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The Food Factory

20 - 29 Sep 2019 Food Factory Tent, St Sampsons Square

Take a hands-on tour exploring the production of a number of well known food items

Your tour will begin in the Food Factory tent on St Sampson’s square where you can get your hands dirty (if you want to) making some of these foods yourselves and at each station you’ll get something to try or takeaway! After this you have the opportunity to head down to York Cocoa Works.

Each tour (including activity at York Cocoa Works) will take around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

Due to the technical nature of some of the workshops this activity is most suitable to Adults and Family groups with children over 5, but if you want to bring your little one along there’s still plenty for them to do and they are free with a paying adult!

Although there will be availability on the day, the Food Factory can get very busy at peak times so it’s best to pre-book your slot online.

For groups of 10 and more, please email admin@yorkfoodfestival.com

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FREEFamily (4 participants including 1 or 2 adults)- £15, Adult- £7, Child- £5
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21 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 12:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission.cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

 

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FREEAdults: £6.50 Concession: £5 Children: £3.50 Family: £17 YorkPass & York Residents: 50% off ticket price
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22 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

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FREEADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
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28 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

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FREEADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
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29 Sep 2019

Chocolate Masterclass with Mark Tilling

The Cookery School at The Grand, York 10:00 until 16:30

A full day masterclass in chocolate at The Cookery School at The Grand with the award winning chocolatier Mark Tilling,

24 passion fruit, chill and mango moulded chocolates

20  hazelnut praline dipped truffle lollies

30 handed rolled whisky truffles

 

Enjoy a full-day class with Mark Tilling, who is an exceptionally talented, multi-award winning Chocolatier and has received many awards for his chocolate and pâtisserie work over the years, earning many gold and silver medals for his exquisite desserts and petits fours, as well as double gold for his chocolate showpieces.

His highest achievements, however, have been winning the UK Chocolate Masters competition from 2006 to 2008, and coming 12th in 2007 and 7th in 2009 at the finals of the World Chocolate Masters. He has also being featured on the new channel 4 show Extreme Chocolate Makers in 2019.

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£159
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29 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

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FREEADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
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20 Sep 2019

Riverford Master Veg Organic Cookery Class

St Olaves Church Hall, Marygate Lane York YO30 7DS 18:30 until 21:00

Learn how to cook with an organic veg box: prepare and share a delicious veg-packed vegan meal

Keen to eat more veg? These two-hour, hands-on cooking classes will give you ample veg inspiration – and the chance to see whether a Riverford veg box is for you. The class price includes a vegbox.

Together we’ll turn a brimming box of veg, fresh from our farm, into an inspirational organic feast. You’ll get stuck in, learning lots of essential skills – such as the best way to slice greens and segment citrus, and how to make sure your onions never catch in the pan.

We hope you’ll leave inspired to cook with a veg box at home.

Already a customer? Please contact us for more suitable events for your level of Riverford experience.

It’s very relaxed – people of all abilities are welcome, and we keep the classes small to give plenty of chance for questions and individual guidance. After the class, we’ll all sit down to enjoy our meal as a group over a glass of organic wine or beer.

Places are £40, including an organic supper, drinks and your first vegbox (delivered to your home after the class)

Please note: You must be 18+ to attend a Master Veg class.

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20 Sep 2019

Edible Art Workshop

Spark: York, 17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB 19:00 until 21:30

Create your own paintings and sculptures that are literally good enough to eat

Hosted by the good people at Arty Farty, we’ve got a variety of fun activities available to try regardless of your artistic ability. Chocolate painting, chilli chocolate sculpting and painting by numbers.

Ticket price includes all activities and you can take home your creations at the end of the night. Dip in and out as you please and visit the bars and eateries at Spark* for a truly culinary and cultural night out.

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21 Sep 2019

Little Vikings morning activities

Demo Area, St Sampson's Square 10:30 until 12:30

Little Vikings and friends will be taking over the demo tent on Saturday morning to run a series of free activities for children.

Free
21 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 12:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission.cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

 

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Please note: there are limited spaces for each workshop. If you for any reason change your plans, please cancel your tickets so others have a chance to sign up. There will be no cancellation charges. Ingredients do include items such as sugar and all items may have come into contact with nuts. Any queries do not hesitate to contact us.

Adults: £6.50 Concession: £5 Children: £3.50 Family: £17 YorkPass & York Residents: 50% off ticket price
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22 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

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ADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
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26 Sep 2019

Monmouth Coffee Masterclass

Everett's Coffee Company, 1B High Petergate York YO1 7EN 12:00 until 13:30

Learn from the absolute masters of coffee, how it is grown, chosen, processed and put into your cup. Cupping session follows.

28 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

More information
ADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
Book Tickets
29 Sep 2019

Chocolate Masterclass with Mark Tilling

The Cookery School at The Grand, York 10:00 until 16:30

A full day masterclass in chocolate at The Cookery School at The Grand with the award winning chocolatier Mark Tilling,

24 passion fruit, chill and mango moulded chocolates

20  hazelnut praline dipped truffle lollies

30 handed rolled whisky truffles

 

Enjoy a full-day class with Mark Tilling, who is an exceptionally talented, multi-award winning Chocolatier and has received many awards for his chocolate and pâtisserie work over the years, earning many gold and silver medals for his exquisite desserts and petits fours, as well as double gold for his chocolate showpieces.

His highest achievements, however, have been winning the UK Chocolate Masters competition from 2006 to 2008, and coming 12th in 2007 and 7th in 2009 at the finals of the World Chocolate Masters. He has also being featured on the new channel 4 show Extreme Chocolate Makers in 2019.

More information
£159
Book Tickets
29 Sep 2019

Georgian Chocolate Workshops – Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine

York Mansion House , Saint Helen’s Square York YO1 9QL 11:30 until 15:30

Join one of 2 sessions of cooking demonstrations in the beautifully restored Georgian kitchens at the Mansion House

2 demos a day – 11:30-12:15 and 14:30-15:15

Wander down to the beautiful Mansion House over the Food and Drink Festival weekends and learn how to make traditional Georgian recipes of Chocolate Cream and Chocolate Wine. Watch our team recreate these indulgent desserts in the fully restored kitchens under the stairs… and have a taste for yourself! Be careful, the Chocolate Wine is not for the faint hearted!

Recipe sheets will be available so you can make these at home. Free with the price of admission

More information
ADULTS: £6.50 CONCESSION: £5 CHILDREN: £3.50 FAMILY: £17 YORKPASS & YORK RESIDENTS: 50% OFF TICKET PRICE
Book Tickets