The Fine Food Halls
The halls host a wide range of food and drink, cheeses, wines, real ales, meats, pastries, cakes, cider and Mediterranean fare from regional and national producers and retailers. has become very popular with visitors as they can sample and buy a whole range of local and regional artisan products. With a taste before you buy approach, you will definitely find something here that you want to take home with you!
The Country Kitchen
is a wonderfully rustic cookery demonstration area where chefs talk about and demonstrate how to cook a wide selection of dishes. Most are at the top of their profession and have been specially selected for their obvious culinary skills. Featuring this year are:
The Crabstock Boys – demonstrating and selling seasonal seafoods.
Charles Jardine – Well known in the angling world. Charles will be demonstrating casting in the Angling Village as well as showing us how to cook fish well in the Country Kitchen.
Simon Whitehead – Simon will be both demonstrating his work with ferrets in the Countryside arena, but will then be coming over to the Country Kitchen with a fascinating demonstration on how to cook rabbit. He will also be promoting his new book on the same subject.
Andrea Wallace – Andrea trained at Leith’s School of Food and Wine. Following her training she worked as a chef for several years gaining critical real life catering experience which has given her a wide range of knowledge. She then became a Senior Teacher at Leith’s teaching year diploma courses, part time and specialist courses. This role gave rise to media appearances both in TV and Radio and at the Good Food Show. You can now find her imparting her fun and informal demonstration style at Food Festivals and Game and Country Fairs around the UK.
Why not try for yourselves some of Adreas recipes that she will be demonstrating at the show……..
Eat, drink and relax in our chilled out Piazza area
The Piazza in our Food Glorious Food area is that special area where you can relax and eat, choosing from a wide range of tastes and cultures. Compliment that with a glass of wine, real ale or maybe even champagne, enjoy the live music and take in the atmosphere.
There’s plenty of seating, both outside and undercover in the marquees, and a chance to chill and soak in the atmosphere and live music, while enjoying some of the amazing food on offer; food from all over the world – or local produce from the surrounding area.
To complement the food, there’s a large selection of beverages available; wine, champagne, cocktails, real ales, ciders and perries, as well as soft drinks. Enjoy the ambience of our large Real Ale tent, or try some of the many perries or wines.
Real Ales and Ciders
A variety of real ales from local breweries at our very own Stagger Inn bar. Also a selection of real ciders from British small producers. Great atmosphere and the usual wines and soft drinks as well.
If you enjoy good food and celebrity chefs, don’t forget to check out our food festivals this year. Close (ish) to Burghley we have Rutland, Sandringham and Nottingham. Click here for more information