The full line up for the fourth edition of Foodfest which takes place in Cadzand on June 2 and 3 have been announced.
The event is organised by chefs Sergio Herman and Syrco Bakker with Iman Soomers.
The event will be held on 2 and 3 June in Cadzand at the Martiem Plaza platform next to restaurant AIRrepublic.
Four international chefs will cook together with Sergio and Syrco. On Sunday 2 June for lunch, Norbert Niederkofler of Italian 3 Michelin star St Hubertus will cook with Vicky Cheng of VEA Hong Kong. The dinner will feature Quique Da Costa of three Michelin Star restaurant by the same name as well as Jordy Navarra of Toyo Eatery who will cook together with Syrco and Sergio.
At AIRrepublic, Nicolai Nørregaard will cook together with head chef Nicolas Misera and chef Joao Rodrigues of Portuguese restaurant Feitoria on Sunday and Monday.
There will also be 12 Belgian and Dutch NorthSeaChefs participating in the two-day event.
On Sunday, Syrco Bakker of Pure C will be joined by Bruno Timperman of Bruut (Belgium), Broes Tavernier of ‘t Vijfde Seizoen (Belgium), Nicolas Misera of Air Republic (Netherlands), Erwin Denys of Restaurant Rascasse (Belgium), Edwin Vinke of De Kromme Watergang (Netherlands), Thijs Meliefste of Restaurant Meliefste (Netherlands).
On Monday it will be the turn of Maarten Bouckaert of Castor (Belgium), Edwin Van Goethem of ‘t Korennaer (Belgium), Bart Gils of Resto Signatuur (Belgium), Soenil Bajadoer of De Lindehof (Netherlands), Jeremy Girvan Private chef GJ Cook (Belgium), Edwin Vinke of De Kromme Watergang (Netherlands), Thijs Meliefste of Restaurant Meliefste (Netherlands) together with Syrco Bakker of Pure C.
Other participants serving food and drinks include Carcasse, Humus & Hortense, Joost Arijs, Kaasaffineurs Van Tricht, Blueness and Hierbas de Las Dunas among others.
Food Fest will also include a number of talks including the Mayer’s introduction, the story of Olivier Boer and the chicken and the egg, Dierendonck, chef Willem Hiele and his work with local shrimp fishermen, Nick Sinke and the story of herbs (including medicinal herbs from the Zeelandic ~Flemish soil as well as a discussion between Dennis Valerius of Quality Seakers and Joachim Boudens of Hertog Jan on the future of the front of house.