The line-up of Celebrity Chefs participating in ‘Foodie Fest’ has now been announced. Jean Christophe Novelli of ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ notoriety will be joined by Peter Sidwell from ‘Lakes on a Plate’ and ‘Britains Best Bakery’, Chef Ooy and Norman Musa on Sunday 9 June.
On Saturday 8 June Simon Rimmer from ‘Sunday Brunch’ and ‘Something for the Weekend’ will be joined by Alan Coxon from ‘Birmingham to Bombay’ and local celebrity Thai Chef Ooy. Sean Wilson (formerly starred as Martin Platt in Coronation Street) from the ‘Great Northern Cookbook’ and former star of Coronation Street, will join Andrew Nutter of Nutter’s Restaurant and the Sky Food Network.
SATURDAY 8 JUNE
11am ALAN COXON and SIMON RIMMER
1pm CHEFOOY and SIMON RIMMER
3pm ANDREW NUTTER and SEAN WILSON (Saddleworth Cheese Company)
SUNDAY 9 JUNE
11am PETER SIDWELL and JEAN CHRISTOPHE NOVELLI
1pm CHEF OOY and JEAN CHRISTOPHE NOVELLI
3pm NORMAN MUSA (Lotus Formula 1 Touring Chef 2010 series & Britain’s leading Malaysian Chef and owner of Ning Restaurant, Manchester)
JEAN CHRISTOPHE NOVELLI
The Chefs Shows will be held in the Festival Marquee and tickets are available from Box Office, the Forum, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness. Tickets start from £10.50 per show with a limited number of premium front row seats at £19.50. Tickets can also be booked online at http://www.forumtwentyeight.co.uk/ with effect from Wednesday 13 February 2013.
More information about each of the celebrity Chefs, and details of all the food related trade stands, who will be at the festival can be found at www.foodiefest.co.uk.
Councillor Dave Pidduck, Leader of Barrow Borough Council, commented “We are pleased to establish this food festival to bring visitors into Barrow Town Centre, but to also show case local food producers. I believe this line up of talent is exceptional.”
Barrow Borough Council has worked with Barrow Traders Association to bring this event to Barrow Town Centre.
Please contact Ann Taylforth, Town Centre & Festivals Manager on 01229 876389 for further details.