The DCCI’s Pop Up Restaurant Festival Networking Lunch

Hosted by the Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Friday 5th May at the VIP Marquee at the Festival Village, Christchurch Quay
and sponsored by Real Recruitment Solutions

Christchurch Food Festival teamed up with Bournemouth and Poole College students to deliver a ‘Pop up Restaurant’ which launched this year’s Festival Weekend. This fantastic event was hosted by the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry and sponsored by Real Recruitment Solutions.

A drinks reception and canapés in the Festival VIP Marquee was followed by a delicious two-course lunch in the Lovett Demonstration Theatre, created and delivered by the Bournemouth and Poole College Hospitality and Catering Students.

Guest speaker was be Diane Grannell, Principal of Bournemouth & Poole College.


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Luke Matthews

Executive Head Chef at Chewton Glen As a teenager Luke Matthews took a summer job in Pinocchio's Italian restaurant in Christchurch, he enjoyed the atmosphere, the work, the banter of the chefs and de… Read more

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Our demonstration events are yet to be finalised, please check back closer to May.