Napoleon Grills; the internationally renowned barbecue and outdoor kitchen specialist, have once again sponsored the Big BBQ Cookout at cinch presents CarFest 2023, hosted this year by ‘First Ladies of Cue’ Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn, renowned BBQ chefs, restaurant owners, TV hosts and cookbook authors, who combine traditional Southern US grill techniques with the best of British ingredients including some special Welsh twists.
Napoleon is the exclusive barbecue brand to sponsor the BBQ Stage for the iconic annual festival. The on-stage chef line-up for 2023 includes Napoleon guest chefs, and household names, Omar Allibhoy, Neil Rankin, and Adam Purnell aka The Shropshire Lad. They will be joined by Angela Hartnett, James Golding, Rex de Guzman, Glynn Purnell, Ian Bursnall, Owen Morgan, The Happy Pear, Michael Caines, Matt Tebbutt and Freddy Bird. Expect flavours from across the world, from grilled coffee mole and smoked chicken flatbread, to bone marrow and steak paella, to beef kebab and steak sandwiches with three cheese fondue. Napoleon’s chefs will have something for everyone in this interactive and immersive BBQ space.
CarFest, founded by Radio presenter Chris Evans in 2012, is the UK’s greatest family festival, hosting an extravagant celebration of cars, music and food, all in aid of raising money for UK children’s charities. CarFest will be entering its 12th year this August, and it promises to be the best yet. With enough activities and attractions to keep the whole family entertained, it’s the perfect way to spend the Bank Holiday weekend.
CarFest will be held at Laverstoke Park Farm from 25th – 27th August 2023
"CarFest is the perfect match for Napoleon Grills in terms of profile, scale, and values, and teaming up again for 2023 is very exciting," commented Martin Sobey, National Sales Manager for Napoleon Grills (UK). "Our range of premium grills and outdoor kitchens allows you to cook anything and everything, so having the opportunity to demonstrate this to a dedicated foodie audience, alongside some of the best celebrity and Michelin-starred chefs in the UK, is a dream scenario for us."
Speaking on the partnership Anjna Raheja, Show Director at CarFest, said “We are delighted to have Napoleon on board again this year. The BBQ stage has become a core part of the show and elevates FoodFest to new heights. With the most impressive chef line up we’ve had to date, this year’s festival promises to be the biggest and best yet.”
Created in 2012, CarFest’s sole purpose has been to raise funds for UK children’s charities. Since its conception, the festival has raised millions for its partner charities. In 2023, CarFest will raise funds for BBC Children in Need, Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, mental health charity My Black Dog, Rainbow Trust, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Teenage Cancer Trust, Young Epilepsy and local Hampshire-based charity Naomi House & Jack’s Place.
Napoleon will also operate an on-site exhibition and retail space over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Tickets are available to purchase here: www.carfest.org