Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival
With an array of home grown and national producers, growers, restaurants, hotels, chefs, breweries and food lovers at its heart, The Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival – 14th-16th June - is a showcase of the fantastic hospitality to be found in Cheltenham and Gloucestershire.
A gastronomic delight, with over 226 exhibitors, the scope of local and regional products on show ensures there is something for everyone. You’ll find an astonishing variety of victuals from oatcakes to aphrodisiac Quince, the widest range of baked goods, meats, fish, cheeses, jams, chutneys and much more on offer; this is the regional food event not to be missed.
The Two Greedy Italians; Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo. Join them at the Festival and capture their essence; humour, wisdom, curiosity and most significantly, their shared passion for good simple food. Do you love baking? Edd Kimber, Winner of 2010’s The Great British Bake Off will be sharing his passion for baking. To quote Mary Berry, the queen of pastry, “Baking requires skill and perfection and Edd’s got it.” If indulging in chocolate is your idea of heaven, come and meet Ben Axford, master Chocolatier. Ben will be using his skill to show you how to achieve restaurant quality chocolate desserts.
International Wine Talks
This year we have a stunning line-up of informal, tutored tastings. Brazil,
Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany, Croatia and England are to name but a few of the countries that have brought their wines to the festival. They will be sharing their knowledge to give you a chance to develop an understanding of wines from across the globe.