Greenwich Pantry Cooking School

by Imogen Taylor in London, England, United Kingdom

Greenwich Pantry Cooking School

£385

raised of £8,000 target

10

supporters
4% 20 days left
Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 27th August 2020 at 1:27pm

We are an ethical food business teaching cooking skills, building confidence in the kitchen enabling people across generations to live well.

by Imogen Taylor in London, England, United Kingdom

Greenwich Pantry is a London based family business founded on the principles of healthy eating. The cooking school was set up as a response to personal experiences that led to health challenges and food played a major part in addressing those challenges. We teach our participants to cook, make and bake while promoting healthy eating principles.

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Food sustainability is very much at the heart of our organisation and we remain passionate about home cooking, ensuring that our class curriculum cover a wide range of cooking experiences. These experiences build cooking confidence in people from all backgrounds and age group; our youngest participant is 3 and the eldest is 80!

Proudly, we are Living wage employers and accredited by the Good Business charter. This commitment keeps us striving to be the best we can be as we believe that no business is too small to be responsible. With our approach, to work, our staff can bridge the gap and contribute to their own welfare and wellbeing, working flexibly while supporting their families.

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Financial support for our business (which was completely self sustained until March 2020) is limited since we are not eligible for most government grants. Additionally, since our main venue is a school building, we are closed until the school  says it is ok to reopen and this impacts our usually buoyant group classes. 

In the meantime, to continue running classes into the future, we have to transition through Covid-19 and kick start our business by pivoting into online learning for groups.  We believe this is possible with a robust platform that provides as close to the 'in person' classes as possible. 

Funds raised will be used to help the transition, by creating an offering to build our online school, train staff, and support marketing efforts to generate revenue until our venue opens for classes for in class experiences.  An important aspect of this endeavour is to enrich the lives of our young participants and food enthusiasts who want to learn to cook, make and bake. 

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We appreciate the support of all our community to get through these challenges.

 Thank you so much.

We ask project owners to honour their rewards wherever possible but please note that all pledges are donations and there is no guarantee that you will receive any rewards from the project owner. Please see our Terms of Use for more information regarding rewards for pledges.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£50 or more

1 of 50 claimed

£10 Cooking School Voucher

A cooking school voucher to put towards a class or gift box Thank you very much for your help

£10 or more

£0 Reward

Every thing counts, thank you for your help, we appreciate it very much

£25 or more

£2.50 Reward

30 Day healthy eating recipe book Thank you very much for your help

£100 or more

£100 Reward

30 Day Healthy Eating Recipe book AND £20 Cooking School Voucher

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