Rochdale Feel Good Festival

rochdale feel good festivalThe first star chef to be appearing at the Rochdale Feel Good Festival has been confirmed. Top television chef Simon Rimmer will be appearing in the festivals celebrity kitchen on Saturday 31 August.

Restaurateur, co-host of Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and prominent figure in the region’s cuisine scene, the celebrated chef will deliver cooking masterclasses at the event.

As well as being a best-selling food writer and one of the most recognizable faces in food, he’s also the owner of two of Manchester’s top restaurants, Greens in Didsbury and Earle in Hale.

Debbie O’Brien, of Rochdale Town Centre Management, said:

“Simon is a brilliant chef and always gets a great reception from his audiences, so it’s fantastic that he’s coming to Rochdale for the Feel Good Festival to share his expertise and recipes. He makes cooking great fun too and I’m sure he’ll be a popular attraction in our celebrity food kitchen on the Saturday. I am also delighted to confirm this year’s Celebrity Kitchen sponsor …
we are thrilled to have Carillion involved in what could well be the biggest and best installment of the Rochdale Feel Good Festival. Something of a North West institution, having such a recognisable company from the locality involved only makes it more of a celebration of the whole area.”

The festival will include live music across a number of indoor venues and a big main stage against the backdrop of Rochdale Town Hall. Chefs will host live cooking demonstrations throughout the event which will also include a 2 day quality food market. The Feel Good Festival is organised by Rochdale Borough Council and Rochdale Town Centre Management in partnership with RRG Toyota and The Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre.

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