Spring Bank Holiday this year means The Great British Food Festival at Harewood House!

24 March 2014

On May 24-26th the stunning estate at Harewood House hosts the Great British Food Festival.

The recipe for the weekend; well take over 80 top local producers, a big serving of stunning hot food, real ale and wine bars, add a dash of craft and gift stalls, lots of activities and rides for the kids, top chef demos from the likes of ‘This Morning’s’ Marcus Bean and past ‘Yorkshire Chef of the Year’ Stephanie Moon, stir in a cake competition and the popular Men V’s Food challenge, and finally add lashings of excellent live music and mix together to make a lovely foodie day out for all the family.

KidsCookeryPicThe main chef demo area has great local chefs handing out tips and cooking up some tasty dishes to inspire you to try at home. All demos are free (as part of your admission ticket) to enter so everyone can join the audience and brush up on their culinary skills. Event Organiser, Daniel Maycock said ‘It’s a great mix of demos, from bakers to gourmet food – Marcus is great with the crowd but I’m also looking forward to seeing the best of the local talent, come along I’m sure they’ll impress you!’

The Great British Food Festival has attracted lots of producers showcasing the best in local, seasonal and speciality food and drink. It’s a great opportunity to get a real taste of the best of Yorkshire and Great British produce – sample, enjoy and buy. ‘With Great Britain’s amazing mix of GBFF_Shug3cultures and cuisines we thought it would be a shame to overlook some more exotic elements – so you can try Ostrich burgers, Jerk Chicken and ‘Crazy Wendy’s’ Thai food as well as pulled pork, prime steak, and the best local burgers and sausages, for those with more traditional tastes!’ said Daniel.

After you’ve had your fill of tasty food you can go and do your foodie shopping, for tasty bits for that next meal at home or take the kids to bouncy castle or ‘Kiddy Cook’ lessons, or why not just sit out with a refreshing drink (or two), and enjoy the great live music in the stunning surroundings?!

The perfect recipe for a fun, foodie day out for the whole family.

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