The red-carpet event’s guests were the great and good from the restaurant industry, plus foodie celebs including Fay Maschler – critic extraordinaire and co-founder of the festival.
With the festival’s main events getting underway today, the organisers have already had a fantastic response from chefs, restaurateurs and the public.
Pre-event targets of signing up 500 restaurants were exceeded with an exciting and diverse range of London establishments getting involved.
Tickets have been selling like hotcakes, with several festival events already sold out. But don’t fear, you can still book a Festival Menu, and get a great ticket deal on the following events by visiting the Festival Hub in Covent Garden: