Hull set to host major food festival

Hull will soon be the host to a major food festival that will feature plenty of local produce including a fine mixture of sausages and pie. Next month caterers and chefs will take Queen Victoria Square by storm when they meet together to participate in the Yum! Festival of Food and Drink that is put on by the Hull’s Business Improvement District (BID). This year BID aims to get more people involved in the event than ever before helping to raise the profile of the annual event.

Mark Duckett from the Princes Dock Street Port-Side Bistro stated that the festival is a great idea and he is already hard at work with his staff hoping to create something special for guests to try out at the festival. According to Duckett, he is working on something that is light and healthy that makes use of a mixture of mozzarella and vegetables from the Mediterranean.

The festival is fitting given the fact that Queen Victoria was well known to enjoy lavish banquets, and Hull’s businesses may not have an ox ready to grill up but visitors are going to be able to partake in a wide variety of modern treats and dishes.

The festival will take place on July 20th and July 21st and is the third year in a row that BID has hosted the event. One more treat that visitors can look forward to is a special pie from the Trinity House Lane Hull Pie shop as owner Matt Cunnah stated that he is working on making something truly crazy for the event. Given his menu already consists of quiches with leek, goats cheese and sausage rolls, and jerk chicken it is hard to imagine what that could consist of!