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The Ruinart Challenge 2017

We are delighted to announce that our Sommelier, Jitka Auermüllerová, came runner up in this year’s Ruinart Challenge. The competition, which took place on Tuesday 30 May at Brown’s Hotel in London, saw 20 sommeliers from restaurants across […]

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Hay-roast rump of Herdwick Lamb

We love it as the seasons change, each new season brings with it a bounty of beautiful new ingredients to excite the culinary cranium of Chef Paul Askew. New to our Prix Fixe menu is a delicious dish […]

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The Great British Menu

Our very own Chef Patron, Paul Askew, will join 23 other top chefs on series 12 of The Great British Menu. The show returns to BBC Two this spring to celebrate 140 incredible years of the Wimbledon Championships, the […]

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New Seasonal Dish

“As always with the lovely menus at the Art School, we are moving into a new season which is always very exciting to have three or four new dishes coming on. Heralding the start of the beef and […]

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Visit England Awards for Excellence 2017

We are thrilled to have won “The Taste of England” award at the Visit England Excellence Awards 2017. The prestigious awards, now in their 28th year, celebrate those businesses and individuals who continuously raise the bar of England’s […]

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We’re Recruiting!

We’re Recruiting! A message from our Chef Patron, Paul Askew: “Well I don’t normally do this but I want to let all the food and drink service professionals out there know how important you are and how the […]

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Goût de France

Come and join Chef Patron Paul Askew on Tuesday 21st March for a very special evening celebrating the finest French Cuisine. “Goût de France/Good France” will bring together chefs from five continents to celebrate French gastronomy. In each […]

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Chef’s Adopt A School Week

This week is the first ever “National Adopt a School Week.” Adopt a School, incorporating Chefs Adopt a School and Hospitality in Schools, is a national charity which aims to tackle specific health inequalities, such as obesity, and also […]

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WSET Level 2 Wine and Spirits

Our experienced Sommelier, Sarah Donoher, will be offering the WSET Level 2 in Wine and Spirits. This qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from […]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

As the Festive Season is in full swing Chef Patron, Paul Askew, reflects on a successful year at The Art School and looks forward to exciting plans for 2017. “This year has been one of really significant achievement at the restaurant, […]

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Festive Fayre Aplenty

With the festive season fast approaching, bringing with it a fresh array of seasonal ingredients, Chef Paul Askew explains the ethos behind his approach to our seasonal menus. “As always when we look at the menus, it is […]

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Royal Academy of Culinary Arts

Exciting news as Liverpool is the first city in the North of England to secure a partnership with the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts to train Michelin-starred chefs of the future. The City of Liverpool College has been […]

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The Art of Wine

The Art School Restaurant and The Art of Wine with Chef Paul Askew exclusively presents an Evening with the Wine Makers from Castorani, to celebrate their partnership and the introduction of Castorani Wines to the UK. This very […]

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City’s Young Chef Scoops Top Award

We are in a celebratory mood after our 19-year-old pastry chef, Daniela Tucci, became the first ever female winner in the 14-year history of the North West Young Chef of the Year competition at a live final in […]

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Daniela Tucci Takes Over

Daniela Tucci, 19, Demi Chef de Partie at The Art School Restaurant, has been named as Merseyside Young Chef of the Year 2016. The contest invites hungry young chefs from across Merseyside, Lancashire, Manchester, Cheshire, Cumbria and Shropshire, […]

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Charles Heidsieck Dinner

Join us for a Special Wine Maker’s Dinner with Charles Heidsieck Champagnes and Liberty Wines. Cyril Brun, Cellar Master from Charles Heidsieck and Jeremy Cowan from Liberty Wines will be hosting the evening which comprises of five stunning […]

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Happy New Year

It has been quite a year for Chef Patron Paul Askew and the team. Not only did we celebrate our first birthday, we were crowned Best Restaurant by Lancashire Life with Chef Askew being awarded North West Chef […]

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Lancashire Life Winners

The corks are popping at The Art School Restaurant as they celebrate their double success at the 2015 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food & Drink Awards. One of the biggest social and culinary events in the region’s calendar, the Cheshire Life […]

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Popping up in the Park

Well what a weekend that was. With more than 160 local producers, restaurants, cafés and bars there really was something on offer to cater for every taste at the eighth annual Liverpool Food and Drink Festival. With military […]

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