July is an interesting month for food festivals with everying from the weird and wacky, with the attack of the killer tomatoes festival to world record breaking cheese festivals and wonderful one off Michelin starred dinners ...
Whatever your style there's something for everyone. Take your pick of the best of July Food Events below:
1. Mirazur Celebrates 10 Years
Mauro Colagraco is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of his French Riviera Restaurant Mirazur in style. With a star studded chef line-up over the coming months he has invited some of the world's best chefs to come and celebrate with him. The next two chefs to prepare an exclusive one off dinner include Alex Atala of D.O.M, São Paulo on June 28 and Yoshihiro Narisawa of Narisawa, Tokyo on July 7.
To reserve a table contact the restaurant directly. Tel +33 (0)4 92 41 86 86 | [email protected]
2. Michigan Cherry Festival, USA
If you love cherry pie head to the historical cherry festival in Michigan where the red fruit is celebrated in style.
When July 2 -9, 2016Where Michigan, USAWeb www.cherryfestival.org
3. S.Pellegrino Guest Chef Series with Chef Umberto Bombana, Bangkok, Thailand
Umberto Bombana will be cooking two very special dinners as part of the S.Pellegrino Guest Chef Series by journeying to Bangkok where the "King of White Truffles" will host two evenings at Le Normandie restaurant.
When 13 & 14 July, 2016Where Le Normandie Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
To make a reservation for either of the tasting dinners, please email [email protected] or contact +66 (2) 659 9000 ext 7390
4. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Festival, USA
Pay homage to the tomato in Georgia at the "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Festival" where you'll be able to enjoy the vibrant fruit in any number of ways from Bloody Marys to Bruschetta.
When July 17th, 2016Where Atlanta, GeorgiaWeb www.killertomatofest.com
5. S.Pellegrino Live in Italian, Harvey Nichols, UK
For a taste of Italy this summer, try dining al fresco on Harvey Nichols rooftop in London where a weekly top chef line-up is promised with an Italian themed menu served at the 5th Floor cafe. Go to the website to make table reservations.
When 10 July to 7 August, 2016Where Fifth Floor Cafe and Terrace, Harvey Nichols, London
6. Festival Napa Valley, USA
Wine conoisseurs need look no further than the Californian Festival Napa Valley where over 100 vintners will gather for 10 days of tastings and cultural events.
Where Napa Valley, CaliforniaWhen July 15-24, 2016Web festivalnapavalley.org
7. International Cheese Awards, UK
Cheese lovers can follow their nose to find the world record breaking annual cheese fair in Nantwich where a huge selection of cheeses will be judged as well as being a great chance to scout out some new favourites.
When 26 - 27 July, 2016Where Nantwich, Cheshire, UKWeb www.internationalcheeseawards.co.uk
8. Port Eliot Music Festival
Those with a love of good music and food should take a trip to Port Eliot music festival where the line-up of food is just as impressive as the entertainment.
When: 28 - 31 July, 2016Where: Cornwall, UK WebsiteWeb porteliotfestival.com