Whilst the main marquee may not be here this year, we’ve still put together some exciting and unique events for you to enjoy.
All located in our Chef’s Zone in Market Place Shopping Centre, be quick to book to avoid disappointment as spaces are limited.
Beer & Cheese Tasting
A pairing of Craft Beer with Chorlton Cheesemongers cheeses!
An exciting addition to our event this year is our Beer and Cheese pairing sessions with local brewery Wayoh Brewing Company in collaboration with Chorlton Cheesemongers.
Sit back and relax as the experts talk you through five 1/3rds of freshly brewed craft beer, all beautifully paired with five very distinct and different cheeses.
You’ll learn how beer and cheese is made, stories behind each taste and why they’ve been paired together.
This event includes:
Guided Pairing from Two experts.
Cheese! – 5 portions
Beer! – 5 1/3rds
Plus supporting nibbles!
Ticketed event, over 18s only.
(2 sessions: 12.30pm and 3pm)
Only 30 places on sale per session so don’t miss out!
Sunday 29th August:
An audience with
We are delighted that celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli is making a welcome return to the Festival this year. Not only can visitors see Jean-Christophe cook up a storm in our FREE regional chef demos you’re invited to join him for an extra special ‘audience with’ event.
Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with one of the country’s most acclaimed chefs and ask him questions about his career – or even for his top tips on cooking the perfect Tarte Tatin!
You’ll also be fed and watered throughout the event, with three fabulous courses from the Mayor of Bolton’s recently published poetry book which includes recipes designed by some of the region’s best chefs, along with drinks courtesy of headline sponsor Aldi.
Menu includes three courses (including meat and fish): Starter, Main and Dessert – please advise dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian and vegan substitute courses will be available).
Ticketed event, suitable for 12 years and up
1 session only so book early to avoid disappointment
Monday 30th August:
This is the event for all you foodies out there. Join Paul De Costa Greaves from Koppert Cress, the leading provider of micro-greens to chefs from across the globe for this entertaining and informative session.
Well renowned for its sustainable practices and the nutritional value of the food produced, Koppert Cress is leading the way when it comes to adding flavour and style to some of the most creative dishes and cocktails.