Keswick Cookery School

Telephone No: 017687 80273 

Our cookery school is located right on the edge of Keswick, the beautiful North Western Lake District. The school has both indoor and outdoor kitchens  with herb garden, pizza ovens and BBQ’s.Keswick cookery school is a fun, relaxed and informative school with a focus on sharing our passion and knowledge for food.

We have a team of chefs, foodies and cooks who are headed up by TV chef Peter Sidwell. The team are commited to hosting cookery days that are packed full of tips, techniques and recipes that you will want to take home and replicate.

The school has its own coffee bar and dinning room where you can enjoy the fruits of your days labour over lunch or dinner.

Make a weekend of it and stay with our friends at Lake District Hotels they have a fantastic selection of hotels to choose from. Book here 

Vouchers can be purchased below, the perfect gift for any foodie, wedding present or birthday gift.

 Get your gift voucher here 

The school is also available for private parties, corporate days, product launches and demonstrations. We are happy to discuss personal courses tailored for specific events, groups and families.

Here’s how to find us 

Click on the link above for a Google Map of our location

 

If you are visiting the school please do let us know if you have any dietary requirements that will help us make sure you have a great day! 

 

Terms and conditions of booking and attending

Booking through the website provides secure payment using Paypal. Customer contact details are retained for Keswick Cookery School use only. No credit or debit card details are passed on to Keswick Cookery School.

Your booking will be confirmed by Keswick Cookery School within 5 working days. A receipt email will be issued by Paypal once payment has been made.

Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements before the course date. If you have any special dietary requirements which were not made known at the time of booking we may not be able to cater for your needs on the day. Tutors will do their best to accommodate your requirements.

If you are wanting to redeem a gift voucher please contact us direct to do so.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on 017687 80273 or info@simplygoodtaste.co.uk

Attendees under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

In the event that the Keswick Cookery School can’t deliver a course you will be transferred to a different course of your choice subject to availability or you can request a refund.

Refunds will only be authorised at our discretion.

If you fail to attend a course the fee will not be refunded. If you are ill with sickness and diarrhoea in the days leading up to the course as long as you give us 48hrs notice before the course date we can transfer your booking for you. You MUST NOT attend your course with symptoms of sickness or diarrhoea.

Our courses are a blend of practical hands on, and demonstration with tasting. There will be opportunity to take regular breaks and have refreshments. There will be a lunch break during the day unless otherwise specified by the course description. If you have any concerns about the skills required or experience needed to complete the course please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss this.

We have aprons for you to use.

The courses have been designed for both the beginner and experienced cook and help will be gladly given if you feel you are struggling to keep up.

On the food safety side, please listen to advice given by your tutors – they have your best interests at heart! The food which you prepare and take away from the school at the end of the day is your responsibility. Plastic gloves are available if you wish to use them. Please wash your hands regularly throughout the day, especially if you have taken a toilet break.

You will be informed if there is a need to evacuate the building.

A first aid kit is available to treat minor injuries.

My tutors and I have worked hard to put together a course that you will enjoy and learn from. We hope that you have a great day and go home able to recreate the recipes we will cover over the course, feel confident to experiment new things and put your own twist on recipes in your own kitchen.

 

Caribbean Food with Sabrina

      We are really excited to be offering a one-off cookery course with Sabrina will join us for a day teaching you and inspiring you to experiment with herbs, spices and fresh ingredients and cooking up delights from her native Trinidad. Sabrina will […]

Date: May 27, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Little Salkeld Water Mill Bakery Day

We have teamed up with Little Salkeld Water Mill to deliver a tailor made course using only their milled flours. We are pleased and excited to offer this bespoke course and there is the opportunity to buy different flours at the School […]

Date: June 02, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fully Booked for a Private Event

We are fully booked for a private event today. If you would like to hold your own event or bespoke cooking or baking class you can get in touch by sending an email to info@simplygoodtaste.co.uk or give us a ring […]

Date: June 03, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 8hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Team building

We are fully booked today for a corporate team building event. If you would like to find out more about our team building and corporate events please give us a call on 017687 80273 or drop us an email on […]

Date: June 08, 2017
Start time: 09:00am
Duration: 8hrs
Phone: 017687 80273

Bread

We are now a nation of bakers so if your a Bake off fan and fancy learning some bread baking skills then this course is for you. Spend the day with one of our bakery tutors learning the key skills […]

