The Open East Festival marks the anniversary of 2012 London Olympic Opening Ceremony as well as marking the opening of the Olympic Park to the general public. It is a weekend packed of entertainment and various activities including international music, art, fun, food, family, theatre and so much more. The festival was organized by Barbican and Create London.
The festival will be happening on Saturday and Sunday and showcases top street food vendors, best food producers, and top chefs. The event will feature London’s creativity and diversity in terms of various mouth watering dishes.
Some of the most sought after chefs in London will be featured in the Real Food Chef Theatre such as Stevie Parle, Cyrus Todiwala, Mark Jarvis of Blueprint café, Ben Tish of Salt Yard Group and Kevin Gratton of the Hix restaurants.
The best street food vendors of the country will also serve varieties of dishes like premium hot dogs, Caribbean jerk dishes and of course the real Indian street foods showcasing the gastronomic cultural character of London.
Some of the street vendors who will be joining the event are Community Kitchen, Horn OK Please, Big Apple Hot Dogs, Salt Yard Group, Bhangra Burger with Dock Kitchen, Mama’s Jerk Station and many more.
The Open East Festival will take place on the lawns of the river valley in the northern part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and is the perfect place to enjoy the best street foods offered by some of the most sought after street food vendors in London.
Food lovers can take advantage of a Buccaneers Banquet which will take place on the Bridge whereas beer drinkers may well and truly enjoy the sample beers offered by some of the local breweries in London such as Sambrook’s Brewery, Crate Brewery, and Five Point Brewing Company.