Chef line up at the Ginger and Spice Festival 2019

We are privileged to have so many amazing chefs demonstrating at this year’s Ginger and Spice Festival.

From 10am to 5.00pm on Saturday 28th September 2019, you can watch the very best top, regional and local chefs getting spicy in our Live Cookery Theatre at the back of the Clive and Coffyne Pub. See the line up here.

Chef Rachel Green

Rachel Green is an award-winning chef, food writer, food campaigner, and TV presenter. A farmer’s daughter from Lincolnshire, Rachel has cooked for Her Majesty the Queen and at the Savoy Hotel, London. Her TV appearances include The One Show, Countryfile, Sunday Brunch, World on a Plate, Farm of Fussy Eaters and Flying Dishes. She has many strings to her apron, including demonstrating at The Ideal Home Show, The Game Fair, BBC Countryfile Live as well as several food ambassador roles. Tiptree are sponsoring Rachel’s appearance at this year’s Ginger and Spice Festival.

Mallika Basu

Mallika Basu is an Indian cook, food writer and author of two books Masala: Indian Cooking for Modern Living and Miss Masala: Real Indian Cooking for Busy Living. Mallika also writes a regular column for the Evening Standard as well as ad hoc cookbook review, restaurant and travel pieces. Mallika has since featured on Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry National TV comeback programme and on Jamie Oliver’s online cookery channel FoodTube.

Fanny Craddock

Dr Sue Bailey is a food scientist, historian, Senior lecturer & culinary history consultant. Dr Sue Bailey is passionate about educating, inspiring and supporting foodies as well as demonstrating and performs as Fanny Craddock –  one of Britain’s fist celebrity Chefs – at food events and festivals.

Dr Sue has appeared on Food Unwrapped for Channel 4, BBC 1 Rip Off Britain: Food and ITV Save Money – Good health evaluating herbal teas.

Chef Chris Burt

Christopher Burt has over 32 years experience in the industry & heads up The Mytton & Mermaid creative culinary team as well as River Town, his corporate Private & Pop Up company. He is a consultant development Chef for Finnebrogue Artisan in Northern Ireland, creating new dishes & flavour profiles for premium U.K. food retailers. Chris is currently working on projects with Luker chocolate in Colombia alongside industry food magicians MSK Ingredients on all new products. and

Rob Gibson

Rob is founder and owner of Roots and Wings, the local fine dining pop up experience. Robs enthusiasm for taking traditional dishes and updating them using only the best quality ingredients, creates exhilarating food adventures for vegans, vegetarians, meat or fish eaters.

James Sherwin

James Sherwin runs Wild Shropshire restaurant which serves a multi-course surprise tasting menu based on “Shropshire Terroir”. James has also appeared on Countryfile.

Adam Purnell

Adam Purnell describes himself as simply a lad from Shropshire with a passion for cooking, fishing, and the beautiful county itself. He has a particular interest in live fire and barbecuing

Morgan’s Country Butchers

Morgan’s Country Butchers have been buying and producing local meat for over 122 years. They frequently visit the livestock auction in Market Drayton to source their animals.  Darren is a master butcher and regularly demonstrates to festival crowds.

Netherton Foundry

The Netherton Foundry is a family owned business located in South Shropshire who design & make quality traditional cookware from materials sourced in Shropshire and its neighbouring counties.

To see the running order for Saturday 28th September, please click here.