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The option of doing our cook well course remotely has been developed to ensure we can continue providing support through a range of access options.

Cook tasty, affordable, nutritious meals from scratch.

Cookery Courses | Healthy Eating | Taster Sessions

Access courses in person OR online! Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food courses are hands-on, practical, fun and friendly. We have a range of different courses, so whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a super-confident cook, there’s something to suit. Plus, you get to take your tasty creations home!

You'll learn...

  • To cook delicious Jamie Oliver recipes
  • All about nutrition and healthy eating
  • New skills and techniques in the kitchen
  • About food hygiene and safety
  • To cook with fresh ingredients
  • How to shop clever, with nifty budgeting tips

Do you want to cook healthier meals?

Learning how to cook can save you money and improve your own and your family’s health and wellbeing.

£8 per class – or £2 if you meet our eligibility criteria


8 x 90 minute cookery classes

During a course we will teach you a full range of cooking skills to enable you to prepare quick, healthy and cost-effective meals. Simple nutrition and healthy eating information will also be included.

All classes use Jamie Oliver recipes that have been created.


Leeds Kirkgate Market

The Results:

  • Feel 30% more confident following recipes
  • Spend 25% less on weekly takeaway
  • Reduce the number of unhealthy snacks by 50%
  • Cook at home 20% more often

How to Get Involved

Sign up to our Cook Well programme and a member of our team will be in touch to get you started.

Sign Up

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