Top Manchester restaurateurs, bar-owners and foodie businesses will be flocking to Manchester’s legendary Heaton Park on July 7 and 8 this year. Manchester Eats is a brand-new food festival, which see the park transformed into a food lovers’ paradise.
The festival, which will also include talks and workshops from top celebrity chefs and mixologists, will celebrate Manchester’s growing restaurant and bar sector, and its reputation as the food capital of the north. Visitors can participate in classes including vegan & vegetarian cooking, a chocolate masterclass and even cooking for kids.
Guests will have the chance to preview new recipes and exclusive tasty treats, across areas including a prosecco tent, global food court and a healthy living zone.
There are already a host of exciting names on the exhibitor list, including Cottonopolis, Proove Pizza and Manchester Gin, with more being added each week in the run up to the weekend.
Official charity partners the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation will be providing an activity zone on both days with interactive, accessible sporting activities for both children and adults. The event also features a dedicated children’s village and live DJ sets.
Denise Harris, Event Director at Manchester Eats, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to be bringing Manchester Eats to Heaton Park. There will be a real mix of delicious food and drink on offer and visitors will also have the opportunity to see some of the most popular celebrity chefs in the country.
“It’s set to be a fantastic weekend of foodie fun, set in a stunning location, and I’m sure it will be a big hit with food lovers from across the region.”
The company behind Manchester Eats, SK Events, has a strong track record in organising pop-up events and festivals. The company’s portfolio includes Liverpool Food and Drink Festival, Disco Classical, Liverpool Food, Drink and Lifestyle Spring Festival, Barcode Expo, Taste Cumbria and Celebration of Style.