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Food & Drink - for 2019 EVENT

Street Food

PROOVE PIZZA, they will be firing out their delicious, wood fired Neopolitan pizzas from their double oven and bringing their Italian Streetfood range too. Sample delights such as their moreish Arancini, creamy Crocche, heavenly Angioletti and their new, Italian inspired Crispy Fries. All served hot, crispy and fresh! Yum!

SMOKE BBQ will be serving their famous Pulled Pork Butties, with meat that has been rubbed in their house spice blend and smoked for over 12 hours till it’s fall off the bone delicious, then drizzled with a tangy BBQ sauce and served in a brioche bun. Also available will be Smoked Hot Dogs, featuring their award-winning sausages smoked and finished on the BBQ pit and served in a brioche sub. Yum!

GRAVY TRAIN specialise in Poutine, a melty, gooey, belly-warming delight from Quebec. Traditionalists would argue that the holy trinity of poutine – Gravy, Cheese Curds and Fries – is perfectly formed and needs no additions, and to those people I’d say “Gosh darn-it you’re right!” But we’re open to a little Charlie Mingus-style improv here at The Gravy Train so feel at liberty to load your Poutine with our Blasphemers’ delights – Shredded BBQ Chicken, Mapled Bacon, Crispy Onions, Roasted Peppers, Sauteed Garlic Mushrooms and more!

THE OTTÖ-MEN have an infinite choice of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Ottoman inspired food at their fingertips. Check out their OTTO wraps and Insane wraps – fresh khoubz wraps with a selection of basra date chicken, seasonal falafel and spiced halloumi, filled with Otto bulgur, groovy hummus, yogurt, fine infused pickles, esme salsa, Otto sprinkles and funky sauces. Passionate about the environment, bio packaging and non GMO comes as standard with The Ottö-Men. They also have an extensive vegan, vegetarian and gluten free offering alongside their stand out meat dishes.

We are Dan and Sarah and we run the SUNSHINE PIZZA OVEN, based in the Peak District, near Sheffield. With the help of our friendly, efficient team and our beautiful orange pizza ovens, we produce tasty wood-fired pizzas, which are hand-stretched and thin crust. Our dough is slow-proved, containing 100% organic, stoneground flour, grown in England. A third of our flour comes from Worsbrough Mill, near Barnsley, where it is milled by water power. The pizza sauce is made with 100% organic tomatoes, and we use fresh, whole mozzarella, seasonal vegetables and a selection of Italian meats and cheeses. We also have gluten- and dairy-free options.

Get Wurst are Sheffield based and serve up the full Berlin experience, proper currywurst & fries and banging bratwurst! There is a full range of different sausages and toppings and really tasty vegan menu choices. ‘ 

Website: www.getwurst.com

Social media @getwurstbrats on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

LITTLE SOMBOON KITCHEN is a family run business serving sensational pan-Asian fusion street food, all freshly cooked in front of you alongside ice cold Thai beers. Lon is from Khon Khan in North east Thailand and combines what he learnt as a child in his village with what he learnt cooking in European restaurants over the last 15 years to create his fantastic dishes. A natural performer, you can always expect a little entertainment along with your food as well!!

COW BOYS specialise in American cuisine, with burgers made with 28 day dry aged beef, fresh baked brioche buns and American cheese. They serve their burgers with a range of delicious and unusual toppings, including candied bacon and macaroni cheese!

Café Carte is a small family run business that offers fresh “bean to cup” coffee ie Cappuccino, Latte, Macchiato, together with Tea, Hot
Chocolate, cold drinks and associated snacks.

Street Food Chef: Burritos and nachos filled with freshly made salsas and slow cooked meats. Vegetarians, vegans and special diets catered for.

PIE EYED: Serving Proper Pie & Mash from a Horse Box. Weddings, Corporate, Street Food, Pop Ups & Festivals.

Churromania – Authentic Hot Spanish churros dusted with cinnamon sugar , served with warm Belgian chocolate . Hot drinks .

Meltworks: Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches
and halloumi fries.

MOSS VALLEY FINE MEATS produce pork, bacon, ham and sausages in their own butchery from pigs bred and reared on their farm in the beautiful Moss Valley near Sheffield. The family has lived and farmed there for a hundred years in farm buildings dating from the 9th, 14th and 16th centuries. Their pork is bred for taste, tenderness and succulence, a characteristic of the Duroc breed that they use. They will serving up their delicious sausages, burgers and bacon from their stall in the lower gardens at this year’s event.

Trained in crêpe making in Brittany, OOOH LA LAA crêpes are fresh and delicious and can often be seen satisfying hungry customers at food fairs, farmers markets, festivals and events across Derbyshire and the surrounding shires.

Freshly cooked to order and only using the very best ingredients, their delicious homemade crêpes are generously topped with anything your heart desires from our extensive menu.

