The world’s greatest restaurant festival, Taste of London, is back and is destined to be the highlight of the summer foodie calendar once again. A tantalising selection of world-class chefs and London’s hottest restaurants will descend onto London’s Regent’s Park from 17th – 21st June 2015.
Taste of London 2015 is all about keeping the event fresh, innovative and original: a re-vamped theatre, brand new restaurants, up and coming talent and forward thinking technology. A magnificently unique event where food and drink lovers converge to sample stunning dishes from the latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants London has to offer. This year the event will embrace its “Flavours of the World” theme, showcasing the melting pot of flavours that make up the London restaurant scene.
Taste of London is delighted to welcome to Regent’s Park this June a host of talented, enthusiastic, award winning and inspiring chefs including; one of the pioneers of modern British cooking Marcus Wareing, La Gavroche’s superstar sous chef Monica Galetti and the man responsible for revolutionising the way we eat Indian food, Atul Kochhar. Add to the mix Mexican street food chef and entrepreneur Thomasina Miers, and Michelin starred Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes. To top that off, Taste favourites returning include: Pascal Aussignac, Francesco Mazzei, Ben Tish, Bruno Loubet and Daniel Doherty.
40 of London’s best restaurants will converge on Regent’s Park serving taster portions of their signature dishes. New for 2015 is contemporary Chinese restaurant Chai Wu, South East London’s latest haunt Artusi, Jose Pizarro’s authentic Spanish Pizarro, The Clove Club known for its use of interesting and often overlooked British ingredients, The Palomar with its modern fare from Jerusalem and contemporary Japanese cooking from Aqua Kyoto. Also new for 2015 are Peruvian hotspot LIMA Floral, Anna Hansen’s newest venture; Modern Pantry 2 and Marcus Wareing’s Tredwell’s; modern London cooking focusing on British produce. Returning again are Taste of London favourites The House of Ho, L’Anima, Club Gascon, Spice Market, Ember Yard, Duck & Waffle, SushiSamba and Roka.
This year will see a revitalised and interactive new AEG Taste Theatre hosting the array of world class cooking talent. The AEG Cooking Club is a chance to get up close and personal with your favourite chef in an interactive hands-on cooking class.
Following on from the huge success at Taste of London Winter, The Protégé Project by Ford will return where three world class chefs each present their protégé to the UK’s finest foodies as they join together to run a restaurant at Taste of London. Simon Rogan presents Ben Donkin, Daniel Doherty will bringing his Duck & Waffle sous chef Chris Thompson and Derek Johnstone will be backed by Michel Roux Jr so make sure you are there to try the dishes from the stars of the future.
Champagne Laurent-Perrier will showcase one of the most beautiful features in the park with their champagne masterclass, The Balvenie will host whisky tastings and Mortimer’s cider will return with its hugely popular silent disco. In addition, Grana Padano DOP and Prosecco DOC will present Italian Moments – Tastings and pairings with the authentic Prosecco and the best vintages of Grana Padano.
Celebrity Cruises return for its third year to share their story of culinary excellence at sea with discerning London foodies. Pair some surprisingly bold flavours with wines which perfectly complement the palate in an exclusively designed tasting menu for the festival.
Taste of London will take over the stunning Regent’s Park from 17th – 21st June and turn it into a foodie wonderland.
Tickets go on-sale on TODAY (18th March), for more information or to purchase tickets go to: london.tastefestivals.com