Weber The Art of Charcoal Grilling


This extensive four-hour course will see you learning new cooking techniques under the guidance of our expert Grill Academy chefs. Focusing on the iconic charcoal range, you’ll learn all the essential skills for barbecue success, including how to correctly light the barbecue, the different cooking methods and how to control the temperature effectively.

You’ll grill, roast, bake and smoke delicious dishes, from bruschetta to pulled pork, surf ‘n’ turf to bread and cake. You’ll also get a chance to cook on both the 57cm kettle and the Weber® Smokey Mountain Cooker™, as well as getting hands on with the amazing features of the brand new Summit™ Charcoal grill.


  • Bruschetta with tomatoes, basil and garlic
  • Bruschetta with pulled pork
  • Smoked chicken breast
  • Surf ‘n’ turf
  • Veal rump with pommes Anna, onion puree and grilled vegetables
  • Smoked camembert
  • Pot bread
  • Chocolate cake with grilled lemon mascarpone cream


    Hobbs House Bakery
    Phone: 01454 317525

    39 High Street
    Chipping Sodbury
    Bristol BS37 6BA
    United Kingdom

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    Henry Herbert & Jane Grafton


    Our School is located in the heart of Chipping Sodbury above the original Hobbs House Bakery and Butchery on the High Street.

    School parking

    There is free parking on the opposite side of the road from the Hobbs House Cookery School, places are limited or pay on the School side (max 2hrs stay).Alternatively there is a free 24hr Car park round the back of the school situated on Barnhill Road via Wickwar Road. Follow signs towards Waitrose and the car park can be found on the left hand side. The high street is a 2 minute walk through the link road.

    Transport and taxis

    The nearest train stations to Hobbs House School are Yate which is 1.7 miles and Bristol Parkway which is 6.6 miles. Chipping Sodbury Taxis are always at hand, 07891 190984.

    Dietary requirements & food allergies

    Please inform us in advance of any food allergies or dietary requirements so where possible, we can do our best to adapt any refreshments provided to your individual needs.

    Access requirements

    Our School classrooms are on the first and second floor – accessed by stairs only. If mobility is likely to be a problem, please let us know. We will also do our best to accommodate any physical impairments or learning difficulties – please contact us to discuss.


    Should you be travelling from afar, the local area has a great selection of beautiful hotels and guest
    houses to rest your weary head. We would recommend the Moda House Hotel or The Rounceval
    House Hotel located on the High Street in Chipping Sodbury. Outside of Chipping Sodbury Calcot
    Manor is a spa hotel located about 15 minutes from the school and the Cross Hands Hotel is a 5
    minute drive from the cookery school.

    39 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6BA

    01454 321629