YOUR OFFICIAL GUIDE
THURSDAY 9 - SUNDAY 12
ST GEORGE’S SQUARE, HUDDERSFIELD
LATE NIGHT OPENING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Festival opening times:
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10am - 6pm 10am - 9pm 10am - 9pm 11am - 6pm
Demonstrations Thursday 9 August
11.15am-1pm: Ready, Steady, Cook with our celebrity chefs Following the official opening by Chris Jackson from Northern Rail and the Mayor of Kirklees, chefs Tim Bilton from The Butchers Arms and Barrington Douglas from Discovery Bay will be going head to head in a cook-off. 1pm-2pm: Bedazzled Cupcakes Jayne Gordon from Bedazzled will show you some fun and exciting decorating ideas for cupcakes. 2pm-3pm: Grumpy Mule Coffee Meltham’s independent coffee roasters, Grumpy Mule Distinctive Coffees, will take you around the world with their coffee demonstration, telling stories of travels to the Tropics and giving you the chance to taste some of the rarest brews. 3pm-4pm: The Clough House Inn Martin Cockram will be cooking a selection of dishes from this seasons menu. 4pm-5pm: Ali Murad Head Chef Tahir Javed will be cooking some favourites from his Asian menu.
Friday 10 August
11.30am-1pm: Huddersfield Giants V’s Wakefield Wildcats The Giants will take on the Wildcats in our Ready, Steady, Cook competition, assisted by local chefs David Johnson from Temujin and Ashley Coley from the Royal & Ancient. 1pm-2pm: AJ Pies and Pasties Andrew Jones will demonstrate how to make award-winning pies. 2pm-3pm: Ministry of Chocolate Chocolate tasting and a truffle making demonstration with Carl Turner. You’ll also learn about chocolate and wine pairing. 3pm-4pm: Raman’s Kitchen See how to make malai kofta (a creamy gravy with dumplings) andpuris (Indian Fried Flatbreads) with cucumber and mint raita with Geetha Varadan. 4pm-5pm: Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil Jennie Palmer will be cooking a range of dishes to demonstrate the versatile nature of healthy and locally sourced Rapeseed Oil.
Saturday 11 August
11.30am-1pm: Ready, Steady, Cook with Real Radio Real Radio presenters Elisa Hilton and Pete Edgerton will be going head to head in a “friendly” competition assisted by Ashley Coley from the Royal & Ancient and Aaron Bradshaw from Rhubarb. 1pm-2pm: Round Green Venison Farm Robert Ramsden from Delifresh will be demonstrating some wonderful dishes using venison from Round Green Farm. 2pm-3pm: Bradley’s Restaurant Andrew Bradley will be cooking grilled goat’s cheese and asparagus salad with a soft poached egg and sauce vierge, lemon sole stuffed with king prawn mousse and a tropical Eaton Mess with mango coulis. 3pm-4pm: Foraging the Demijohn way! Demijohn founder Angus Ferguson presents his enlightening tale of 8 years at the forefront of the foraging revolution using some of his delicious products such as Sloe Gin and Elderflower Vinegar to bring his fascinating journey to life. 4pm-5pm: Neaversons Tea House Head Chef Nat Tallents from Neaversons Tea House will be cooking a favourite dish from their menu, complemented by one of their tasty cocktails.
Sunday 12 August
11am-1pm: Young Chef of the Year sponsored by Huddersfield Rotary Two Year 8 students from Moor End Academy, Abbey Chapman and Marcus Francois, will be battling it out to produce the best breakfast ever! 1pm-2pm: Mustard & Punch Richard Dunn will show you how to make a starter of mackerel scotch eggs with chilled gazpachio sauce and a main course of venison, peas and goats cheese charlotte. 2pm-3pm: La Cachette Jonathan Nichols, head chef and owner of La Cachette will be demonstrating how to make a traditional French dessert. 3pm-4pm: Coddy’s Farm Andrew Colwill, farmer and butcher at Coddy’s Farm, will demonstrate the skill of pork butchery creating popular cuts, tasty dry cured bacon and family favourite sausages complete with delicious recipe ideas and cooking tips. 4pm-5pm: Temujin David Johnston will do a stir-fry demonstration using kangaroo and an easy to make Temujin’s sweet chilli sauce with ginger & garlic.
