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Top 10 Future of Food events

What not to miss during the Future of Food festival this September.

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Discover all sorts of tasty events across St James’s and Regent Street as part of the Future of Food festival, running from 18-24 September. Here’s our pick of unmissable events – book ahead so you don’t miss out.

Food Trends 2024 Revealed by Bompas & Parr

Let leaders in immersive food experiences, Bompas & Parr, guide you through their top food trends for 2024. The team behind some of London’s top multisensory experiences, will reveal what’s coming up in the exciting world of food during this talk in Regent Street’s Urban Farm. 18 September

Chef All Stars: Taste and Talk

Get a glimpse into the creative minds of three of the UK’s top female chefs with Chef All Stars: Taste and Talk at Smeg’s flagship store on Regent Street. Enjoy a drinks reception, live cooking demo and dishes that have been inspired by their visions of the future of food. 18 September

Food Cycle: FIELD Supper Club at Fortnum & Mason

Join Justin Horne, the head chef of FIELD at Fortnum & Mason, at the FIELD Supper Club to learn about how he delivers his sustainable ethos onto a plate. Taste the results of this philosophy in a three-course tasting menu from his team, who cleverly reuse and repurpose ingredients. 19 September

Michelin-starred Menus: The Ritz London

Indulge in an exclusive dinner at The Ritz London, created by its Michelin-starred Executive Chef John Williams MBE. Following a welcoming glass of champagne, savour three seasonal courses made using sustainably sourced ingredients within intimate private dining space The Ritz Room. 20 September

Sapling Spirits: Sustainable Cocktail Masterclass

Mix up cocktails using herbs grown in Regent Street’s very own Urban Farm during the Sapling Spirits: Sustainable Cocktail Masterclass. Discover how the likes of reforestation, eco packaging and waste reduction and key to Sapling Spirits’ ethos, and be guided by their expert mixologist to create two of your own top tipples. 22 September

On-street Feasts: St James’s Market Feast

Explore the tastes of foodie hotspot St James’s Market without leaving your seat during the four-course St James’s Market Feast. This al fresco lunchtime event let’s you tuck into dishes and drinks from the area’s top eateries, such as ‘O ver, Fallow, Toba and Scully. 23 September

Let’s Talk: Fortnum & Mason: Field to Fork to Future

Delve into the future of food during the live Field to Fork to Future Q&A session at Fortnum & Mason’s new third-floor Food & Drink Studio. Hear from experts from across the food supply chain as they discuss future trends and needs, and enjoy a drinks reception and canapés. 23 September

SEA The Future: Wiltons x Secret Smokehouse

Tate the results of a partnership between St James’s restaurant Wiltons and fish smokery Secret Smokehouse with a three-course seafood-focused menu. Enjoy champagne and canapes, before hearing from the smokehouse’s founder and Wiltons’ head chef on the future of fishing. It’s then time to sit down to dinner, which includes the UK’s first sustainable land-based smoked salmon. 21 September

SEA The Future: Bentley’s Oyster Masterclass

Have you always wanted to serve up oysters at home but you’re just too shy about shucking? Let seafood restaurant Bentley’s guide you with its Oyster Masterclass. Learn from its seasoned shuckers and enjoy the fruits (de mer) of your labours by enjoying a selection of oysters that you’ve shucked yourself, paired with two glasses of Cava. 24 September

Harvests & Tastings at the Urban Farm

Pop in to discover more about Regent Street’s Urban Farm and how it can help to impact the future of food. Enjoy free tastings, take home bags of produce and even start your own urban farm with seed boxes to grow at home. Daily – no booking required

There are plenty more events to enjoy during the Future of Food Festival, from expert-led talks, to tasting menus and unique foodie experiences. Also, don’t miss out on special offers and giveaways during the festival.