Who we are
Cracking Good Food is a Manchester-based cookery school and community cooking network. We are a social enterprise that promotes cooking from scratch using sustainable and seasonal ingredients. We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.
Our Social Audit
Read our Social Audit here.
How we do it
Our experienced cooks share their knowledge and skills with people who are keen to learn – whether you’re a novice looking to learn basic skills or a practised cook. They are supported by experienced assistants who can offer tips on how to adapt recipes through the seasons or where to source ingredients locally.
We keep our class sizes small so that everyone gets the opportunity to prepare, cook and then eat together. So as well as learning really practical skills and enjoying the cooking, we finish by enjoying a top quality meal together.
What we do
We deliver a range of cooking classes, training and courses for community groups and for the general public. We also deliver pop-up cooking demonstrations at festivals and outdoor events as well as bespoke events for organisations and conferences. Through our Cookery School we offer inspiring and exciting cookery classes in the Greater Manchester area. Our daytime classes range from Bread-making to Sushi, Nepalese to Punjabi and Wild Food Foraging.
Who we work with
As well as our open-to-all courses, we work with local organisations and community groups to deliver cooking sessions, courses or training geared towards their specific needs. In the last 6 years we have worked with nearly 100 different organisations and community groups.
We look forward to cooking cracking good food with you soon
– good food is not expensive if you know what to cook, and how
Cracking Good Food was originally set up with funding from the Big Lottery’s Local Food Grant Programme