Fine Food Forum

The Fine Food Forum delivers ideas and practical tips to help drive more customers and increase profits.

Attending sessions in the forum is the perfect way to keep pace with the latest flavour trends, gain produce selection and menu design advice and tackle topical issues such as sustainability and provenance from the best in the business.Each day in the Fine Food Forum top chefs cook in a live demonstration theatre. From discovering quality and passsion in local produce to a modern look at food and flavours, the Fine Food Forum has something for everyone. 

Seminar Programme

  Sunday 7th September Monday 8th September Tuesday 9th September

Steve Walpole
Chef Consultant and Freelance Chef
Steve Walpole Ltd 

Rachel Green
Chef / Presenter
Select Lincolnshire

Martin Bates
Craft Guild of Chefs



Tastings with Discover the Origin

Jane Parkinson
Discover the Origin

Tastings with Discover the Origin

Jane Parkinson
Discover the Origin

11.00 - 11.45

A Taste of the West Country

Bruce Cole
Moorland Garden Hotel

Richard Hunt
Devon Scone Company and The Lifestyle Group

Game Bird, Seasonal British Game

Rachel Green
Select Lincolnshire

New flavours, great taste...and British sharks

Ben Bartlett
Celebrity Chef

12.15 - 13.00

The Best of British

Marcus Verberne
Roast Restaurant

The Best Seasonal Food for September

Jose Pizarro
Jose Tapas Bar and Pizarro Restaurant

Insight into Luxury Retail and Hospitality   

Allister Bishop

13.30 - 14.15

Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine – Levantine, Turkish, Cypriot and more

Hulya Erdal
Made by the Chef

Devon’s Surf and Turf

Bruce Cole
Moorland Garden Hotel

A Taste of Roux

Steve Groves
Roux at Parliament Square

14.45 - 15.30 

A passion for autumn

Oliver Fox
Salt & Slate

Dipna Anand’s Punjabi Kitchen

Dipna Anand
The Brilliant

50th Anniversary Dishes

Christopher Basten
Craft Guild of Chefs

16.00 - 16.45

Tricks of the Trade

Steve Walpole
Steve Walpole Ltd 

Telmara Farm Duck

Hayden Groves
BaxterStorey Party

Rob Kennedy
Compass Group
(Based at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst)