LIVE COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS will be taking place outside Shaftesbury Town Hall on the hour from 10am to 4pm during the Shaftesbury Food and Drink Festival on Sunday May 12th 2019. Watch local chefs David, Mark and Steve cooking up an array of very tempting dishes from fish, meat, savoury and sweet using the finest quality local produce for you all to try. ‘Out & About Cooking Live’ is supported by local food producers and suppliers who have kindly sponsored the event. Why not stop by and see what’s cooking!
MEET THE CHEFS
Chef Proprietor of the 2 AA Rosette Multi
award winning Restaurant with Rooms in Shaftesbury. David has been running La Fleur de Lys with his wife Mary and Marc his able partner in the Kitchen cooking high quality local produce for the past 27 years. They are all very passionate about their food, using only the best quality fresh food to be found from the local area and using local suppliers
Tel: 01747 853717
Steve is a freelance head chef who works in high class established hotels all around the country. Steve is currently working in London for the Guild Of Fine Foods and has previously worked at the Watch House Cafe, West Bay and as development chef at the Lesley Waters Kitchen in Yeovil. Steve uses and cooks only seasonal fresh produce from the local area and has a passion for searching out the local area for quality producers.
Tel: 07891 418172
Chef Proprietor of La Fosse Restaurant with Rooms in Cranborne. He has recently won Dorset Chef Of The Year and Restaurant of the Year. Mark and his wife Emmanuelle have been running La Fosse for the past 11 years and have also won Dorset Food and Drink Business of the year. Together they create a unique homely atmosphere to dine and a base to explore the region.
Tel: 01725 517604
PROGRAMME OF LIVE SHOWS
10am – MARK & DAVID COOKING OF VEGETABLES FOR KIDS
Product support – Taylors Traditional Bakers, BV Dairy & Abbots Greengrocers
11am – EVERYTHING’S FISHY WITH STEVE BANT
Product support – Samway’s Fish Merchants
12pm – RICK STEIN RESTAURANT OF SANDBANKS POOLE DEMONSTRATING THE ART OF PREPARING & COOKING FISH
1pm MARK 7 DAVID COOKING OF LOCAL GAME
Product support – Wiltshire Game
2pm – DAVID & STEVE DISPLAYING THE PREPARATION & COOKING OF LOCAL MEATS
Product support – Prime Cuts
3pm – DESSERTS WITH DAVID & MARK
Product support – BV Dairy
At the end of each cooking demonstration there will be the opportunity to try the range of dishes being cooked by Our Chef’s.
Established in 1958, the company received several prestigious awards in 2018 including the Dorset Chamber of Commerce ‘Business of the Year’ and ‘Investing in Dorset’ Awards and the Blackmore Vale Media overall ‘Business of the Year’, ‘Large Business of the Year’ and ‘Best Place to Work’ awards.
BV Dairy sources the majority of its milk from Red Tractor accredited farms from within a 25-mile radius of its base in Shaftesbury. Many of these farms are located on the rich pastures of the Blackmore Vale and the Farm Liaison Team build strong, lasting relationships with the Farmers and help in maintaining their herds of happy, healthy dairy cattle.
BV Dairy maintains the highest standards and recognises the importance of applying advanced process technology alongside a knowledgeable background of traditional techniques. Pride is taken in their state-of-the-art facilities and new production equipment, such as the addition of a new bottling line. The environment is also important and everything is done to minimise the production plant’s impact on the local area. Innovation is provided by a dedicated development team who work with customers to provide the best solutions for their needs and the wide range of products produced include:
Soft Cheeses, Crème Fraiche, Buttermilk, Award-winning Dorset Clotted Cream, Fromage Frais, Yogurts including Greek Style, Soured Cream, Mascarpone and cultured milk and yogurt drinks.