Wimbledon Food Festival has launched its very own omelette challenge at Centre Court.

Stephen Hammond, Wimbledon MP, and Mayor of Merton Marsie Skeete went head-to-head in the Saturday Kitchen-style challenge to promote the festival which is returning to Wimbledon Park for the fourth year on August 26 to 28.

It will have more than 40 stalls and demonstrations by celebrity chefs, including Steve Kielty, the 2017 MasterChef finalist, who will be showcasing his latest recipes at the festival.

Baker Martha Collison, who was the youngest ever contestant on The Great British Baker Off in 2014, will be demonstrating recipes from her latest book Crave: Brilliantly Indulgent Recipes.

They will join a line-up of top chefs at the Talks and Tastings Hub. These will include Sunita Solanki from the British Indian Kitchen Cooking School, who will be showing how to create Indian food from masalas to marinades
There will also be activities for children.

William Prosser from organisers Fantastic British Food Festivals, says “We’re pleased to be supporting Children in Need and the important work it does. There’s something for the whole family at this festival whether it’s sampling food from local producers or learning new recipes.” 

Adult tickets are £6, children under 12 £2 and kids under 5 go free. A charitable contribution of £1 included in ticket prices will be donated to Children in Need.