Here you will find all the Food Festival events so you can get an overview and plan your days.

Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Annual Food Festival Quiz

Test yourself against fellow foodies in the fabulous annual Food Festival Quiz

Thursday 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Children's Tea Party

Some tantalising tasters for local and visiting youngsters

Thursday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rotary Young Chef Competition 2017

A great opportunity for students from Dartmouth Academy to enter a National Competition

Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Festival Feast

Celebrate the opening of the festival with a scrumptious feast!

Friday to Sunday

Festival Bar

Enjoy a tasty tipple in our Festival bar on the Embankment

Friday to Sunday

Workshop: Pizza Making with Kernow Forno

We love a wood fired pizza! Now you can learn to make your own

Friday to Sunday

Royal Avenue Gardens - Family Area

Lots of family friendly activities for children of all ages

Friday to Saturday

Workshop: Crab Cracking

How to break into local speciality, the brown crab

Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Chef Demonstration: Mitch Tonks

Mitch Tonks, The Seahorse & Rockfish

Friday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Adam Banks

Adam Banks, Head Chef, Fifteen, Cornwall.

Friday 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Workshop: Fish Cooking with Nick Evans

SOLD OUT

Friday 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Drinks Seminar: Undiscovered Italy

A not-to-be-missed introduction to a selection of high-quality and rarer Italian styles

Friday 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Workshop: Pasta Making

Make your own egg pasta & bash up your own basil pesto from the simplest of ingredients

Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: J.P. Bidart

J.P. Bidart, Chef of the Millbrook Inn, South Pool, Devon

Friday 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Workshop: Chocolate Truffles

Learn how to create your own tasty chocolate truffles with Stuart Pate

Friday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Nick Evans

Nick Evans, Rick Steins Seafood School, Padstow

Friday to Sunday

Workshop: Sushi Making with The Miso Tree

Nolly from The Miso Tree is back, learn to make these delicate Japanese treats

Friday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Drinks Seminar: Fascinating World of Sherry

Tim Holt shares the world-class sherries of Barbadillo, in Sanlucar de Barrameda

Friday to Saturday

Workshop: Curry Masterclass

SOLD OUT

Friday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Stuart Pate

Stuart Pate, Head Pastry Chef of Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, Padstow

Friday 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop: Classic Tarte Aux Fruits

Learn how to make and decorate the classic French tarte aux fruits

Friday to Sunday

Workshop: Fabulous Flatbreads

Learn to make this great addition to your Indian cookery repertoire

Friday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Drink Seminars: The Perfect Partners for Chocolate

An informal & lively debate about which drinks, not only wine, best match chocolate

Friday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Romy Gill MBE

Romy Gill MBE, Chef & owner of Romy's Kitchen, Bristol

Friday 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop: Ceviche Masterclass

SOLD OUT

Friday 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Michael Wignall

Michael Wignall, Executive Head Chef Gidleigh Park, Devon

Friday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Wine Uncorked at Browns!

Come along and mingle, sip and chat wine over a glass or two...

Friday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Friday Night Demo

Join us in the Chefs Demonstration marquee on Friday, after dark!

Friday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Food & Beer Pairing : International Fermented Foods

Prepare to have your taste buds awakened, fermented foods are a top food trend for 2017

Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get Up & Cook. This one's for the kids!

Join David Jones together with Jenny Chandler for some fun in the kitchen

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Eat Your Words: England's Seafood Coast

Mitch Tonks and Barry Young reveal hidden truths about the local catch of the day

Saturday 10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Eat Your Words: Day Ticket

Buy one ticket and enjoy all our Eat Your Words Saturday sessions!

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bread of Life

Try your hand in this bread making competition

Saturday 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Local Heroes Demo : Fudge Making

Join Roly's Fudge as they make, pour and shape their delicious award-winning fudge

Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Chef Demonstration: Angela Hartnett & Neil Borthwick

Angela Hartnett MBE, Executive Chef, Murano & Neil Borthwick, Head Chef, Merchants Tavern

Saturday 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Workshop: Making Mezze

SOLD OUT

Saturday 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Workshop: Knife Skills

Ever wondered which knife to use for which job? Here you'll chopping like a pro in no time!

Saturday 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Eat Your Words: What's in a Box

Co-founders of The Mindful Chef recipe box reveal how growing up in Devon inspired them

Saturday 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Local Heroes Demo : Making the Perfect Pie

Dartmouth's newest restaurant Piestro show you how to make the perfect pie

Saturday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Richard Bertinet

Richard Bertinet, Bertinet Cookery School, Bath

Saturday to Sunday

Workshop: Fermented

A beginner's guide to fermenting with food writer Charlotte Pike

Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Deli Dish of the Day : Classic Victoria Sponge

Is yours the best ever home-made Victoria Sponge?

Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Drinks Seminar: Wine Merchant turns Winemaker

Hear Liam Steevenson talk about his life in artisan wine production

Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Workshop: Festival Big Nose

Can your tell your gooseberries from your grass clippings??

Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Local Heroes Demo : Cheese Pairings and Recipes

Quicke's Cheese guide you through the fascinating art of cheese-making

Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Eat Your Words: Fussy Eaters and Table Tantrums

Find out how to get kids cooking more in the kitchen in this Q&A session

Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Mitch Tonks & Mark Hix

Mitch Tonks, The Seahorse, and Mark Hix, Hix Restaurants

Saturday 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Workshop: The Perfect Tarte Aux Pommes

SOLD OUT

Saturday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Drinks Seminar: France, the most exciting wine country

A compelling tasting of fine and varied French wines with Will Lyons

Saturday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Tom Hunt

Tom Hunt, Eco-chef, Tom's Feast, Bristol

Saturday 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Workshop: Children's Sushi with The Miso Tree

A great opportunity for kids to learn how to make these most delicate of Japanese treats

Saturday 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Eat Your Words: Plot 29: a love story with leaves

Observer Food Monthly editor Allan Jenkins digs into his Devon river childhood

Saturday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Local Heroes Demo : Marvellous Marshmallows

Join Cailin Morrison, of The Pastry Counter, to find out all about marshmallows

Saturday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Gelf Alderson

Gelf Alderson, Head Chef at River Cottage HQ

Saturday to Sunday

Workshop: Seasonal Salads

Make deliciously tasty salads using the best seasonal veggies to perk up your palate

Saturday 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Local Heroes Demo : Spicy Curry Sauce

Ankur Biswas is a master of spicing so expect your tastebuds to be well and truly tickled...

Saturday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Eat Your Words: How to eat with the seasons

The 'root to fruit' philosophy is more than just a trend

Saturday 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Drinks Seminar: How to create the perfect G&T

SOLD OUT

Saturday 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Workshop: Cool Kids Cook

One for the kids! A chance to create black bean quesadillas with salsa!

Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Matt Tebbutt

Matt Tebbutt, chef and TV presenter for Food Unwrapped & Saturday Morning Kitchen

Saturday 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Workshop: Butchery with Pipers Farm

Peter Greig is back with his butchery workshop - see the master at work!

Saturday 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Eat Your Words: Sweet and Sour

Discover some unusual ingredients and citrus cocktails   

Saturday 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Chef Demonstration: Olia Hercules

Olia Hercules, Chef and Writer, London

Saturday 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop: Classic Tarte Aux Fruits

Discover how to make and decorate the classic French tarte aux fruits

Saturday 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Drinks Seminar: Fascinating Fizz

SOLD OUT

Saturday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Saturday Night Demo

Join us in the Chefs Demonstration marquee on Saturday, after dark!

Saturday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Food & Wine Pairing : The Cuisine of Awadh

SOLD OUT

Sunday 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Eat Your Words: Kitchen Confidential

Dan Saladino hosts this lively Q&A session with a talented panel of top chefs

Sunday 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Workshop: Olive Oil Tasting

Return of Greek cooking expert Rosie Barron, an exploration of olives & olive oils

Sunday 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Local Heroes Demo : The Art of Coffee Making

Believe it or not, there is an art to making the perfect coffee

Sunday 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Workshop: Steak & Sauces

Learn how to cook the perfect sirloin steak

Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Deli Dish of the Day : Non-alcoholic Cordial

Share your unique and tasty cordial recipe with us!

Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Chef Demonstration: Mindful Chef

Myles Hopper & Giles Humphries, The Mindful Chef

Sunday 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Drinks Seminar: Prosecco Brunch

Back by popular demand Browns Hotel brings you the perfect way to start your...

Sunday 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Local Heroes Demo : Chilli Tasting Challenge

Take the chilli tasting challenge and get your name on the Chilli Wall of Flame!

Sunday 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Workshop: Fish Cookery

Learn some secrets about fish cooking as you cook the catch of the day

Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Chef Demonstration: Julien Picamil

Julien Picamil, Saveurs, Dartmouth

Sunday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Local Heroes Demo : The Life of a Local Butcher

Join our local Dartmouth Butcher's son discussing what life is really like today in the butchery trade

Sunday 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop: Children's Tarte Aux Fruits

For the kids! Making then decorating classic French tarte aux fruits

Sunday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chef Demonstration: Holly & David Jones

Holly & David Jones, Manna from Devon Cooking School

Sunday 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Workshop: Pasta Making

Make your own egg pasta, bash up your own basil pesto from the simplest of ingredients

Sunday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chef Demonstration: Chefs "Mash Up" with Serin Aubrey

Closing Chefs "Mash Up" - Serin Aubrey & friends

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