Making his first public appearance in SA, English culinary alchemist, Heston Blumenthal is known for his outlandish combinations (you might have heard of his egg and bacon ice cream and snail porridge), he leaves no stone unturned in his search for the sublime (or ridiculous). His journey has taken him to the heights of success as a chef, with his Fat Duck restaurant in the countryside of England awarded 3 Michelin Stars and accolades such as ‘Best Restaurant in the World’. If you want to hear words of wisdom from this charismatic chef, book quickly for his talks at the Samsung “Chefs in Action Theatre”. Tickets are available from Computicket at R350.
James Martin is another chef well known to lovers of culinary TV shows. His good looks and relaxed presenting style has won over millions of viewers, but we get to see him in the flesh at The Good Food & Wine Show. View the schedule for his appearances.
We really are getting the best chefs in the world, with the likes of Indian food specialist Atul Kochhar who has been twice awarded Michelin stars at two different restaurants. It is said he has re-invented Indian cuisine and you can be privy to his secrets at the Hands On Workshops on the 26th and 27 May.
To show that it doesn’t always take years to get an audience, Katy Ashworth only 23 years old, shines in front of the camera as she focuses on getting kids interested in cooking. She appears in several of the theatres at the show.
Celia Brooks Brown has created a broad base of talents centred around food, from writing seven books to doing live demos and conducting Gastro tours around London’s foodie hotspots. Get a dose of her passion at the Wellbeing Theatre.
Making a living from food is a dream for many and Jonathan Daddia is living that dream after finding fame in Masterchef Australia. You can find him in several of the Good Food & Wine theatres, where you will get the essence of his French bistro style.
This is a must attend event!