Top chef Aldo Zilli to present cookery demos in Bolsover

Aldo Zilli will be doing live cooking demos at Bolsover Food and Drink Festival.
Aldo Zilli will be doing live cooking demos at Bolsover Food and Drink Festival.
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Celebrity chef Aldo Zilli will be presenting live cooking demos in Bolsover on the opening day of a food and drink festival.

The renowned restaurateur, who has presented on many TV shows, will be in town on July 26.

The town, home to Bolsover Castle, will be filled with market stalls and marquees brimming with tasty fare from all over the region.

Aldo said: “I’m excited about the festival and looking forward to visiting Bolsover, meeting the people, and trying out the local produce.

“I hope visitors will enjoy the tips and recipes as much as I’ll enjoy preparing them.”

Also on the menu at the event, to be held on July 26 and 27, will be:

* World renowned beer guru and editor of the Good Beer Guide Roger Protz , who will host a series of master classes, providing tasting notes on some of the region’s best ales;

* A new Bolsover beer, currently being created by local brewery Raw, which will be revealed at the event

* Children’s cookery workshops from KidzKitchen

* Stalls featuring a range of award winning food and drink produce for visitors to taste and buy

* Music and entertainment.

The festival will coincide with Bolsover Castle’s “Muskets and Masques: Charles I at Bolsover” event, when the town will be buzzing with historical activities. This event celebrates a masque written by the famous playwright Ben Jonson for the royal visit of King Charles I in 1634. Entry to Bolsover Food and Drink Festival is free.

To exhibit at the event, email info@discoverbolsover.co.uk to request a registration form.

For more information and updates on exhibitors at Bolsover Food and Drink Festival, visit www.discoverbolsover.co.uk , email info@discoverbolsover.co.uk, follow us on Twitter@alloverbolsover or like our Discover Bolsover facebook page.