary world.

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Divertimenti does everything it can to reduce the risk of any students consuming an allergen that could cause and allergic reaction.

Please call the school to discuss any severe food allergies prior to booking a class online, we must speak to you before you visit the school if you have a severe allergy or severe dietary intolerance.

We will become as flexible as possible, where we can to remove a specific ingredient from a student’s recipe we will but we are unable to remove that ingredient for every student attending.

We handle all types of ingredients in the kitchen at Divertimenti and we are not able to completely allergen free environment, our kitchen is multi-purpose therefore this makes our kitchen unsuitable for those with life- threatening allergies, in such cases as these we would suggest getting in touch with the team to arrange a private lesson in your own home with one of our chefs. Please contact us for more information

In the unlikely event you are unable to the class you have booked for and need to cancel your booking, for a full refund we will require your cancellation via email no less than 7 days.

Once we have received your cancellation, we will arrange a booking onto an alternative class date or a full refund, sadly we are unable to make changes to bookings or offer a refund with less than 7 days of the date of your class but we are happy to switch the names on the booking so a family member or friend can take the place.

Divertimenti reserves the right to cancel any demonstration or class or substitute another presenter at any time, in the unfortunate event that a ‘Personality’ present or chef cannot attend a session you will be offered the choice of an appropriate alternative or a full refund.

Attendees must be aged over 18 to attend an adult class - we have a list of suitable young adult and teenage classes suitable for under 18’s – they must be accompanied by an adult.

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