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Cookery school & stay experience

Start the weekend early with our Thursday Night Cookery School Package!

Experience our state of the art cookery school and polish your culinary skills with the Cookery School Experience. Relax afterwards in one of our luxury guestrooms and enjoy a delicious Yorkshire breakfast the next morning. Available each Thursday evening every week.

£189 (single occupancy)

£239 (double occupancy)

Check the cookery school time table to see which class is available on your chosen date.

The Grand Experience Day

A day trip to remember! 

Get hands-on in our cookery school with an Express or Half-Day class and create your own dish to enjoy afterwards with a glass of wine. Follow this up with time in our atmospheric spa after your half-hour treatment for the ultimate relaxation treat before you depart. 

Thursday from £130 for one person and £260 for two people

Friday from £150 for one person and £300 for two people

Sunday from £160 for one person and £320 for two people

Check the cookery school time table to see which class is available on your chosen date.

The Culinary Expertise Package

A brand new course serving as a beginner’s guide to professional cookery, our Culinary Expertise package is the perfect New Year’s resolution to get you out of your stale mealtime routines and into a world packed with flavour and artful techniques. Providing professional tutelage over three full days, state of the art kitchen work stations, a departure pack filled with chef’s equipment and recipes, and even the option to stay in one of The Grand’s classic bedrooms to complete the experience, you’re sure to be brimming with dinner ideas come the end of this course.

£495 for one person

£990 for two people

£665 for one person with accommodation

£1,189 for two people with accommodation 


Children’s culinary birthday parties

Perfect for children 8 years and above, our birthday parties allow youngsters to get hands on in creating some culinary favourites!

Let your little one choose from any of our Parent & Child classes and invite up to eight of their friends to enjoy cooking with their own aprons and chef hats! Children will sit down to enjoy their creation in our adjoining dining room afterwards. 

From £450 for up to eight children and up to eight adults. .

Children’s cupcake parties

Ideal for children age 4-7 years, our cupcake parties provide a fun day out for budding bakers! Your little ones and their friends will be provided with a party bag inclusive of an apron and a chef hat before being able to bake a host of cupcakes prior to sitting down to enjoy a pizza cooked by our chef tutor.

For dessert, children will be able to eat the tasty treats they created earlier! 

From £450 for up to eight children and up to eight adults. 

Chef’s Table Evenings

Our chef’s table evenings are a fabulous opportunity to witness the creative process of your meal. Sitting in our cookery school kitchen, guests can watch our Head Tutor prepare and serve a three-course menu whilst interacting and asking burning culinary questions.

As our expert chef is preparing each course, he will share his knowledge and skills, whilst describing various techniques and useful cooking tips.

Sit back, relax and enjoy your meal with two glasses of wine in the adjoining dining room. Optional wine pairing available.

Book an exclusive Chef’s Table for you and up to six guests for £450.

Contact for sample menus or to enquire about dates.

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