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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019

Events Thursday 3rd October

Main Programme

An Evening With Paco Perez and Tast

An Evening With Paco Perez and Tast

Catalan cuisine experts Tast present a very special evening in the Dining Dome as they host a three-course dinner designed, cooked and served by Tast’s Head Chef Miquel Villacrosa and the Michelin-starred Spanish cooking giant, Paco Perez. Paco is Tast’s world famous Executive Chef. Based in Barcelona, he ...

Thursday 3rd October 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M4 3BG

Festival Fringe

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

MFDF are pleased to announce that Bookatable are the exclusive booking partner of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2019.  Bookatable will once again help Festival-goers to discover and book the city’s best restaurants. Whether a seasoned Manchester foodie looking to return to a favourite restaurant, or a dining-out newbie ...

Thursday 26th September - Monday 7th October

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Eat The City - A Magnificent Manchester Food Tour

Sample some of the best food and drink the city has to offer and learn how our food and drink offers an insight into the city's past, present and future. The 3.5 - 4 hour food tour will reveal the Manchester food and drink scene past and present offering ...

Thursday 3rd October 11:00

Food Mania! Speed Mentoring for F&D Start-Ups

Food Mania! Speed Mentoring for F&D Start-Ups

Want your own foodie business but don’t know where to start? This fast fun event brings together experts in the food, drink and hospitality sectors to provide insight, support and guidance. Speed mentors, including Edwin Booth CBE, help you turn your new food business into a tasty success. 

Thursday 3rd October 17:30 at Central Library, M2 5PD

Meat The Butcher at Alston Bar & Beef

Meat The Butcher at Alston Bar & Beef

On thursday 3rd october, Alston Bar and Beef will be bringing out master butcher, John Gilmour down from the tweed vally to showcase his butchery skills.

In between your 3 course meal, with an exclusive menu designed by our top chefs, John Gilmour will talk you through the the skills ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:00 at Alston Bar and Beef, M4 3TR

Battle on the Balcony at Pho

Battle on the Balcony at Pho

Join Pho as four legendary Mancunians including Denise Johnson from Primal Scream, Matty White form XS Manchester and Simon Binns from Ladbible, battle it out on their Corn Exchange balcony to make an award-winning cocktail. Guests will taste all four completely new cocktail recipes and cast their vote for the ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:00 at Pho - Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

Lunya Cheese Tasting

Lunya Cheese Tasting

The Catalan-inspired restaurant/deli has one of the world’s best Spanish cheese collections and this night will showcase many of them. You will hear about how cheese is made, discover different styles of Spanish cheeses and taste 12 of their different cheeses with a range of accompaniments, all accompanied ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:30 at Lunya, M3 2BB

Dinner somewhere high above Manchester

Dinner somewhere high above Manchester

Situated on the rooftop No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories is composed of a glamorous restaurant lively bar and expansive rooftop terracewith unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline. Chef Brian Hughson has created an exclusive 3 course menu to celebrate MFDF with accompanying wines. Join us from 7pm for ...

Thursday 3rd October 19:00 at 20 Stories, M3 3EB

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