Little Chefs Den

Led by the amazing and lovely Ben & Holly Cooke from the Little Gloster, we’ve four different classes to book each day.

The Little Chefs Den’ offers an opportunity to inspire and spark your child’s imagination & confidence in the kitchen, as well as offer them a chance to hang out (& even take a few selfies!) with industry greats Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall & Chris Bavin.

We’re also delighted to be joined by the Wildfarmed Collaboration plus the islands very own GC from Smoking Lobster and Ben Cooke who are all at the forefront of the Island’s incredible food scene.

All classes last around 45mins and are open to budding chefs aged 7-15yrs old. Everyone will receive a Great Wight Bite cooking apron, a finger guard from Flint & Flame and Little Chefs Den certificate signed by Hugh and Chris.


Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall holding carrots.

Class 1:

Timing: 11am – 11.45am

Hosts: Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall & Ben & Holly Cooke + Wildfarmed Collaboration

Tin Can Soda Bread & Super Quick Jam
A bread-baking masterclass with Hugh & Ben
Inc Q&A with Hugh on the importance of eating seasonally & knowing where your food comes from.

Dietary & Allergy Notes: Vegetarian / Gluten / Lactose

Class 2:

Timing: 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Hosts: Giancarlo “GC” Giancovich from The Smoking Lobster & Ben Cooke

Sushi Masterclass by GC from The Smoking Lobster

Learn to make your own maki rolls, and the secrets behind perfect sushi rice.  Feeling brave?  Why not try some wasabi &/or pickled ginger with your creations?!

Dietary & allergy Notes: Vegetarian / Can be Vegan / Egg / Soy / Gluten

(Can be Soy, Egg & Gluten Free)


Photo of Chris Bavin.

Class 3:

Timing: 2.30pm – 3.15pm

Hosts: Chris Bavin & Ben & Holly Cooke

The Fudgey’ist Chocolate Fudge Cakes ever…
Love Chocolate, Love Brownies, Love Veg?  Join us for a Chocolate Cake masterclass with a twist!

Dietary & Allergy Notes: Vegan / Dairy Free / Egg Free / Gluten / Nuts – Almonds

Class 4:

Timing: 4.15pm – 5pm

Hosts: Wildfarmed Collaborative & Nunwell Home Farm

Fresh Pasta Class with Ben & Holly

Do you have a passion for Pasta? Learn to make and roll fresh cavatelli pasta and a seriously delicious Nunwell Home Farm beef Ragu, to wow your family & friends!

Dietary & Allergy Notes: Meat / Lactose / Gluten 

** Booking Notes **

  • Classes are £15 per child and are 45-60mins and need to be booked in advance online.
  • Children taking part must be 7 years or over and able to take part in the class without parental assistance. Viewing space for family & friends will be available at the back of the marquee.
  • Some tickets may be available on the day, but we suggest booking in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Tables and some equipment are shared between two students.
  • When booking, please advise us if your child has any allergies, intolerances or additional assistance needs – please note the classes are planned and some allergies will not be able to be catered for. Allergens have been highlighted in bold.