• 01353 865966
  • Translate
Editor Picks, Industry News, News

Urgent Open Day Updates!

Isle of Ely Industry Open Day – September 8th 2019

It is nearly time for one of the KEY days on the fish and chip industry calendar. A FREE day where you will learn lots and also get to meet some of the country’s premier friers and also top suppliers too.

If you have registered it is important you attend as the event is offered on a first come first served basis. There are a handful of tickets left here 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/isle-of-elychippy-chat-open-day-tickets-58591779590

On the day speakers include current National Fish and Chip Award Champions Kripsies of Exmouth, Field to Frier Winners Papas, DWYFF Lauren Kellaway, NI’s top shop The Dolphin (Malachy Mallon), Towngate Fisheries Mark Drummond, plus we have a few surprises too!

The day will start at 09.30 am with a cup of tea and a welcome from Chippy Chat Publishing Editor Austen Dack and an introduction from NFFF President Andrew Crook.

The day will be based on the farm – Isle of Ely Produce, Oak Tree Farm, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 1RS. Please make note of this is the primary address to attend.

We have arranged a visit (for chip shops) to a major local farmer AL Lee & Sons, where you will be given a great insight into the journey a potato takes on its way from ‘Field to Frier’, (please bring your wellies if wet).  

The day is FREE to attend for chip shop owners and managers (and staff) and we aim once again to talk unite the industry and promote best practice too.  

As well as tea/coffee we will be offering complimentary food tasting from our supplier partners including Fish and Chips from Bennetts Mobile unit, Pukka Pies, Kerry Foods, McWhinneys, Keejays and more.

On the day sponsors/exhibitors already include:

Friars Pride

Pukka Pies

Drywite

Middleton Foods

Kerry Food Service

Isle of Ely Produce

VITO Oil Filtration 

KFE

Frymax

TQuality

Seafish & Seafish Training

Keejays

Premier 1 Filtration

BD Signs

PJ Lee & Sons

AHDB

Seafood from Norway

Smales

Florigo

McWhinneys

Nortech

Sponsors can access the farm on Saturday 8th from 7.30 am to set up any POS or stands. Visitors are welcome from 9 am onwards.

In the evening we will meet up (optional) to have a few drinks and something to eat in the evening  in Ely with either an overnight stay (booking recommended) or the drive home after. Please can you email austen@chippychat.co.uk asap if you are coming to the evening meal on Sunday 8th. Last year over 60 people attended in the evening.  

See you at 9.30 am on Sunday September 8th. If for any reason you cant now attend please let us know asap again to austen@chippychat.co.uk.

Local Accommodation (if needed on Saturday or Sunday):

Poets House – Tel: 01223 653111

The Lamb – Tel: 01353 663574

Travelodge (outskirts of Ely) – Tel: 0871 984 6028

The Castle – Tel: 01353 662276

Royal Standard – 01353 645194

Regards
Austen Dack

Leave a Reply