Woking Academy

Junior chefs (11-15): Cook and bake week

School holidays? Sorted! Our Cook and bake week includes all-day classes on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - so you've got a whole week of fun cooking activities for your junior chefs to enjoy! From scones to samosas, and pasta to pancakes... we guarantee a delicious week.


What to expect

Gordon loves getting his children involved in the kitchen, meaning they’ve grown up really excited and inspired by food. Our Junior chef classes are a great opportunity for young cooks to get stuck in and have fun trying out new things. 

This really is the ultimate summer camp for any keen young cooks (aged 11-15) - five days spent at the Academy, cooking up an absolute storm with our chefs in the kitchen. 

This one booking includes a week of day classes, each day with a different theme and cooking activities. They will make their own lunch during the morning session and then have their afternoon creations ready to take home to share with the rest of the family. 

Here's what's happening each day...

MONDAY: Brunch & Tea (veggie fritters, pancakes, fruit crumble bars and carrot cakes)

TUESDAY: Summer Picnic (sausage rolls, scones, dips and spiced chicken pasties)

WEDNESDAY: Classic Italian (fresh pasta from scratch, sauces, citrus cakes, focaccia and meatballs)

THURSDAY: Taste of Asia (sushi, mango fool, samosas and chicken tikka skewers)

FRIDAY: Bake-Off (pesto swirls, fruit turnovers, mini banana loaves and indulgent chocolate fudge cake)

Class details

Monday - Friday: Each day starts at 10am and finish 3pm

Arrive up to 30 minutes before class to check your child in at reception and confirm contact details, then come and collect them, and their tasty creations, with a chance for photos or exploring our cookbook library until 3.30pm.

Class size: Maximum 10-12 children (please note this class is only suitable for ages 11-15)

Typical recipes and skills (we’ll cook the best available on the day, so we might surprise you!):

  • Morning cooking and baking session to make their own lunch - there will always be something savoury and something sweet (think pasta, pastries, fritters, pancakes, sushi and more!)
  • Lunch break to enjoy these dishes as a group
  • Back into the kitchens for the afternoon to rustle up treats they can take home - maybe some meatballs or a curry for dinner, or delicious cakes for a holiday treat!
  • Creative activities throughout the day (depending on time) to inspire more food for thought!

What’s included

  • Expert guidance from our chef teacher and assistants
  • Safe and friendly environment for young children to learn new skills
  • All ingredients and equipment
  • Gordon Ramsay Academy children’s apron to wear in class
  • Recipe wallet and class recipes to take away
  • Lunch to eat together as a group 
  • Takeaway containers to take their creations home in (although feel free to bring your own or a cool bag if travelling far)