Extreme food challenge and chilli eating competition at Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival in Leeds this weekend

Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival
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Hundreds of stalls offering all kinds of food and drink are packed into Leeds' Millennium Square today - and will be open all weekend.

The three-day show offers a range of food and drink as well as an Extreme Food Eating Challenge and a Chilli Eating Contest.

Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival

Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival

A foodies delight, the show is completely free to the public More than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing the region's finest food and drink at The Yorkshire Post's Yorkshire Food and Drink Show on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th at Millennium Square in Leeds.

It will be open on Friday - Saturday 11am-8pm and Sunday 11am-4pm in Millennium Square in Leeds city centre. If you're passionate about food and drink there'll be a heavenly combination to stimulate the senses. Entry is free.

There'll be live cookery demonstrations from local chefs, artisan food specialists exhibiting delicious produce, traditional real ales, Pimms and cocktail bars and some of Yorkshire’s finest restaurants serving their finest dishes.

The Extreme Food Challenge

Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival

Yorkshire Post Food & Drink Festival

8 contestants sit down for a meal to forget. We serve up things either not normally eaten in the UK, are very unusual or just plain challenging and wrong! The contestant who sit through and eats & drinks whatever we serve up and is voted the crowds favourite. is the winner.

A Chilli Eating Competition on Sunday 4th June

Are you brave enough to take on the hottest chillis? Organised by the Chilli Shop of Leeds, this is not for the faint hearted! If you can handle it, just head to chilli-shop.co.uk to register.

In addition there'll be the sizzle of delicious street food dishes from around the world being cooked right in front of you.

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