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April Classes at The Grand York Cookery School

The Grand York Cookery School, located within York’s 5-Star Hotel, offers a tempting selection of 43 classes catering to all kinds of abilities, tastes and ages. The classes are led by Cookery School Director, Marc Williams.

With over 2,500 square feet of space, the stunning cookery school has 16 workstations equipped with an induction hob, electric oven and premium cookery equipment. The purpose-built space offers a meeting area as a separate, screening room created for lectures, talks, and non-cooking demonstrations. There is also an external courtyard complete with a herb garden and seating area.

Guests at The Grand York Cookery School will learn how to prepare authentic dishes, with fresh local produce at the heart of each creation. As well as corporate days, there are also academy classes for those looking to advance their skills.

From ‘Perfect Pastry’ to ‘Around East Asia’ and ‘Vegetarian Dinner Party’ – there’s a range of classes to suit everyone’s interests at The Grand York Cookery School.


The Cookery School at The Grand April 2024 Classes

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Italian: Half Day | Thursday 18th April, 10 am – 1 pm

Discover the secrets behind the Italian’s passion for cooking and food with this Italian cookery class. Learn to cook a feast for the family and create your very own focaccia and of course, ravioli, finished off with the Italian classic, tiramisu! Put your newfound knowledge and skills into practice in your own home and transport yourself to the Amalfi Coast in one mouthful.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 18/04/24, 16/05/24 & more.

Cookery School The Grand York Demonstration

Chef’s Table: Experiences | Friday 19th April, 7 m – 9:30 pm

Join the Cookery School for an unforgettable evening whilst you watch and learn all the skills of their expert chef. Canapés and champagne will be served in the dining room upon arrival followed by live cooking at the chef’s counter. Enjoy your starter and main course at the chef’s table before indulging in your dessert in the dining room, perfectly presented by the team.

Cost: £85
Other upcoming dates: 20/04/24, 24/05/24 & more.

The Cookery School Parent & Child Class

Curry: Parent & Child Class | Sunday 21st April, 10 am – 1 pm

This parent and child curry course will guide you through creating a fantastic curry from scratch, from roasting and tempering your own spice mix, to creating a curry paste and serving it all up with perfectly cooked rice. With a demonstration of Indian bread to accompany, served with mango khulfi as dessert.

Cost: £70

Cookery School at The Grand York Thai Curry Express Night

Sushi: Half Day | Wednesday 24th April, 10 am – 1 pm

Engage in a chance to learn the ancient art of Sushi making in this fun, hands-on class. Perfect your rolling skills and master the flavours of Japan, then at your next dinner party, you can ‘wow’ your guests with a delicious spread of Nigiri, Maki and Miso Soup.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%

Cookery School at The Grand York Fillet Steak

French Brasserie: Half Day | Thursday 25th April, 10 am – 1 pm

Enjoy the delights of French cuisine in the heart of historic York. This course encompasses a balance of both traditional and contemporary French cooking methods, such as pastry, mastering the art of a beurre blanc sauce and souffles. Bon Appétit!

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 20/06/24, 19/07/24 & more.

Grand Cookery School - Curry night

Curry Night – Goa: Express Class | Thursday 25th April, 6 pm – 8 pm

This classic Curry Night is perfect for those seeking the skills to make an authentic curry. Learn how to master a Goan curry from scratch (no curry paste in sight), and be amazed at just how easy it is to make the perfect pilau rice every time.

Cost £80
Other upcoming dates: 18/05/24, 19/07/24 & more.


The Cookery School at The Grand May 2024 Classes

The Grand York Cookery School Baking

Baking, Pastry & Desserts: Half Day | Wednesday 1st May, 10 am – 1 pm

Bakers at the ready! Get ready to create your very own showstoppers from French macarons to profiteroles, there is something sweet for everyone. You will learn useful techniques that you can put into practice again and again to recreate delicious treats at home.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 30/05/24, 02/08/24 & more.

Cookery School at The Grand York Thai Curry Express Night

South East Asian Cuisine: Half Day | Thursday 2nd May, 10 am – 1 pm

Explore the bold and fresh flavours of South East Asia and impress your dinner guests! This class will excite you by using combinations of different spices and levelling up your culinary skills. You will depart this class with the skills and knowledge to create a host of classic dishes, including chicken red curry, flavoursome pad krapow moo, dan tart and chicken satay.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 16/08/24 & 19/09/24.

