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Cheshire Food Event to Host Activities for All

Easter weekend will see the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival make a welcome return to Chester Racecourse. The epic event is renowned for celebrating the fresh produce and skilled chefs from all over the county, but also offers food fans a chance to get hands-on cooking experiences.

New for 2024, the festival organisers have designed exciting learning opportunities for children and adults, encouraging family members of all ages to explore and pick up new kitchen skills while having fun. The acclaimed bar and restaurant North Light, located in the heart of Chester’s Coachworks Arcade, will be opening the show on Saturday, 30 March.

Free activities suitable for little ones will take place over the weekend which can be booked in advance. Engaging interactive workshops will let children embark on their own culinary adventure through the Academy of Culinary Arts. There will also be hands-on learning sessions every hour. Each session is 45-minutes in length and created to introduce kids to the joy of cooking and healthier eating habits, through participation in fun activities.

Children participating in the mini-events will also get a chance to make scrumptious creations to impress their parents including easy-bake pizzas and special breakfast tortillas.

Adults won’t be left out either, with plenty of opportunities to sharpen their own skills available at the festival. Adult cooking classes that are completely free are ideal as a refresher, but there will also be expert-led sessions introducing the possibilities of plant-based dining.

On top of these exciting learning activities, there will also be more than 120 exhibitors at the festival, as well as celebrity chefs conducting demonstrations on stage. The Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival will begin on March 30 and ends on April 1.

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