Around 100 delegates have attended a major rural tourism event to help make connections, grow their businesses and celebrate some of the region’s finest food and drink producers with the launch of a new guide.
Held at Tickton Grange Country Hotel, near Beverley, the event encouraged those attending to harness the wide range of marketing opportunities available with the aim of increasing the profile of their businesses and grow the number of visitors to the area.
Vendors wishing to apply for a stall at the hugely popular Beverley Food Festival and The Christmas Festival of Food & Drink have until the 11 April to submit their application to Beverley Town Council.
Taking place on 7 October 2018, the Beverley Food Festival is one of the biggest events on the calendar attracting over 30,000 visitors to the town, while The Christmas Festival of Food & Drink will take place on 24 November.
This Sunday the Beverley Food Festival will take place in the centre of Beverley. The event officially opens at 10am and will feature a hundred stall that will all be selling a variety produce from the local area.
Judges were at the Tickton Grange Hotel to sample the entries into this year’s Beverley Food Festival’s Local Food Awards. In total there were 93 entries with foods ranging from sausages, drinks, pies through to deserts.
Tonight judges were at the Tickton Grange Hotel sampling all the entries into this year’s Beverley Food Festival competition. Starting at one end of a table the judges who included the Mayor of Beverley Cllr Peter Astelle, town clerk and event organiser Helen Watson and the BBC’s Jonathan Parker had the task of deciding winners. David Nowell, the head chef at the Tickton Grange Hotel said; “This year we have…