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The Grand York Cookery School | September 2020 Classes

The Grand York Cookery School, located within Yorkshire’s 5 Star Hotel, offers a tempting selection of 43 classes catering to all kinds of abilities, tastes and ages. The classes are lead by former 3-AA-Rosette restaurant owner turned professional cookery lecturer Andrew Dixon.

And as a gift from us, you’ve got exclusive access to 25% discount on their half and full-day classes – GET OFFER

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 herb garden and seating area.

Sessions range from £65 for evening classes, £85 for a half-day and full-day classes £159. 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 is also be academy classes for those looking to advance their skills. Even the kids will have an opportunity to get involved with bespoke classes during the holidays.

The Grand York Cookery School Classes | September 2020

From ‘Perfect Pastry’ to ‘Around East Asia’ and ‘Vegetarian Dinner Party’ – there’s a range of classes to suit everyone’s interests. We’ve created a monthly class calendar for your YFG exclusive 25% discounted half-day or full-day vouchers. And don’t worry if they’re fully booked, there are additional dates for all classes later on in the year.

The Grand Cookery School Vegetarian Dinner Party

Friday 4th September 9.30 am – 1 pm | Vegetarian Dinner Party

Learn how to make your own baked Mediterranean vegetable tartlet, with an aromatic basil dressing before Chef Tutor demonstrates a quick puff pastry and serves classic creamy glazed Crème Brûlée with buttery Viennese biscuits.

Usually £85, now £64 for YFG readers – Get Offer

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Saturday 5th September, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm | A Taste of India

This class will put you on track to mastering the techniques required to create a full Indian feast, fit for a range of events from a solo dinner in front of the tv to a night of entertaining friends and family.

Other upcoming class dates: 03.10.20 / 07.11.20 / 30.01.21

Usually £159, now £119 for YFG readers – Get Offer

The Grand York Cookery School Fish and Chips

Sunday 6th September, 4.30 pm – 8 pm | Fish and Chips

Become an expert in the nation’s favourite dish in our Fish and Chips half-day course. The Grand’s Chef Tutor will guide you through as you prepare the lightest Yorkshire beer batter, proper Northern mushy peas and homemade triple cooked chips. Their Chef Tutor will also demonstrate and serve a delicate lime leaf panna cotta with pineapple and chilli salsa.

Other upcoming dates:  29.11.20

Usually £85, now £64 for YFG readers – Get Offer

The Grand York Cookery School Beef Wellington

Friday 11th September, 9.30 am – 1 pm | Beef Wellington

Named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and former Prime Minister, the Beef Wellington course will teach you how to re-create this true British classic, paired with ultimate baked potatoes and a rich port wine gravy.

Other upcoming dates: 18.12.20 / 19.02.21

Usually £85, now £64 for YFG readers – Get Offer

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Saturday 12th September, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm | Perfect Pastry

Bakers at the ready! By the end of our Perfect Pastry course, you will have created three different pastry-types from scratch, including a beautifully risen rough puff pastry encasing a delicious chicken and wild mushroom filling, a savoury shortcrust tart packed with flavour and the perfect sweet sable pastry for an all-time classic, tarte au citron.

Other upcoming dates: 12.12.20 / 27.02.21 

Usually £159, now £119 for YFG readers – Get Offer

The Cookery School Grand fish dish

Friday 18th September, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm | Seafood Extravaganza 

Designed to teach you how to prepare a selection of fish and shellfish, as well as delicious accompaniments and complementary dishes. Learn how to shuck a scallop, delicately season a tartar and fillet a plaice with expert guidance from The Grand Cookery School’s chefs.

Other upcoming dates: 24.10.20 / 14.11.20 / 20.02.21

Usually £159, now £119 for YFG readers – Get Offer

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Friday 25th September, 9.30 am – 1 pm | Vegan Comfort Food

Satiate those cravings for deeply warming, hearty dishes that everyone experiences in the middle of the English winter (and sometimes on a summer evening, too!) with a menu that is full of flavour but minus the meat. Join The Grand Cookery School in York as their Chef Tutor guides you through a selection of comforting favourites, showcasing techniques and ingredients that are suitable for vegan and non-vegan diets alike.

Dishes include Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Spinach Curry, Garlic and Herb Naan, Lentil Dahl. Sticky Date Pudding, Caramelised Spiced Pears, Toffee Sauce.

Other upcoming dates: 16.10.20 / 29/11/20 / 31.01.20

Usually £85, now £64 for YFG readers – Get Offer

The Cookery School Vegetarian

Saturday 26th September, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm | Modern British Classics

Celebrating the very best of British cuisine, their Modern British Classics class brings together bold yet sophisticated flavours, refined techniques and fabulous ingredients as you master three dishes from across the isles, from Black Pudding to Yorkshire Rhubarb.

Usually £159, now £119 for YFG readers – Get Offer

The Grand York Cookery School Pasta

Sunday 27th September, 4.30 – 8.00 pm | Perfect Pasta

An Italian classic with a twist, The Grand Cookery School’s Pasta evening course will see you making and cooking your own perfect pasta under the expert guidance of their Chef Tutor, creating a simple seafood dish that will tantalise your taste buds. Traditional homemade spaghetti with mussels, clams and shrimps.

Other upcoming dates: 11.12.20 / 05.02.21

Usually £85, now £64 for YFG readers – Get Offer


The Grand York Cookery School, Station Rise, York YO1 6GD – 01904 380038


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Written by

Tara Harris


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