Adventurous Cake Book: The Adventurous Cakebook is a Sheffield business run by  Sheffield baker and pastry chef Alex Harker! Inspired by years of travel, we make superb bakes, cakes and granola with global flavours and the very best carefully sourced ingredients. For illuminate the gardens 2019 there are going to be some brand new bakes including our vegan apple crumble buns and pumpkin spiced blondies! (I know right!?!?)  www.adventurouscakebook.com

@thecakebook Facebook

@adventurouscakebook Instagram

Wah Wahs:  Sugar Butties! Like it says on the tin – but fancier! Shying away from the usual, Wah Wahs mexican style street food and burritos for this event by bringing you french toast, with a twist. 

Little Bubble Box a authentic Hong Kong snack called Gai Daan Zai, an authentic and delicious taste.

STREET FOOD SOLUTIONS: Authentic Greek street food

Food Works: – Warming vegetarian and vegan food made exclusively with ingredients that would otherwise be wasted! Food Works is a not-for-profit working to reduce food waste in Sheffield, intercepting over 7 tonnes of surplus food every week. Their chefs are getting creative with flavoursome Autumnal dishes to spark your tastebuds and fuel an evening outdoors. Expect hearty tagine and stew, served with roasted vegetable grain salad and flatbread. We also have child size portions and soft drinks for the whole family. 

Website: www.thefoodworks.org

Social media @thefoodworksshf
on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Tapitas: Authentic Spanish street food, delicious Paellas.

Coffee 259: is a portable, self contained coffee van, serving bespoke smith street grind to order coffee and a choice of cold drinks.


Illuminate Bar Featured Beers: BRADFIELD BREWERY

Farmers Blonde (abv: 4.0%) This award winning, very pale brilliant blonde beer has citrus and summer fruit aromas making it an extremely refreshing ale.

Farmers Belgian Blue (abv: 4.9%) This unique beer has Christmas berry overtones: and has a slight blue tint to the head – making it an unusual winter warmer!

Illuminate Bar Featured Beers: STANCILL BREWERY

Ginger Pale Ale (abv 4%) Whether it’s the height of summer or the depth of winter, our Ginger Pale Ale is a refreshing, easy-drinking beer which features a warming ginger taste. Intrigue for the taste buds, refreshment for the taster, this beer is always a popular choice amongst drinkers.

Stancill Lager (abv 4%) Stancill Lager 4% is produced using Bavarian techniques, English Malt, Noble Hops and Peak District Water.  This Lager is clear, clean and crisp. Everything you’d expect from a Premium British Lager.

TRIPLE POINT Fantastic craft beer!  Cask – Hidden Rivers – dark ale 4.8%  – SIPA (session IPA) 4.5%   Keg – SIPA (session IPA) 4.5%
– Pilsner 4.6% – Plus cans at our can bar!

BEETLE JUICE bringing their fantastic cocktail bus, which was a huge hit at this year’s Sheffield Food Festival. They’ll be selling freshly shaken cocktails using premium spirit brands, Aperol Spritz, canned craft ales, fruit ciders and soft drinks.

Dan and partner Claire operate Beetle Juice North East from their base in Leeds. They became Beetle Juice franchisees in 2017, and spend the majority of their weekends from April to October attending events all over the north of England with Vera, their 1979 T2 VW campervan mobile cocktail bar. 2018 has been particularly busy for Vera, who has traded at both Sheffield and Leeds Food and Drink Festivals, ParkLife Festival, Leeds Festival, VW Festival (Leeds), Underneath the Stars Festival plus numerous weddings, parties and corporate events. Check out their social media for more information on what Vera can offer; Twitter @BeetleJuiceNE, Instagram @beetlejuice_northeast and Facebook @BeetleJuiceNorthEast or the Beetle Juice website www.beetle-juice.co.uk

MR D’ARCY’S DRINK EMPORIUM is a lovingly converted Rice horse box trailer serving premium drinks. We are delighted to be joining the team at Illuminate the Gardens this year and will be serving up some lovely warming drinks including mulled wine, mulled cider and baileys hot chocolates alongside our standard offerings of g&t’s, prosecco, chocolate champagne and a special bonfire cocktail. Come join us and get merry!

TROPICAL CARAVAN BAR Mobile bar, dj booth and food truck “Tamsin” brought to you by Modular Moods https://www.modularmoods.co.uk. A custom vinyl wrapped by local artist Yasmina Hamaidia. The Modular Moods festival marquee “The Citadel” covered in art, funky furniture and much more will be at Illuminate the Gardens this year, a must see visit

THE AVALANCHE TIPI – a pop up alpine coffee shop and bar. We will be serving various treats such as home made cakes and winter warmers which will boozy hot chocolate, and hot apple cider, teas and coffees.

The tipi will be warm and cozy with an open fire and comfy seating, the perfect place to warm up and relax away from the cold weather!


Spectacular lighting – fireworks – street food – licensed bar – and more!