New Whitby food event celebrates regional fishing industry

By Becky Paskin

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Coastal flavours of Whitby will celebrate the area's fishing industry
Coastal flavours of Whitby will celebrate the area's fishing industry
Celebrity chef Ed Baines will be heading up a new food event celebrating the indigenous fishing industry and produce of Yorkshire coastal town, Whitby

Coastal Flavours of Whitby, sponsored by the Yorkshire and Humber Seafood Group​, will run from 29-30 August at Whitby’s Endeavour Wharf to celebrate the area’s fishing heritage with a food hall showcasing dozens of specialist food producers from around Whitby and Yorkshire.

Baines, currently one of the judges on ITV1’s Britain’s Best Dish, will lead a host of chefs, including Rob Green of Green’s Restaurant in Whitby, at the event’s Food Theatre Kitchen.

Carl James, project manager for Yorkshire & Humber Seafood Group, said: “The Yorkshire and Humber Seafood Group are delighted to be hosting this fantastic event for Whitby, which can boast a fishing industry that has grown from strength to strength over the years. With support from local businesses, tourist attractions, restaurants and cafes, the event is already being acknowledged as a long awaited recognition for Whitby and its fishing industry.”

The Coastal Flavours of Whitby event will run from 9am-5pm over the August bank holiday.

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