BRUSSELS: The first edition of Streat Fest is being organised in the Belgian capital between Thursday 12 May and Sunday 15 May. Inside the sheds of the iconic building Tour & Taxis, the festival brings together street food, artisans, art and music for a stimulating festival.
Over 50 chefs and restaurants will propose their vision of street food.
There will be renowned names like El Cuchillo, Humphrey, Sanzaru, Gramm by Kenzo Nakata, Hors-Champs by Stefan Jacobs and Chermanne by Stephane Chermanne among others.
There will also be those who are already well known for their street food offering such as Monella by Italian duo Ugo and Francesco of restaurant Racines, Mo Mo, Smash, Ganesh, Bia Mara, Kong, Kitsune and Gaufres and Waffles the concept that has recipes by two star chef Yves Mattagne.
It also includes the participation of La Charcuterie, Le Comptoir du Samson, Les Nourritures Terrestres, Savage, Le Bain des dames, Kitchen 151 and Cokoa.
Moreover, there are a number of young participants including Logan, the Belgian candidate of Top Chef 2022.
Streat Fest also will include a number of ways to experience gastronomy. Courses on classic cuisine, patisserie, vegeterian cuisine, wine and mixology will be offered. There will also be workshops organised on how to pair cheese with beer or tea, Argentinian cuisine, sustainable cuisine and a workshop on coffee.
Among the activities, there is also a tutorial on how to take food photos for instagram. The organisers have also thought of a kids corner which is available throughout the festival.
The festival will also include over 20 musicians and Belgian Djs. There will be Le The Methane, Suicide Sue, Funky Bompa, Estelle Balde and Twin Toes, Pacemark, Laura Crowe & Him and Maleck among others.
The tickets are already for sale here. Early bird tickets cost EUR 9.99 while tickets purchased at a later stage will cost either EUR 12.50 or EUR 14.99. During the fest, every dish will cost EUR 5. The daily programme will be available at a later stage on the website. The festival opens at 5pm on Thursday and Friday and ends at midnight while it will be open from 11am to midnight on Saturday and Sunday.