Our Tutors

At Squires Kitchen, we work with a large team of expert tutors who are the very best in their specialist areas, ensuring you get expert guidance every step of the way. Not only are they great teachers, they are lovely people too who will share with you their vast experience and tricks of the trade, giving you the confidence to bake, make and decorate like a professional.

Rhian Hayward
Rhian's Courses
Claire Fitzsimons
Claire's Courses
Tessa Whitehouse
Tessa's Courses
Vicky Teather
Vicky's Courses
Mark Tilling
Mark's Courses
Helen Mansey
Helen's Courses
Keith Kirby
Keith's Courses

Our Guest Tutors

Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee
Naomi Lee of The Cake Botanist is an award winning pastry chef and cake artist. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and has worked with the world-famous Pierre Herme, Paris.
Naomi's Biography
Elena Wilkinson
Elena Wilkinson
Elena has a global reputation for her amazingly life-like, award winning sugar flowers and travels regularly to teach, both in the UK and abroad.
Elena's Biography
Penelope DArcy Graham
Penelope DArcy Graham
Having originally started a small business from home nearly 15 years ago, Penelope has made cakes for a number of prestigious venues including Harrods, London Zoo and St. Paul's Cathedral. Penelope now works as a freelance trainer and is lucky enough to have taught all over the world. Some of the countries she has worked in include Vietnam, UAE, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong. She specialises in commercial bakery training, events and classes, as well as recipe and product development. She has worked with and taught some of the best in the cake decorating industry and loves working closely with the top names in the sugarcraft world.
Penelope's Biography
Claire St Quinton
Claire St Quinton
Claire St Quinton is a professional cake decorator, teacher and presenter who creates unique and realistic bespoke cakes. From whimsical novelty birthday cakes and realistic children's characters to jaw-dropping wedding cakes and intricate sugar flowers, her work is precise and elegant. She launched her business, Delicious Occasions, over six years ago and now supplies cakes to some of The South East’s most prestigious venues. A presenter on Cake Decorating TV, Claire loves to share her passion and expertise with those eager to learn the art of cake decorating both online and in the classroom.
Claire's Biography
Sarah Hunter
Sarah Hunter
Sarah trained and worked as a Pastry Chef in California, before returning to England and setting up a bespoke cake business. Sarah creates a variety of cakes using both buttercream and sugarpaste finish. She has taught classes in the USA and UK, and has a passion for sharing her love of baking.
Sarah's Biography
Emma Woods
Emma Woods

Emma's Biography
Tara Gan
Tara Gan
Tara is a sugar flower artist based in London. She previously supplied sugar flowers to home bakers and professional cake companies. In 2016 Tara began teaching her techniques both privately and in group classes throughout the UK. Her work has been featured in Town and Country, Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft, You and Your Wedding, DIY Weddings and Wedding Cakes and Sugar Flowers magazines. She is a Gold award winner in Floral Sugarcraft at Cake International, Birmingham, 2016.
Tara's Biography
Cassie Brown
Cassie Brown

Cassie's Biography
Christine and Phil Jensen (Peboryon)
Christine and Phil Jensen (Peboryon)

Chritine & Phil's Biography
Carlos Lischetti
Carlos Lischetti

Carlos' Biography
Petya Shmarova
Petya Shmarova

Petya's Biography
Karen Taylor
Karen Taylor

Karen's Biography
Emily Hankins
Emily Hankins

Emily's Biography
Linda Garnham
Linda Garnham

Linda's Biography
Natasha Collins
Natasha Collins

Natasha's Biography
Laura Dodimead
Laura Dodimead

Laura's Biography
Alan Dunn
Alan Dunn

Alan's Biography
Ceri Griffiths
Ceri Griffiths

Ceri's Biography
Naomi Yamamoto
Naomi Yamamoto

Naomi's Biography
Carla Puig
Carla Puig

Carla's Biography
Jan Clement-May
Jan Clement-May

Jan's Biography
Ann Skipp
Ann Skipp

Ann's Biography
Fran Willoughby
Fran Willoughby

Fran's Biography
Susan Griffiths
Susan Griffiths

Susan's Biography
Paul Bradford
Paul Bradford

Paul's Biography
Jorge Cruz
Jorge Cruz

Jorge's Biography
Liz Aplin
Liz Aplin

Liz's Biography
Kathy Moore
Kathy Moore

Kathy's Biography
Beatrice Harling
Beatrice Harling

Bea's Biography
Geraldine Dahlke
Geraldine Dahlke

Geraldine's Biography
Makiko Searle
Makiko Searle
Makiko is one of the UK’s leading names in wedding cake design. Her professional skills as a cake maker combined with a unique creative style have earned Maki a reputation for creating truly stunning and original designs.
Makiko's Biography
Michelle Wibowo
Michelle Wibowo

Michelle's Biography
Mickael Jahan
Mickael Jahan

Mickael's Biography
Ayako Saida
Ayako Saida

Ayako's Biography
Vivian Lee
Vivian Lee

Vivian's Biography
Mirande Gore Browne
Mirande Gore Browne

Mirande's Biography
Ildo Nicolello
Ildo Nicolello

Ildo's Biography
Angela Nilsen
Angela Nilsen

Angela's Biography
Alison Newman
Alison Newman

Alison's Biography
Christian Giardina
Christian Giardina

Christian's Biography
Susanna Righetto
Susanna Righetto

Susanna's Biography
George Thomopoulos
George Thomopoulos

George's Biography
Judit Comes
Judit Comes

Judit's Biography
Anna Maria Roche
Anna Maria Roche

Anna Maria's Biography
Sarah Gale
Sarah Gale

Sarah's Biography
Vanessa Albury
Vanessa Albury

Vanessa's Biography
Toby Griffiths
Toby Griffiths

Toby's Biography
Claire Castle
Claire Castle

Claire's Biography
Francesca Speranza
Francesca Speranza

Francesca's Biography