The School of Food is part of a thriving community and supported by the Taste Tideswell project, so there's always lots going on. You can also follow our busy daily activities on Twitter.

We’re recruiting…

Would you like to join the Tideswell School of Food team? We’re recruiting for a Marketing and Admin assistant.

Job Title: Marketing Admin Assistant – Tideswell School of Food
Location: Tideswell, Derbyshire
Employer Type: Not for Personal Profit Community Interest Company
Hours of work: Part Time 20 hours per week
Monday – 9am-5pm
Thursday – 12noon-5pm
Friday – 9am-4pm
Role reports to: Tideswell School of Food Sales and Marketing Manager
Salary: £7,800 per annum
Purpose of the role: To provide reception duties for the Tideswell School of Food and admin support to the Sales and Marketing Manager.

Download the full job description and person specification here: Job Description_Marketing Admin Asst_Final.

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to

Closing date: 5pm Friday 15th August

Could you be the next board member of Tideswell School of Food?

Interested in food? Want to know more about how a social enterprise works? Looking to get involved in your local community?

Tideswell School of Food and Taste Tideswell are looking for potential voluntary board members to bring new ideas, skills and perspectives to its existing board. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience in finance or accountancy, but individuals with expertise in business, whether large or small, are also welcome.

Taste Tideswell is a not-for-profit community interest company, and so the role is unpaid. Board meetings and sub-committee meetings are held monthly.

If you’d like to find out more, please contact the chair, Pete Hawkins, on 01298 872470 or by email on

The Big Lottery’s Big Blog- Featuring Taste Tideswell

We are excited to announce Taste Tideswell has been included in the Big Lottery’s Big Blog-  celebrating 10 years of Big Lottery funding.

Alongside many other brilliant projects, Taste Tideswell has been selected to highlight exactly what a group of active citizens, with support from the Big Lottery, can achieve.

We are so proud that The Big Lottery’s Big Blog has featured Taste Tideswell, but we also know we could not have achieved any of it without all our active citizens. So a massive thank you to all of you too.

To read all about Taste Tideswell’s active citizens on the Big Lottery’s Big Blog  please click here.

If you would like to get involved in Taste Tideswell please speak to a member of the team on 01298  871262



Happy Easter- Hot Cross Bun recipe!

We think nothing says Easter better then a freshly made Hot Cross Bun- so to celebrate that fact our head chef Joe Hunt has provided you with his simple but delicious Hot cross Bun recipe.  As chief tasters we were highly impressed with the recipe but don’t just take our word, have a go for yourself!

To enjoy simply Click below.


Happy Easter from everyone at Tideswell School of Food!