International Food Festival & Cooking Competition
Saturday 28 May @ 2pm-5:30pmJoin us for a celebration of food the whole family can enjoy. Sample delicious food from all over the world made by the sisters and brothers in our community, socialise and meet new friends, plus the kids can enjoy inflatables outside and activities upstairs. Help us raise funds for Leeds Grand Mosque and Diabetes UK, suggested minimum donation of £2 per plate of savoury food and £1 for sweet food. Children just £1. Food is served in the main hall, and there will be separate queues for brothers and sisters. Would you like to get involved? We welcome everyone to cook something and bring it to the festival. No matter where in the world you are from cook your favourite dish for people to enjoy on the day. Also if you are able to volunteer on the event please get in touch. If you would like to cook and have any questions contact Rose on 07882641629. There will be a volunteers meeting for all the people that are cooking on Saturday 14 May at 2pm, it’s a great opportunity to meet the other people who are cooking and find out more about how the event will work on the day.
Cooking Competition with Prizes Do you consider yourself a good cook? Would you like to put your skills to the test by entering your dish into the cooking competition to win a £20 Next voucher. You can enter a dish in the following categories and it will be judged by our two guest judges, TV presenter Nadia Hussein, and Haleema Saleem food blogger from Curry On Haleema. · Best rice/pasta/potato/bean/lentil dish · Best chicken dish · Best meat dish · Best vegetable dish · Best sweet food · Best junior cook (any dish cooked by child under 16 years) · Best national team · Best male chef The categories are very open to allow for cultural interpretations of that type of food, as long as your dish broadly matches the category you can enter it. On the day you need to specifically enter your dish into the cooking competition. You do this by taking a portion of your dish to a separate judging table, you then label the dish with your name, the dishes name, the dishes country of origin and which category you are entering. All entries must be made between 2pm and 4pm, winners will be announced at 5pm.