Porthleven Food Festival

    Porthleven Food Festival is an annual, award-winning, three-day food festival held in the town of Porthleven in Cornwall, returning for the weekend of 26th - 28th April 2024. Presented in partnership with acclaimed chef Jude Kereama, this free foodie event is a must in the culinary calendar.

    The Festival

    The free foodie event, a must in the culinary calendar, celebrates Cornwall’s leading food and drink producers, stimulates the local economy - and seeks to raise awareness of key issues relating to the environment, food culture and sustainable food production.

    Thousands flock to Porthleven to tuck into celebrations, with the heart of the daytime activity held around the harbourside. The festival offers an exceptional foodie experience, for residents and visitors alike, helping to stimulate the local economy and better support the town’s community.

    In addition to the festival’s most exciting chef line-up to date, a new programme of workshops, talks and masterclasses will be sparking conversations around food sustainability and produce ecology.

    Expect a full weekend of entertainment including brilliant chef demos, live music, family-friendly activities, evening sessions and much more – in a whole town takeover.

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    The Chefs Theatre

    The 2024 Chef’s Theatre line-up is the festival’s best yet, with a host of new incredible new additions including Jack Stein, joining the bill alongside the likes of:

    • Adam Handling (Michelin-star chef owner of the wildly successful Adam Handling Restaurant Group – which includes the Ugly Butterfly in Carbis Bay)
    • Tom Brown (Michelin-star chef, who’s originally from Cornwall, and owner of Cornerstone restaurant in Hackney Wick and the new Pearly Queen, an oyster bar and restaurant in Shoreditch)
    • Paul Foster (Michelin-star chef of Salt restaurant)
    • Ben Palmer, 2024’s Great British Menu winner, of The Sardine Factory restaurant in Looe.

    The festival will also welcome Chris Eden, executive chef at Gidleigh Park, Josh Eggleton, Michelin Star chef patron of The Pony Restaurant Group, Andrew Tuck, of Harbour House in Flushing, Elly Wentworth, of The Angel in Dartmouth and Masterchef quarterfinalist and Sabzi Deli founder Kate Attlee – plus many more, which can all viewed via the festival’s website.

    NEW for 2024

    The festival is offering Ultimate Gourmet Weekend Tickets (£85pp) – which includes guaranteed seating in the Chef’s Theatre all weekend, access to the Friday and Saturday night Evening Sessions with Beans on Toast and the UK Fleetwood Mac, plus premium parking in the centre of Porthleven and a ticket to the exciting new Comedy Roast (2 course roast lunch, prepared by chef Rupert Cooper of the Philleigh Way Cookery School plus comedy and a quiz from Johnny Cowling plus support).

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