Grand Cookery School - Curry night

Curry Night – Thai: Express Class | Thursday 2nd May, 6 pm – 8 pm

Join The Cookery School for their Thai express course, and learn how to make a fresh, authentic, seafood Thai curry with perfectly cooked fragrant jasmine rice that is guaranteed to impress.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 13/06/24, 28/06/24 & more.

Pan-Fried Diver Caught Scallop Recipe from The Cookery School at The Grand York - saucing

Spanish Tapas Temptations: Half Day | Friday 3rd May, 10 am – 1 pm

This class combines bright colours and delicious flavours to create a tapas feast that is a treat for the eyes as well as the tastebuds! Mastering the skills required to make exquisite tapas is essential – add this to your repertoire of timeless classics – perfect to rustle up when hosting friends or for an intimate dinner for two.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 18/07/24, 08/08/24 & more.

Cookery School at The Grand York Fillet Steak

Steak – Chargrilled Ribeye: Express Class | Friday 2nd May, 6 pm – 8 pm

A carnivore’s dream, this Steak evening course is designed to be a life-changing experience, as you learn how to cook a truly perfect steak. Paired with restaurant-style triple-cooked chips and a classic garnish of grilled tomatoes and mushroom, you’ll leave equipped to impress any dinner guest.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 14/06/24 & 18/07/24.

Cookery School The Grand York Steak Classes

Weber Barbecue Classics: Experiences | Saturday 4th May, 11 am – 3 pm

Now a Weber Academy, the introductory Weber course will allow you to become a confident master of the barbecue. Learn the essential barbecue basics including lighting, temperature control and recognising when your food is barbecued to perfection.

Cost: £109
Other upcoming dates: 16/06/24, 03/08/24 & more.

Cookery School The Grand York Parent & Child Class

Ravioli: Parent & Child Class | Sunday 5th May, 10 am – 1 pm

This parent and child curry course will guide you through creating a fantastic curry from scratch, from roasting and tempering your own spice mix, to creating a curry paste and serving it all up with perfectly cooked rice. With a demonstration of Indian bread to accompany, served with mango khulfi as dessert.

Cost: £70

Cookery School The Grand York Demonstration

Dim Sum: Half Day | Wednesday 8th May, 10 am – 1 pm

Learn the techniques behind several different Asian dumplings and garnishes from delicate steamed Sui mai, tasty potstickers and crunchy gyoza before sitting down to enjoy your creations.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 13/06/24, 05/07/24 & more.

The Cookery School at tHe Grand, York

Modern World Street Food: Half Day | Thursday 9th May, 10 am – 1 pm

This truly dynamic and captivating class allows you to explore street food from around the world from within the historic city of York. Create exciting dishes that you’ll look forward to recreating at home, including your very own chicken satay with peanut sauce, Wor Tip and New York bagels – there’s something for everyone!

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 04/07/24 & 22/08/24.

The Grand Cookery School Pasta Class

Perfect Pasta: Express Class | Thursday 9th May, 6 pm – 8 pm

An Italian classic with a twist, this Pasta evening course will see you making and cooking your own perfect pasta under the expert guidance of the Chef Tutor, creating a simple seafood dish that will tantalise your taste buds.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 20/06/24, 21/08/24 & more.

The Grand York Cookery School Hand Raised Pork Pie Recipe

Pub Classics – Pork Pie: Half Day | Friday 10th May, 10 am – 1 pm

This Pork Pie half-day course will teach you how to make a traditional hot water pastry to encase a herby spiced succulent pork filling with the lightest and flavoursome jelly to top. The Chef Tutor will also demonstrate a perfect spiced pear and saffron chutney accompaniment to complement your pie.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 06/06/24, 21/07/24 & more.

Cookery School at The Grand York Steak Night

Steak – Fillet au Poivre: Express Class | Friday 1oth May, 6 pm – 8 pm

This Steak class is designed to help you master the ultimate soirée showstopper. Learn how to cook the perfect steak with a classic French peppercorn sauce, a perfectly crisp bubble and squeak and the understated Italian black cabbage.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 06/07/24, 22/08/24 & more.

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Paella: Express Class | Saturday 11th May, 6 pm – 8 pm

Master the art of making a traditional Seafood Paella, from grain selection to picking the finest ad freshest seafood and master making the perfect sangria before sitting down to enjoy both.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 17/05/24, 15/06/24 & more.

