At the Shillim Cooking School and Farm, our mission is to inspire to eat fresh and to eat what is in season.
We grow as much as we can ourselves. We support responsible farmers from neighboring farms. We encourage artisans who share our commitment to organically grown produce.
Our vision for the future is to achieve a sustainable farm-to-table ecosystem that protects and conserves the limited natural resources.
The Shillim Cooking School and Farm is located within the Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa.
It offers a variety of cooking classes for both professionals and food enthusiasts. The atmosphere is interactive and relaxed. The result is inspired cooking with quality produce.
Menus are created based on what’s in season. Students are encouraged to hand pick fresh produce from our organic farm.
Morning and evening classes are available during the week and on weekends. Classes can be personalized for groups or private individuals.
A typical day at our school begins with a brief tour of our organic farm. This allows students to hand-pick fresh produce. This is followed by a cooking class with our master chefs.
However we do recommend that you begin with a yoga session. Follow it with a tour of the organic farm. Attend the cooking class. And, then treat yourself to a private consultation and massage.
Consultations can be personalized to suit nutrition, dietary needs, and other life enhancement programs.
Here we focus on wholesome meals that can be cooked at home.
Family classes consist of preparing one family meal. This includes a protein, carb, vegetable, and some dairy.
Themes vary from family Sunday breakfasts to family lunches and dinners.
Our chefs also advise families on how to create quick, healthy meals during the week. The techniques are taught at the class.
Our goal at the end of each class is help family members communicate and bond while working together. They get to understand healthy meals as a family and how to cook with fresh ingredients.
Meals usually involve one, or two, simple yet nourishing dishes. There will be minimal cutting and cooking.
Creating awareness on the nutrients of seasonal vegetables is the primary focus. Our chefs make eating vegetables fun for children. And empowers them to make healthy food choices.
Simple planting and harvesting activities introduce kids to topics like waste disposal, recycling, and simple compositing.
We arrage a meet with the local farmers to discuss the importance growing food without chemicals. The children also get to know about the hazards of chemicals in fertilizers on the environment.
We allocate 8 children to each assistant.
The staff and food quality is excellent. It's a great experience. I recommend one must visit this place amidst forests at least once and experience the natural beauty.
Really enjoyed every moment of our stay and the excellent hospitality extended by very member of the resort. we definitely wish to stay again.
A superb spa makes the body very light. A well planned & huge estate with extra-large, clean, loaded with good amenity rooms are mind refreshing. The most important is service for which I can say it’s difficult to count how many times you have been greeted in a day by the staff. A superb place to relax.
Watch sunrise and sunset. Go through organic gardening. Bird watching. Cooking sessions by their well experienced chefs.
You have various amenities available at different hillocks. There is availability of Nano cars on call for taking to various locations. It has got very lively swimming pool, a separate pool for kids. A very good SPA.
A good library. Facilities for learning umbrella painting & clay pottery. Cycling tracks. Yoga classes & bird watching activity is also available. Nice and sumptuous food available. Had Fun & enjoyed our stay.
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