Scarborough Seafest

Ahoy there Mateys! Scarborough Seafest sets sail 29th to 31st July 2016 with a raft of activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PD. 01723 383636

Overview

 

All aboard for Scarborough Seafest.

A raft of activities all weekend for the whole family to enjoy !

Free Tours on the Royal Navy HMS Explorer on North Wharf.  

HMS Explorer is an Archer Class P2000 Fast Inshore Patrol Craft currently based in Yorkshire supporting University Royal Naval Units and standing ready to conduct general fleet tasking under the direction of the Commander in Chief Fleet. 

The Coble and Keelboat Society – Learn more about the 10,000 years of fishing history in the North East and look around a traditional coble fishing boat. 

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre – Displays of Maritime history, model boats and net mending demonstrations   

Live cooking demonstrations by top local chefs in the Seafest Food Theatre-   10.30am -3.30pm Saturday and Sunday 

Over 35 stalls selling craft and local produce 

Face painter and children’s entertainer 

Live music day and night in the Great Yorkshire Brewery Ale tent                                             

                                                           

Seafest 2016 Schedule

Friday 29th - 1800 - 2300 (Music in Great Yorkshire Brewery Ale Tent)

Saturday 30th - 1000 - 2300 (Kitchen displays 1030 - 1630 - music all day - Firework Display 2130)

Sunday 31st - 1000 - 1700 (Kitchen 1030 - 1630-Blessing of the Boats Service 1115 followed by music)    

 

 

The Seafest Food Theatre  

 

A mouth-watering line-up of top regional chefs will be cooking up a fishy feast for visitors to this year’s annual maritime festival in Scarborough’s South Bay. The Seafest Food Theatre will be hosting two days of FREE fish and seafood cookery demonstrations with the chance to sample the mouth- watering recipes after each demonstration.  No booking is necessary but we advise to get there early to take your seat !

Saturday 30th July

 

10.30  Harrison Barraclough, Head Chef, The George, Wath, near Ripon

 

One of the youngest chefs in the country to win a coveted 2 star AA Rosette culinary award. Harrison is passionate about using local produce and using modern techniques in his cooking and is fast making his mark on the demo scene, at many food festivals across the region.            

 

11.30  Dan Hargreaves, The Grainary, Scarborough and his Hedgehoggers Cider

 

Head Chef at The Grainary and in charge of running the kitchens and the busy tearoom, Dan trained locally at Yorkshire Coast College.  He also runs a community apple press and produces Hedgehoggers Cider, which will feature at Seafest this year. It’s all about crumping for apples and flavouring cider with foraged fruits!                

 

12.30  Martyn Hyde, chef/owner at award winning Eat Me Café, Scarborough

 

Eat me Café is based in Hanover Road, just round the corner, behind the world famous Stephen Joseph Theatre. Martyn has won various accolades including; Winner of the best cafe UK  " The good food Guide 2014 ", Best local Cafe in UK 2013 and Best Newcomer Yorkshire life 2014.

 

 

 

1.30  Rob Green, Freelance Chef Consultant, and Resident Chef at “Cooks”  School of Cookery at Carlton Towers, and their Fine Dining Corporate  Chef

 

Rob has run his own restaurant in Whitby with his wife Emma for 15 years. He is a former national seafood chef of the year, awarded by Sea-fish, the authority on seafood and also a winning contestant on ITV's ' Britain's Best Dish', Rob is also a business professor for Yorkshire coast college. Rob has been in the restaurant trade all his working life, over 25 years including 15 years, owning and running Green’s of Whitby.

 

2.30  Christian Taylor, Chef at The Plough, Scarborough

 

Christian Taylor is currently the Sous Chef at The Plough in Scalby, where he works alongside the renowned Head Chef Jon Smith. Together they have created a well-crafted menu at The Plough that is packed full of contemporary dishes made with Yorkshire ingredients.

