Live Chef Demos

Food Demo

www.leedscookeryschool.org.uk

 

www.yorkshirefoodguide.co.uk

 

An attendee favourite, the Live Cookery Theatre joins us again for 2022 on both The Stray and at Ripley Castle!

 

The Stray theatre will be hosted by Leeds Cookery School, who host classes for all culinary abilities, covering a range of cuisine. Check out the link above for more information!

The Ripley Castle theatre will be hosted by Yorkshire Food Guide – experts in restaurants, chefs and experiences around Yorkshire that get your taste buds tingling. You can find more information on their website!

 

2022 Line Up

 

Ripley Castle

Saturday 3rd September

 

12pm

 

1pm

 

 

2pm

 

3pm

 

4pm

 

 

Sunday 4th September

12pm

 

1pm

 

2pm

 

3pm

 

4pm

 

 

 

The Stray, Central Harrogate

 

Saturday 25th June

 

Josh Whitehead

Samsons Brasserie and Bar

Josh Whitehead is the creative force behind the menu at Samsons and has brought his extensive culinary knowledge and flair to the menu.

Formerly the Executive Chef at Harewood Estate, and a semi-finalist of the 2016 MasterChef: The Professionals, Josh has joined us for incredible culinary demonstrations at past events, and we’re looking forward to having him with us again this year.

 

Josh Barnes

Goldsborough Hall

Executive chef Josh Barnes leads the Goldsborough Hall team, bringing with him a wealth of culinary skills honed from a career working in some of the country’s finest restaurants. In 2018 Josh became Head Chef at the Galvin Brothers La Chapelle restaurant in London, where he retained their Michelin Star and AA 3 rosette status, whilst also being awarded for having London’s best vegetarian and vegan tasting menus.

Sunday 26th June

Norman Musa

Kuala Lumpur Restaurant

His first restaurant was opened in Manchester in 2006 and York in 2012, followed by two more in Malaysia in 2014 and 2016. ​In 2010, Norman joined the Formula One Lotus team travelling around the world to cook for the team.
He was featured in Masterchef Malaysia, BBC’s Tom Kerridge Best Ever Dishes and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and has been in numerous magazines in UK and Malaysia.
He was appointed as the Kuala Lumpur Food Ambassador in 2015 by the KL Mayor to promote Kuala Lumpur as the gastronomic city to the European market. He curated the KL Big Kitchen Festival, the foodie festival and handpicked the local and international chefs to run cooking demonstrations and cookery classes.
Norman was appointed as the Executive Chef of Kuala Lumpur Restaurant in Leeds on 1 Jan 2022.
His new cookbook ‘BOWLFUL- Fresh and Vibrant dishes from Southeast Asia’ is due out on 13 Oct 2022.

 

 

Andy Castle

Samsons Brasserie and Bar

 

 

Andy graduated from Leeds College of music and has taken his passion for music, design and art and fused this inspiration into the food he creates.

Andy quickly became Head Chef at the Ox CLUB, where he met and worked with Josh Whitehead. It’s taken 5 years in the making to join forces again and create Samsons.

 

 

Al Roberto

Simmer Kitchen

 

Simmer Events Kitchen was founded five years ago by Leeds chef Al Roberto and has since catered to spades of weddings, events and private dinners.

Al brings his Italian heritage into his show-stopping menus, serving restaurant-quality food with a Sicilian twist.

 

 

Josh Barnes

Goldsborough Hall

Executive chef Josh Barnes leads the Goldsborough Hall team, bringing with him a wealth of culinary skills honed from a career working in some of the country’s finest restaurants. In 2018 Josh became Head Chef at the Galvin Brothers La Chapelle restaurant in London, where he retained their Michelin Star and AA 3 rosette status, whilst also being awarded for having London’s best vegetarian and vegan tasting menus.

 

 

 

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