It will be held as part of CarFest South At Laverstoke Park Farm, near Overton, over the weekend of August 25 to 27, offering entertainment, games and activities for visitors of all ages.
The ever-popular Chef’s Stage, hosted by The Great British Bake Off’s Briony May Williams, will welcome a line-up of some of the UK’s most recognised and respected celebrity chefs.
Gracing the stage with a wealth of flavour will be, the holder of two Michelin stars Michael Caines, Saturday Kitchen’s Matt Tebbutt and more.
The energetic Irish twins, Dave and Steve Flynn from The Happy Pear and the BOSH! boys, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, will also take to the stage to serve up healthy, nutritious plant-based inspirations.
British chef and television food presenter Matt Tebbutt said: “Safe to say I am very excited to be part of the CarFest magic this year over on The Chef’s Stage and to share it with some incredible and familiar faces from the food world.
“I’ll be demonstrating some of my favourite recipes and divulging my top tips on how to achieve easy meals that are big on flavour. With activities, demonstrations, tastings and everything in between for the whole family to tuck into, FoodFest is part of the festival where they want to be!”
Following last year’s stellar debut, The Big BBQ Cookout with Napoleon Grills is back, hosted once again by Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn of BBC’s Big Cook Out fame, who will be fanning the flames and lighting up people’s appetites.
Celebrity grill-masters from across the country, including critically acclaimed chef and author, Omar Allibhoy, and Neil Rankin, the chef behind award-winning Temper restaurants, will roll up their sleeves to demonstrate how to perfect flame-licked feasts, share exclusive recipes and personal BBQ tips and tricks.
A new addition to FoodFest 2023, The Kitchen Table will offer festival-goers the unique opportunity to take a literal seat at the table with their food heroes in an intimate setting.
Host of The Chef’s Stage, Briony May Williams, added: “I am delighted to be coming back to CarFest this year. It is such a fantastic festival and the atmosphere is always one of joy and celebration. Come see us at The Chef’s Stage for some delicious demos!”