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ORDER UP: All-star chef line-up announced for St Albans event

 Published on: 16th August 2022   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

The biggest foodie event of the year is coming to St Albans.

Pub in the Park will be rolling into Verulamium Park on September 9 – 11, with a whole host of superstar chef talent set to whet your appetite.

From some of the biggest names in cooking to awesome local talent, the line-up of 17 incredible chefs is not one to miss.

Just added to the unforgettable line-up is amazing singer-songwriter and phenomenal cook – queen of the disco Sophie Ellis-Bextor!

Sophie will be appearing on the Miele Chef Demo Stage alongside her husband Richard Jones, cooking up some of their most loved recipes from their new cook book Love. Food. Family: Recipes from the Kitchen Disco. 

The three-day festival will be co-hosted by the legendary Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge (Sunday), Geordie legend and awesome chef of feel-good grub Si King from The Hairy Bikers (Saturday) and presenter of Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, Simon Rimmer (Friday). 

As well as the all-star chef line up already revealed for the anticipated event, a whole host of standout talent had just been announced to appear on the Miele Chef Demo Stage.

Joining Tom Kerridge, Si King, Simon Rimmer, king of Indian cuisine Atul Kochhar, esteemed chef proprietor of The Churchill Arms Nick Deverell-Smith, iconic duo The Tanner Brothers and more as they cook up a storm will be award winning food writer and cook Georgina Hayden, professional baker and television cook Juliet Sear and local legend, chef of the mouth-watering Thompson St Albans, Phil Thompson, Afghan Barbeque sensations Josh Moroney & Mursal Saiq of Cue Point and plant-based chef genius Bettina Bordi.

Bringing the heat from its debut at the sell-out Marlow and Chiswick shows last summer, The Firepit will be the one-stop shop for sizzling cooking sessions. Hosted by awesome food writer and cook Melissa Thompson, The Firepit will see even more stellar chefs added to the line-up such as trailblazing chef Thom Bateman, incredible Ukrainian chef, food writer and food stylist Olia Hercules plus more all cooking live on open flame.

Visitors will be able to get up close and personal with their favourite chefs during booking singing session throughout the weekend with Sophie Ellis-Bextor & Richard Jones, Simon Rimmer, Si King, Tom Kerridge, Juliet Sear, Georgina Hayden and Olia Hercules. 

For the full list of chefs joining Pub in the Park St Albans, please visit 

Tickets on sale now at

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