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 Vanja van der Leeden -  Oof Verschuren -  Joris Bijdendijk -
Vanja van der Leeden -  Oof Verschuren -  Joris Bijdendijk - 
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Taste the world of gastronomy

The culinary world is in full swing, but not always accessible. That's why our chefs invite you to the Low Food Festival. What are their secret ingredients? How do they make a difference on the plate? And which international chefs are they inspired by? You will find out at the Low Food Festival. Whether you like to visit restaurants, challenge yourself with cooking or especially fanatically watch cooking series. It's three days of enjoyment for everyone.

Stop by, celebrate your love of good food and satisfy your hunger for new flavors and inspiration. From September 6 to 8 at Move Amsterdam.

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Live Shows

13:00 – 14:00

Solo cooking
Gathering all solo cooks and singles! Cookbook author, columnist and presenter Emma de Thouars teaches you how to out do yourself culinarily when you have the empire on your own. Without ever having to throw away half a pointed cabbage or bag of spinach again.

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15:00 - 16:00

Surf & Turf with Giel Kaagman
For chef Giel of Kaagman & Kortekaas restaurant, everything from the land and sea is an option for the plate. During the live show, he makes a bold, local surf & turf. He also shares his philosophy and his secrets for masterful sauces. Pens ready, then.

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17:00 - 18:00

The perfect pie (English spoken)
British chef Calum Franklin, a.k.a. The Pie King, will teach you all there is to know about making a wonderful dauphinoise, Dutch cheese & caramelised onion pie. From crust to topping, Calum will share his finest ingredients and techniques. Moderated by Samuel Levie.

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11:00 - 12:30

Classic choux au chocolat with salted caramel (English spoken)
This is your moment to join Pastry Chef Laura Vervoort and give a Michelin star-twist to the classic choux au chocolat. Laura will take you through all the steps of making the pastry dough, chocolate filling and salted caramel finish. This kiss of loveliness will blow your mind.

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11:00 - 12:30

Food Photography
Due to great success in reprise: the food photography workshop by Oof Verschuren! What makes food photography really good and special? How do you make it FOAM-worthy? Of course you can do it yourself. How do you create a fantastic story with three ingredients?

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13:00 - 14:30

Tartare of Harder à la Donovan
Creative chef Donovan Kraag takes you off the deep end with mullet. Just out of the North Sea and ideal for a fresh tartare. Presented as a complete flavor symphony that includes spinach chiffonade. Slide on over and soon blow your own guests away.

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13:30 - 15:00

Food Styling - The Salad Edition (English spoken)
Ajda Mehmet is a London-based chef, food stylist and author. This is the time to discover what "a day in the life of a food stylist" really looks like. Ajda Mehmet shares her tips and tricks for creating a beautiful-looking plate of food.

15:00 - 16:30

Gnocchi á la Vanja
With her latest cookbook Italopop, chef Vanja van der Leeden shows that her roots are also in Italy. In this workshop, she teaches you all about gnocchi: the best potatoes, the perfect pillows and topped with a spicy sauce with a crispy topping. Delizioso!

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17:00 - 18:30

Steamed momos (Indian dumplings)
Paulami Joshi grew up in Mumbai and now does everything she can to share her love of Indian cuisine share. In the workshop, you'll make steamed momos: a variation on dumplings with a spicy vegetable filling and a sticky chutney. Richly garnished with stories about India.

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Food Market

10:00 - 17:00

Stroll like a top chef past the finest ingredients, taste new flavors, discover new products and be surprised by exceptional makers and brands at the Low Food Festival Food Market.

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Food Tours

11:00 - 17:00

The Food Tour gives young and old a glimpse into the kitchen of culinary Amsterdam. Discover what goes on behind the scenes at a local food market, a Michelin-starred restaurant and an artisan bakery. Made possible by Urban Arrow. 

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Wils Restaurant

12:00 - 21:00

On Saturday, September 7, Wils restaurant will be transformed into a burger joint for one day! Take the elevator to the third floor for comfort food from the star kitchen of Wils. Join us all day long for homemade burgers and delicious flatbreads. Walk-in and enjoy some culinary comfort food!

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Wils Bakery Café

10:00 - 11:30

Starting your festival day off right? On Saturday and Sunday mornings Wils Bakery Café serves a delicious bakery breakfast! From 10:00 am to 11:30 am you are welcome for a tasty and relaxing start to your day.

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11:30 - 22:00

On Saturday and Sunday, you can visit Wils Bakery Café all day from 11:30 a.m. to enjoy the Low Food Festival menu, specially created by chefs Joris and Rudolf. 

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Stroll like a top chef past the finest ingredients, discover new products and techniques and be surprised by special makers and brands at the Low Food Festival Food market. Stop by Tortilleria Taiyari for Mexican tips & tricks, taste unique flavors at Dutch Wasabi and many more great names will be announced soon. Of course, you can also enjoy a good glass of wine and delicious snacks at the Food market. And who knows, you might bump into your favorite chef.

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Frequently asked questions

Below you will find answers to the most common questions surrounding the Low Food Festival. If you do not find the answer to your question here, do not hesitate to contact us. The Low Food Festival team is ready to help you. 

  • You can send us an email at [email protected]. We are also active on Instagram, there you can contact us directly @lowfoodfestival.

  • The festival including the food market is free to visit. However, separate tickets are required for specific activities such as cooking workshops, cooking shows and food tours. At Wils Bakery Café and Wils Restaurant you can just walk in. But don't forget to make reservations if you want a seat at the table for dinner, drinks or lunch.

  • There is ongoing programming for children that is free to attend. The food tours, which are also definitely suitable for children (accompanied by an adult) do require a ticket. The workshops, cooking shows and tastings are geared toward adults.

  • Yes, tickets can also be purchased locally if they are still available. However, to avoid disappointment, we do recommend that you check online in advance to see if tickets are still available.

  • No, there is no need to change the name on a ticket. As long as the ticket's barcode or QR code is unique and easily readable, the name does not matter.

partners & sponsors

Meet the partners of Low Food Festival

Low Food Festival aims to open up the world of gastronomy for three days to everyone who loves good, delicious and honest food. We couldn't do that without the brands, products and other organizations that support us.

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