Organizing a birthday party can sometimes be difficult. You would like to come up with something fun and original to surprise the birthday boy or girl. Giving a cooking workshop as a gift is a great option! It is not only a unique gift, but it is also educational and delicious. In this article we share our golden birthday tip with you: give a cooking workshop as a gift!

Why give a cooking workshop as a gift?

There are plenty of reasons to give a cooking workshop as a gift. For example, it’s a fun way to spend time together. You will learn to prepare new dishes and perhaps discover new flavors. Moreover, it is an activity that you would not easily organize yourself, making it extra special to receive as a gift.

A cooking workshop is suitable for all ages and can also be given as a gift to people who normally do not have much to do with cooking. Maybe they will discover a new hobby thanks to your unique gift!

What is a cooking workshop?

A cooking workshop is a fun activity where you learn to cook under the guidance of a professional chef. You will work together on preparing a number of dishes and learn different cooking techniques and get useful tips. Afterwards you can enjoy all the goodies you have made together.

There are different types of cooking workshops. For example, you can opt for a workshop where you learn to cook with a certain ingredient, such as fish or meat. But you can also opt for a workshop where you get to know a certain cuisine, such as Italian or Thai cuisine.

Where can you give a cooking workshop as a gift?

There are many different places where you can give a cooking workshop as a gift. For example, you can go to cooking schools, restaurants and catering companies. It is a good idea to check in advance what options there are in your area and what the costs are. Do you need a central place where the cooking workshop is organized? Then choose KEUKENvuur in Utrecht!

At KEUKENvuur we have enough space. In total, no less than 100 people can participate in a workshop at the same time. Bonus: you can park for free around the kitchen and all drinks are included in the price of the workshop!

Tips for giving a cooking workshop as a gift

  • Choose a workshop that suits the interests of the birthday boy or girl.
  • Check in advance if there are any allergies or dietary requirements that need to be taken into account.
  • Make it a pleasant day by, for example, having lunch or dinner together.
  • Take pictures of the result and share it with each other as a reminder of the fun day.
  • Consider giving the workshop as a gift as a joint gift with several people, so that the costs are a bit lower.


Curious about what a workshop for a birthday celebration can look like? Contact us now for more information or take a look at our website. Here you will find an overview of all cooking workshops we offer, including the monthly offer! Is there nothing in between that you like? Then a tailor-made cooking workshop is  also an option.

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