The Farmers Arms in Combe Florey will host the #ExFF19 launch

The Farmers Arms in Combe Florey, which only recently opened after a devastating fire nearly two years ago, will host the VIP launch of the 2019 Exmoor Food Fest on 29 January 2019.

Chef Mike Griffiths has invited several local chefs to join him in preparing an Exmoor Tasting Menu for the occasion – more details about who these chefs are, what the menu will be and how to book will be available shortly.

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Save the date: Tasting Dinner with Thomas Carr on 9 April 2018

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We have exciting news:  Michelin starred chef Thomas Carr will be cooking a Tasting Dinner with the apprentices of The Beach Hotel in Minehead on Monday, 5 March.

In 2015, Thomas Carr started the very first Exmoor Food Fest off with a tasting dinner at West Somerset College in Minehead. Students at the College’s Combe Restaurant, who were joined in the kitchen not only by Thomas Carr, but also Michelin starred chef Mark Dodson, impressed guests with their delicious and well-presented courses.

Three years later, these students have moved on. Some of them are now working as chefs in local restaurants, amongst them Rosemary Overall who is now a chef at The Beach Hotel.

On 9 April, Thomas Carr will be cooking with Rosemary and the Beach apprentices.   The menu will be announced shortly.

Tickets are limited, so book fast:

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Book now: Night Hike and Farmhouse Supper

Night Hike and Farmhouse Supper

Join us at Wild About Exmoor for an evening of walking under the stars following the Exe Valley Way up on to the moor, finishing with a delicious home cooked meal at our traditional Exmoor farm cottage.

Sat Feb 17 th

Tues Feb 20 th

Please bring torches and stout footwear

Booking essential on 01643 831 759

Meet at Exford carpark at 6pm,

The evening runs until approx. 9.30pm

£25 per head with complimentary drinks

Half price for children, min age 10 years (unless by prior arrangement)

We look forward to seeing you!

Book now: Lazy Sunday Lunch and Walk on the Moor (25 Feb 2018)

Join “WildAboutExmoor”  at 1.00pm for a hearty walk around Exford, building up an appetite for a gloriously late Sunday lunch at our traditional Exmoor farm cottage:

Celebrate the best of Exmoor produce with roast lamb from our farm and a choice of homemade desserts with Exmoor ice cream.

Please bring good waterproofs, warm hats and gloves and stout footwear

Booking essential on 01643 831 759

Meet at Exford carpark at  1pm,

The  event will run to about 4.30pm

£25 per head with complimentary drinks

Half price for children, min age 10 years (unless by prior arrangement)

We look forward to seeing you!

We have still room for traders!

For our Porlock Food & Drink Festival on 24 & 25 February at the Porlock Village Hall we are still looking for traders.

Do you make fudge? Chocolate? Or anything else which would appeal to foodies?

Then please get in touch.  Send an email to bookings@exmoorevents.com or download the application form here.

Book now: An Evening with Michael Caines at Kentisbury Grange

On 6 February, Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines will be joining up with Head Chef James Mason for a gourmet six course taster menu featuring three delicious dishes from each chef at his restaurant The Coach House at Kentisbury Grange.

Reservations including dinner and paired wines are just £110 per person.

Alternatively, why not make a night of it and stay in one of our elegant suites from just £395 per couple?

Places are limited, if you would like to make a reservation
please call 01271 882 295 or email reception@kentisburygrange.com.

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Can’t make the dinner? Then check out the Kentisbury Grange#ExFF18 offer here.

22 Feb: Barista Experience at Miles Tea & Coffee

Miles Tea & Coffee are offering a new ‘Barista Experience’ at their factory in Somerset.

The first class will take place on Thursday 22nd  February as part of the Exmoor Food Fest. Miles’ barista expert has a wealth of experience from working in Italy for many years, and he is a member of the Speciality Coffee Association Europe (SCAE).

The class will last 3 hours during which attendees will learn to distinguish the subtle differences between coffee beans, master the perfect cup of coffee and see some creative latte art. 

Previous knowledge of coffee is not a requirement, but a passion for coffee is a must!

Places are limited, to book, email info@djmiles.co.uk.  The first course has an introductory price of £33 per person. Location will either be our Minehead or Porlock site, start time to be 9:30.

Can’t make it? Why not join our monthly roastery tours on the last Thursday of the month, pre-book only, check online for more details or email info@djmiles.co.uk.

Miles Tea and Coffee is a family run business established in 1888. The West Somerset based business creates quality tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Following a recent rebrand Miles are promoting the West Country by partnering with local communities, West Country businesses, and sponsorship. Miles products are available in Tesco, Asda, Morrisions, Sainsburys, the Co-op and many other stores.