Until 1st September, Selfridges Trafford will play host to a celebration of the nation’s favourite foodie artisans. The focus will be on the tastemakers who define our food experiences, the way we farm, challenging our perceptions of art in food but above all to showcase the best talent in food and drink throughout Selfridges.
Customers can experience foodie demos, in-store sampling and events from tantalising cooking demonstrations with top chefs, to walking tours of the food hall.
There will also be the chance to meet the Local Suppliers, as Selfridges showcase some of the regions finest gastronomic talent including the North West’s leading independent handmade cheesecake makers, The Lancashire Cheesecake Company and family run Fiddlers Lancashire Crisps who hand cook the crisps in their own kitchens!
If you are a fan of sushi, you can join the Yo Sushi team for a making and sampling session! Masterclasses will take place on 19th and 26th Aug at 12pm-2pm, 3pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm. They will teach you how to make some of Yo Sushi’s authentic Japanese dishes including maki and handrolls.
For those with a sweet tooth, the Meet the Chocolatier events are the perfect cure!
On 13th August, taste the Royal Family’s favourite chocolates with the luxurious Prestat Chocolate. They will be available from 12pm till 2pm for tasting and a Q&A.
Lindt’s expert chocolatiers will be available on Friday 15 August from 12pm till 2pm for tasting sessions and will also help you pair their delicious chocolates with coffee and wine!
And on the 16th August, Cocoba Chocolate (12pm-2pm) will be allowing customers to sample their hot chocolate which is made be melting real Belgium chocolate! Our mouths are watering already!
If all that chocolate doesn’t satisfy your taste buds, join Selfridges to Meet the Dessert Masters! Top your own Cheesecake on Sat 9th August: 12pm-5pm (£2.99) with the Lancashire Cheesecake Company. This tasty workshop is perfect for grown ups and kids. With a large variety of toppings you can personalise your very own cheesecake! There will also be a blindfold taste testing with unusual flavours as well as a competition to design a new limited edition flavour to be featured in-store!
After all that eating, make sure you try out the Selfridges Coffer Roaster. Black Circle Coffee company will be instore on Tuesday 12th August to let you samples the finish coffee flavours between 12pm-2pm and 3pm-5pm.
And the best bit? Booking is not required for events, however arriving early is advised to avoid disappointment! We will be attending some of the events so stayed tuned to our website and @STYLEe_etc for our updates!