Event organisers hail Good Food Show success

1st December 2009

Around 100,000 people visited the BBC's Good Food Show event over the weekend, with big names like Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay drawing in the crowds.

Event organisers reported that the four-day event at Birmingham's NEC was sold out on Saturday (November 28th), with visitors flocking to see their favourite celebrity chefs in action.

"Lots of people have been through the door and everyone seems to have had a good time," a spokesperson for the Good Food Show told the Birmingham Mail.

"The show has had the most live action so far because there has been so much going on," she commented to the newspaper.

This success follows similar hits for other consumer shows such as Grand Designs Live, which was also held in Birmingham.

The event, which was opened by presenter of the Grand Designs TV programme Kevin McLoud, enjoyed record visitor numbers this year, with 30 per cent more people attending compared to 2008.