Seasonal Dinner Parties

Make the most of Yorkshire’s seasons

Learn to cook with produce that’s been grown locally during various times of year. We will inject some seasonal inspiration into your home cooking equipping you with the recipes and techniques to make the most of the time of year.

The classes take place in our stunning country kitchen with breathtaking views of Swinton Estate Grounds and Yorkshire Dales.

We always encourage a hands on approach within the classes and all ingredients and equipment will be provided.

£185 per person
Three copper frying pans stacked on top of each other

Your course may feature

  • Knife skills via usage of a range of vegetables given the season*
  • Preparation of meat and poultry*
  • Preparation of round and flat fish and shellfish*
  • Artisan bread making*
  • Sweet pastry production and lining*
  • Setting sweet mousses*
  • Different cookery methods for various types of meat and poultry*
  • Pasta making, rolling and shaping*
  •  * Included techniques vary on course to course basis as the dishes will vary depending on what is available during that season.

Upcoming dates

  • 31st March 2024
  • 21st April 2024

FAQs

Please arrive at the Swinton Park Hotel reception for tea and coffee served from 9:30am.

Most half-day cookery courses start at 10:00am and finish around 1:30pm. Full-day courses start at at 10:00am and finish around 3:00pm. 

For evening courses, we ask guests to arrive at Swinton Cookery School for 5:45pm. Your course will start at 6:00pm and finish around 8:30pm.   

During half-day and full-day courses, lunch will be served consisting of dishes you've prepared during the event. Should you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please let us know so that we can ensure these are accommodated.

All required ingredients and equipment will be provided as part of your course. You don't need to bring anything extra - just yourself. 

Yes! When you finish the course, you'll receive a copy of all the recipes you learned to use at home. 

Your course will take place at Swinton Cookery School:

Swinton Cookery School
Swinton Park
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 4JH
United Kingdom

Swinton Cookery School is a relaxed, open demonstration kitchen housed in a converted Georgian stable wing adjacent to Swinton Park hotel.

From classic baking and Sunday roasts to Sushi and Thai, there’s a cookery course to suit everyone. So if you are beginner with a keen interest or a professional, broadening their knowledge, join us at Swinton and fall in love with cooking all over again.

£185 per person
To book, call our friendly reservations team on 01765 680900 or email reservations@swintonestate.com

Our standard terms and conditions apply.