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M20 5WZ

From Manchester Piccadilly or Stockport take the train or metro to East Didsbury

7 min walk from East Didsbury Metro link. Exit the metro link car park onto Didsbury Rd. Walk past the Parrs Wood entertainment complex, turn left onto Wilmslow Rd towards Cheadle. After 200 yards you will see a sign for Waterside Hotel turn right onto Morningside Drive and immediately left onto the driveway, Food Sorcery is immediately ahead of you.

7 min walk from East Didsbury Train station. Exit the train station onto Wilmslow Rd, turn right and walk to Kingsway – cross the dual carriageway and go past the Parrs Wood entertainment complex towards Cheadle. Follow Wilmslow Road for 200 yards you will see a sign for Waterside Hotel turn right onto Morningside Drive and immediately left onto the driveway, Food Sorcery is in immediately in front of you.

Plenty of onsite parking right outside the door. Buzz the buzzer and we’ll let you in.

Travelling via the M60?

M60 to Junction 3, take the A34 exit to Didsbury. Continue on the A34, at the footbridge turn right onto Wilmslow Road towards Cheadle. After 200 yards you will see a sign for Waterside Hotel turn right onto Morningside Drive and immediately left onto the driveway, Food Sorcery is in the first car park straight ahead of you.

Travelling via the M6 South?

M6 to Junction 20A and use the left lane to take the M56 exit to North Wales/Manchester. Continue staying in the left hand lane and follow the signs for Manchester Airport.

Follow M56 past the airport take the exit towards the A34 signposted Didsbury. Continue on the M56 to junction 1 for Kingsway/A34, Didsbury, city centre, join the A34 and at the footbridge turn right onto Wilmslow Road, towards Cheadle. After 200 yards you will see a sign for Waterside Hotel turn right onto Morningside Drive and immediately left onto the driveway, Food Sorcery is in the first car park straight ahead of you.

Travelling from the South?

Join M6 northbound to Junction19, take the A556 exit to Manchester Airport then onto the M56.

Follow M56 past the airport take the exit towards the A34 signposted Didsbury. Continue on the M56 to junction 1 for Kingsway/A34, Didsbury, city centre, join the A34 and at the footbridge turn right onto Wilmslow Road, towards Cheadle. After 200 yards you will see a sign for Waterside Hotel turn right onto Morningside Drive and immediately left onto the driveway, Food Sorcery is in the first car park straight ahead of you.

Use postcode M20 5WZ and ask the driver to drop you in the first car park down the Waterside Hotel drive.

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Deansgate Train or Deansgate Castlefield Metro – 3 mins walk. From the metro station, follow the signs to Deansgate train station – across the footbridge. Turn left past the bike sculpture towards Deansgate Square towers, turn left up the steps and then turn right at Salvi’s, we are on the far corner of west tower.

Postcode M15 4YB 1 Owen Street, West Tower, Deansgate Square.

Street Parking – £1.30 an hour, free after 8pm. PaybyPhone app

Car Parks –  Download PaybyPhone or CitiPark app

CitiPark £5 for 6 hrs – use code NJMAN50 to pre book using citipark app 2 mins walk M15 4ZB

Alpha Place  £8.30 24 hrs. 14 spaces, open ground, 2 mins walk M15 4JQ

Bridgewater £13.50 24 hrs, always spaces, open carpark M15 4JQ

Postcode M15 4YB  1 Owen Street – there is a lay-by outside for drop off. We are opposite Salvi’s.

Enjoy a warm & friendly welcome

Opened in 2016 Food Sorcery Didsbury  is a fantastic purpose-built Cookery School and Foodie Event Space, based in Didsbury. 

Opened in 2022, our Deansgate Square venue is located in Manchester City Centre…new site, same foodie fun.

Alongside a specialism of team building events, the team at Food Sorcery provide a wide variety of experiences including hands-on cookery classes, and Cooking Together – Food Sorcery’s own unique twist on dining out where learning and eating out blend into a sociable evening.

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Our Chefs

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Jan Cron

Jan is a chef with over 20 years of experience in prestigious establishments including Michelin starred restaurants in the UK and around the world. He

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Dan Barber – Chef

Chef Dan Barber, trained & worked in South Africa, Brazil, London and Everywhere in between in a variety of styles from Middle-Eastern to Michelin star

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Farzana Ullah

My name is Farzana and I am passionate about Indian cooking; the smells, the taste, the art of creating a perfect Indian meal. From a

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Rick Houghton

Rick has more than twenty years of experience working in renowned kitchens across the UK. His career has taken him throughout Europe and America, where

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Alex Worrall

Alex Worrall, has 24 years of experience in professional catering under his belt and has taught at many different cookery schools around the North West

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Kevin Vaughan

With a wealth of experience as a private dining and development chef, Kevin brings stories and fun to his classes – you will leave armed

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Our Bakers

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Victoria Richardson

Victoria RichardsonI’m a trained Chef, Pastry Chef, Cake designer and Chocolatier with over 30 years of experience at Slattery’s, Manchester. I love to create and

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Our Founders

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Helen Jack

A lifetime spent in the world of marketing, strategic planning and analysis has brought a wealth of knowledge to the cookery school. Helen’s focus is

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Local Suppliers

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Jonny Cocktail

Since 2004, we have been providing a sophisticated, professional and entertaining service to parties and events. Covering areas from Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire to

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Worker Bee Coffee

Worker Bee MCR has launched a new tea and coffee range, with a twist of honey. Offering a fully branded concept for local cafes, we donate

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Tel: 0161 706 0505 or email lovetocook@foodsorcery.co.uk