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What's On Each Day

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10:30
  1. NRB Hub
    60 mins
    Join CPL Learning for a presentation on COVID-19 and proactive planning and workshop activities.
    CPL Learning
  2. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Learn everything about German pretzels, their history, legends and regional customs as well as their production. Plus the opportunity to practice pretzel swinging, how you can vary the base product, a ...
11:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    The food scene in Leeds is all the better for having Home on its doorstep - Yorkshire Post
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Luxardo
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Both Sarah and I will be presenting some of our fantastic Castorani wines. To start with we will give a little introduction to Castorani and the history behind the brand, information about the vineyar ...
11:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Artisan Fresh Pasta
12:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Scandinavian sensation finds spiritual home in the north - The Times
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Plymouth Gin
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    -15 mins
    What is Sake? Discover the origins, how it is made, what food to pair it with, how to sell it and more
12:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    The Intricacy of Deep-Frying
13:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Manchester’s first Michelin Star restaurant since 1977
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Jameson & Redbreast
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    We are re-inventing mead. What we will show is how we are making it more appealing to the on-license trade, be it pub or restaurant. Skadi is an all round good pure Mead, suitable as both a dessert wi ...
  4. NRB Hub
    60 mins
    Sales and marketing in the hospitality industry

    MHN

    JW Lees

13:30
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    20 mins
  2. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Tacos Tacos Tacos!
14:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins

    Originally from Warrington, Dave brings Northern charm alongside a decade of extensive experience in fine dining to his new role at the five-star hotel.

     

    With an impressive history of Executive Head Chef roles at respected hotels including the Crewe Hall Hotel and the Park Royal Hotel, Dave hopes to bring a fresh feel to the restaurant this year.

    Dave’s passion for food started at an early age, being runner-up in the De Vere’s Young Chef of the Year in 2000 and eventually winning the accolade in 2001.

    Dave commented: “I am thrilled to join the River Restaurant at the Lowry Hotel Manchester in my new role as Executive Chef. I hope to bring my new creative vision to the restaurant this year using the local and seasonal produce that the hotel is famous for and creating classic British dishes to a high standard.”

    Working with the team, Dave has started introducing new dishes to the hotel’s classic menu, with an aim of a full menu update later this year when the restaurant undergoes major developments.

  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Absolut
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    A look at sparkling wines from other regions with Wine & Spirit Education Trust
14:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Cooking Over Live Fire
15:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Paul Leonard joined Michelin-starred The Forest Side as Head Chef in 2019. Having previously cooked under the likes of Marcus Wareing and Andrew Fairlie, Paul’s Michelin experience also includes retai ...
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Plymouth Gin
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Brought to you by Manchester Cider Club
  4. NRB Hub
    90 mins
    Reception and Awards Presentation
    Kuits NRB Top Fifty
15:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Continental Pasta & Spätzle Made with Love
16:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    The Glenvlivet & Del Maguey
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Is it time for UK restaurants to have a home-grown sparkler as a house wine and on their by-the-glass list?
16:15
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Rosa's Signature Pad Thai
08:00
  1. NRB Classroom
    120 mins
    Programme Update - this will now include a Q&A on COVDI-19 and what the sector needs.
    CityCo
10:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins

    Why Ancient Grains Matter to Our Savvy Consumer

11:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    First in a series of residencies at The Bungalow - a security cabin on stilts within the £250 million Kampus development -  comes a pop-up restaurant named ‘Higher Ground.’
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    The Benevolent, The Drinks Industry Charity
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    The term "minimal intervention" is thrown around a lot when talking about wines, and especially so-called "natural wines". But what does minimally intervening actually mean?
11:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Game Butchery
11:45
  1. NRB Classroom
    60 mins
    A truly modern and empowering approach to delivering great guest and employee experiences. 
12:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Former Manchester House chef Aiden Byrne is to take over Salford’s historic Black Friar pub.
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Old Forester
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    From Original Lager to The Boilerhouse with a few happy stops in between
12:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Goodies from Granada
13:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Simon is a highly experienced and respected restaurateur with over 35 years of experience, most notably as Chef Patron and Creative Director of El Gato Negro and Canto, and formerly Executive Head Che ...
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Rhum Clement
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    20 mins

    A portfolio tasting and discussion on each of the unique core expressions of unadulterated Cognac from Mme. Fanny Fougerat. 

  4. NRB Classroom
    60 mins
    A truly modern and empowering approach to delivering great guest and employee experiences.
13:30
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    20 mins
    A simple way for your teams to make it an impactful part of your offering.
  2. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    Dishoom: From Bombay with Love. Chef Rishi Anand shares tips and tricks  from Dishoom’s first ever cookery book
14:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    In January 2018, Ben Tish joined The Stafford London as Culinary Director, overseeing the entire food offering for the hotel, including The Game Bird restaurant, the celebrated American Bar, Wine Cell ...
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Nonsuch
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Join our Beer Sommelier Dominic Apes, who will give you a peek into the history of Meantime and our founder’s Alastair Hook’s pioneering story
14:15
  1. NRB Classroom
    60 mins
    Interactive session with wine legend Kate Goodman who will send you away with the template for the perfect wine list.
14:30
  1. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    with Edinburgh Castle
15:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    Rachel Stockley is a rare talent in the culinary world. She has the skill & imagination to create some of the most exquisite dishes outside of the Basque Country yet her deep respect for the ingredien ...
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Black Rock Whisky Bars / whisky-me.com
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Out of the Bottle Andrea Asciamprener, Cave de Pyrene
15:30
  1. NRB Classroom
    60 mins
    Mary Ellen, the cheese queen herself, takes you through designing the perfect cheeseboard from making sure your selection is varied with a broad appeal to making sure you’re caring for your cheese properly. 
  2. Market Kitchen Theatre
    45 mins
    wth Zouk Tea Bar & Grill
16:00
  1. Chef Live
    45 mins
    It was Edwin’s passion, incredible skills and perfect execution that stood out - The Judges
    North West Young Chef of the Year
  2. Drinks Live Theatre
    45 mins
    Northern Hospitality/Manchester's Bars
  3. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Pairing Fortified and Food