Based in Green Man Alley, just off Market Street, Malton’s newly refurbished cookery school “The Cook’s Place” is one of the town’s stand out attractions. Run by the brilliant Gilly Robinson, “The Cook’s Place” specialises in courses from seafood to baking, with a host of fabulous classes and events to be enjoyed by cooks and food enthusiasts of all skill levels.
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The Cook’s Place is not just about food, this beautiful setting really can be used for any purpose you require.
We offer a professional authentic setting to create the ideal backdrop for shooting promotional photos, videos, marketing for product launching and demonstrations alike. We can help with food presentation and styling or just provide the space, offering plenty of natural light, cookware, tableware, and props that you can use to create diverse and visually interesting compositions in your photos. You can showcase your recipes featuring local and seasonal ingredients in your marketing materials.
- Live radio broadcast
- TV and social media filming and photography
- Menu and food product development
- Showcase seminars and demonstrations
- Photography sessions for everything from food to frying pans
- Live cookery demonstrations
- Book launches
- Festival events
Contact us to discuss your needs for a bespoke experience. We can provide as much or as little as you need from fully catered events or simply providing the space, welcoming you and leaving you to it.
Clients have previously included: McCains, Country Warmth, Minster FM, The Encephalitis Society, Malton Community Primary School, Visit Malton, Songs of Praise, Ryedale Book Festival, Ryedale Music Festival to name just a few.
We offer a diverse range of courses to suit a variety of interests and skill levels. From tots take over for our littlest participants to spark their interest in cooking to our meat masterclass, designed to grow and enhance skills. At The Cooks Place, we believe that cooking and all its aspects should be relaxed, fun and enjoyable. We also recognise that sometimes you need to get down to business and really, really work hard to develop yourself and your business. That’s why we offer a range of programs for chef development, food education and more focused sessions for professional organisations and businesses.
Our current list of courses can be found on the events page for the most recent listings, and be sure to check back regularly for new additions.
Time with friends and family could not be more important and for all of human history, this has traditionally centred around the campfire or dining table. The Cooks Place is the perfect location to bring together family, friends or colleagues in a private setting to cook, eat, drink and enjoy life.
Get together for book club for a glass of wine and a book discussion, or join us for Eat Yourself Beautiful, a relaxing and informative evening of self-care. Our Chefs tables offer more formal dining opportunities with a relaxed atmosphere, whilst date nights bring an exciting element of fun!
Available for private hire for small groups of between 10 to 20 people, we can build a bespoke experience for your party to meet most budgets or pick one of our fantastic courses from the website and message us to discuss your needs.
We also have fantastic partnerships with the Talbot Hotel, McMillans of Malton (Gin & Whisky), Yorkshire Food Finder (Tours) and more besides to really build a great day out.
- Family bake days
- Corporate team development
- Birthday celebration events
- Private dinners
- Chefs table events
- Kids parties
- Refined hen or stag events
- Christmas night outs
You can participate as much or as little as you like, create a competitive atmosphere or just sit back with a glass of wine while we do all the work.
Book a corporate event for your team or business for the perfect interactive experience! We can provide cooking parties for an engaging and enjoyable hands-on experience for guests whilst collaborating and working as part of a team! Allow your guests to be adventurous and bring some creative experimentation to the party. You can tailor the event to suit your preferences, such as choosing a specific theme or cuisine, or focusing on particular dishes. We can also provide an educational aspect, where guests can learn about the benefits of using local and seasonal produce and sustainable cooking practices.
Stag and Hen dos
The perfect location if you’re looking for something different for the bride or groom to be! We can tailor to suit your needs, whether you’re looking for a casual, relaxing event for your party to get to know each the ahead of the big day, or something more fun and competitive, we work closely with you to provide the ideal entertainment for your guests! Whether it’s butcher, cook and enjoy for the stags or canapes, cupcakes and cocktails for the hens, there’s no limit to your creations! You could even make your perfect celebration evening meal to take away for later!
We offer a friendly and inclusive environment to learn recipes and cooking techniques. For our masterclass sessions we can accommodate up to a maximum of 10 students at a time, in a comfortable setting with 1:1 tuition and guidance along the way. A place to cook, eat, drink and enjoy a great day out while focusing on great Yorkshire produce with fish from the East Coast, game from the Moors and meat from across the county. Our masterclasses run for four hours, including a variety of skills and tasks involved in the creation of your dishes, which you’ll sit down to eat and enjoy as you go along.
Great for yourself, as a couple, a gift for others or a group of friends together, The Cooks Place is a great place to develop your passion for cooking or learn some essential life skills (over a glass of wine of course).
One of our favourite things at the Cooks Place is offering people the opportunity and freedom to be creative. We teach the skills needed to develop a passion for cooking, inspiring new generations. We can support schools in the provision of both practical and technical elements of the national curriculum and work closely with teachers to provide an exciting programme to deliver outside of the classroom. We can also offer extra-curricular or cross curricular activities depending on your requirements.
Working closely with local schools to inspire the next generation of chefs is one of our biggest passions. We offer bespoke packages to suit the needs of your students. Working closely with the national curriculum, we can provide enrichment for your students in an engaging and exciting environment outside of the classroom, with our inclusive age-appropriate courses designed to suit individual needs, to stretch and to challenge, and to grow confidence in young people. Get in touch to see how we can help your school!