Date: June 10, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Italian Cooking and Baking – Fully Booked

Perfect your pasta making, make authentic pizzas and focaccia, master classic risotto and finish it off with a delicious tiramisu – all in one day. This is a gastronomically gladiatorial day to learn the classic Italian dishes and approach to […]

Date: June 17, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fully Booked for a Private Event

We are fully booked for a private event today. If you would like to hold your own event or bespoke cooking or baking class you can get in touch by sending an email to info@simplygoodtaste.co.uk or give us a ring […]

Date: June 23, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 9hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Bread Masterclass Day 1

This cookery school course is designed for the bread making enthusiast, who wants to hone their bread making skills and learn how to take their bread to the next level. You will be shown how how to make the best […]

Date: June 24, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Bread Masterclass Day 2

This is day 2 of a 2 day course This cookery school course is designed for the bread making enthusiast, who wants to hone their bread making skills and learn how to take their bread to the next level. You […]

Date: June 25, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Foraging and Cooking Day 1

James wood is an experimental wild food forager who’s amazed with the abundance of wild and edible foods lying all around us, within our grasp, all of the time. Not only are these ingredients edible – they’re delicious, packed full […]

Date: July 01, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Foraging and Cooking

James wood is an experimental wild food forager who’s amazed with the abundance of wild and edible foods lying all around us, within our grasp, all of the time. Not only are these ingredients edible – they’re delicious, packed full […]

Date: July 02, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Little Salkeld Water Mill Bakery Day

We have teamed up with Little Salkeld Water Mill to deliver a tailor made course using only their milled flours. We are pleased and excited to offer this bespoke course and there is the opportunity to buy different flours at the School […]

Date: July 08, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Spice Day

Enjoy a day of blending spices to create fantastic fragrant and full-of-flavour dishes. We will use a range of fresh and dry spices on the day all of which you can get hold of in the supermarket or online. You […]

Date: July 09, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 017687 80273

Cost: £120pp

Afternoon Tea

Learn the essential skills for creating a beautiful afternoon tea. We will make and bake from scratch and you will be hands on, understanding the elements that you need to pull together to present a tasty and interesting afternoon tea.

Date: July 14, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Italian Feast

Spend the day in our cookery school learning new skills and enjoying Italian wine. The day works in the the class leaner new dishes and recipes for dishes that the whole class will sit down at the end of the […]

Date: July 15, 2017
Start time: 11:00am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fish Masterclass

This popular course will show you the best ways to source, prepare, cook and serve fish & seafood. During the day Jon Fell our seafood specialist will tipically teach scaling, gutting, skinning and filleting and how to identify the freshest […]

Date: July 23, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fully Booked for a Private Event

We are fully booked for a private event today. If you would like to hold your own event or bespoke cooking or baking class you can get in touch by sending an email to info@simplygoodtaste.co.uk or give us a ring […]

Date: August 12, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 8hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Italian Feast

Spend the day in our cookery school learning new skills and enjoying Italian wine. The day works in that the class learn new dishes and recipes for dishes that the whole class with sit down at the end of the […]

Date: August 19, 2017
Start time: 11:00am
Duration: 7hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fish Masterclass

This popular course will show you the best ways to source, prepare, cook and serve fish & seafood. During the day Jon Fell our seafood specialist will tipically teach scaling, gutting, skinning and filleting and how to identify the freshest […]

Date: August 20, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Little Salkeld Water Mill Bakery Day

We have teamed up with Little Salkeld Water Mill to deliver a tailor made course using only their milled flours. We are pleased and excited to offer this bespoke course and there is the opportunity to buy different flours at the School […]

Date: August 25, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Showstopper Baking

Join us for a day of raising the bar with your bakes, with show stopping techniques and skills to bring the WOW factor to your cake stand. The Saturday and Sunday classes are different so why not make it a […]

Date: August 26, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Showstopper Baking

Join us for a day of raising the bar with your bakes, with show stopping techniques and skills to bring the WOW factor to your cake stand. The Saturday and Sunday classes are different so why not make it a […]

Date: August 27, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Italian Feast

Spend the day in our cookery school learning new skills and enjoying Italian wine. The day works in that the class learn new dishes and recipes for dishes that the whole class with sit down at the end of the […]

Date: September 02, 2017
Start time: 11:00am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Bread

We are now a nation of bakers so if you are a Bake Off fan and fancy learning some new bread baking skills then this course is for you. Spend the day with one of our bakery tutors learning the […]

Date: September 03, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Afternoon Tea

Learn the essential skills for creating a beautiful afternoon tea. We will make and bake from scratch and you will be hands on, understanding the elements that you need to pull together to present a tasty and interesting afternoon tea.

