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Chefs' Theatre presented by St Austell Brewery

The best chefs in the South West will be heading to the harbourside for the 2020 Porthleven Food Festival.

Chefs Theatre presented by St Austell Brewery

The line up for our 2020 Chefs Theatre, presented by St Austell Brewery, includes top South West chefs, promising a clear focus on the fantastic food of our very special foodie region.

This year’s line up is a reminder of the roots of the Festival as one of our objectives is to ‘promote awareness of the extent and quality of locally produced food’. These chefs are second to none and truly showcase all that is fantastic about food in Cornwall.

St Austell Brewery is proud to be a headline sponsor of the Porthleven Food Festival for a third consecutive year. The independent brewery, established in 1851, crafts some of the south-west’s best loved beers: Tribute Pale Ale, Proper Job IPA and Korev Lager – alongside limited-edition brews from their Small Batch Brewery.

St Austell Brewery is the perfect partner for the Chefs’ Theatre; great Cornish food and great Cornish beer – what could be better?

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

Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Saturday 18 April

Compered by Daphne Skinnard

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

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

Mick Smith
Porthminster Beach Cafe, St Ives and Ben Prior

Stephane Delourme
Rick Stein Seafood Restaurant, Padstow

Andy Appleton
Appleton’s Bar and Restaurant, Fowey

Stew EddyThe Square, Porthleven and Dorian Janmaat – The Idle Rocks, St Mawes

Jeff Robinson – New Yard Restaurant, Trelowarren

Times subject to change

The Shipyard Stage - Sunday 19 April

Compered by Rupert Cooper

Cornwall College –  led by senior lecturers with lots of help from current students.

Bruce Rennie
 – The Shore, Penzance

Chris Eden – Gidleigh Park, Chagford, Devon

Guy Owen
St Enodoc Hotel, Rock

Tim Kendall
The Barley Sheaf, Gorran Haven

Rupert Cooper
Philleighway Cookery School

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