Fancy brushing up on your culinary skills?

Why not take some tips from the experts at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

This year's event, across St George's Square from August 7-10, will feature live demonstrations from chefs who will guide visitors through everything from cooking a romantic meal for two to getting creative with chocolate, as well as presentations from producers and restaurants at this year's festival.

Click below for pictures from last year's event

Here are the four chefs appearing at this year's festival:

Phil Leverington, the Demo Chef
Phil Leverington, the Demo Chef
 

Host chef and compere: Phil Leverington, The Demo Chef - Phil's relaxed approach to cooking will help any culinary novice develop their skills. Using just one knife and one pan, he will be cooking with locally sourced ingredients from festival producers, demonstrating how to prepare and cook a dish from scratch.

David Stewart-Pybus, John Smith's Stadium
David Stewart-Pybus, John Smith's Stadium
 

Guest chef: David Stewart-Pybus, John Smith's Stadium - Formerly a sous chef at Manchester City Football Club, David won Chef of the Year at the Harrogate Business Awards during his role as head chef at Goldsborough Hall in Knaresborough. In 2013 he began working at sous chef at John Smith's Stadium.

Ashley Coley, the Huddersfield Veg Man
Ashley Coley, the Huddersfield Veg Man

Guest chef: Ashley Coley, Huddersfield Veg Man - Ashley, 25, is head cheif at the Royal Ancient and also know as the Veg Man - with a belief that quality food is essential to quality cooking and a dedication to sourcing local produce. His speciality is seafood cuisine.

Andie Laidlaw, Jamie's Ministry of Food
Andie Laidlaw, Jamie's Ministry of Food
 

Guest chef: Andie Laidlaw, Jamie's Ministry of Food - With more than 12 years experience, Andie has studied under Wayne Tapsfield and Gary Rhodes and is part of the team that runs Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food in Bradford. When he's not cooking, he's a keen drummer and percussionist.

Here's the running order and times for the chef demonstrations:

Thursday August 7

11.30am - Official opening cook-off with Dave Stewart-Pybus (John Smith's Stadium) and Ashley Coley (Huddersfield Veg Man)

1pm - Host chef Phil Leverington (The Demo Chef)

2pm - Kabana head chef Mr A Khan

3pm - Ashley Coley

4pm - Ministry of Chocolate, the Minister Carl Turner

Friday August 8

11.30am - Phil Leverington and Ashley Coley cook-off with Dixie and Emma from Heart

1pm - Proper Maid's Alison Whitmarsh

2pm - Jamie's Ministry of Food, guest chef Andie Laidlaw

3pm - Spicy Kitchen

4pm - Phil Leverington

Saturday August 9

11am - Phil Leverington and David Johnson (Temujin) cook-off competition

1pm - Round Green Farm featuring Phil Leverington

2pm - Jamie's Ministry of Food, guest chef Andie Laidlaw

3pm - Ali Murad

4pm - Delice D'Ivoire

Sunday August 10

11am - Phil Leverington

12pm - Coddy's Farm, Andrew Colwill

1pm - Kabana

2pm - Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil

3pm - Temujin's David Johnson

4pm - Finale with Phil Leverington

As well as the wide range of stalls offering food from around the world, locally brewed ales and ciders and mouth-watering desserts and sweets, the festival also has a Kid's Zone where youngsters can learn more about food and enjoy crafts.

On the Friday and Saturday evenings, the festival will also showcase local artists including the Voice's Georgia Harrup with its Festival at Dusk event, with live music continuing on Sunday, the final day of the festival.

Follow the links or click here to read more about the 2014 Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival.