Taste of London ignites the 'Battle of the BBQ's' this summer - Who will crowned 'The Weber BBQ King 2012'

Battle of the BBQ'sThe British summer is hotting up, so fire up your BBQ and get ready to put your grilling skills to the ultimate test at this year’s Taste of London restaurant festival in Regents Park, 21 – 24 June. For the first time ever, London’s biggest outdoor food festival is inviting BBQ enthusiasts to go head-to-head to prove their grilling credentials in the Weber BBQ Challenge ‘The Amateurs’, supported by Laverstoke Park Farm, to become the 2012 BBQ Champion.

Entries are now open. For a chance to battle it out over the BBQ at the show, visit www.tastefestivals.com/london and tell us what makes you the ultimate BBQ champion. Eight finalists will battle it out live at the Weber BBQ Experience at Taste of London, and an expert panel of judges will choose one budding chef to be crowned the Weber Amateur BBQ Champion 2012.

Visitors to the restaurant festival who don’t want to showcase their BBQ skills to the public can still enjoy the brilliant Weber BBQ Experience.  Here, BBQ fans can learn how to prepare the ultimate BBQ, with top tips and techniques from Weber Grill Academy experts and some of the country’s best professional chefs. The Weber BBQ Experience will also host the final of the Laverstoke Park Farm British BBQ Championships at Taste on Sunday 24 June.  Professional chefs from across the country will battle it out be crowned the 2012 British BBQ Champion, following the heats at Field to Fork, Laverstoke Park farm on 9th – 10th June.

John Cooper, Vice President of Weber North West Europe, said: “Since we announced our partnership with Taste for the Weber BBQ Challenge we have had a fantastic response from our customers.  We’re all very excited to be involved and I’m sure we’ll see some delicious and innovative barbecued food on show – from both amateurs and professionals.”

This year’s Taste of London restaurant festival will celebrate the best of world class cuisine with a host of new international features and the most impressive line-up of Michelin starred restaurants and world renowned chefs in the show’s nine year history. The outdoor festival will take place between 21 and 24 June in London’s Regent’s Park.

Tickets on sale now www.tastefestivals.com/london

Event date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 09:00 to Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 17:00