Whether you are a novice or a kitchen pro, Cookery Schools across Yorkshire have something to offer everyone. Experienced chefs teach you the tricks of the trade, and of course along with the learning comes the tasting! Take a look at the following for a delicious and educational treat...
Curry Cuisine Cookery School, Wakefield - Get in the know with spicy secrets, favourite tried and trusted recipes, top tips and techniques - you too can know how to create authentic Indian dishes that make your taste buds sing. Whether you're a complete beginner keen to learn the basics, a home cook looking for a ‘hands on' challenge, or you simply want to sit back and watch an inspirational cookery demonstration (and taste the delicious results!), the Curry Cuisine Cookery School has the perfect course for you.
The Arches Cookery School, North York Moors - occupies a beautiful 200-year-old barn conversion, set on the family's working arable and equestrian farm, within the North York Moors National Park. Grinkle Park Farm sits majestically on the side of a beautiful valley that runs up to the moors and down to the sea. Sarah Muir born and raised at Grinkle Park Farm, trained and worked as a chef locally before moving to London, globe trotting and cooking for some of the biggest bands and Artists in the world for the next 23 years
Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School, Driffield - Take your cooking to a new level whilst enjoying the Yorkshire landscape - The Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School aims to show you how to make superb food easily. Spend a day with experienced chefs and cook gourmet food in a short time! Set in a peaceful rural location, you can enjoy making superb food in a relaxed, informal setting. Courses held in the state of the art kitchen range from dinner party entertaining, fish masterclasses to bread making courses. Classes for children and gentlemen only are available too!
Harmony House Simply Cooking, Stillingfleet - If you are a novice, the courses at Harmony House will give you confidence that cooking can be straightforward and easy. For those of you who just love to cook, enjoy a chance to experiment and try something different. Ultimately on your visit to Harmony House Cookery School you will learn new dishes and how to present eye catching food for family and friends. Cooking together means you can observe other dishes being prepared, share ideas and recreate dishes you maybe would not want to attempt on your own - why not give it a go!
Swinton Park Cookery School, Masham - Swinton Park is a luxury castle hotel set in 200 acres of parkland in the Yorkshire Dales. A family home since the late 1800s, it has played host to country house parties of legendary style and grandeur. The Cookery School is housed in the former Georgian stables with a wide range of residential and day courses designed to suit all levels of experience and ages. Rosemary Shrager (seen on Ladette to Lady, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and her own cooking series, School for Cooks, filmed at Swinton Park) runs the two-day residential courses. John Rogers, Cookery School Head Chef runs day courses and weekend residential courses.
The Cooking School at Dean Clough, Halifax - Release your inner chef! Whatever your level of culinary experience The Cooking School is passionate about teaching people to cook within a relaxed, beautifully designed and welcoming environment in the heart of the Yorkshire Pennines. This world-class venue offers state-of-the-art, teaching facilities that can be appreciated whether you are new to cooking or a cordon bleu connoisseur who sees the kitchen as their second home. All profits from The Cooking School are gifted to the Focus on Food Campaign which, each year, teaches over 40,000 young people to cook.
Alison Turnbull Home Catering - Alison's knowledge and expertise has been gained through catering in the hotel industry. Having catered for corporate events and complete wedding operations, she has now decided to pass on some of her knowledge, skills and maybe a story or two through her new hands-on cooking classes and demonstration workshop. Day or evening courses are available and you can also have one-to-one tuition in your own home; but why not give yourself a treat? These courses intend to bring out the real cook in you and give you some great dishes and new insite into cooking so that your friends will all be waiting to be asked back to your home for dinner!
The Cooking Rooms, York their team of instructors offer a range of cookery classes to suit all ages and abilities. You will find all of our instructors knowledgeable and deeply passionate about food and cooking. They use the unique layout of their cookery school to make classes, parties and teambuilding events a truly sociable experience.
Split Farthing Hall - Thirsk is a family run wellbeing retreat which hosts Raw Food Workshops in their traditional farmhouse kitchen. Dr Claire Maguire is one of the UK's most exciting raw food chefs creating gorgeous, filling dishes to stimulate all the senses. From smoothies & juices to meals which surprise you such as a Mexican chilli, an Indian curry, pizza, pasta. Plus decadent healthy desserts & sweets like cheesecake, chocolate flan, macaroons, brownies and rocky road! She has now decided to pass on her skills & knowledge through bespoke hands-on cooking classes and demonstration workshops. Claire will plan a customised workshop to suit you...
Taste the Wild - Boroughbridge run courses designed for people who love good food and the outdoors. Taste the Wild are a company passionate about food, the environment and passing on knowledge. We aim to teach and inspire people of all ages to go out and find interesting wild foods to enhance their dishes and diet.