St Ives Food and Drink Festival has announced the chef line-up for this year’s event, running from 13th-15th May on Porthminster Beach.

Chefs line-up: clockwise from top left are Emily Scott, Adam Handling, Jack Stein, and Simon Stallard

Celebrity and local chefs will take to the demostration stage over the course of the three days. The chefs announced are:

  • Tom Bray
  • Jackson Bristow
  • Fraser Bruce
  • Rupert Cooper
  • Ross Geach
  • Adam Handling
  • Stephen Holloway
  • Dorian Janmaat
  • Timothy Kendall
  • Jude Kereama
  • Rob Michael
  • Guy Owen
  • Ben Prior
  • Jeffrey Robinson
  • Emily Scott
  • Kathy Slack
  • Michael Smith
  • Kim Somauroo
  • Simon Stallard
  • Jack Stein
  • Chris ‘Chops’ Taylor
  • Andrew Tuck
  • Lee Wilson

Many will be working at the Asado fire pit, which this year has been sponsored by St Austell Brewery. On show will be a range of techniques, cooking seafood, meat, and vegetables over fire.

Jack Stein said: “I am delighted to be working with St Austell Brewery and cooking food to pair with their award-winning beers at St Ives Food Festival.

“Having grown up in Cornwall, it’s exciting to continue a long-standing partnership with one of the most successful and well-known brewers in the county.”

Find out more on the festival website.