Get up close and personal with GFG chefs

Alex Bond at Alchemilla

The Waitrose & Partners Cookery Schools are teaming up with some of our top Good Food Guide chefs to host a series of mouth-watering events at their London venues

The sought-after events will provide food-lovers with the opportunity to take part in demonstrations, cook-a-longs and tastings of some of the chefs’ signature dishes. The events will highlight the main themes drawn from this year’s edition of The Good Food Guide, including the rise of meat-free dining and the shift towards more sustainable practices and hyper-seasonal cooking.


Richard Bainbridge, Wednesday 22nd May, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Winner of 2015's Great British Menu, Richard Bainbridge will step back in time to celebrate the best of British with a retro-themed demonstration and hands-on cooking session. Richard is the chef and owner of Restaurant Benedicts in Norwich.
Kings Cross Cookery School, £65. 


Richard Corrigan, Tuesday 11th June, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Richard Corrigan, chef-patron of Corrigan’s Mayfair and Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill will host an evening of fine dining with Champagne and oysters to start followed by a four-course menu prepared in front of guests adding theatre to a delicious tasting experience.
Finchley Road Cookery School, £100.


Alex Bond, Tuesday 25th June, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Alex Bond of Alchemilla in Nottingham was named The Good Food Guide 2019's Chef to Watch as his artistry and skill in creating delicious plant-based food caught the attention of the Guide's editors. Alex will demonstrate how to prepare the most mouthwatering vegetarian and vegan dishes followed by a tasting and Q&A with Good Food Guide editor Elizabeth Carter.
Finchley Road Cookery School, £35.


Karan Gokani, Wednesday 26th June, 6pm-8.30pm.
Karan Gokani from Hoppers in London’s Soho will serve a seafood feast inspired by the bustling street food markets of Sri Lanka. This interactive evening will begin with a live demonstration, followed by a hands-on cooking session where guests will be encouraged to taste their creations. 
Kings Cross Cookery School, £50.


To reserve your place at the table please visit waitrose.com/gfgevents