Pub in the Park announces line-up of chefs for September 

Image above: Pub in the Park, Chiswick

Chefs Tom Kerridge and Matt Tebbutt will be hosting this year’s Pub in the Park event in the gardens of Chiswick House 2 – 4 September. Tickets go on sale on 4 February for the food and music festival which will include Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Craig David among the musicians playing.

This will be the third time Pub in the Park has been held in Chiswick, following its success in 2019 and 2021.

See our gallery of pictures from the 2021 Pub in the Park weekend here: Pub in the Park 2021

This year the popular mix of good food with demonstrations by celebrity chefs and live music has added two more locations to its tour of England – putting on food and music weekends across the summer in Marlow, Wimbledon, Warwick, Bath, Dulwich, Tunbridge Wells St Albans and Brighton as well as Chiswick.

The first pubs and restaurants to announce their participation include Tom Kerridge’s Hand & Flowers, Atul Kochhar Restaurants, Andrew Pern’s The Star Inn, The Mariners by Paul Ainsworth, Joshua Moroney and Mursal Saiq’s Cue Point.

To get first dibs on tickets, sign up to the Pub in the Park newsletter via their website for access to tickets pre-sale on 3 February: pubintheparkuk.com

Images above: Tom Kerridge; Matt Tebbutt

Tom Kerridge is an English Michelin-starred chef who opened The Hand & Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, in 2005 with his wife Beth Cullen-Kerridge. Within a year he gained his first Michelin star.  In the 2012 list, he won a second Michelin star, the first time a pub had done so. He launched Pub in the Park in Marlow in 2017.

Matt Tebbutt is an English chef and television food presenter best known for presenting shows such as Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped and Drop Down Menu, the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and the Good Food channel’s Market Kitchen.

Images above: Masala lamb chop; Ox cheek Benedict

Providing food for this year’s festival will be some familiar faces and some new ones. Among the other pubs and restaurants which have signed up to the Chiswick weekend are Paul Ainsworth’s  The Mariners, brand new to Chiswick, by the chef-patron at Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 in Padstow, Cornwall, which was awarded a Michelin star in 2013 and has four AA Rosettes.

The award winning Hoppers will be there, serving Sri Lankan and South Indian inspired dishes, and The Begging Bowl serving Thai food. Back by popular demand are Kerridge’s Bar & Grill, Indian cuisine, Atul Kochhar Restaurants, Andrew Pern’s The Star Inn, and Joshua Moroney and Mursal Saiq’s Cue Pointcelebrating the best in British Afghan fusion BBQ.

“We’re so excited to be bringing some seriously top notch chefs and their incredible pubs and restaurants to the towns we love this year” said Tom Kerridge.

“Food is at the very heart of what we do. I’ve had a sneak peek at the menus and I’ve definitely got my eye on a few of the dishes – we can’t wait for you to try them!”

Images above: Craig David; Sophie Ellis-Bextor

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