Le Cordon Bleu London will be hosting its FIRST EVER Summer Festival to give a taste of the range of culinary skills, techniques and knowledge it has to offer.
- Le Cordon Bleu, 15 Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2LS
£5 - £25
Book via cordonbleu.edu
Throughout the day, you'll be able to enjoy food demonstrations from well-known chefs, wine and beverage tasting workshops, a Slow Food market, and a pop-up bookshop from Phaidon.
Cooking Demonstrations - Guest chefs from top restaurants will host engaging and informative demonstrations, showcasing expertly delivered recipes and techniques. Chefs include: Asma Khan of Darjeeling Express and featured in Netflix Chef’s Table, Anna Hansen of The Modern Pantry, Ramael Scully of Scully in St James’ Market, Rakesh Nair of Cinnamon Club, Kerth Gumbs of Ormer Mayfair and Robert Ortiz of Lima.
Practical Workshops - Practical culinary workshops will be run by the following Le Cordon Bleu alumni: Sarju Ranavaya, a pastry chef at The Taste Lab, who came in fifth place in the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2019 and won Best Artistic Chocolate Showpiece at the UK Pastry Open 2019. Joo Won, Head Chef at the Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, whose expertise lies in both traditional French cuisine and traditional Korean cuisine. Olivia Burt, a Sous Chef at Claridges Hotel, who was the first woman to reach Roux Scholarship Finals in four years.
Wine Tasting Workshops - There will be three exciting wine tasting sessions with Master Sommelier Matthieu Longuere, focusing on how to choose the right wine for any event or occasion, to suit any food palette and how to decode labels; all in a fun, interactive setting!
Slow Food Market – This will be an all-day market with food suppliers and producers which all celebrate the three guiding principles of Slow Food: ‘Good, Clean and Fair.’ Shoppers will be able to fill their fridges and pantries with delectable food products. Participants include: Haye Organic Farm, Brambletye Biodynamic Farm, The Tomato Stall, Hiver Beers, O’Shea’s Butchers, Hook & Son Raw Organic Milk, Bath Soft Cheese Co., Cannon & Cannon, Kitty’s Kombucha, Lalani & Co., Gilt & Flint Craft Beer, Slow Honey – Taste of Spain and Woodland Free Range Eggs.