Try out your catering skills in one of our food-based enterprises. It's a great way to get real catering experience in a safe and supported environment.

Simply Scones Tea room

Simply Scones Tea room takes place at The Grange every Tuesday afternoon.

You’ll bake the scones fresh in the morning and set up the tables before customers arrive. Then you take orders and serve them up. We’re always trying out new flavours. You can use Makaton to take orders if that’s easier for you.

To book Simply Scones 

If you'd like to visit Simply Scones as a customer, contact: 01372 452608 or email [email protected]. Every Tuesday 2.15-3.30pm in our Victorian conservatory, Rectory Lane, Bookham KT23 4DZ Price £4.50.

Dorking Lunchtime café

At our lunchtime café in Dorking (see photo above) you can go a step further and work with your tutor to run the entire café operation – you’ll decide on the menu, shop for ingredients, cook, serve customers and tidy the kitchen. It’s a challenge but a great experience if you want to work in this sector. 

To book lunch at the Grange Dorking Cafe

Simply drop in to The Point, 4 Lyons Court, Dorking RH4 1AB.  Monday, Thursday, Friday 10am-2.30pm. To book, Tel: 01306 885081. Email: [email protected] £3.50 main course, £2 dessert.

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The Make Enterprise 

This mini enterprise bakes scones, celebration cakes and bread to order. You'll get involved in baking supplies for other local cafes, parties and individuals. You will also cook and sell lunches twice a week for staff and people at The Grange.

To order from the Make Enterprise

Contact: 01372 452608 email: [email protected]  Sample prices: Celebration cakes from £10, scones from 40p each, loaf cakes £5.


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