Obsession 17 at Michelin-starred Northcote - see the line-up here

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th October 2016

Recognised as one of Europe’s premier gastronomic events, Obsession is celebrating its 17th year, presenting 23 outstanding chefs sharing 16 Michelin stars between them.

This seventeen night celebration of the world’s finest cuisine is staged at Northcote and begins on January 20 through to February 5, 2017.

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS

Obsession 17 booking hotline opens at 8am on Tuesday November 1 2016 - 0333 999 7762

Tickets cost from £130 per person including Louis Roederer champagne and canapé reception, five course menu, and coffee and petit fours. Specially paired wine flight can be added starting from £60 per person.

VIP hospitality packages are available to book now for six or more people in the Louis Roederer Room or at the Chef’s Table, from £2,325

Please do not try to book before the lines open

This year the incredible line-up of chefs is travelling from across the world including Italy, Australia, Portugal, China, USA, Japan, Slovenia and from several locations in the UK.

>>> See past Obssesions in pictures

Chef patron of Northcote, Nigel Haworth said: "This year we’ve pushed the boundaries again, bringing an even greater variety of chefs from around the world. It’s great to have Tony Baker of Montrio Bistro in Monterey, who was instrumental in me cooking at the Festival of Food and Wine in Carmel, California, in 1999 – this was my inspiration for Obsession.

"What started as a little celebration for our customers, has become a monster event that has gained real solidity and acclaim, a genuine festival that people at the top of their profession want to take part in and be associated with. I know you’re going to love Obsession 17!"

The Obsession 17 line-up:

  • Michael Wignal, Gidleigh Park, Chagford, Devon

  • Gareth Ward, Ynyshir, Powys, Wales

  • John Williams, The Ritz London, London

  • Gennaro Esposito, Torre Del Saracino, Vico Equense, Italy
  • Claire Clark MBE, Claire-Clark.com, Birmingham
  • Chantelle Nicholson, Treadwell's, London
  • Anna Hansen, The Modern Pantry, London
  • Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Northcote, Langho, Lancashire
  • Michael O'Hare, The Man Behind the Curtain, Leeds

  • Hans Neuner, Ocean Restaurant, Porches, Portugal
  • Pasi Petanen, Sydney, Australia
  • Daniel Puskas, Sixpenny, Sydney, Australia
  • Zhao Guang You, Je Mansion, Beijing, China
  • Lu Yao, Yihe Mansions, Nanjing, China
  • Ana Roš, Hiša Franko, Kobarid, Slovenia
  • Justin Cogley, Aubergine, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, USA
  • James Close, The Raby Hunt Inn & Restaurant, Near Darlington, County Durham
  • Ben Spungin, Sierra Mar Restaurant, Big Sur, California, USA
  • Justin Cogley, Aubergine, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, USA
  • Tony Baker, Montrio Bistro, Monterey, California, USA
  • Isaac McHale, The Clove Club, London
  • Shinichiro Takagi, Zeniya, Ishikawa, Japan
  • Atul Kochhar, Benares, Mayfair, London
  • Nigel Haworth, Northcote, Langho

>>> See more on Obsession 17 here

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 25th October 2016

Obsession 17 at Michelin-starred Northcote - see the line-up here