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Functional Drinks Club

Kimchi Cooking Class and Kombucha Tasting Session on Fri 24th May

Kimchi Cooking Class and Kombucha Tasting Session on Fri 24th May

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It's time to swap your Friday night out to something better than just getting nailed on cheap wine and beer.

Learn to make Kimchi while tasting 8 different Kombuchas before sitting down with a Korean meal to end the night.

What you make, you get to keep.

The perfect Friday night with friends, or as a gift to someone who wants to improve their gut health.

The nights begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm.

What's included in the price of the ticket?

  • Kimchi Making Class
    • Make you own Kimchi with Kirsty Brown taking you through step by step
    • All the ingredients are provided
    • All you need to do is bring your own jar
  • Kombucha Tasting Session
    • Taste 8 different Kombuchas throughout the night
    • Take a bottle of kombucha home with you at the end of the evening
    • Kev will take you through the world of Kombucha and answer all your questions
  • 2 course meal
    • Korean Fried Chicken with Kimchi
    • Korean Fried Tofu with Kimchi and Steamed Rice
    • Gluten Free and a chicken or tofu salad available on request for anyone who doesn't eat fried chicken
    • A luscious desert

Prepare yourself for a lot of fun, laughter, great food, all while learning how to make your own Kimchi at home.

It's time to transform your gut health.

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Meet your Hosts

With a wealth of experience between them, you're in great hands with Kev and Kirsty when it comes to your Friday night fun, laughter, and learning.

Kirsty Brown

Kirsty Brown is a freelance, private chef and writer. Currently, the executive chef for an independent nursery chain and forest school, The Railway Children.

Kirsty also runs her own pop-ups, supper clubs, cooking classes and micro-bakery, specialising in sourdough and global cuisine. Kirsty previously owned the acclaimed French-Yorkshire street food van, café and event company, Très Bon Raymond.

Kombucha Kev

Kevin Gillespie is the founder and owner of Functional Drinks Club, a Kombucha and non-alcoholic bottle shop in Otley.

He runs the number one Kombucha Tasting event in Yorkshire and enjoys nothing more than helping people transform their life by improving their gut health.

Passionate about educating people on what a good Kombucha looks like, and it's not what you find on the supermarket shelves or online at Amazon.

Often referred to as the Sober Sommelier, and more recently, the big, jolly Scotsman.

  • Kimchi Cooking Class at Functional Drinks

    Kimchi Cooking Class

    You'll learn to make kimchi to a traditional recipe, either with salted shrimps, or you can make it vegan with kelp powder.

    You take home what you make, you just need to bring a jar and apron with everything else provided.

  • Kombucha Tasting with Kimchi Kev from Functional Drinks Club

    Kombucha Tasting

    You'll taste 8 different Kombuchas throughout the evening, learn about the 4Ks of fermented food, and take home any bottle of your choice at the end of the evening.

    It's the number one Kombucha Tasting Event in Yorkshire for a reason.

  • Korean Fried Chicken at Functional Fridays

    2 Course Meal

    Korean Fried Chicken with kimchi or Korean Fried Tofu with Kimchi and steamed rice.

    Gluten free and a chicken or tofu salad available on request.

    And then a luscious desert.

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The Health Benefits of Kimchi


It's in the Otley Wesley Hall where there's loads of space and amazing kitchen facilities.

Functional Fridays
Wesley Hall,
65 Walkergate,
LS21 1AG

Directly opposite the Otley Tap House and White Swan Pub, or the best small tap room in Leeds, Shadow Brewing.