Food & Cooking Classes for Kids in York. Suitable for Children of Primary School age.

At York Cocoa Works we source cocoa beans from farms and communities around the world and import them directly to our manufactory on Castlegate, York. We process the cocoa from bean to bar and use them in our range of innovative & hand crafted chocolates, our chocolate drinks and cakes within the cafe and cakeaway service as well as teaching a range chocolate making techniques in our Cocoa Academy.

Those looking for a chocolate experience at home can find a selection of make-at-home kits for all the family including a chocolate lollipop making kit.ย It includes everything you need to make up to 8 lollipops and decorate with a range of sprinkles as well as a video tutorial on how to create the perfect lollipop!

Our cafe with outdoor seating will be open again from the12th of April so why not come and enjoy one of our chocolate indulgence experiences. Available to book for end May onwards, enjoy one of our chocolate bar making workshops, chocolate masterclass workshops or make a chocolate lollipop at your table!

Chocolate and cakes available for local cycle delivery, royal mail and click and collect at our shop in Castlegate.ย  Cake away and chocolate fondue sets need to be ordered by 10pm Wednesday for post dispatches and York deliveries.

10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

01904 656 731
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Clare’s Kitchen

Prior to Covid, I delivered cookery sessions to primary children for an after school cookery club.

My school sessions are put on hold but I now deliver them from my home in Bishopthorpe.

I offer half days on a Saturday 1-5pm. Children plan, prepare and cook their own 3 course meal then dine together.


Girlguiding in York

Some groups meeting in-person/online, waiting lists may be on hold but a leader will contact you soon.

Whether your daughter wants to join Rainbows (5-7), Brownies (7-10), Guides (10-14) or Rangers (14-18), start her Girlguiding journey here.ย Register her interest and find a unit in your area. The leader from your chosen unit will contact you.ย Adventure, fun and friendship starts here!