Cooking Classic French Cuisine

Discover the amazing flavours of modern French cuisine, with the professional chefs behind Cooking It!

The influence and recognition of classical French cooking techniques are legendary and are thought to have influenced many cuisines across the Western world. This status is precisely why French cuisine can be intimidating for a beginner to learn!

In this experience, your host will take you through modern French cuisine, learning the skills and techniques you need to recreate your own delicious French dishes at home.

What to expect:

  • Discover delicious modern French cuisine
  • Cookery skills taught by a professional chef
  • Plenty of tips and techniques to continue practising at home
  • Tasty food to tuck into, cooked by you!
  • Options to BYOB

Please note, due to seasonal ingredients and produce availability, the dishes are decided by your host close to the day. Examples from past workshops have included:

  • Crème brulée from the Roussillon
  • Salmon & herby potato coulibiacs
  • Cheese soufflé
  • Tomato & caramelised onion tart tatin

All ingredients and kitchen utensils are included in the ticket price

Age restrictions: 14+

Adult (14+) £75

Available dates

How to get there


  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

On the day

  • Please bring containers to take the food away with you. Here are Cooking it we are trying to create as little waste as possible and we all have tupperwares at home!

  • This class is BYO, so you're welcome to bring a bottle or two if you want to have a drink whilst cooking.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 30 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 30 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Paul Mannering

Paul started his work in kitchens washing dishes as a 15 year old, and soon grew to love the hustle and bustle of this industry. He’s now worked as a professional chef for 24 years in kitchens all over the UK, as well as the U.A.E and Netherlands. As well as sharing his love for food at Cooking It, Mark also works at the National Chef Academy as Vice Principal, combining his passion for food and teaching with enthusiastic apprentice chefs. As a chef he’s willing to try anything and is always on the lookout for unique flavour combinations.

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