Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink 2012019-04-16T15:30:44+01:00

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4th, 5th and 6th May, plus Exeter Beats on 3rd, 4th and 5th May

Michael Caines

Welcome to our 16th Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink!

Over the past 16 years the Festival has established itself as a vital part of life in Exeter and the South West, celebrating our rich food culture while bringing together local producers, the region’s best chefs, and of course you, the food loving public. Without your ongoing support, your enthusiasm, your interest in real food and the people who create it, our Festival simply could not exist. So a huge thank you from all of us.

In this difficult economic period, we are delighted that the Festival goes from strength to strength. Since we launched in 2004, there has been a sea of change in local and national awareness of the importance of food in our daily lives. Food miles, sustainability, traceability, provenance, biodiversity and the importance of shopping local are all now firmly on the mainstream agenda for all those who care about good, healthy and delicious food as well as the value of maintaining traditional lifestyles and communities.

We hope you enjoyed the Festival, tasting, learning, eating, drinking, dancing, and celebrating with us 15 years of delicious South West excellence. Here’s to the next 15 years!

Don’t miss out on the Seven Chefs Dinner, taking place at Exeter Golf and Country Club on Wednesday 1st May 2019.

Michael Caines MBE
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Festival sponsors
Exeter Castle
Otter Brewery
Exeter Live Better
Vospers (Mazda)
Posh Nosh
RAF Careers
Michael Caines Academy
Identity UK
Pavey Group A Gallagher Company
Stephens Scown
Amanda Marsden
Arctic Coffee
Beco Energy
One Voice Media
Exeter Chiefs Foundation
Great Western Railway
Visit Exeter
NFU Mutual
Salcombe Distilling Co
Exeter College
Exeter City Council
Quilter Private Client Advisers
Boulter Bowen
Darts farm
Taste Buds
Salt Media
Greendale Farm Shop
Stay In Media
Crediton Dairy Limited
Pots ‘n’ Pans
Food Magazine
Exeter & the Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association
Dartmoor Kitchen
Lympstone Manor
Exeter Brewery
System Six Kitchens
Warwick Event Services
Coastal Recycling
ROCK Chiropractic health centre
Kirk Hills Chartered Accountants
Media sponsors
Exeter Living
Western Morning News
Devon Life
Express & Echo
Radio Exe
Food and Travel
Food Magazine

Exeter City Council