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Nineteen teams from businesses across Christchurch gathered in the cobbled street in front of Christchurch Priory on Pancake Day for the annual Christchurch Food Festival pancake races. The atmosphere was electric as the teams limbered up before grabbing their frying pans and attempting to toss their way to victory along the race course. The Mayor Read the full article…

Businesses, chefs and barmen from Christchurch were honoured at the Christchurch Food & Wine Festival’s Awards for Excellence ceremony held at the Pavilion at the King’s Arms Hotel. Special guest Simon Calder, senior travel editor at The Independent, joined the Food Festival’s Chairman, Vicki Hallam, to present the awards to recipients reflecting the diversity of Read the full article…

Four young chefs from Christchurch restaurants have gone to head to head in the Christchurch Food & Wine Festival’s annual Professional Young Chef of the Year competition sponsored by Chef’s Mate. The four – Ryan Carpenter from The Captains Club Hotel, Harry Fry from Splinters Restaurant, Jimmy Pang from The Nelson Tavern and Jordan Garland-Wood Read the full article…

The British weather provided mixed blessings for the Great Christchurch Bake Weekend and Fete, held as part of the Christchurch Food & Wine Festival, at Christchurch Quay. The fine weather on Saturday brought people in their thousands to the event where children were able to enjoy themselves on the giant helter-skelter, climbing wall and bouncy Read the full article…