AWARD-WINNING frozen ready-meals will be available to buy at a local convenience store from Wednesday, April 17.

York Road Garage, at Escrick, are delighted to announce that they will be stocking popular and tasty COOK frozen ready-meals in their SPAR convenience store.

Customers can choose from a range of premium meals that include Chicken and Leek Pie, Beef Bourguignon, Lasagne Al Forno, Lamb Tagine, Fish Pie, and Red Lentil and Mixed Bean Casserole.

All the dishes are prepared by hand, using the same ingredients and techniques as a good cook would at home. COOK is committed to using higher-welfare meat, fish and dairy products, and source most of their ingredients from the UK.

York Road Garage has been owned by family business, Jos Richardson and Son Ltd, since 2011 and Director, Jane Richardson, said: “We have tasted these meals and they are delicious! We are thrilled to be able to bring COOK to the village of Escrick and surrounding areas.  We believe it will enhance our food offering and give our customers something a bit special and different. 

“Whether you are home alone and don’t fancy cooking, having a last-minute gathering of friends, or a romantic night in for two, COOK have something for every occasion. Let them cook, so you don’t have to.”

The COOK range, of which 24 have won Great Taste Awards in 2018, that will be available at York Road Garage will include:

  • Main dishes for one: Single portion beef, lamb, chicken fish and vegetarian options
  • Main dishes to share between two people: Including dishes like Coq au Vin, Beef Stroganoff or Mushroom Risotto
  • Main Dishes for four-plus people, such as large pies for six, and dishes for four people to share, like Cottage Pie, Lamb Tagine, or Fish Pie - perfect for a quick family meal or a special occasion dinner
  • Deserts for two or six people to share, including a Bramley Apple Pie, and a Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • A take-away menu with a wide range of Indian and Thai dishes, with sides including Coconut Rice and Bombay Potatoes

Mary Portas wrote in The Daily Telegraph: “COOK’s frozen meals look and taste like they’ve been home-cooked with love and flair.”

York Road Garage is a BP Service Station with SPAR shop, situated on the A19 between York at Selby, in the village of Escrick.  The site also has a Subway with eat-in restaurant, Costa Coffee machines, and a wide range of fresh produce, groceries and confectionary.  The fully-licenced shop stocks a great range of wines and beers including a selection of local craft ales.

Open Mon – Fri, 6am – 10pm

York Rd, Escrick, York YO19 6EY

Telephone: 01904 728470

Email: richardson.escrick@sparshop.com