Quest:Introduction: Cook's Guild

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Quest:Introduction: Cook's Guild
Level 1
Type Solo
Starts with Any Master of Crafting Guilds
Starts at A Crafting area
Ends with Aesseledh
Ends at Cook's Guild Hall
End Region The Shire
Map Ref [34.6S, 75.6W]
Quest Group Crafting
Profession Cook
Quest Text

Bestowal dialogue

'Welcome to the Cook's Guild, <name>! You shall prove yourself a worthy addition to our ranks, I am sure, but you have much to learn yet.

'I suggest you speak with Aesseledh, the Cook's Guild-leader. He can be found in the Cook's Guild-hall in Michel Delving...he will have much knowledge to impart to you.'


The Cook's Guild is a society for the finest cooks throughout Middle-earth.

Objective 1

Aesseledh, the Cook's Guild-leader, is in the Cook's Guild-hall in Michel Delving.

The Master of Crafting Guilds has instructed you to speak with Aesseledh to learn more about the Cook's Guild.

Aesseledh: 'Welcome to the Cook's Guild! This is an excellent faction for Cooks who are looking to benefit from their expertise.
'As the leader of this faction, it is my role to oversee the advancement of your reputation as you trade your items in. I will gladly collect everything you make from our own Guild recipes!
'To collect the recipes to make the items I seek, you should speak with Honesty Goodbody, then with Annie Hayworst. The will help you to get started.'
NOTE: The role of the Guild-leader is to trade crafted, barterable items in exchange for reputation with the Guild.
The Guild-leader offers you reputation in exchange for crafted items

Objective 2

Honesty Goodbody is in the Cook's Guild-hall in Michel Delving.

Aesseledh has directed you to speak with Honesty Goodbody to look at what recipes she sells.

Honesty Goodbody: 'You will notice that I have many new recipes for sale. As your crafting ability increases, more recipes will become available, so check back with me often!
'The items of repast are made from the recipes I sell; those items are the ones you may give to Aesseledh in exchange for reputation. This is the only way to gain reputation. It's best to start early!'
NOTE: This Recipe Vendor sells the recipes that let you create unique barter items. The output items are traded for reputation with the Guild.
Honesty Goodbody offers many important recipes

Objective 3

  • Talk to the vendor who sells improved recipes

Annie Hayhurst is in the Cook's Guild-hall in Michel Delving.

Aesseledh has directed you to speak with Annie Hayhurst to look at what recipes she sells.

Annie Hayhurst: 'I'm the vendor you should come to when you're ready to reap your rewards. I might not have anything you can use just yet, but my recipes will be available once you advance your reputation with us!
'The goods that you can make from my recipes are far superior to any other recipe you find and will guarantee the utmost success in crafting. Make sure you come back again once you reach Acquaintance level with the Cook's Guild!'
NOTE: The improved recipes sold at this vendor are the rewards for gaining reputation with the Guild.
Annie Hayhurst offers advantageous rewards for members of the Cook's Guild