Cookery School The Grand York Steak Classes

Weber Smokehouse Barbecue: Experiences | Sunday 12th May, 11 am – 3 pm

Smoke House is Grill Academy’s latest course developed to cover a wide array of smoking techniques on all our barbecues: not only Charcoal but also Gas, Electric and on Wood Pellets on Weber’s SmokeFire.

From beginners wanting to discover the basics of smoking to advanced grillers wanting to perfect curing or use coffee grains to smoked food, it is suitable for all keen grillers. For those who want to discover new flavours, and for all who simply are willing to enjoy the best of barbecued food.

Cost: £159
Other upcoming dates: 04/08/24, 25/08/24 & more.

Grand Cookery School - Pastry

Cream Tea: Half Day | Wednesday 15th May, 10 am – 1 pm

Learn how to create traditional scones and fruit jam alongside cheese scones and red onion chutney, all served up with a selection of cheeses, clotted cream and plenty of tea (or wine!)

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 05/06/24, 09/08/24 & more.

Pan-Fried Diver Caught Scallop Recipe from The Cookery School at The Grand York

Coq au Vin: Express Class | Thursday 16th May, 6 pm – 8 pm

Master the classic French dish of Coq au vin, with a butchery demonstration to begin to learn how to extract as much value out of a full chicken and elevate this French classic with emphasis on sauce creation.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 14/08/24.

Grand Cookery School - Curry night

Curry Night – Goa: Express Class | Saturday 18th May, 6 pm – 8 pm

This classic Curry Night is perfect for those seeking the skills to make an authentic curry. Learn how to master a Goan curry from scratch (no curry paste in sight), and be amazed at just how it easy it is to make the perfect pilau rice every time.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 19/07/24 & 15/08/24.

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Knife Skills, Stocks & Sauces: Half Day | Wednesday 22nd May, 10 am – 1 pm

Learn the techniques behind butchering and jointing down a full chicken, extracting as much meat from it as possible, with bones roasted off to create a stock and the stock reduced to create a proper sauce.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 26/06/24.

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Latin America: Half Day | Thursday 23rd May, 10 am – 1 pm

Immerse yourself into the diverse and vibrant flavours of Latin American cuisine. This course takes you on a journey through South America to Mexico, as you learn to combine the aromatic spices, exotic flavours and the innovate cooking methods that come together to create the traditional Latin American delicacies.

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 20/09/24 & 27/09/24.

Cookery School The Grand York Demonstration

Pizza Stretching: Express Class | Thursday 23rd May, 6 pm – 8 pm

You will master the art of making, shaping, proving and stretching pizza dough as their Chef Tutor guides you through the recipes and methods that make up this well-loved Italian delicacy. Garnish your perfectly prepped dough with fresh ingredients and bake to perfection before sitting down to enjoy.

Cost: £80
Other upcoming dates: 06/06/24, 27/06/24 & more.

Cookery School at The Grand Foccacia Bread Making

Artisan Bread Making: Half Day | Friday 24th May, 10 am – 1 pm

You will master a range of techniques that are essential to crafting lovely loaves from understanding the proofing process to mastering shaping techniques and styles. Bread types covered on this course include focaccia, pizza dough and bagels. After all, nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread on a morning!

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 19/06/24 & 15/08/24.

Cookery School New Chef Tutor

Chefs Table: Experiences | Friday 24th May, 7 pm – 9:30 pm

Join them for an unforgettable evening in The Cookery School whilst you watch and learn all the skills of their expert chef. Not only will your food be prepared and served before your eyes, the chefs will be on hand to answer any burning questions you may have. Enjoy your starter and main course at the chef’s table before our indulging in your dessert in our dining room, perfectly presented by our team.

Cost: £85
Other upcoming dates: 25/05/24 & more.

Cookery School at The Grand York - Middle Eastern

Middle Eastern: Half Day | Sunday 26th May, 10 am – 1 pm

Delve into the world of well-loved flavours from Middle Eastern cuisine. Learn how to get the most out of each ingredient used to craft fresh and fragrant dishes that you will want to recreate time and time again. From spice lamb rump, aubergine puree, Moroccan Chicken and orange cake, this immersive class is one you won’t want to miss!

Usually £110 | Now £93 with our exclusive offer – Save 15%
Other upcoming dates: 21/08/24 & more.


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