Every year, Lancashire's own Nigel Haworth gathers some of the world's best chefs at his restaurant Northcote to cook bespoke menus for lucky diners. The event is now in its sixteenth year and continues to champion unsung cuisines, showcase new techniques and serve up once in a lifetime menus over the course of several weeks. Learn more about the chefs attending and discover the history of this celebration of everything gastronomic.

Obsession 2016

10 features

Obsession 2016: Diego Hernandez review
Obsession 2016: Diego Hernandez review
Obsession 2016: Diego Hernandez review
by Eliot Collins
15 February 2016
Eliot Collins enjoys a taste of Mexico on the thirteenth night of Obsession.
Obsession 2016: Nigel Haworth’s festival highlights
Obsession 2016: Nigel Haworth’s festival highlight...
Obsession 2016: Nigel Haworth’s festival highlights
by Great British Chefs
11 February 2016
The man who started Obsession fifteen years ago shares his favourite parts of this year's event and what his plans are for 2017.
Obsession 2016: Arnaud Bignon review
Obsession 2016: Arnaud Bignon review
Obsession 2016: Arnaud Bignon review
by Mecca Ibrahim
10 February 2016
Mecca Ibrahim tastes the delightful, playful cuisine of Arnaud Bignon at this year's Obsession festival.
Obsession 2016: Craig Bancroft and the wines of Northcote
Obsession 2016: Craig Bancroft and the wines of No...
Obsession 2016: Craig Bancroft and the wines of Northcote
by Great British Chefs
09 February 2016
Director of wines Craig Bancroft introduces us to Northcote's wine cellar and the processes he goes through when matching wines with the eclectic dishes served at Obsession.
Obsession 2016: Wojciech Modest Amaro
Obsession 2016: Wojciech Modest Amaro
Obsession 2016: Wojciech Modest Amaro
by Great British Chefs
05 February 2016
Poland's only Michelin-starred chef comes to showcase his inspired cuisine in the UK for the first time at Northcote's Obsession. We talk to him and learn more about his unique style.
Obsession 2016: Lanshu Chen review
Obsession 2016: Lanshu Chen review
Obsession 2016: Lanshu Chen review
by Gemma Marti
03 February 2016
Gemma Marti attends the seventh night of Nigel Haworth's Obsession festival to enjoy Lanshu Chen's unique combination of French and Taiwanese cooking.