Festival Cookery Theatre
One of the highlights of the festival is the chance to learn from the culinary skills of a host of South West chefs, including co-founder Michael Caines MBE, Tom Kerridge and many more in our Festival Cookery Theatre.
The full line-up of chefs can be found here (*Please note this is subject to change).
- Bidvest Foodservice
We are the team behind your favourite places to eat out, we are responsible for getting chilled, grocery and frozen food, along side non food lines, catering equipment and wine to thousands of our customers every day so they can make every visit a great one. We are passionate about supporting our customers across Exeter and offering innovative new products and support to help them to be a success. We are already talking with companies about the packages on offer so don't delay in getting in touch. Visit this page for more details.
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- Exeter College
Exeter College is thriving as an exciting, friendly and purposeful college which is committed to ensuring all our students succeed. The Michael Caines Academy, launched at Exeter's Food Festival in 2011, aims to train the next generation of chefs and restaurateurs in 'excellence in hospitality'. It is one of a number of inspirational academies that challenge students to excel in their chosen field. We have high expectations of our students and staff and each year their combined efforts result in excellent exam results, outstanding training successes and brilliant music, arts, sports and community achievements. We welcome students of all ages and abilities and offer a comprehensive range of courses including over 35 A levels, the International Baccalaureate, over 85 vocational courses, apprenticeships, university level programmes, adult learning courses and short courses including leadership and management courses for employers. Come and be part of it!
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- Michael Caines Academy
The Michael Caines Academy is an innovative partnership designed to nurture the future generation of talented restaurateurs, chefs and food service personnel. The Academy, inspired by the college's famous alumnus, Michael Caines MBE, is in partnership with City and Guilds and sponsored by 3663 and Robert Welch. The elite students, selected for their passion for the industry and ambition to excel, enjoy a mix of challenging practical and theoretical workshops with high profile experiences and masterclasses from leading chefs and the region's most renowned food experts - all designed to promote excellence in hospitality and catering.
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At NEFF we understand the kitchen is at the heart of every home, a place to meet, eat and get creative. Therefore, we have created efficient, high quality products that meet the demands of everyone’s lifestyle. With ovens at the heart of the range, a passion for cooking drives our innovation. All of our models have been specifically designed to be the perfect partner in the kitchen
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