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Tatton Park will be transformed into a spectacular foodie wonderland for a three-day festive feast for the whole family later this month.

Showcasing the best of Cheshire restaurants, chefs, street food and leading food and drink producers, Foodies Festival will feature top chefs, MasterChef winners, a brand new Gin Alley, Artisan Christmas Market, Live Music Stage, Cakes & Desserts Theatre and Festive Masterclasses to inspire you in plenty of time for Christmas.

It’s the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season in style. Get hands on with the Festive Masterclasses and create everything from Christmas wreaths with florists to cupcake decorating with master chocolatier Fiona Sciolti.

A stunning array of Great Taste Awards winners will be exhibiting the best of local produce.

Ask artisan producers questions about their produce and story, and fill up the Christmas stockings with award winning treats to make Christmas extra special.

Fabulous festive Foodies Festival coming to Tatton Park I Love Manchester
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With over 200 stalls, you will be spoilt for choice between smoked salmon tasting stands, outstanding local cheeses, melt-in-your-mouth brownies, show-stopping cakes, award-winning oils and chutneys, and much, much more.

Can’t cook the turkey quite right? Fear not, Cheshire’s finest will be answering all your questions on how to be the hostess with the mostess – or the host with the most – this Christmas.

Let the UK’s top chefs inspire you with the best recipes to cook up for the family this Christmas.

Already confirmed for The Chef’s Theatre are MasterChef Winner 2015 Simon Wood, Great British Bake Off Winner Luis Troyano, David Mooney (The Old Sessions House, Knutsford), Mike Brand (George’s Restaurant), Aiden Byrne (Manchester House), Adam Reid (The French), Robert Taylor (Mr Cooper’s), Steven Moore (Grafene) and Lewis Gallagher (Provenance).

Taste the flavours of the world at the Street Food Avenue with a culinary trip taking you from Japan to Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina, India, Mexico, Africa and more. With everything from crème brulee campervans to sushi burritos and paella, we challenge you not to be lured in by the sensory overload of the Street Food Avenue.

Great British Bake Off Winners and top patisserie chefs will whip up both traditional Christmas cakes and show-stopping alternatives to impress your guests with this season.

Worked up an appetite watching their demonstrations? Stop by the Pudding Hall for a haven of sweet treats such as mulled wine, mince pies, Christmas cakes, macaroons and delicious brownies.

Competition baker or aspiring Bake Off participant? Take part in the Foodies Cake Off Competition each day with your homemade cakes for the chance to be crowned champion.

There’s something for everyone at Foodies Festival, including delicious, healthy vegan, veggie and gluten-free, guilt-free treats for you to enjoy.

Drink, anyone? The UK’s top wine, beer and champagne experts will teach you how to match your tipple with food, inspired by the best flavours and tastes of Christmas.

Learn from the UK’s top experts like Charles Metcalfe who will be presenting The Pleasures of Port and Diana Thompson who will be presenting champagne tasting in the Drinks Theatre.

Just when you think you’ve found your new favourite gin, another exciting new brand pops up. Try them at Gin Alley. Infused with natural botanicals, rose, elderflower or casked in whisky, there’s plenty to sample from exhibitors and at the Christmas Gin Cocktail Masterclasses.

Take the kids along to the Elf Cookery School where they can bake and decorate snowballs and snowflakes, gingerbread men, reindeer food and flapjacks or cookies to leave out for Santa.

Take a break from the Champagne Ski Bar and enjoy the post-feasting fun by the Live Music Stage with carols and Scotland’s best unsigned bands bringing the festive spirit throughout the day.

Friday 17th November – Sunday 19th November. Tickets are on sale now and are available here.

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