Participants

Who’s involved in this year’s Festival

Adam Jackson

Chef patron of the three AA Rosette Restaurant The Park

Andrew Pern

Andrew Pern is a Yorkshire born chef who has won multiple cookery awards. He is the owner of The Star at Harome, which has a Michelin star.

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Christine Austin

Wine Writer for The Yorkshire Post and International Wine Challenge ­Panel Chair

James McKenzie

Chef/proprietor of the Michelin starred Pipe and Glass, South Dalton

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Karen Hardwick

Wine educator and York resident

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Tommy Banks

Chef/Owner of the Michelin starred Black Swan at Oldstead and Roots York

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Craig Atchinson

The Grand Hotel and Spa’s Executive Chef

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David Geary

Former York resident, David is a graduate of the Cape Wine Academy and holds 2 university degrees

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Di Hammill

Wild Harvest Foraging

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Dr Gareth Morgan

Wine educator

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Jason Moore

One of the founding chefs within Provenance Inns

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Jon Appleby

Head Chef at The Blue Lion Inn, in East Witton, near Leyburn

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Love Cheese

Love cheese are York's only specialist cheese shop serving fine wines and cheeses

Michael Hjort

Leading local chef and the Festival director.

Orchards of Husthwaite

Artisan Yorkshire Cider producers

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Rafi’s Spicebox

Indian cuisine: re-invented. At Rafi’s Spicebox we’re introducing new ways of thinking and new ways of eating.

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Sharmini Thomas

Indian cookery guru

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Simon Miller

Head Chef and co-founder of La Casita, a Yorkshire exclusive tapas chain with traditional restaurants in Boston Spa, Leeds, Horsforth and Ilkley.

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Will McKee

Harrogate born demonstration Chef

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