Join us in our funky Big Top where our Celebrities serve up a fabulous mix of cooking and comedy!
Demonstrating this year is the hilarious John Torode on Saturday 22nd July and the lovely James Martin on Sunday 23rd July. Who could forget James’s sticky toffee pudding incident at last year’s festival!
With such big names seats fill up fast, so make sure you get your tickets to enjoy one of these amazing sessions – who knew cooking could be so funny?
Don’t miss our exciting Local Chef’s line up, featuring some amazing Yorkshire talent, including Steph Moon, John Rudden and Paul Evans from one of our sponsors, the Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa.
Sit back and enjoy one of these free demonstrations where our Local Chefs showcase their specialities and talk about their foodie passions. Make sure you pop in for some top tips, ideas and inspiration to get cooking at home.
2017’s Line Up So Far…*
Meet Our Local Chefs…
Steph MoonIs a Chef Consultant at Rudding Park and has also been on BBC 2's 'Great British Menu' and BBC 1's 'Chefs Put Your Menu Where Your Mouth Is'.
Lionel StrubThe Chef at the Clarendon Hotel & Restaurant in Hebden, near Grassington. The Clarendon recently won the 2016 Yorkshire Evening Post Oliver Food Award for the Best Rural Pub.
Whaheed RojanOwner of The Round Table Dining, Harrogate. He has more than 24 years culinary experience, travelling all over the world.
Scott CatchpoleHas been cooking for nearly 20 years, and is now the Head Chef at Broughton Hall. With his wealth of experiences he brings diners at Broughton Hall a truly memorable experience.
Gareth BottomlyWorked at The Ritz in London before joining the Charles Bathurst Inn, where he has worked for 10 years!
See our 2016’s line up in action at last years festival…
James Martin @ YDFADF 2016
The Hairy Biker's @ YDFADF 2016
Local Chef's Kitchen @ YDFADF 2016
James Martin LIVE at The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival 2016
The Hairy Biker's LIVE at The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival 2016
Local Chef's LIVE at The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival 2016