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Full chef line-up for Obsession 2020 revealed

13 September 2019 by
Full chef line-up for Obsession 2020 revealed

Culinary legends Rick Stein, Brian Turner and Ken Hom are set to cook at the 20th anniversary Obsession next year.

stein turner hom
stein turner hom

The festival will see 24 chefs with 22 Michelin stars between them host evenings at Northcote in Langho, Lancashire.

From Friday 24 January to Sunday 9 February 2020 the four-red-AA-star, 26-bedroom hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant will welcome big names including Angela Hartnett, Monica Galetti, Gareth Ward, Sat Bains, Paul Cunningham, Claude Bosi, Phil Howard and Richard Corrigan.

Created by Nigel Haworth, the hotel's former executive chef and joint managing director, and managing director Craig Bancroft in 2001, tickets for Obsession 2020 cost from £150 per person and include a Louis Roederer Champagne and canapé reception, five-course menu, coffee and petits fours. A specially paired wine flight can be added with prices starting from £50 per person.

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nigel haworth craig bancroft

The ticket hotline opens on Sunday 13 October at 9am and the number to call is 0333 999 7762.

The full line-up includes:

Friday 24 January

Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Northcote, Langho, Lancashire (1*)

Saturday 25 January

Gareth Ward, Ynyshir, Powys (1*)

Tom Brown, Cornerstone, Hackney, London

Kirk Haworth, Plates, London

Sunday 26 January

Dieter Koschina, Vila Joya, the Algarve, Portugal (2*)

Hans Neuner, the Ocean restaurant, Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, Porches, Portugal (2*)

Monday 27 January

Sat Bains, Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham (2*)

Paul Cunningham, Henne Kirkeby Kro, Denmark (2*)

Tuesday 28 January

Richard Corrigan, Corrigan’s Mayfair, London

Wednesday 29 January

Phil Howard, Elystan Street, London (1*)

Ben Marks, Perilla, Newington Green, London

Thursday 30 January

Angela Hartnett, Murano, Mayfair, London (1*)

Neil Borthwick, the French House, Soho, London

Friday 31 January

Prateek Sadhu, Masque, Mumbai, India

Saturday 1 February

Monica Galetti, Mere, Bloomsbury, London

Sunday 2 February

Jacob Jan Boerma, Restaurant De Leest, Vaassen, Netherlands (3*)

Monday 3 February

James Knappett, Kitchen Table, Bloomsbury, London (2*)

Tuesday 4 February

Claude Bosi, Bibendum, Chelsea, London (2*)

Wednesday 5 February

Rick Stein, the Seafood Restaurant, Padstow, Cornwall

Brian Turner, consultant and TV celebrity chef, London

Nigel Haworth, Northcote Obsession chef ambassador UK

Thursday 6 February

Stephen McLaughlin, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Perthshire (2*) - tribute to Andrew Fairlie

Friday 7 February

Ken Hom, Mee, Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (1*)

Saturday 8 February

James Martin, celebrity chef and TV presenter

Sunday 9 February

Nigel Haworth, Northcote Obsession chef ambassador UK

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