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Entertaining on a Budget

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
EnquirePlease Enquire NA00186A/1 Tue 22 Apr 2025 4 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00
Aireville Campus £ 50**

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

* Only free for North Yorkshire addresses/Postcodes – there would be a fee for anyone in the West Yorkshire/Lancashire addresses/Postcodes – please enquire

Not sure of how to entertain on a budget and still impress your guests? If you are unsure of where to get started to get into cookery or want to gain the confidence to cook for others, then this course is for you.

You will learn how to cook a range of deceptively simple yet dinner party-worthy dishes that will expand your home cookery repertoire, with budget-friendly and incredibly tasty meals that anyone can make.

No prior cookery experience is needed to join this class, so if you are in a mealtime rut or ready to start hosting dinner parties that impress, we are here to help with tips and guidance on how to whip up simple dishes that are sure to impress friends and family and liven up your mealtimes.

You will cook 3 courses each week which could include:

  • Confit of duck
  • blueberry sauce
  • Seasonal vegetables such as asparagus
  • salmon en croute
  • devilled sauce
  • cappuccino mouse
  • lemon crème
  • tuile biscuits


Ingredients are provided, but please bring an apron and a container to take dishes home.

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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