FOODIES Festival is heading forward as prepared with their once-a-year celebration at Tatton Park next thirty day period.
Organisers have reassured the community that the a few-working day foods, drink and music competition will carry on to comply with the assistance presented by
the Globe Wellbeing Organisation, the Government and Community Wellbeing England to be certain the protection of site visitors, exhibitors and employees.
The festival returns to the historic estate on July 9 to 11, that includes celebrity cooks, headline songs functions and more than 200 exhibitors.
Festival director Sue Hitchen said: “I’m delighted we are returning to 1 of our favorite venues this yr, Tatton Park – bringing leading cooks to cook stay and huge-name tunes functions to our phase.
“As we are outdoor and in a roomy location, we are ready to approach a Covid harmless festival, and our professional health and fitness and security staff are doing the job intently with the local council to make absolutely sure we acquire all acceptable steps and adhere to federal government recommendations to maintain all people safe and sound.
“Visitor basic safety is our best precedence with elevated marshalling, regular cleaning of all general public regions and signage to prevent crowding.
“There has by no means been a improved time to aid nearby places to eat and foodstuff producers and we are all completely ready to take pleasure in a entertaining working day out with friends.”
Tom Rhodes, recently crowned champion of MasterChef 2021 joins the star-studded line up, cooking stay to an viewers for the very first time considering that showing up on the strike BBC Television clearly show.
He claimed: “I’m a substantial fan of Foodies Competition, so I’m over the moon that it’s back this 12 months. As nicely as all the astounding foods, drinks and reside music, I’ll be there and just can’t hold out to share my favorite recipes and swift kitchen area tricks.
“The Foodies Festival definitely feels like the fantastic way to kick again and rejoice this summer time and I’m thrilled to see you all.”
Star names also include MasterChef: The Industry experts winner, Alex Webb, MasterChef 2021 finalist Laura Michael, Good British Bake Off 2016 winner, Candice Brown and movie star spanish chef, Omar Allibhoy.
Local award-successful superstar chefs showcasing the ideal of the location, contain: Aiden Byrne from The Church Eco-friendly in Lymm, Excellent British Menu winner Adam Reid at The French, based in Manchester’s Midland Resort, Excellent British Menu 2021 contestant Ashwani Rangta, the government chef at Gupshup in Hale and Joe Liptrot, head chef at Cottons Lodge and Spa in Knutsford.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be performing her many dance-along anthems, alonside Woman Gaga tribute act Possibly Gaga and the primary United kingdom Killers tribute – The Killerz.
Far more than 50 bands and artists will also be on stage.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor claimed: “I’ve been undertaking my livestreamed kitchen discos since the very first lockdown, but what a pleasure it will be to
ultimately get out of my kitchen area to look at the major food items competition of the calendar year.
“I’m seriously on the lookout ahead to undertaking stay to an audience once more, and sampling some of the beautiful meals on give.”
At the three-working day pageant, site visitors can love the cooks theatre, cake and bake theatre, drinks theatre with wine, champagne, beer and cocktail generating masterclasses, procuring village with award-winning artisan producers, avenue food stuff avenue, youngsters cookery college and live new music stage.
Other attractions include things like Foodies well-known chilli ingesting levels of competition featuring a planet history problem, a funfair and relatives pleasant spots with functions for small children.
Extra than 200 exhibitors will showcase their generate, offering competition-goers with a excellent opportunity to sample the best of the north west – and try a big collection of delectable foodstuff from all around the entire world.
For the third yr jogging, the competition is supporting Musicians Towards Homelessness with tickets elevating funds for UKwide homelessness charity Crisis.
MAH founder Emma Rule stated: “The final year has been very difficult for charities, we are so happy to be again at Foodies with our music phase and fantastic artists, raising substantially needed money.”
Tickets are obtainable from foodiesfestival.com or 0844 995 111.