Summer is the prime time for food festivals to take place and Devon is no exception to this. Food festivals can be a great place to get inspiration directly from other chefs and businesses as well as networking with other business owners and chefs, plus you get to taste-test lots of food throughout the day.
Buckfast Abbey Summer Food Fair: 21st July 2018
This food fair is held in the grounds of Buckfast Abbey and gives you the opportunity to see live demonstrations by some of the industry’s best as well as a variety of stalls for you to explore.
This event is completely free as well as having free onsite parking. To find out more information about this event, visit their website.
Devon Street Food Festival: 10th – 12th August 2018
The Street Food Warehouse will be returning to Ilfracombe this summer.
This mouth-watering event will be running every afternoon and evening to ensure that you can sample the very best innovations and dishes in Street Food.
Whether you want to incorporate more street food into your menu or you just love the taste of this kind of food, this festival will not disappoint.
To find out more about this event, visit their website.
Devon Fire and Spice Festival: 18th – 19th August 2018
This festival has the beautiful backdrop of Powderham Castle just to the south of Exeter.
This hot festival combines fiery chillies and a love for all things spiced. Perfect if you’re looking to add a fiery twist to any well-known dish.
This event is filled with demonstrations, workshops, competitions and even a chilli cook-off. What better way is there to spend one of your summer days?
If you want to find out more about visiting this event, visit their website.
The Great Food and Drink Show: 22nd– 23rd September 2018
The show is held in Westpoint Arena on the outskirts of Exeter. This is a weekend packed with all things food and drink, from tastings to cake decorating workshops; you’ll find it all at this event. Try your hand at a new skill in one of the workshops, listen to an industry professional in the talks or find inspiration from the individual stands.
The exhibitors will include a huge range of local suppliers, retailers and local food and drink producers. It is sure to be a day full of networking, inspiring ingredients and learning new things for all attendees.
If you want to find out more about this event, visit their website.