Cookery School: Retro Revival
Take a trip down memory lane with our nostalgic recipes. Join us to revisit old school classics, dinner party greats, crowd-pleasing feasts, and vintage puds.
Led by our resident Culinary Master, Graham Fyfe, you will learn how to cook a range of retro classics in time for a modern revival. From savoury classics such as chicken kiev, croquettes and the 70s favourite dessert, brandy snap baskets, this range of retro treats will be fun to cook and to eat.
No prior cookery experience is needed to join this class, so if you’re hoping to revive days gone by in your dinner parties, Graham is here to help with tips and guidance on how to whip up classic dishes that are sure to impress friends and family.
Over the course of the 5 weeks, you will produce a range of savoury and sweet dishes to allow you to create and serve a dinner party to be proud of.
Everything produced in the session can be taken home to be enjoyed or shared.
At the end of the session, you will take home what you have produced to enjoy.
Any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances can be accommodated within the menu for the day. Please contact Graham at email@example.com to discuss any specific requirements.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students must have an interest and passion for cookery and want to learn more, developing their cookery skills.
On this 5-week course, you will learn to prepare a range of retro dinner party classics in time for a modern revival. From savoury classics such as chicken kiev, croquettes and the 70s favourite dessert, brandy snap baskets, this range of retro treats will be fun to cook and to eat.
Taking place in our professional standard training kitchens, our Master Chef, Graham Fyfe, will work with you to build your confidence and skills to prepare retro delights to share with your friends and family.
There is no assessment for this course.
After this course you could undertake any of the other York College Cookery School classes for your enjoyment.
If you were interested in gaining a formal qualification in catering, our tutors would be able to advise on suitable routes that are available on a full or part time basis.
For further information on course options, visit the Hospitality & Tourism curriculum page.
Dates & course durations
9th January 2024-6th February 2024
This course is a practical, hands-on course and students will learn in a friendly and professional kitchen, under the guidance of chef Graham Fyfe.
Here at York College we have state-of-the-art training kitchens and a superb training restaurant, Ashfields.
There are no additional costs for this course.
This course provides a great introduction to a variety of retro dishes and you may decide to pursue other courses either for pleasure or to enhance your employability/existing skills.