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Festival Hub Chefs

29th September

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Leith's School of Food and Wine trained Joudie Kalla has been a chef for over 16 years -at restaurants such as Gordon Ramsay's Pengelley's, Daphne's and Papillon and latterly asan acclaimed supper club host. Joudie's food is inspired by her Palestinian family heritage - vibrant, healthy ...

Saturday 29th September 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

In less than a year of existence WOOD Manchester, the eponymous First Street restaurant of 2015 Masterchef winner Simon, has made quite a stir, culminating in it making the shortlist for Best Newcomer in the 2018 Manchester Food and Drink Awards. The Chadderton born former data manager fulfilled a childhood ...

Saturday 29th September 14:15 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

6th October

 How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

Chorlton's Creameries restaurant/dairy showcases farmhouse cheeses and bread (sourdough baked on the premises by Sophie Yeoman). Together they make a beguiling combination. Chef Mary Ellen-McTague, ex-Aumbry and The Fat Duck, shows you how easy it is to make your own loaves at home. Get it right and you ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

Creating your own sushi may sound a daunting project but who better to learn from than Umezushi exec chef Omar? The Gran Canaria born Japanese food whizz is shortlisted for Chef of the Year in our 2018 Awards and his base under the arches near Victoria Station for Restaurant of ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

In this unique collab MFDF brings together acclaimed Manchester charcuterie specialists Woodalls and River Cottage's curing and smoking guru Steven Lamb. At Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's idyllic HQ near Axminster, Devon, Steven runs courses in every aspect of charcuterie. If you want to learn how to make your own ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

 Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard  and Emma Thackray

Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard and Emma Thackray

Fancy making your own kimchi sauerkraut or kombucha? Julia Goddard from Altrincham Market's Plucky Pickle and Emma Thackray from Booch and Brine will show you how. Julia specialises in widely available small batch pickles and ferments with fresh ingredients and no additives; Emma, who got into wild fermenting while ...

Saturday 6th October 16:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

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