Chefs' Theatre presented by Proper Job

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 2018 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 beer and full of citrus, pine and spiced flavours.

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 After Dark Parties?

Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Saturday

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

Emily Watkins
– The Kingham Plough, Oxfordshire

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

Adam Banks
and Elly Owen (Sommelier) – Fifteen Cornwall – food and wine pairings demonstration

Naomi Devlin
– Nutritonalist and author of River Cottage Gluten Free and Gut Health

Ross Sloan – Mount Haven, Marazion

Donato Dondiego
– Amélies, Porthleven

Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Sunday

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

Stew Eddy & Bryok Williams – The Square, Porthleven

Guy Owen – The Idle Rocks, St Mawes

Michael Wignall

Nik Boyle 
– Victoria Inn, Perranuthnoe

Gareth Ward – Ynyshir, Powys, Wales

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