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Demonstration Kitchen

Watch & learn from the experts…

The Demonstration Kitchen is back with live cookery demos on the hour, every hour from some of the region’s finest culinary talent. Catch the rising stars of the Staffordshire foodie scene alongside established chefs already making a real mark in the industry.

Kindly sponsored by Granville’s Bar, Bistro & Live Music

Below: More times to be added in the coming weeks. 

Friday

1 pm
Allan Jones
A la carte at home

2 pm
Matt Craen
The Dog and Doublet, Sandon

3 pm
Tom Payne
Granville’s, Stone

Saturday

12 pm
Oxana Harris
Let’s Cook! Ukraine

2 pm
Jake Lowndes
Little Seeds, Stone

3 pm
Stuart Bruce
Chase Golf & Country Club

Sunday

12 noon
Amarpal Harrar
iCookIndian

2 pm
Kris Redshaw
The Red Lion, Bradley

3 pm
Lee Lawson
No 26, Aston Marina, Stone

Chef Profiles

Talks & Tastings

These sessions are very popular. Arrive early to guarantee a seat!

Kindly sponsored by Joule’s Brewery

Friday

1.30 pm
Portuguese wine specialist Marta guides you through a tasting of some of the country’s beguiling wines, all available from the ‘wine loft’!
Marta Vine / Wolseley Wine Loft

2.30 pm
Learn all about this home-grown version of South African delicacy Biltong (plus plenty of samples, too)!
Little Sutton Biltong Company

3.30 pm
Join Franck to discover superfoods from the Ivory Coast – including ginger flakes, hibiscus flower, baobab, moringa powder, dried mango and more.
SACO Trading

4.30 pm
Jay talks us through all the latest news from the Staffordshire Gin distillery – plus the chance to sample their range of heritage gins
Staffordshire Gin

Saturday

11.30 am
Learn how community is at the heart of Small Farmers’ Coffee – and sample some of their delicious blends
Small Farmers’ Coffee

12.30 pm
Deborah from ‘Cheshire’s Farm Shop’ showcases their deli delights made with fresh local produce – handmade Scotch eggs, sausage rolls & speciality topped pork pies – with lots of samples!
Cheerbrook Farm Shop

1.30 pm
It’s an Espresso Martini Throwdown! 4 lucky people from the audience will have the chance make an Espresso Martini using BEAR’s new, 100% compostable coffee pods – with the best bagging a special prize!
BEAR | Discover better coffee at bemorebear.co

2.30pm
Spotlight on Prosecco: Julia takes a closer at some Proseccos, with interesting facts to learn and 3 different types to try!
Just Perfect Wines

3.30 pm
Join Joule’s Head Brewer for a tutored tasting of some of their fabulous beers!
Joule’s Brewery

4.30 pm
Discover Beckford’s award-winning range of rums, made in Bath using traditional techniques and only the best natural ingredients!
Beckford Rums

Sunday

11.30 am
Learn the story of two young farmers and their ‘orsom’ handmade, award-winning cheese – lots of samples along the way…
Orsom Handmade Cheeses

12.30 pm
Local butcher Lee talks about his dry age beef; the different cuts of steak and how to prepare them
Lee Walker Butchers

1.30 pm
tbc

2.30 pm
Amarpal gives a fascinating insight into the diversity of Indian street food.
iCookIndian

3.30 pm
Join Pete to sample some of Buzzard Valley Vineyard’s estate-grown wines from the Canwell Valley.
Buzzard Valley Wines

4.30 pm
Pick up tips for creating some classic cocktails – with a twist – from the mixologists of No.26.
Aston Marina

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