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Taste of London adds more top chefs and restaurants to the 10th anniversary line-up
Taste of London, the capital's annual restaurant festival, returns with a Michelin starred line-up of chefs, restaurants and brand new features.
The alfresco festival runs from Thursday 20 – Sunday 23 June in London’s Regent’s Park and boasts many impressive players.
Top chefs from across the globe will be giving demonstrations at the Electrolux Taste Theatre. This year’s theme is collaboration and reunion; celebrating established and new talents, and international chef pairings. One of the most anticipated collaborations of the event will undoubtedly be ‘In the Kitchen with Three Generations of the Roux Family’ – Albert, Michel Jr and his daughter Emily – cooking together on stage for the first time.
2013 will see a series of world class and rare demonstrations entitled ‘In the Kitchen with…’ which will feature celebrated Nordic chef Magnus Nilsson from Faviken in Northern Sweden who will deliver a taste of the extraordinary cuisine he offers at his world-renowned restaurant. ‘In the Kitchen with…’ will also welcome brothers, Chris and Jeff Galvin who will be showcasing their French flair, ZUMA founder Rainer Becker and two-Michelin starred chef Phil Howard.
To mark the 10 year anniversary, Taste of London will also welcome back all three of the ‘Founding Fathers’ of the festival: Gary Rhodes, Michel Roux Jr and Alfred Prasad. The three Michelin-star chefs helped launch the very first Taste of London festival back in 2004 and will now help celebrate the 10th anniversary with a special group demonstration.
In addition, Gennaro Contaldo and Antonio Carluccio will join forces for ‘In the Kitchen with…Two Greedy Italians’. Combining their Italian roots and passion for food, the duo will whip up an Italian feast.
Other collaborations during the event will include chef legend Pierre Koffmann along with his well-known protégé Tom Kitchin, the indomitable duo of Francesco Mazzei and Alfred Prasad, and French and Indian cuisine will collide with delicious results when Vivek Singh and Eric Chavot take to the stage together. The main stage will also be home to Ashley Palmer-Watts from Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (who recently rose to #7 in the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards), French superstar Raymond Blanc, along with baking gurus Eric Lanlard and the Baker Brothers, and many more.
A selection of the capital’s hottest restaurants will also be represented, including Babbo, Gordon Ramsey’s Maze, Spice Market, The Cinnamon Club and Roka.
Tickets can be bought either at www.tastefestivals.com/london or by calling 0871 230 7132.
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