Untangle and take the stress out of your Sunday lunch as you learn to make an exceptional version of what has to be one of the most iconic meals on the British table.

Can’t be bothered? Too complicated? Think again as you learn how to multi-task like never before! Roast chicken dinner, beautifully moist with all the trimmings. Glorious Yorkshire puddings, goose fat roast potatoes, buttered spring greens and rich gravy.

Techniques you will learn:

  • Resident Chef Wayne Clarke shows how to make a roast chicken dinner with tips on timings and techniques so that your meal arrives at the table hot and tasty!
  • Learn how to prepare your chicken for the oven, baste whilst saving the juices to make the gravy. Techniques on achieving perfectly risen Yorkshire puddings and getting those potatoes crisp on the outside yet fluffy in the middle.
  • Wayne is a professional Chef and Baker. His focus is on how to adapt his knowledge to suit a domestic kitchen so that you can achieve the best results at home.


In this class the below recipes, including ingredients list and method, are provided for you to take home to add to your repertoire so you can keep on cooking them time and time again.

  • Roast Free Range Chicken
  • Roast Potatoes
  • Buttered Spring Greens with Garlic
  • Yorkshire Puddings
  • Rich Natural Gravy

What you can take home:

There is a tasting session after each class where you have the chance to sample the tutor’s version of each dish.

Please note that you do not need to bring any equipment or ingredients with you as this will be provided by the cookery school and is included in the cost. You will however need to bring a couple of sizeable (minimum 1L) food storage containers to take your food home in.


If you’d like to make an enquiry before making a booking please check our FAQ section, and if the answer to your query isn’t there, email us on info@leedscookeryschool.org.uk and we’ll get back to you within two working days. If you’d like to call us please do so on 0113 323 7700 and if the phone is unmanned please leave a message with your contact number. We’ll aim to get back to you within two working days.

Bookings are closed for this event.