Welcome to Ballyknocken Cookery School,
home of Catherine Fulvio ....


Ballyknocken House and cookery school are scenically located on a 280 acre farm only a short drive from Dublin City Centre in County Wicklow, Ireland. This charming Victorian Farmhouse offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation and is home to TV Chef and Food Writer, Catherine Fulvio.

Conveniently located in the Garden of Ireland, Ballyknocken House is the perfect place to explore County Wicklow from, hike the Wicklow Way, play a round of Golf or take a short drive to Glendalough, Sally Gap or Powerscourt Waterfall before returning to the comfort of Ballyknocken House.

Alternatively guests can enrol on a cookery course at Ballyknocken Cookery School.

Ballyknocken House is located only 29 miles south of Dublin City, it is the ideal location for a weekend break or a longer stay while exploring the surrounding countryside.

"Fulvio’s enthusiasm is reflected in her cookery courses – quirky, imaginative offerings that cater for all the family, embryonic cooks and kitchen day trippers alike” - The Irish Times


Awards and Recommendations

World Food Media Award failte ireland Irish Restaurant Award 2010
Cordon DOr
"Cordon D'Or Culinary Academy
Award 2007 - Cookery School of the Year"
Book Award
Bridgestone 2014 Bord Gais Cookery Book of the Year 2012 Georgina Campbell  

Catherine's Books