The Big Kitchen

The Big Kitchen, hosted by Marcus Bean, is the highlight of the Show, where you’ll experience the very best celebrity chefs and experts cooking delicious dishes live on stage. Packed full of magic moments and a great atmosphere, you’ll go home with memories as delicious as the food.  

Pick up plenty of recipe inspiration, tips and tricks from top chefs and experts including James MartinMichel RouxTom KerridgeDame Mary BerryJohn Torode & Lisa FaulknerJohn Whaite, Jane’s Patisserie and many more. Check out our chefs and experts page to learn more about the fantastic names joining us!

More announcements will be made in the coming weeks so keep an eye out on the website for further sessions and to be the first to book your seat. 

Plus, live from the Big Kitchen, Thermomix will be showcasing the latest innovation in home cooking. Demonstrating how versatile and effortless the Thermomix really is, Thermomix’s very own expert, Terri Peng will be hosting a live 10 minute demonstration before each Big Kitchen session, serving up dishes from some of the 60,000+ mouth-watering recipes available on Thermomix’s very own recipe archives Cookidoo®!

Please note: A general admission ticket must be purchased alongside a Big Kitchen ticket, please add them to your order after selecting which day and time you want to attend the Show. Signed sessions are available, please see those marked as signed on the timetable below. Hard of hearing seats are also available, please email for help with your booking if you or one of your party require a hard of hearing seat.

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10.30am – 11.10am: Tom Kerridge
Signed session

11.30am – 12.10pm: Tom Kerridge

12.30pm – 1.10pm: Andi Oliver – Free of charge
Signed session

1.30pm – 2.10pm: Tom Kerridge

2.30pm – 3.10pm: Michel Roux
Signed session

4.30pm – 5.10pm:
 Tom Kerridge

10am -10.40am: Michel Roux

12pm – 12.40pm: Michel Roux

1.00pm – 1.40pm: Chef Challenge: Glynn Purnell & Ellis Barrie

3pm – 3.40pm: Jane’s Patisserie

10am -10.40am: James Martin

11am – 11.40am: Dame Mary Berry

12.40pm: James Martin
Signed session

1pm – 1.40pm: Paul Ainsworth
Signed session

2pm -2.40pm: James Martin

3pm – 3.40pm: Dame Mary Berry
Signed session

4pm – 4.40pm: James Martin

10am – 10.40am: – Jane’s Patisserie

11am – 11.40am: John Torode & Lisa Faulkner

12pm – 12.40pm: – Jane’s Patisserie

1pm – 1.40pm: John Whaite

2pm – 2.40pm: John Torode & Lisa Faulkner

3pm – 3.40pm: – Jane’s Patisserie

4pm – 4.40pm: John Torode & Lisa Faulkner

Feast your eyes on the fantastic recipes are chefs and experts will be cooking live...

Tom Kerridge:
Butterflied garlic and chilli prawns
T- bone with anchovies and black pepper butter
Charred pineapple with salted rum and coconut caramel

Andi Oliver:
Andi’s white sweet potato & saltfish fritters, ackee & charred sweetcorn & herb butter & sorrel green seasoning oil

Michel Roux:
Chilled white almond & garlic soup
Corn & smoked duck cake

Michel Roux:
Chilled white almond & garlic soup
Corn & smoked duck cake

Glynn Purnell:
Poached hens egg yolk with wild garlic, green asparagus, English peas and garlic flowers 

Ellis Barrie:
Mussel & Lamb Cawl

Jane’s Patisserie:
Bakewell blondies
White chocolate raspberry tart

James Martin:
Cheese & Ham toastie
Grilled sardines with panzanella salad
Toffee banana knickerbocker glory

Dame Mary Berry:
Hoisin chicken with cashews
Pesto pasta with avocado and broccoli
Elderflower & limoncello syllabub

Paul Ainsworth:
Thai inspired mussels broth
Piri Piri Chicken
Apple Tarte Tatin

John Torode & Lisa Faulkner
Double cut t-bone steak
Pear Tarte Tatin

John Whaite
Malted tea tres leches





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*T&C’s: Offer applies to general admission only. Ends midnight 07/08/2022. £3.95 transaction fee applies per e-ticket order. **Big Kitchen theatre seats are strictly limited, subject to availability and available in certain sessions only.