Based in Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, Fota Retail Park, Carrittwohill, Bakestone was founded on the basis that we wanted to offer customers delicious food and drink, served with a smile in an environment that is comfortable, familiar and warm. We believe in sourcing and serving the very best, locally sourced produce and we are committed to offering the best of each season in a manner of service that is professional, courteous, warm and efficient.
Ballymaloe Cookery School is internationally renowned for delivering a first class culinary education to students from all over the world since 1983. We are proud of our long-standing tradition of excellence and our Slow Food philosophy.
Our prestigious 12 Week Certificate is internationally recognised, and has been the first step on the culinary journey of many well-known chefs, food producers and food writers around the world. The Ballymaloe Cookery School Alumni are a wide network of people from all walks of life and all age-groups. Each year we are delighted to invite many distinguished guest chefs to participate in our school curriculum.