The aroma of delicious food and exciting demonstrations is back at the Roberts Bakery Food Live Theatre!


This year, we’re showcasing a lineup of exceptional chefs guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds and inspire you in the kitchen.

Brian Mellor, our ever-enthusiastic host and friend of the Cheshire Show, returns to introduce a wealth of talented local personalities. Brian will also be sharing his own culinary expertise, alongside Adie Munt, Head Chef of the stunning Grade II listed ‘The Monastery’ in Manchester.

Get ready to welcome back a show favourite, TV star and Michelin chef Jean-Christophe Novelli! Joining him will be Samia Longchambon, best known for her iconic role as Maria in Coronation Street. Together, they’ll be cooking up some mouth-watering recipes and answering all your burning questions about cooking and Corrie.

New to the stage this year is Shelina Permaloo, winner of BBC MasterChef 2012. Shelina will bring her passion for Mauritian cuisine, offering a delicious twist on modern Mauritian street food.

We’re also thrilled to welcome Tom Ince, Head Chef at The Refuge in Manchester. Local favourite Sean Noonan, now Head Chef at Mitton Hall Hotel, also returns to the stage.

Completing this year’s exciting lineup are Jake Boyce, the new Head Chef at Groobarbs Field Kitchen, and Woody Barlow of Bear Inns. Woody will be showcasing tasty food and wine pairings alongside his Head Chefs, Krystian and Richard, from The Swan Tarporley & The Lion Malpas.

Don’t miss your chance to witness these culinary masters in action, sample their creations, and get inspired for your own kitchen adventures at the Roberts Bakery Food Live Theatre!