Date: September 09, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Bread

We are now a nation of bakers so if you are a Bake Off fan and fancy learning some new bread baking skills then this course is for you. Spend the day with one of our bakery tutors learning the […]

Date: September 10, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Showstopper Baking

Join us for a day of raising the bar with your bakes, with show stopping techniques and skills to bring the WOW factor to your cake stand. The Saturday and Sunday classes are different so why not make it a […]

Date: September 16, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Cumbrian Scran Day

Calling all motts and gadgees! If you love Cumbrian troff then this is the course for you. Get in the kitchen with your marra and using amazing Cumbrian produce make some scran for your bait. If there’s owt left you […]

Date: September 17, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Outdoor Cooking

Everybody loves to get outside and cook, this course is designed to help you learn how to put that gastronomic touch to all your outdoor cooking. We have BBQ’s, woodburning pizza ovens and smoking sheds outside in our kitchen garden. […]

Date: September 23, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Stocks soups and sauces

This course covers a wide range of skills which form the basis of good home cooking. We will demonstrate how to butcher a chicken and then you’ll be using the carcass to make a stock for a range of soups […]

Date: September 24, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Foraging and Cooking

James wood is an experimental wild food forager who’s amazed with the abundance of wild and edible foods lying all around us, within our grasp, all of the time. Not only are these ingredients edible – they’re delicious, packed full […]

Date: September 30, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Foraging and Cooking

James wood is an experimental wild food forager who’s amazed with the abundance of wild and edible foods lying all around us, within our grasp, all of the time. Not only are these ingredients edible – they’re delicious, packed full […]

Date: October 01, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Italian Cooking and Baking

Perfect your pasta making, make authentic pizzas and focaccia, master classic risotto and finish it off with a delicious tiramisu – all in one day. This is a gastronomically gladiatorial day to learn the classic Italian dishes and approach to […]

Date: October 14, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Fish Masterclass

This popular course will show you the best ways to source, prepare, cook and serve fish & seafood. During the day Jon Fell our seafood specialist will tipically teach scaling, gutting, skinning and filleting and how to identify the freshest […]

Date: October 15, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Bread Masterclass Day 1

This cookery school course is designed for the bread making enthusiast, who wants to hone their bread making skills and learn how to take their bread to the next level. You will be shown how how to make the best […]

Date: October 21, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Bread Masterclass Day 2

This is day 2 of a 2 day course This cookery school course is designed for the bread making enthusiast, who wants to hone their bread making skills and learn how to take their bread to the next level. You […]

Date: October 22, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Beginners Cooking

If you want to learn how to cook, this course is a great place to start. You will be in a class of like-minded people who, like you, want to learn the core skills in the kitchen so they can […]

Date: October 28, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Smoking Curing and Preserving

Three skills that will change the direction of food and cooking in your kitchen. Very on-trend at the moment, these are not new techniques but they are interesting and will add to your repertoire of skills. We will talk you […]

Date: October 29, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Italian Cooking and Baking

Perfect your pasta making, make authentic pizzas and focaccia, master classic risotto and finish it off with a delicious tiramisu – all in one day. This is a gastronomically gladiatorial day to learn the classic Italian dishes and approach to […]

Date: November 04, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Masterchef Day 1

  Ever fancied spending the day indulging in your passion for cooking ? Fancy yourself as the next Master Chef ? If so, join us for a full on packed day of gastronomic tips, tricks and skills. Spend the day […]

Date: November 11, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Masterchef Day 2

This is a day 2 of a 2 day course, however we will be covering different things each day so it is still possible to book just one day Ever fancied spending the day indulging in your passion for cooking […]

Date: November 12, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

Cooking with Game

Hard work leads to great rewards on our Game Cookery course, as we teach you all the preparation and kitchen skills you need to get the most out of the wild meat in your larder. The Keswick Cookery School will […]

Date: November 26, 2017
Start time: 09:30am
Duration: 6hrs
Phone: 01768780273

Cost: £120pp

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