THE award-winning community event Porthleven Food Festival reveals the compete Chef’s Theatre line-up and a host of new additions ahead of the annual free three-day celebration from April 26 to 28 — presented in partnership with chef Jude Kereama.

The 2024 Chef’s Theatre line-up is the festival’s best yet, with a host of new incredible new additions including Jack Stein, joining the bill alongside the likes of:

Adam Handling (Michelin-starred chef owner of the wildly successful Adam Handling Restaurant Group – which includes the Ugly Butterfly in Carbis Bay).

Tom Brown (Michelin-starred chef, who’s originally from Cornwall, and owner of Cornerstone restaurant in Hackney Wick and the new Pearly Queen, an oyster bar and restaurant in Shoreditch)

Paul Foster (Michelin-starred chef of Salt restaurant).

Ben Palmer, 2024’s Great British Menu winner, of The Sardine Factory restaurant in Looe.

The festival will also welcome Chris Eden, executive chef at Gidleigh Park, Josh Eggleton, Michelin Star chef patron of The Pony Restaurant Group, Andrew Tuck, of Harbour House in Flushing, Elly Wentworth, of The Angel in Dartmouth and Masterchef quarterfinalist and Sabzi Deli founder Kate Attlee – plus many more.

Porthleven Food Festival’s chef patron, Jude Kereama, says: “The 2024 festival line-up is set to be our best yet! We’re thrilled to bring such a talented mix of Michelin star and leading chefs from across the country, to demo for us all here in Porthleven. It’s going to be a brilliant weekend of celebrations and there is heaps in store from live music, to masterclasses, feast nights and family-friendly entertainment plus lots more. We can’t wait to welcome you all back!”

The free foodie event, a must in the culinary calendar, attracts in the region of 35,000 people - who tuck into celebrations in the whole town takeover, with the heart of the activity held around the harbourside. Known for bringing together top-level culinary talent, the festival celebrates Cornwall’s leading food and drink producers and stimulates the local economy – whilst also raising awareness of key issues relating to the environment, food culture and sustainable food production. 

New for this year, the festival is offering Ultimate Gourmet Weekend Tickets – which includes guaranteed seating in the Chef’s Theatre all weekend, access to the Friday and Saturday night Evening Sessions with Beans on Toast and the UK Fleetwood Mac, plus premium parking in the centre of Porthleven and a ticket to the exciting new Comedy Roast.

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