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Cookery Course at Swinton Park

Masham, North Yorkshire

 

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Cookery For One £165.00

 

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These cookery courses last half a day and include a three course lunch with wine. The class usually runs from 9.30 and then stops around 2.00pm when you'll enjoy lunch. You'll spend the majority of the time 'hands on' under the guidance of a professional cook who will also provide some practical demonstrations to help you with your skills. The cookery school has been designed to the highest specification and is located in the converted Georgian Stables of Swinton Park overlooking the castle turret and surrounding Parkland. You will be part of a group of up to 14.
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What can I expect on the day

These cookery courses in Yorkshire truly are experiences worth savouring. Mixing flavour and fun in equal measure, each food-filled session a this professional hotel kitchens just north of Harrogate shows you how to make delicious meals for every occasion including dinner parties, as well as more seasonal treats.

Set in the converted Georgian stables of the stately Swinton Park at Masham in North Yorkshire, the cookery courses are hosted by gastronomic gurus will take you through everything from delectable vegetarian dishes to gourmet game, tapas, stocks and sauces to chocolate masterclasses - all palates are catered for with these brilliant cookery courses. Yorkshire has a worldwide reputation for good food and with Swinton Park growing a lot of their own vegetables and herbs, you can be sure that all their dishes are super-fresh and ultra-tasty.

Stephen Bulmer, the new Chef Director of Yorkshire’s Swinton Cookery School, will be the one taking you through your paces for the majority of courses and he’ll show you the tips and tricks to making your meals look and taste incredible. Whether you’re a pro peeler or a kneading novice, with Stephen’s help you’ll soon get to know your way around the techniques, textures and flavour combinations that characterise our favourite foods. 

What we also love about these courses is that you’ll also get the opportunity to use some of the most up-to-date cookery gadgets from major brands like Magimix, Le Creuset, Wusthof and Kenwood and the school benefits from a full working Aga cooker for that traditional Yorkshire country kitchen atmosphere.

But naturally, no cookery course would be complete without sampling some of the dishes on offer and what better way to round off your experience than with some well-deserved nibbles? The stables were the cookery courses are held overlook the castle and parklands and there is outdoor seating on the south lawn if you want to take in more of the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.

Why not swap your standard Sunday roast for something a bit different and be inspired by these fantastic cookery courses from Yorkshire’s top cooking school. Or if something further afield is more to your taste, see our main cookery course page for details of alternative lessons around the UK.

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When is it available?

Courses run throughout the year, usually with 3-4 weekend dates available each month.  The majority of the courses are 'Dinner Party' dishes however there are also special seasonally themed courses including 'Game Masterclasses', 'Festive Fair' and 'Student Grub'.
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Where can I do this experience?

 
Swinton Park is set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens near the village of Masham, around 20 miles North of Harrogate. The venue has good road access via the A1(m). The nearest train stations are Thirsk or Northallerton, around 12 miles from the venue.
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Who is it suitable for?

Courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability. Guests of all ages are welcome however under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please bear in mind that much of the day is spent standing so comfortable footwear is a must.
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Can anyone come along to watch?

Partners are welcome to join guests for lunch on the day,  a fee of around £30 currently applies and due to high demand this must be arranged with the cookery school when making your course booking.  Swinton Park is an exclusive 31 bedroom luxury castle hotel, holder of 4 AA red stars and 3 rosettes it's one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire and Cumbria. Should you wish to arrange accommodation at the hotel they will be pleased to discuss availability and rates when you book your cookery day course.
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