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A food lovers paradise at the Essex Food Fest

Southend Airport Business Park calls all foodies to attention; the greatest food event in the country returns for its 8th consecutive year, so be prepared for an even bigger and better Essex Food and Drink Festival.

This colossal culinary celebration will be held over the weekend of July 13th and 14th at Cressing Temple Barns.

This years food fest will include live demonstrations from celebrity chefs, Candice Brown (on the Saturday) and Rosemary Shrager (on the Sunday). Additionally, the Love Food Hate Waste Roadshow chefs will teach you how to use your leftovers and turn them into delicious family meals.

You can also join cricket legend Graham Gooch for an exclusive wine tasting Q and A session with Peter Watts wines on Saturday. In fact, Graham has his very own range of wines called “Three Thirty Three”.

The Essex Food and Drink Festival houses over 100 incredible independent food and drink providers so you can shop till you drop. All the food stalls have plenty of samples to enjoy so you can taste and try before you buy.

Visitors can all enjoy chilling out and listening to live music while sampling over 30 different types of cuisine.

What’s more, there is plenty of free entertainment to keep the kids occupied so parents can relax and enjoy the event. Kids can experience cookery classes, craft classes, glitter face painting, live gardening show and sow and grow sessions; making this the perfect event for some family fun at the weekend.

All entrance tickets are one set price and will include access to all areas of the festival including celebrity chef demonstrations.

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We here at Southend Airport Business Park love hearing about such exciting events taking place right on our very door step.

Our Business Park here in Southend is located right by the airport, and as the most significant development of it’s kind in Southend in modern times, we are proud to say we are part of that same growth.

Our brilliant space in the business park is the perfect base for your business to grow and expand, so for any enquiries as to how you can bag yourself a spot in this prime location, please contact the agents DedmanGray & Kemsley.