The Festival will be the perfect summer treat, offering opportunities to sample great food and drink whilst visiting the historic Palace and its glorious gardens. Comprising of over 100 hand-picked artisan producers and companies, with everything from oysters to sausages, and brownies to crepes, the Festival is guaranteed to delight even the most committed foodie. Look out for Lomito, serving Argentine rib-eye steak sandwiches, or Borough Market’s Jumi Cheese, offering a selection of the finest Swiss Emmental. There’s even guilt-free ice-cream from Oppo – complete with a superfood boost.
A host of famous faces including Paul Hollywood, Michel Roux Jr and John Torode will all be cooking live on stage in the Summer Kitchen Theatre. Meanwhile, over at the Interview Stage, food lovers will be able to discover the secrets of their favourite chefs’ success as they share top tips and tales from their life in the kitchen, before taking questions from the audience. Plus, Yo! Sushi will be running new tailored masterclasses where visitors can pick up new skills and top tips to become a sushi expert.
Across the weekend, a fantastic live music programme will provide the perfect summer soundtrack, with the sassy trio of singers The Polka Dots, jive group Cody and the Retro Boys and jazz band Doolally Tap all playing from the bandstand. With Hampton Court Palace deckchairs dotted around the garden, it’s the perfect place to soak up the Festival atmosphere.
Tickets are on sale now. Starting from £18 www.bbcgoodfoodfestival.com