The Top Essex Food Festivals
Prepare for a unique gastronomic experience as 2018 is packed with culinary events…
Foodies, get ready! Enjoying great food and learning about popular chefs and their amazing culinary techniques is a fantastic experience for food lovers. To ensure you have a fun, food-filled summer, we have rounded up the most Exquisite and top food festivals in Essex.
ESSEX FESTIVAL OF FOOD & DRINK
Essex’s best loved food & drink festival is back! This year’s Essex festival of Food & Drink has a showstopper of celebrity chef demonstrations, street food specialists, outdoor food courts and live music.
TOM KERRIDGE - SATURDAY 14TH JULY AT 11AM, 1PM AND 3PM.
Back at the festival for a second visit is the incredibly popular Tom Kerridge. The culinary master is the author of Lose Weight for Good: Full-flavour cooking for a low-calorie diet.
FRED & CHRIS - SUNDAY 15TH JULY AT 11AM AND 1PM.
Fred Sirieix from the First Dates restaurant will cooking up some romance! He will be joined by Chris Galvin, Chef Patron of Galvin Restaurants and part owner of the Galvin Green Man.
ESSEX FINE FOOD SHOW
The show returns to Chelmsford City Racecourse in May 2018. Two of the UK’s favourite chefs will cook live from the Verstegen Chefs Stage – James Martin on Saturday 12th May and John Torode on Sunday 13th May. Visitors will also see artisan producers, great cookery gadgets, a food court with specialist street food traders and live music.
When: 12th & 13th May, 10am - 5pm
Where: Chelmsford City Racecourse CM3 1QP
Tickets: from £6
TOP 3 LONDON FOOD FESTIVALS
Organised by Young & Foodish, The London Pizza Festival returns to Borough Market. Whether you prefer a margherita or something more experimental, London’s Pizza Festival is the place for you!
Borough Market, London, SE1
Tickets from £28
Taste of London showcases London’s most exclusive restaurants. There’ll be demonstrations from TV chefs and 40 of the city’s best restaurants will be offering samples of their menus.
Regent’s Park, NW1 5HA
Tel: 0871 230 7132
Tickets from £17
The Foodies Festival returns welcoming Bake Off finalists and famous chefs to London’s Syon Park over the second Bank Holiday weekend in May. The line-up features the culinary elite, food outlets, and cookery classes for kids.
Syon Park, London TW8 8JF
Tel: 0844 995 1111
Tickets from £26