Summary Let's Cook! French Cookery for Teenagers


  • Thu 5 Jul 2018   10.00 - 14.30

This class is for 16 & 17 year olds - perfect as a post-GCSE treat!

French cookery techniques are at the heart of a Western culinary education and have influenced many different types of cuisine.

In this hands-on workshop, teenagers will be introduced to some delicious brasserie classics.

Dishes will include French Bistro favourites such as Moules marinière, Cider-braised chicken; and Crème caramel.

Under the guidance of the Leiths chefs, students will master a range of recipes that they’ll be able to recreate time and time again.

As well as sitting down to enjoy a lunch made up of what they have cooked, there will be plenty to take home to share with friends and family at the end of the day.

Exact menu to be released at a later date.    

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Class structure
Cooking with your classmates is an integral part of your Leiths experience. You will cook some of your recipes in pairs, and some independently – whatever the ratio, there is always more than enough food, and often food to take home too (foil containers and bags provided).

Your day will comprise of a mixture of hands on cookery and demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and, in the case of visiting chefs,  their  individual teaching style.

Unless otherwise stated, you will be eating the food that you have cooked during your class for lunch, usually with elderflower cordial around a communal table. If your class does not involve cooking lunch you will enjoy delicious sharing platters prepared by the school.

Allergies and dietary restrictions
Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

See our Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy here.


Practical info Let's Cook! French Cookery for Teenagers

What is included:

  • Refreshments on arrival
  • A recipe booklet
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance
  • Lunch of your own making or sharing platters prepared by the school
  • We do the washing up!

What you need to bring:

  • Flat soled shoes
  • Long trousers and a long sleeved top are advisable

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).


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