The Grand Hotel Cookery School. York

Based in York’s finest hotel, The Cookery School at The Grand opened in March 2019 and offers express, half- and full-day courses focussing on a selection of International cuisines and speciality classes.

Led by Head Tutor, Andrew Dixon, the Cookery School is designed for novice and aspiring chefs, with classes inspired by cuisine from around the world.

Not only is the cookery school the perfect setting for leisure guests, but it’s also set to add a dynamic and immersive element to conference and events for business clientele.

Courses can be either residential or non residential and are available for all ages and ability levels, including children’s cookery lessons.

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Experience local cookery courses applying seasonal ingredients sourced from local artisan suppliers. Supported by international cuisines to speciality classes and dinner party menus. Choose from a selection of express, half and full day classes where you will enhance your skills and create impeccable dishes under the expert guidance of their chef tutors.
Fully interactive, hands-on cookery classes overseen by the highly qualified experienced team of Chef Tutors, led by Head Chef Andrew Dixon.
Full days also include lunch, matched with wines, and refreshments provided throughout the day.

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The Cookery School.
The Grand, York,
North Yorkshire

Telephone 01904 380045


The Grand Hotel Cookery School. York

Celebrating 25 years if inspirational cookery courses, Ashburton in the heart of Devon is one of the UK’s top, private cookery schools.

Offering more than 40 different cookery courses, lessons are taught by professional chef tutors who have worked in some of the UK’s most prestigious kitchens. Courses are aimed at home cooks of all standards, with a Chef’s Academy for the career cooks.

Whether your aim is to take your cookery skills to the next level, to cook for family and friends, or you want to learn to cook as a professional, Ashburton has a cookery course for you. The school also offers offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation to students in historic houses in central Ashburton. For more serious cooks, the school is currently enrolling for its 20-week Professional Culinary Diploma and new 20-week Patisserie Diploma, both commencing in January.

Stella West-Harling MBE founded the cookery school in 1992 choosing Ashburton for its beautiful location and local organic food producers. She was an early pioneer of organic restaurants in the country.

Ashburton Cookery School, Devon

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