Take a dash of Ainsley Harriott, a pinch of Simon Rimmer, a sprinkling of James Martin, then stir together with Michael Caines - and what do you have?
The perfect recipe for the Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2017!
This is the amazing line-up of celebrity chefs who will be giving live cookery demonstrations and hosting a series of special events at the festival, which will run from August 25 to 28 this year.
More than 263,000 visitors attended last year’s event, which is organised by Bolton Council in association with Aldi and has a reputation as the biggest and best food fest in the north.
Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines will launch the festival on Friday (August 25) before hosting a gala dinner the same night.
Chef and co-presenter of Channel 4 Sunday Brunch, Simon Rimmer, will showcase recipes and host a ‘Saturday Brunch’ event.
Strictly Come Dancing star and one of the country’s favourite TV chefs, Ainsley Harriott, will be appearing at the festival for the first time.
He will be performing a live cookery demo and hosting an afternoon tea on the Sunday (August 27).
James Martin will notch up his ninth appearance on the Bank Holiday Monday (August 28), the final day of the festival.
The festival will also feature cookery demos from top regional chefs, a speciality food, drink and crafts market with more than 200 traders, live music, street performers, and children’s activities.