The biggest summer food festival to hit Essex!

Back for the 7th year at Cressing Temple Barns

Here at Essex Festival of Food and Drink we like to celebrate delicious food and drink especially from Essex and the East Anglian region. We champion real food and drink from real producers!

Every year we bring you a great line up of celebrity and regional chefs - this year is no different.

Take a dash of Tom Kerridge, a pinch of Chris Galvin, a sprinkling of food love from Fred Sirieix and a veritable feast from our local chefs!

If you would like to watch our celebrities in action, it is best to book your tickets in advance to be sure of your seat. Click on the Ticket information below which will take you to a list of ticket options. Please read the options carefully before clicking on the "Buy Tickets" button.

Ticket information

Tom Kerridge

Saturday 14th July

Demonstrations: 11am: 1pm: 3pm

This is Tom's second visit to Essex and we cant wait to welcome him back! He packed out the house with his fantastic demonstrations in 2015, so best be quick and book your tickets to be sure of your seat.

Fred Sirieix and Chris Galvin

Sunday 15th July

Demonstrations: 11am: 1pm

Fred is the host and charasmatic Maitre'd in the much loved First Dates series on Chanel 4. He is also General Manager at Galvin Windows, the Michelin-starred restaurant on the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane.  Fred will take to the Chefs Stage, along with Chris Galvin where they will cook together. Don't be surprised if there is "love in the air"!

Chris's career has spanned over 30 years. In 2005 he teamed up with his brother Jeff and togeher over the following years they opened restaurants in London, Edinburgh and Dubai. Chris is the chef patron of Galvin restaurants, including Windows on Park Lane and the Green Man at Howe Street. Chris is looking forward to cooking on stage alongside Fred and introducing him to the Essex crowds.

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