FREE Children’s Activities! Get your young ones into the foodie spirit with our free Kid’s Zone, by the Head of Steam, where they can: • • • •
Learn how to make pizza dough with Pizzatainment Take part in healthy food challenges and tasting with Quartz Services Nutrition Make chocolate treats with the Ministry of Chocolate Plus – watch out for our circus skills workshops with Darkley Circus!
Thursday 9 and Friday 10 August 10.00am - 10.45am 11.00am - 11.45am 12.00pm - 12.45pm 1.00pm - 1.45pm 2.00pm - 2.45pm 3.00pm - 3.45pm 4.00pm - 4.45pm
Saturday 11 August 11.00am - 11.45am 12.00pm - 12.45am 1.15pm - 2.00pm 2.30pm - 3.15pm 3.45pm - 4.30pm 5.00pm - 5.45pm
Sunday 12 August
12.00pm - 12.45pm 1.15pm - 2.00pm 2.30pm - 3.15pm 3.45pm - 4.30pm
Quartz Services Nutrition Pizzatainment Workshop Quartz Services Nutrition Ministry of Chocolate Workshop Quartz Services Nutrition Pizzatainment Workshop Ministry of Chocolate Workshop Quartz Services Nutrition Circus Skills Workshop Circus Skills Workshop Pizzatainment Workshop Ministry of Chocolate Workshop Pizzatainment Workshop Circus Skills Workshop Ministry of Chocolate Workshop Pizzatainment Workshop Ministry of Chocolate Workshop
Festival at Dusk Enjoy the Festival until late on Friday and Saturday giving you more chance to soak up the atmosphere. The main festival bars and hot food stalls will be open until 10pm each night, giving you a great excuse for some alfresco dining and drinking in the Square.
Friday 10 - From 7pm
Start the weekend in style with live music from local band Storm who will be performing the very best rock and pop dancefloor fillers from the 60’s to present day.
Saturday 11 - From 7pm
On Saturday we have Flashback, a renowned band from York, taking us back to the rock and roll days in Liverpool where the Beatles and other bands had so much influence on our music of today.
Saturday 21 July to Sunday 12 August Sponsored by The Star Inn & Mallinsons Huddersfield is a fantastic place to sample some great ales. Taking in some of the best pubs in town, enjoy a drink in over eight and receive a limited edition glass at the festival. Saturday 21 July to Sunday 12 August Enjoy a cocktail in all of the venues and receive a limited edition glass at the festival. TRAIL New for this year, we don’t recommend doing it all in one evening! Saturday 4 August, 2-5pm Discover some of the town’s finest restaurants with free taster dishes from their menu. Sample their delights and vote for your favourite to become Huddersfield Taste Trail Restaurant of the Year 2012.
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Saturday 11 August Taste Trail – Packhorse Shopping Centre Tastes are changing at the Packhorse, come and try what’s new. Wander into the Packhorse on Saturday and taste the different foods on offer.
Saturday 11 August Vintage Fayre – Byram Arcade The beautiful Victorian arcade will be awash with fabulous vintage. Complementing the independent boutiques and shops will be stalls selling an eclectic mix of homewares and clothing ranging from the 1920s to the 1980s. www.byramarcade.com
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 September Food and drink stalls all over town including lively cookery demonstrations. www.holmfirthfoodanddrinkfestival.com Friday 30 November to Sunday 2 December Huddersfield Light Festival Huddersfield’s winter festival with a huge outdoor show and street theatre across town. Look out for the winter food and drink market too! www.huddersfieldlightfest.co.uk
HUDDERSFIELD VOUCHERS Local businesses are getting in the foodie spirit and offering exclusive vouchers for festival goers. Visit our website for details and download yours today.
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Published on Jul 23, 2012
Published on Jul 23, 2012
Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival Now in its eleventh year the Festival has got something for everyone, with its tempting mix of local an...