At Home with Simon Wood /

This April our Executive Chef, and MasterChef 2015 winner Simon Wood, is launching his first book, ‘At Home with Simon Wood: Fine Dining Made Simple’.

To celebrate the book’s launch we are offering guests the chance to attend an evening at the Oldham Event Centre to sample some of Simon’s dishes and hear about the inspiration behind some of the recipes from the man himself.

Our ‘At Home with Simon Wood’ night will take place on Friday 15th April and consist of a sparkling drinks reception on arrival, a stunning 5 course menu featuring a selection of dishes from the book which will be personally prepared and cooked by Simon and his team, and a live compered Q&A with Simon at the end of the evening. Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase the book on the night and have their copies signed by Simon.

Tickets cost £75 per person and are very limited, so please book soon to avoid disappointment!


Date: Friday 15th April

Tickets: £75pp 

Tickets to this event are limited and are available to buy online or via telephone 0161 785 5185



Simon Wood / at the Oldham Event Centre

Whether you are a kitchen novice or an experienced cook, Simon Wood at the Oldham Event Centre offers an amazing selection of culinary experiences suitable for any aspiring chef.

Our courses are adaptable for all levels of ability and provide the perfect opportunity to develop your skills, bond with your team or make that special occasion even more memorable.

With scheduled cookery schools taking place throughout the year, as well as a wide range of private packages available, there really is something for everyone.

Special Events with Simon Wood / Birthdays, Hen and Stag Parties

For a day you will never forget, why not bring your party to meet a MasterChef champion at the Oldham Event Centre?

You will receive a glass of fizz on arrival and get the chance to meet Simon, before watching a cooking demonstration that you can then attempt to recreate.

The recipe will be cooked against the clock and judged in the style Simon knows only too well…can you handle the heat of the kitchen?

The end product will be tasted and judged by Simon with the winner receiving a special prize.

You will then be able to enjoy your creations over a glass of fizz…so make sure you do a good job!

Flexible session times

Price: £POA (for 8-16 people)

Call 0161 785 5185 for availability and pricing

Corporate Team Days / with Simon Wood

Are you looking to put your team through their paces? Do you want to encourage morale, team spirit and leadership?

Well, here at the OEC we have the perfect opportunity for you and your colleagues to experience a team outing with a twist.

Bring your colleagues to the Oldham Event Centre, where you will get the chance to meet MasterChef winner Simon Wood and watch a demonstration that you will then have to replicate.

Teams will be decided by Simon and the dishes will be cooked against the clock, giving you the chance to show what you can do under pressure.

The end product will be tasted and judged by Simon with the winning team receiving a special prize

Who will be the masters of the kitchen and who will be left holding the wooden spoons?

Flexible session times

Call 0161 785 5185 for availability and pricing

Simon Wood Masterclass with Lunch / (up to 12 people)

Enjoy five hours of cooking led by Simon Wood at the Oldham Event Centre.
This will comprise of coffee and a briefing on arrival, a demonstration by Simon that you can then replicate under his tutelage, followed by a two-course lunch designed by Simon himself.

Everything you need will be provided from ingredients to aprons, and you will also receive a gift bag at the end of the day containing your branded Simon Wood at the OEC apron and recipe cards.

More importantly, you will be able to take home the dishes that you have created along with your newly acquired knowledge and an experience that will last a lifetime!


Places are available for both individual & group bookings

Call 0161 785 5185 for availability and pricing