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Rochdale Food and Drink Festival

Saturday, 16 March 2019
Time: 11 AM - 8 PM
Logo of the Rochdale Food and Drinks festival.
Venue: Rochdale Town Hall
Address: The Esplanade, ​​Rochdale
Postcode: OL16 1AB
Price: FREE entry and some FREE activities. Charges apply to demonstrations and shows.
Suitable for: Families, Adults, Teenagers, Children
Facilities: Parking, Wheelchair accessible, Refreshments, Toilets
Event organised by: Rochdale Borough Council

Rochdale's celebration of all things food and drink is back on Saturday, 16 March 2019 with a tasty line-up:

  • Star chefs cooking live in our indoor Festival Kitchen
  • An outdoor food and drink village with covered seating area
  • Workshops
  • Children's entertainment on our Family Stage
  • Food stalls
  • Live music and bars

Live cookery demonstrations and shows

The Festival Kitchen and Family Stage will be located inside the grade 1 listed town hall along with plenty of stalls and things to do.

Dean Edwards

  • 40 minute cookery demonstrations - times to be announced
  • Cost: £9.00
  • Seated. Not suitable for children under 11
  • On sale January 2019

A finalist on the BBC's 'MasterChef' back in 2006 Dean is a familiar face on television. His family friendly cooking style made him a firm favourite on ITV's 'Lorraine.'  He's also the author of three cookbooks  - 'Mincespiration', 'Feel-Good Family Food' and his latest, 'Cook Slow' which features stress free recipes for slow cookers and conventional ovens. On his @deanedwardschef Twitter and Instagram social platforms he regularly shares family friendly recipes to his 39,000 followers.

Masterchef finalist Dean Edwards.

Mr Bloom from CBeebies

  • 30 minute shows - times to be announced
  • Cost: £4 and £5
  • Suitable for ages 1 to 6
  • On sale January 2019

Mr Bloom from television channel.

Andrew Nutter

  • 40 minute cookery demonstrations - times to be announced
  • Cost: £6
  • Seated. Not suitable for children under 11
  • On sale January 2019

This local star chef Andrew Nutter has had an amazing career since coming runner-up in the National Junior Cook of the Year competition aged just 13-years-old. 7 years later he launched 'Nutters' Restaurant, which celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this year. He's won multiple awards, including Lancashire Chef of the Year, Restaurant of the Year, and 'Rochdale Man of the Year.' In 2016 Andrew opened gastropub 'The Bird At Birtle.'

Local star chef Andrew Nutter.

 

More guests to be confirmed

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