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Antonio Carluccio to headline Nottingham Castle Great Food and Drink Festival

Antonio Carluccio (Please credit photographer Laura Edwards)

In just two months’ time famous Italian Chef, and one half of the ‘Two Greedy Italians’, Antonio Carluccio will be the latest top chef to appear as part of The Great Food and Drink Festival at Nottingham Castle, sponsored by CDA, Lexus, Smooth Radio and NET.

With a career spanning over 50 years, Antonio Carluccio, who is also the owner and founder of the Italian Restaurant chain ‘Carluccio’s’, will be hosting three cooking demonstrations in the Kitchen Theatre, which will be followed by book signings straight after each demo. Antonio will be taking to the stage on Saturday 28 May.

Jean-Christophe Novelli, who has been dubbed the ‘nation’s best French chef’, will also be taking to the stage on Sunday 29. Jean-Christophe, who regularly appears on TV shows such as ‘This Morning’ and ‘Loose Women’, will be entertaining the audience by presenting three cooking demos.

The final day of the event, Monday 29, will see Adam Simmonds wow audiences with a selection of wonderful dishes. The former Great British Menu contestant, who went all the way to the final and got his starter ‘Your Share’ at the D-Day Banquet, will once again be treating the audience to three cooking demonstrations.

The event, which takes place over the May Bank Holiday, will be returning to Nottingham Castle for the third successive year. Last year saw the likes of Tom Kerridge, Nadiya Hussain and Rustie Lee attend the event over the weekend.

A whole host of great food and drink stands will line the castle grounds, allowing your senses to run wild as you walk around the venue taking in all the delightful aromas from cuisines from all around the world.

There will be a great variety of bars on offer at the event from a double decker bus bar, providing a range of drinks and great seating at the top of the bus, Greene King will be providing a real ale bar and there will also be a Prosecco bar and a spirit and cider bar provided by Coolest Drink Bar!

To keep up to date with all the latest information on The Great Food and Drink Festival visit www.greatfoodanddrinkfestivals.co.uk

Photo credit: Laura Edwards

Posted on 28 March 2017

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