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MasterChef winner among festival guests

Posted onPosted on 8th Jul

Award-winning pastry chef Cherish Finden, The Great British Bake Off contestant Janusz Domagala, and new MasterChef champion Chariya Khattiyot will feature in the Cookery Theatre at Thoresby Park’s Festival of Food and Drink in September.

The festival, on Saturday 16th and Sunday, 17th September, will include more than 160 local food and drink retailers.

Cherish, a formidable judge on Channel 4’s Bake Off: The Professionals, who won the prestigious title of Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea in 2010, will make intricate creations in the 500-seat Cookery Theatre.

Janusz is also among the Saturday guests at the theatre, with Dirty Vegan chef Matt Pritchard and Cookery Theatre host Chris Bavin.

Chris is known for co-presenting Britain’s Best Home Cook and Eat Well for Less?

Adding to the festival’s star-studded Sunday line-up is new MasterChef champion Chariya, who impressed judges with her innovative approach to cooking and passion for flavours.

Chariya will join Saturday Kitchen’s Matt Tebbutt, The Great British Bake Off’s Sandro Farmhouse, and host Joe Hurdon.

The festival is offering an array of bookable sessions and experiences, including cocktail making coffee making, and wine tasting.

VIP ticket holders will get the chance to meet the celebrity chefs.

For more information and to book tickets, go