Chefs from Jamie’s Ministry of Food, Dapur Malaysia and a Great British Bake Off finalist will share their secrets at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival.

The four-day event, from August 4-7, is offering a range of cooking demonstrations with experts sharing their knowledge about everything from Indian delicacies to bread, baking and Italian cuisine.

The demos give visitors a chancet to watch chefs prepare dishes live, ask questions and sample some of the delicious creations.

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2015 in St. George's Square, Huddersfield - Jamie's Ministry Of Food Demo Kitchen.

Last year saw local chefs go head-to-head in cooking challenges, while the Bradford brand of Jamie’s Ministry of Food showed people how to cook healty, nutritious meals on a budget.

This year’s events will be compered by Andie Laidlaw from Jamie’s Ministry of Food and will begin at 11.30am on Thursday with Heart radio preseners Dixie and Emma.

The 2016 demos include:


  • Heart presenters Dixie and Emma and Jamie’s Italian Chefs 11.30am
  • Marco Thorington of Jamie’s Italian 1pm
  • Alison Whitmarsh of Proper Maid 2pm
  • Asparagus Green Catering 3pm
  • 4pm TBC


  • Asparagus Green Catering 11am
  • 12pm TBC
  • Carl Turner of Ministry of Chocolate 1pm
  • Jamie’s Ministry of Food 2pm
  • David Johnston of Temujin 3pm
  • Mr Aslam of Spicy Kitchen 4pm
Sandy Docherty on the Great British Bake Off
Sandy Docherty on the Great British Bake Off


  • 11am TBC
  • Jamie’s Ministry of Food 12pm
  • Dominic Hirst of Ashburton Cookery School 1pm
  • Carl Turner of Ministry of Chocolate 2pm
  • Valerie Kampos of Dapur Malaysia 3pm
  • Great British Bake Off Finalist Sandy Docherty 4pm


  • David Johnston of Temujin 12pm
  • Krishna Patel of Dilishque 1pm
  • Carole Roberts of Love Bread 2pm
  • Finale - Asparagus Green Catering 3pm