Festival Programme

23rd September to 2nd October 2022

All day activities

23 Sep - 2 Oct 2022

Taste of Chez Mal

23 - 2 Oct 2022 Malmaison York, 2 Rougier Street York YO90 1UU

Join Malmaison for a Taste of Chez Mal experience at a special festival discounted rate

Enjoy a variety of sharing starters from the menu and a mouth-watering sharing steak for two.

Our branded Malbec is the perfect accompaniment to savour the evening in style and luxury with impeccable service at the core.

Each night from 6pm for our Taste of Chez Mal Experience

• £50.00 per person

• Sharing starters

• Chateaubriand sharing steak for two

• Bottle of Malmaison Malbec

This will run all week from 23rd September to 2nd October 2022.

Please contact the brasserie team once you have booked your ticket to secure your time slot. E-mail brasserie.york@malmaison.com or call +44 (0) 1904 946 060.

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£50 Per Person
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23 Sep - 2 Oct 2022

Champagne Afternoon Tea

23 - 2 Oct 2022 Middletons Hotel, Skeldergate, York YO1 6DU

Created by their experienced pastry chef, Middletons Afternoon Tea is a firm favourite for any celebration, occasion or treat.

Served daily in their restaurant, this is a treasured tradition of delicious and imaginative offerings full of great quality ingredients and tempting flavours.

Champagne Afternoon tea £26.00 per person (normally £34.00 per person – a saving of £8 per person)

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£26 Per PersonCall the Restaurant Team on 01904 611570 to book your table. Quote York Food and Drink Festival when booking
25 Sep 2022

Malbec Wine Tasting Dinner

The Chopping Block, 25 Walmgate York YO1 9TX 01904 629 222 19:00 until 22:00

Lucy Hjort will be showcasing 7 wines served alongside a 2 course meal from The Chopping Block at Walmgate Ale House

Hosted by wine expert Lucy Hjort from Melton’s, this Malbec tasting will feature 7 wines served alongside a 2 course menu from the team at The Chopping Block including Beef Daube and a cheese course.

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£45 Per Person
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27 Sep 2022

Supper Club with Andrew Pern

The Star Inn the City, Lendal Engine House, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DR 19:00 until 22:00

One of Andrew Pern’s occasion supper clubs at The Star Inn the City

These special events at The Star Inn the City bring a taste of the Michelin-Starred Star at Harome into the centre of York. Early booking is recommended to ensure your spot.

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£65 Per Person
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27 Sep 2022

Burnt Chef Project Charity Dinner

The Cookery School at The Grand, The Grand, York, North Yorkshire YO1 6GD 19:00 until 10:30

A Charity Dinner in aid of The Burnt Chef Project

The Grand, York is delighted to announce the hosting of a charity dinner in partnership with The Burnt Chef Project, who champion dismantling the stigma surrounding mental health within the hospitality industry. Dinner will be hosted by Kris Hall, founder of The Burnt Chef Project, Head Chef Ahmed Abdalla from the city’s new fine dining restaurant, Legacy at The Grand, York and aspiring chefs from Doncaster College. The seven course tasting menu, will be followed by a charity auction, of which all of the proceeds will go to The Burnt Chef charity.

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Book your place by contacting dining@thegrandyork.co.uk, 01904 380038

£50 Per Person
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28 Sep 2022

Nyetimber ‘Perfectly British’ Luncheon

Middlethorpe Hall, Bishopthorpe Road York YO23 2GB 12:30 until 15:30

Nyetimber Ambassador Helen MacKenzie will introduce the ‘Perfectly British’ luncheon with a sumptuous four-course menu carefully paired with Nyetimber wines.

Middlethorpe Hall is delighted to welcome back Helen MacKenzie, Nyetimber Ambassador, to host the ‘Perfectly British’ Luncheon and introduce a selection of superb British wines from Nyetimber.

Head Chef Ashley Binder has created his special perfectly British four-course menu, to which Helen has carefully paired a selection of Nyetimber wines.

12.30pm – Pre-luncheon drinks and canapes

1.15pm – Four-course luncheon menu


Cornish Crab
Cucumber, yuzu, sorrel

Scottish Salmon
Lobster dumpling, langoustine bisque, fennel

Yorkshire Lamb
Yellison, garden tomato, basil

Nyetimber Poached Peach
White chocolate, vanilla, Bellini

Pettit Fours

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£79 Per Person
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30 Sep 2022

French Mushroom and Truffle Dinner

Chopping Block at Walmgate Ale House, 25 Walmgate York YO1 9TX 18:00 until 21:30

One of the the Chopping Block monthly “Supper Club” events this one is designed to highlight Michael Hjort’s (Chef and Festival Director) French roots (previously Sous Chef to Michel Roux Jr)   Click “more information” for the menu.

French Mushroom and Truffle Dinner 30th September

Wild Mushrooms on Brioche Toast and Fresh Goat’s Cheese

Truffled Egg Cocotte (lightly baked eggs)

Breast of Chicken with Girolle Mushrooms and Braised Lettuce

Poached Pear in Red Wine

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£35Book a table between 5.30 and 9.30
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1 Oct 2022

Cafe 21 Celebration Dinner

Cafe 21, Fenwick 2 St. Mary's Square Coppergate Centre York YO1 9WY 19:00 until 22:00

On the evening of October 1st, Café 21 York will be opening its doors for an evening of classic dishes celebrating the 34 year history of 21 Hospitality Group.

Hosted by celebrated North East Chef and Restaurateur Terry Laybourne, an incredibly special five course menu preceded by Champagne Reception will be held at 7.00pm in the modern dining space on the first floor of Fenwick, York.

Coronation Crab Cocktail – Lime, Mango and Roasted Cashews
Thin Tomato Tart, Pistou and a Friture of Herbs
Fillet of Turbot, Lobster Mousse and Cucumbers
Northumbrian Partridge ‘en Croute’
Compote of Autumn Fruits, Red Wine and Spices – Cinnamon Ice Cream
Coffee and Chocolate Truffles (flavoured with The Lakes Single Malt, voted World’s best Whisky 2022)


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£60 Per Person
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