NECTA – the prestigious annual event showcasing the talents of leading chefs and hospitality professionals – takes over Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on April 30 and May 1, bringing with it the North East Chef of the Year award.
The North East Culinary & Trade Association event, which is now in its 14th year, will serve up two days of events, demos and competition open to the public.
The North East Chef of the Year title will be fought over by the best in the industry, who will produce a special menu for the judges. Past winners of the title include John Connell, Gabor Pusztai, and 2018 winner Phil Pringle. Tickets for the awards dinner on May 1 can be booked online and both days of the event are open to the public. Tickets £4, payable on the door.