This year welcomes an extensive array of top chefs, including Award Winning Celebrity ChefAldo Zilliand our Chef Theatre host for the weekend; John WhaiteWinner of MasterChef 2010.

John Whaiteis excited about coming back to Foodies this year. He commented: “I’m really looking forward to kicking off a summer of food and drink with Foodies Festival. It’s a pleasure to have been asked to be a part of such a great event and I can’t wait to cook something special.”

MasterChef: The Professionals FinalistAdam Handlingcommented: “I am delighted to be a part of the Foodies Festival, I always love it when I can meet other foodies and share my love of cooking with them, and if I can help to inspire and encourage people in their kitchens, then that for me is an honour.”

We are also joined by MasterChef Winner 2014Ping Coombes,MasterChef: The Professionals FinalistAdam Handling,Saltyard’sBen Tish,Jacques Fouriefrom Ember Yard andJessie Dunford Woodat PARLOUR -all of whom will cook their signature dishes live in the Chef’s Theatre while explaining how home cooks can prepare the same dishes for friends and family.

Full lineup of Chefs Theatre Demonstrations and Timetable to be announced soon!

Entry to the Chefs Theatre is included in the ticket price. Tickets are released at the festival on the day and are available on a first come, first served basis and entry is limited register for free entry at the Registration Point opposite the main entrance.