A Unique, Immersive Experience

The Cookery School at The Grand, York is the perfect setting for corporate groups or friends & families. The experience brings a dynamic, interactive element to any event.

Alongside the state-of-the-art kitchen with sixteen work stations, The Cookery School also boasts a large, modern meeting space, which is ideal for meetings and conferences as well as all manner of events, activations, celebrations and receptions.

If you’re planning an event in the main hotel, a Cookery School experience could be a unique, immersive addition to your conference – giving your attendees an opportunity to relax, engage and get to know one another.

Ready, Steady, Cook

It’s competition time! Let your team take part in the much-loved cooking classic – Ready, Steady, Cook!

The perfect team building experience, groups are given a box of mystery ingredients to create a spectacular starter and main course that will blow away our judge, Cookery School Director Marc Williams.

Finish the competition with a glass of wine and enjoy eating your culinary creations. Each guest leaves with their own branded apron with the winning team taking home their winner’s certificate! Do your team have what it takes to step up to the plate?

Grand British Bake Off

It’s time to recreate the famous Bake-Off tent with your team at the Cookery School at The Grand, York.

This teambuilding experience will bring out your competitive side, exposing whether your team are star bakers or end up with sunken soufflés. 

Cookery School Director, Marc Williams will be on hand to judge the competition in true Grand British Bake-Off style, awarding points for presentation, taste, and teamwork. Finish the experience with a chance to enjoy your creations and walk away with an exclusive cookery school apron and recipes to recreate (or keep practising) your bake at home.

The Cookery School meeting room

Corporate Events

Not only are our cookery school classes ideal for learning a little extra about fine cuisine with colleagues, but it serves as a dynamic setting for events and conferences by providing a unique and fun experience for individuals.

With two adjoining meeting and dining spaces, it allows delegates to work and play at the same time.

private 2 hour classes

The perfect opportunity for your team to cook in pairs or individually with a recipe of your choosing. Cookery School Director, Marc, will demonstrate each element of the dish allowing the team to then go back to their stations to recreate it.This experience offers a skills acquiring teambuilding task for all. It will get hot in the kitchen when the team start to compare their creations to the others around them.
Finish the culinary day with a glass of wine and enjoy eating your delicious creations in The Cookery School dining room.

Each guest leaves with their own apron and recipes.

Full Kitchen Dry Hire Available

Virtual Classes

Our Head Chef Tutor will demonstrate to your delegates, via zoom, how to produce a chosen menu. With coaching and step-by-step guidance and encouragement throughout the class, your delegates will feel confident to get involved and showcase their new skills and their final product. A professional production team are available throughout the event to ensure that guests can experience the class in the best way possible, showcasing the tutelage from a variety of camera angles with visual prompts and timely instructions.

A shopping list will be sent out to the organiser three weeks prior to the class.

If you’re interested in any of these events and would like to gather more information or to make your booking, you can contact our team on cookeryschool@thegrandyork.co.uk, call on 01904 380038 or click the ‘Contact Us’ button below and fill out the contact form.