Chefs' Theatre

From the very best Michelin-starred chefs to international food celebrities, and our local stars, the crème de la crème of the foodie world will be cooking live at this year’s Festival.

The 2019 Chefs' Theatre presented by Proper Job

Porthleven Food Festival always attracts the best talent from the South West and beyond. And this year – to celebrate our tenth anniversary we’re introducing a full chefs’ theatre line-up across two days for the first time ever. See chefs of the highest calibre on the Shipyard Stage – but get there early to be sure of a seat…

Proper Job is St Austell Brewery’s celebrated and powerfully-hopped Cornish IPA. The award-winning beer is one of the UK’s first new wave of modern-style Indian Pale Ales (IPA). Blending American hops with Cornish-grown malt, just like its flavour profile, Proper Job is a bold and flavoursome beer, loaded with grapefruit, pineapple and citrus flavours with a refreshing finish.

The beer is a proper match for food. Its big flavour profile makes it a great pairing a number of dishes from spicy dishes to tangy desserts. Proper Job is the perfect partner to the Chefs’ Theatre; great Cornish food and great Cornish beer – what could be better.

Why not treat yourself to our VIP Gourmet Ticket for priority seating and access to all our Shipyard Sessions?

BOOK TICKETS
Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Saturday 27 April

10.00am
Antony Worrall Thompson to open the theatre followed by Ready Steady Cook off against Kota Head Chef Jude Kereama

11.15am
Stephane Delourme
Rick Stein Seafood Restaurant, Padstow

12.15pm
Josh Eggleton
– Pony and Trap, Chew Manga (nr Bristol)

1.15pm
Ben Tunnicliffe
Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn

2.15pm
Mick Smith
Porthminster Beach Cafe, St Ives

3.15pm
Guy OwenIdle Rocks

4.15pm
Naoko KashiwagiPorthminster Beach Cafe, St Ives

Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Sunday 28 April

10.00am
Cornwall College –  led by senior lecturers Nick Batten and Mark Devonshire, with lots of help from current students.

11.15am
Adam Banks
(chef)and Elly Owen (sommelier) Fifteen, Cornwall

12.15pm
Chris EdenDriftwood Hotel, Porthscatho

1.15pm
Ben Prior
Ben’s Cornish Kitchen, Marazion

2.15pm
Sally Abe
Harwood Arms, London

3.15pm
Gareth Ward – Ynyshir, Powys, Wales

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