Food – Meet MasterChef’s John Torode at Clumber Park


Foodie favourite John Torode is back by popular demand to headline this year’s Festival of Food and Drink, held for the seventh year at Clumber Park on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September.

Chef, TV presenter, judge of BBC’s MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and Junior MasterChef, and a regular on ITV’s This Morning, John will once again bring a stunning menu of recipes for live demonstrations as well as signing his cook books and joining VIP guests for an exclusive ‘meet and greet’.

John made his Clumber Park debut back in 2015, sharing recipes from his bestselling book My Kind of Food and delighting fans with his behind the scenes stories. Appearing at Clumber Park on Sunday 15th September, John said: I had such a great time at Clumber Park a few years ago, I can’t wait to come back. Looking forward to meeting the locals and trying the local produce.”

Also appearing over the weekend are MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 winner Laurence HenryEpiVegan Brett Cobley, and Chef, Food Journalist and author Rachel Green.

VIP tickets are available for just £15 and include priority parking, fast track entry, access to the VIP marquee with seating, an exclusive celebrity ‘meet and greet’ and a fabulous goody bag.
With 150 mouth-watering producers showcasing their food and drink, The Festival of Food and Drink is the biggest event of its kind in the region. Its festival vibe is enhanced by live music throughout the weekend, with the stage area surrounded by Street Food vendors and Pop-Up Cafes.

Ticket prices start from just £7 in advance with free admission into Clumber Park (usually £5) included, offering a fantastic saving. Children aged five years and under are also admitted free. Family tickets are available, with entry for two adults and two children up to the age of 16 years, costing from £20. For more info, visit


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