 

In 2013 Christian started his own business producing and selling smoked mayonnaise at farmers markets and food festivals, before showcasing his products at the BBC Good Food Show.

 

3.30  Yorkshire Coast College Programme Leader in Hospitality - Edward Dobson

Edward has had over 20 years experience as a Chef. Having trained at Yorkshire Coast College, he has worked as a personal chef on a private country estate for 10 years catering to leading industrialists and business leaders.

His varies career has now lead him back to Yorkshire Coast College to pass on his wealth of experience to chefs of the future.

 

 

 

Sunday 31st July

 

10.30  Harrison Barraclough, Head Chef, The George, Wath, near Ripon

 

One of the youngest chefs in the country to win a coveted 2 star AA Rosette culinary award. Harrison is passionate about using local produce and using modern techniques in his cooking and is fast making his mark on the demo scene, at many food festivals across the region.            

 

11.30  Dan Hargreaves, The Grainery, Scarborough against Steve ‘Piffy’ Swift from The Mainprize Seafood, Scarborough

 

The Best Shellfish Dish Cook off.  Watch local chef and local Fishmonger race against the clock to produce a dish from the sea and you decide the winner !

 

12.30  Martyn Hyde, chef/owner at award winning Eat Me Café, Scarborough

 

Eat me Café is based in Hanover Road, just round the corner, behind the world famous Stephen Joseph Theatre.  Martyn has won various accolades including; Winner of the best cafe UK  "The good food Guide 2014", Best local Cafe in UK 2013 and Best Newcomer Yorkshire life 2014.

 

1.30  Rob Green, Freelance Chef Consultant, and Resident Chef at “Cooks”  School of Cookery at Carlton Towers, and their Fine Dining Corporate Chef

 

Rob has run his own restaurant in Whitby with his wife Emma for 15 years. He is a   former national seafood chef of the year, awarded by Sea-fish, the authority on  seafood and also a winning contestant on ITV's ' Britain's Best Dish', Rob is also a business professor for Yorkshire coast college. Rob has been in the restaurant trade all his working life, over 25 years and for the last 15, owning and running Green’s of Whitby. 

 

2.30  Richard Pawlowski, Chef at The Copper Horse, Scarborough

 

Senior Sous Chef at the recently refurbished contemporaryand opulent restaurant at The Copper Horse in Seamer, Scarborough, where heworks alongside Head Chef, James North. Richard was runner up in Young's YoungSeafood Chef of the Year 2012 during his three years of training at YorkshireCoast College. His real passion for food, working with local produce andpleasing customers have been well honed through previous experiences in a busytown centre restaurant and accredited Yorkshire pub and are thriving today inhis role at The Copper Horse.

                          

 

3.30   Kathy Breckon, West Cliff Primary School, Whitby, Award Winning Dinner Lady, voted Britain’s top school chef by LACA 

 

Kathy was voted Britain's top school chef at the Local Association in Catering in Education national final, held at Stratford Upon Avon College in March 2016. 

Kathy is now an ambassador for school food. In the coming weeks she will be at the Dorchester in London for the Nestle Professional Toque d'Or awards, cooking in the House of Commons for various MP's, to name just a few of the very exciting engagements coming up over the next year as well as cooking up a feast at Seafest.

 

Seafest Music  

The Seafest music concerts will kick off this year’s Maritime extravaganza.  Come watch and listen for Free what our very own live music scene has to offer and discover the freshest new talent on the Yorkshire Coast.

Highlights include Friday night - Nowhere Now, The Fuzz Junkies & The Sub Gents.

Saturday's line up includes , Billy Nielsen, Emma Button, Danny Firth, Sir Tom Watton, Alastair James, The Railroad Hobos, Rockin' Hillbilly Blues Band, Lottie Holmes, Tom Townsend and Stone Penguin.

Sunday starts at 11.15 with the Sunday Service – Blessing of the Boats followed by Frankie Dixon, Jesse Hutchinson, Tony Grimaud and the Baytown Rattlers.

 


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