The all new National Geographic Traveller Food Festival is set to offer a unique range of dining, learning and drink experiences from across the globe. Take time to discover the pop-up teaching kitchens, tasting workshops, and the theatre with our moderated panel of experts, and for you to learn from the best and of course, indulge in some of the excellent cuisine on offer.

At the heart of the event, our exhibition space will bring together like minded individuals to share their stories with an audience of knowledgeable and passionate chefs from around the world.


Join members of the National Geographic Traveller Food team as they talk one-on-one with leading figures from the world of food. Whether it’s a top chef, celebrated cookbook author or a leading writer or critic, we’ll find out what inspires the most exciting names in food in our series of interviews, live on the theatre stage.

Panel sessions

During this year’s event, we’ll be exploring a series of hot topics, from the food trends that are set to make waves in 2019, to the gastronomic hotspots around the world. Join our live panel discussions with some of the most entertaining chefs, authors and journalists in the world of food, as we get to the heart of the biggest issues.

Chef demonstrations

When it comes to food, there’s nothing better than seeing the masters in action, and, in addition to the demonstrations taking place in our exhibition space and in the event kitchens, we’ll be inviting some of the best chefs and cookbook authors around to show their skills in live cooking sessions on our theatre stage.