Pop-up Cookery Theatre, free tastings and Bollywood Night confirmed for this year’s Waterloo Quarter Food Festival

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2 July 2012

Waterloo Quarter Food Festival Events Programme is revealed

This year’s Waterloo Quarter Food Festival, which runs from the 1st to 30th September, will see a Pop-up Cookery Theatre erected opposite the Old Vic Theatre, a series of free tasting events at local food store Greensmiths, butchery demonstrations, a chance to learn to decorate a cake by the founder of Konditor and Cook and a Bollywood-themed outdoor event with Indian barbeque, live music and comedy act.

The Waterloo Quarter Food Festival runs throughout September, and is an opportunity to discover one of London’s little-known foodie gems as the area’s restaurants, bars, cafes and food shops host an exciting programme of free events, tastings, demonstrations and classes.

To view the full Festival events programme and to download a copy of the Festival Gastro Passport – a guide to all the events and offers running in September - visit www.wearewaterloo.co.uk

Event highlights:

Pop-up Cookery Theatre on 6th September from 12-4pm. Watch Waterloo chefs re-create favourite restaurant dishes, including Indian flavours by Yogesh Datta from Bangalore. Emma Cons Gardens (opposite the Old Vic theatre). FREE

Evening Food Fair on 6th September 5-7pm. Meet local chefs and producers, enjoy free samples and demonstrations. Stallholders include Konditor and Cook, Greensmiths and The Ginger Pig, Bangalore Express and Cubana. Emma Cons Gardens (opposite the Old Vic theatre). FREE

Butchery Lesson from master butchers The Ginger Pig on 12th September 6pm. Watch a lamb-jointing demonstration, with food and appropriate matching wine. Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RG. Tickets £20 via enquiries@greensmithsfood.co.uk

Exclusive Cook-off with Eden’s Executive Chef on 13th September 6-9pm. Join Adrian Collischon from Eden Fine Dining as he helps you cook some of his signature dishes. FREE but limited places. Reserve via nick.mead@edencaters.co.uk

Bollywood Night on 20th September 5-7pm. Join the team from Bangalore as they pay tribute to Bollywood with live music, comedy act and Indian barbeque. Emma Cons Gardens (opposite the Old Vic theatre). FREE

Learn to Decorate a Cake like a ‘pro’ at Konditor and Cook on 25th September 7-9pm. Home of the divine Curly Whirly cake – let founder Gerhard Jenne teach you his tricks of the trade. Konditor & Cook, 63 Stamford Street, SE1 9NB. Tickets £40 via office@konditorandcook.com