Chris Bavin,
Chef, TV Presenter and Author
Appearing Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th

Chris Bavin

Chris Bavin will host all our guests at the Cookery Theatre
on both Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August

Festival organisers are also excited to confirm that crowd favourite Chris Bavin will be welcomed back to host the cookery theatre and introduce chefs on both Saturday and Sunday.

First discovered by a TV production company in 2011, Chris has gone from strength to strength and is co-presenter of BBC One’s popular series Eat Well for Less? alongside his new co-presenter Jordan Banjo.

In addition to the successful series, Chris has presented Tomorrow’s Food with Dara O’Brian, The Truth about Meat, and Food: Truth or Scare with Gloria Hunniford.

He was also a judge on BBC One’s Britain’s Best Home Cook with Mary Berry, chef Angela Hartnett, and presenter Claudia Winkleman. Chris is a regular on The One Show and recently presented BBC’s Shop Well for the Planet alongside Jordan Banjo, Melanie Sykes, and Joanna Page.

Chris Bavin at Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2021

More live cookery theatre guests

Cherish Finden

Cherish Finden,
TV judge and multi-award-winning pastry chef

Chef Matt Tebbutt

Matt Tebbutt,
TV chef and Saturday
Kitchen presenter