Chef Patron, Northcote
“What can you say about this man that hasn’t been said a hundred times before? He’s the Godfather of food, not just in the Ribble valley but also throughout the North West. He’s resent being called a grand old man. Ok, not so old, but grand in the best sense of the word – guide, mentor, guardian, angel of produce and producers. Nigel is acutely aware of the latest developments in kitchen techniques and technologies, but he’s not a culinary revolutionary, thank heavens. Not for him frantic leaps in the dark, odd confections of this or that. Every Nigel Haworth dish comes to the table in properly evolved, carefully developed , ready to be eaten and enjoyed. When you eat a Haworth dish you realize how clever, how sophisticated and how much thought has gone into the dish. He start with fabulous ingredients, in which this part of the world is extraordinary blessed, many would be here, but for his championing of them. He may go back to classic treatments. He may turn to the latest piece of wizardry, but the effect will always be beautiful, beguiling, masterly, and, above all, fabulously edible.”
Matthew Fort 2014View Nigel's Full Bio
The Obsession Food and Wine Festival began in 2001 when Nigel returned from a festival in Carmel, California. Inspired on his return, he knew he could create a similar styled event here at Northcote. Fast forward fourteen years and this festival is unique in the UK, with top chefs appearing year after year. “The formula is simple, chefs can cook what they want, it really is about them expressing themselves for one night on the plate. There is nothing in the food world quite like Obsession, it’s a feast in every sense of the word, a celebration of food and wine.” Nigel comments “ I am so proud of what we have created, the Obsession event every January is a special time at Northcote for the visiting chefs; the staff and most importantly, our guests, who make Obsession what it is."
Nigel has been part of many high profile and popular television shows, commercials and cookery programmes inclunding the BBC's Great British Menu where he went from contestant to one of the show's most popular judges bringing his well loved personality to the screen.
View some of Nigel's recent shows below.Saturday Kitchen Great British Menu Morrisons with Freddie
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