Cooking Classes

in the Garden Kitchen
Wed 8 May - Thu 10 Oct
8 May
10 Oct

Do you like to cook? Our Garden Kitchen in our brand new Culinary Garden is waiting for you! Gather your friends, family or colleagues and make it a sensory experience in this unique location.

The cooking classes are open to both beginners and hobby cooks.  

A maximum of 16 people can participate in our cooking workshops, so be quick! 

Dates and themes :

  • Wednesday 8 May: Asparagus from starter to dessert
  • Wednesday 22 May: Tasty spring dishes
  • Thursday 6 June: Portuguese cuisine
  • Wednesday 10 July: Side dishes for the BBQ
  • Thursday 22 August: South American Cuisine
  • Thursday 5 September: Tajines
  • Thursday 26 September: Cooking with beer
  • Thursday 10 October: Winter dishes

each time from 6:00 pm  to 9:00 pm


  • From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • The cost is 64 euros per person per cooking workshop. For Friends of the Botanic Garden this is 55 euros.
  • The entrance to Meise Botanical Garden is included in the price.
  • You don't need to bring anything yourself, we provide everything on site.
  • The package includes : 
    A cooking workshop with Chef Marc Fanaat of De Kookfanaten
    Flat water, sparkling water, white and red wine and coffee.
    All ingredients
    Recipe bundles
  • After cooking, you can enjoy all the self-prepared dishes together in the atmospheric Culinary Garden.
  • The official language is Dutch, but Marc also speaks fluent French and English.
  • Please register in time.
  • min. number = 8 pers, max. number = 16 pers.
  • If there are not enough registrations, we will gladly change you to another date.
  • If the weather conditions do not allow it, Plantentuin Meise can cancel the cooking workshops and you will receive a voucher for a later cooking workshop.
  • Self-cancellation is only possible under certain conditions*.
  • Meet the participants at 17.50 at the entrance to Meise Village (Brusselsesteenweg, Meise).

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Tailor-made cooking classes : 

If you want to organise a cooking class with your family, your company, your friends, ...., don't hesitate to contact us at  


*Cancellation conditions: If you cancel more than four weeks in advance, you are entitled to a full refund of the amount paid. If you cancel less than 15 days in advance, no refund is possible.