The Cookery Theatre

Lisa Allen - 10.30am Lisa Allen
Head Chef of Northcote, Lisa works closely to develop the award-winning menu and maintain the coveted Michelin Star.  Her outstanding talent led her to win BBC2’s Great British Menu in 2010 and she has become one of the most successful female chefs in the industry.

Lisa's recipes

Colin McGurran - 11.45am Colin McGurran
Head Chef & owner of Winteringham Fields and winner of BBC2’s Great British Menu 2012. Colin is a technically skilled, experimental and classically trained chef using simple ingredients making them shine through in every recipe.

Valentine Warner - 1.00pm Valentine Warner
Valentine Warner is a cook, author and broadcaster with a passion for nature and the seasons. Presenting numerous cooking and food documentaries for BBC2's hit series “What to eat Now” concentrating on the best food on offer in autumn and summer, writing two best selling books to accompany the series.

Valetine's recipes

Madalene Bonvini-Hamel - 2.15pm Madalene Bonvini-Hamel
Head Chef of The British Larder, Suffolk, described by Jay Raynor “a treat in store for the greedy eater” Best Food Pub of the year 2012; highest climber in Top 50 Gastropubs 2013 and winner of The Best Female Chef Cookbook in the World 2013.

Madalene's recipes

Bevy of Bakers - 3.30pm Bevy of Bakers
Claire Clark MBE, Lisa Allen & Madalene Bonvini-Hamel,  three of the UK's top female chefs demonstrate the art of baking and share their top tips. Here is your chance to watch the experts at work, if you enjoy baking cakes; pies and pastries,  don’t miss this insight into some of the secrets of successful baking.

Claire's recipes

Nigel Haworth - 4.30pm Nigel Haworth
Nigel brings the show to it’s final hour! It always promises to be inspirational, lively and lot of fun as he creates dishes for you to enjoy at home this summer. Look out for a few chefs joining him on the stage for our grand finale!

Nigel's recipes