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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City
Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019

Events Saturday 5th October

Main Programme

MFDF Wine and Fizz Festival

MFDF Wine and Fizz Festival

Come and enjoy a wonderful day or evenig out in the spectacular Manchester Cathrdral as we celebrate all things grape related.  The event will be a great big, fun packed celebration of the most exciting and exclusive wines and sparkling wines from around the world. 

As well as the opportunity ...

Friday 4th - Saturday 5th October at Manchester Cathedral, M3 1SX

Saturday Skills Kitchen - Pastry Workshop

Saturday Skills Kitchen - Pastry Workshop

1pm with Lee Wakeham from H.M. Pasties

H.M Pasties in Droylsden is one of Manchester’s great culinary success stories with a fascinating back story. Founder Lee’s entire staff consists of ex-prisoners. He knows the importance of a second chance – after an abusive upbringing he himself had ...

Saturday 5th October 13:00 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Saturday Skills Kitchen - Pasta Masterclass

Saturday Skills Kitchen - Pasta Masterclass

2pm Pasta with Maurizio Cecco from Salvi’s

After more than two decades in Manchester Neapolitan Maurizio is the city’s unofficial ambassador for all things tasty and Southern Italian. To showcase all that excellence he organises the annual Festa Italiana in Cathedral Gardens but his day to day passion ...

Saturday 5th October 14:00 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

An Evening of Rum Decadence with Diablesse

An Evening of Rum Decadence with Diablesse

Let Gethin Jones, Diablesse brand ambassador and GM at Cottonopolis, take you through the wonderful history of rum, how it’s made and what makes their own unique, award-winning Diablesse Rum so special.  

Explore the new, Diablesse Caribbean golden blend of pure,  aged rums from different islands around the Caribbean ...

Saturday 5th October 18:30 at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, 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

Cracking Good Food Japanese Sushi & Miso Cookery school with Maz

Cracking Good Food Japanese Sushi & Miso Cookery school with Maz

This workshop explodes the myths and explore the subtle flavours of traditional Japanese soups and sushi. Suitable for both vegetarians and pescatarians, it will use high quality fish and key ingredients and seasonings to create a range of mouthwatering dishes, containing the distinctive taste of Uumami. Maz is an ex-Wagamama ...

Saturday 5th October 10:00 at Parrs Wood High School, M20 5PG

-The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

-The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

Manchester Food Walks presents the longest-running food walk in Manchester. The NQ’s culture, history and cuisine explored by Green Badge accredited tour guide John Ryan including stops for food at five signature eateries in the city’s liveliest district.

Price includes guiding, food and water.

Saturday 5th October 11:30 at Manchester Visitor Information Centre, M1 1RG

The Art of Dining with Aiden Byrne

The Art of Dining with Aiden Byrne

As the finale toManchester Art Gallery’s unique series of art-meets-food supper clubs in collaboration with Manchester Food and Drink Festival, Aiden Byrne, owner and executive chef at Restaurant MCR will be teaming up with the art gallery curators to create the ultimate food and art feast.

Each of ...

Saturday 5th October 19:00 at Manchester Art Gallery, M2 3JL

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