Leeds Cookery School Summer Programme

Leeds Cookery School are set to continue their popular range off cookery courses this summer with a programme covering internationals dishes alongside much loved family loved favourites.

The award-winning school, which is based at the Old Fire station in Leeds run their classes, exclusive chef-led cookery courses and events from their bespoke training kitchen throughout the year.

Sourcing their ingredients from Yorkshire and the surrounding area where possible, the school is committed to supporting local growers and producers.  Ensuring students are aware throughout their course exactly where the produce has been sourced from, the team focus on seasonal ingredients and the importance of eating ethically and sustainably.

This summer’s programme includes classes run by a host of guest chefs covering a range of world cuisine from Northern India, Louisiana, Malaysia, Thailand, and Italy amongst others, as well as popular courses in Pasta Making, Choux Pastry, Seafood and Pizza Making.

The team launched their new student cookery classes last summer aimed at teaching youngsters heading to university a range of kitchen skills and simple dishes as well regularly running baking, takeaway and plant-based courses too.

Run in partnership with local charity Zest, the School donates 100% of its profit to the local Leeds organisation which supports people living in disadvantaged areas of the city and carries out a number of projects, including running social clubs, helping families to access food in the school holidays and developing cooking skills.

As well as donating profits to Zest, the Cookery School are committed to running affordable cooking activities throughout the year, in partnership with Jamie’s Ministry of Food Leeds and Zest’s Community Development Team. These sessions enable low-income families and vulnerable people to access basic cookery skills and cookery clubs which address social isolation.

Alongside their courses, the team also cater for private events, with packages aimed at corporate away days and team building as well as private functions like birthday parties. Their kitchen space is also available to hire for companies looking for a modern kitchen space for a product launch or Chef training.

For more information on Leeds Cookery School, their programme of events and to book online visit www.leedscookeryschool.org.uk