Further festivals announced for Foodies Festival 10th anniversary

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 18th March 2015
Foodies Festival continues with 10th anniversary celebrations with outdoor feasts at Alexandra Palace and Clapham Common both in July. Alexandra Palace, happening the 3rd to the 5th July, and Clapham Common taking place on 24th to 26th, expect Michelin-star and celebrity chefs, new food and drink theatres, artisan producers and more street food than you can shake a satay stick at.Foodies Festival Clapham 6-8th June 2014 Festival-goers can join the culinary celebrations in the New Tasting Theatre, where local experts invite visitors to try the latest foods and learn new skills including oyster shucking, bee keeping, cheese selecting, foraging, raw and vegan foods and herb cocktail making. To toast Foodies’ big year, a Wine and Champagne Theatre hosts tutored tastings with experts Neil Phillips and Charles Metcalfe who will guide visitors through this season’s best British bubblies from the UK and around the world, and beer expert Melissa Cole hosts masterclasses in the New Craft Beer Theatre, matching foods with locally produced craft beers. Summer cooking inspiration comes from the Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre with Michelin-starred and celebrity chefs cooking favourite dishes from their summer menus, inspiring the audience to recreate these dishes at home for friends and family and experiment with new flavours and ingredients. Confirmed chefs include:

Alexandra Palace

  • Aldo Zilli - TV Chef
  • Rakesh Ravindran Nair - The Cinnamon Club
  • Adam Handling - Adam Handling at Caxton
  • Arnaud Stevens - SixtyOne
  • Andrew Jones - The Chamberlain
  • Maria Tampakis - Heddon Street Kitchen
  • Gerald Mirey – The Narrow
  • MasterChef finalists Saira Hamilton and Jackie Kearney

Clapham Common

  • Ping Coombes – MasterChef champion 2014
  • John Whaite – Great British Bake Off winner 2012
  • Adam Handling – MasterChef: The Professionals finalist 2013
  • Ben Tish – Saltyard
  • Anna Haugh – London House
  • Paul Shearing - Bread Street Kitchen
  • Owen Sullivan - Maze Grill Park Walk
  • Kim Woodward - York & Albany
  • Aldo Zilli – TV Chef
  • Jacques Fourie - Ember Yard
  • Jesse Dunford Wood - PARLOUR
  • Saira Hamilton - Small Aubergine
The Street Food Avenue will tantalise visitors to feast on the huge selection of hot and cold dishes from around the world, including Gone burger, OHSO British, GB sausage and Boy Meats Grill. Japanese, Thai, Brazilian, Argentinian, vegetarian and vegan, Mexican, French and African cuisines are also served for visitors to tuck into at communal tables in the Feasting Tent. Chefs TheatreEmilia Italian Deli, That Hungry Chef, Stoats and Ecopeace join the Artisan Producers Market, where visitors can meet and stock-up from over 200 producers selling award winning cheeses and wines, breads and bakes, jams and condiments, cured meats and more to take home and enjoy. Little foodies can explore their taste buds and learn basic skills with Picnic in the Park themed masterclasses in the Childrens Cookery Theatre, where Kiddy Cook will show them how to make finger sandwiches, jellies and chocolate bugs. This news follows the announcement of Foodies Festival being at Syon Park from the 23rd to 25th May – more details on this here.

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Editor 18th March 2015

Further festivals announced for Foodies Festival 10th anniversary