Top chef, Marco Pierre White, has been persuaded to don his whites and get behind the stove to cook one of his favourite dishes with us at Manchester Eats. Is he the face of Knorr Stock Cube or a culinary genius who changed the face of the restaurant scene in the UK? We think the latter but you can decide this July 7th!

What’s He Cooking? Macaroni of fresh seafood with tarragon And Wild mushroom risotto with aged Parmesan!

Saturday 7th

12-12:45 Cooking Demonstration

12:45-1:15 Book Signing

2:20-2:50 Q&A

4:15-5 Cooking Demonstration

5-5:30 Book Signing



Matt has cooked in some of the most prestigious restaurants in the UK and more recently has been a 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!


12:30-1:10 Cooking Demonstration

1:10-1:40 BBQ Session

2:10-2:40  Q&A

3:50-4:30 Cooking Demonstration

4:30-5  BBQ Session


Ed Baines is the chef and co-owner of Randall & Aubin, one of London’s premier restaurants and their Manchester restaurant on Bridge Street is proving very popular indeed! Ed is going to be cooking up a storm this summer at Manchester Eats – July 7th. He’s got such an amazing story – click here for the full bio!

Saturday July 7th 

1:30-2 Cooking Demonstration

Salad of Stir-Fried prawns, pork & squid. Tagliolini with whitby crab, chilli and coriander.

Slow roasted Lamb breast, anchovy’s onions and creamed potatoes OR Beef and Oyster Pie

Milk and Honey Fritters


Manchester born, Adam Reid is bringing his outstanding experience to Manchester Eats for one day only! His culinary career began at age 16, following training at Paul Heathcoteś School of Excellence. His hospitality career began at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, where he started as Commis Chef and progressed to Chef de Partie, followed by Le Mont, also in Manchester, where he was Chef de Partie.

Saturday July 7th

3:20-3:50 Cooking Demonstration


Mary-Ellen began her culinary career while cooking for touring bands at Manchester’s Roadhouse and has since gone on to appear on BBC2’s Great British Menu not once but twice and both times securing a place as finalist in the North West.

Sunday July 8th

3-3:30 Cooking Demonstration