London 6 February The National Geographic Traveller Food Festival (due to be held 18-19 July at the Business Design Centre, London) has announced the first names on its lineup and launched a revamped website. Among the big names appearing at the festival are Jack Stein, Olia Hercules, Asma Khan and José Pizarro.
Last year’s successful event attracted more than 5,500 attendees, with 45 exhibitors and 59 talks, demonstrations and masterclasses welcoming visitors to experience the world through food and travel. On the Main Stage, there was a series of demonstrations from celebrity chefs and interviews with top food personalities.
This year’s first billed chefs include:
Jack Stein: Jack began his career as a kitchen porter at dad Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant. He’s worked all over the world and is now executive development chef for Rick Stein. He runs his own course at Rick Stein’s Cookery School, has fronted several TV shows and...