Show Stopping Canapes

The perfect dinner party canapes!

Whether it be to start a meal or kick off an event, the main event with drinks or just as a real treat at home with close friends we will arm you with the skills and techniques to make, present and give yourself enough time to actually talk to your guests whilst hosting!

Enjoy the fruits of your labour after creating a range of canapes with a glass of wine whilst our chef tutor gives you all of the tips and tricks needed to wow your guests.

All of our courses are delivered by our resident master chef. The classes take place in our stunning country kitchen with breathtaking views of Swinton Estate Grounds and Yorkshire Dales.

Dishes will change depending on season as we make best use of our fantastic grounds and gardens.

£110 per person
A selection of canapes and a dip made during a canapes cookery course at Swinton Cookery School near Harrogate in North Yorkshire

Your course may feature

  • We always encourage a hands-on approach within the classes
  • All ingredients and equipment will be provided

Upcoming dates

  • 28th February 2024
  • 18th March 2024
  • 24th April 2024
  • 16th July 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.

£110 per person
To book, call our friendly reservations team on 01765 680900 or email reservations@swintonestate.com

Our standard terms and conditions apply.