Chefs are going head to head in the finals of the British Street Food Awards at Canada Waters’ Hawker House this weekend.

Thousands entered, hundreds competed, and now 17 finalists will cook to be crowned your 2018 British street food champion.

From Edinburgh-based buttermilk-fried chicken to slow-cooked Pembrokeshire pork, and Brummyborn Thai food to Mancunian-made bao, get ready to eat the very best of Britain, all in one place.

This year’s line-up is complete with returning heroes cooking alongside brand-new competitors. With 10 finalists chosen by the British public, plus 7 wild cards brought in by the BSFA team, it’s now down to who can cook the killer dish at the finals.

On Saturday, hip-hop artist Loyle Carner will be parking up his Chilli Con Carner cookery school: an initiative to teach teenagers with ADHD how to cook. All proceeds from their dishes will go towards funding the school. Naughty Boy is DJing on Friday, and an expert judging panel tasting on Saturday features Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar from the Million Pound Menu, Michelin-starred chef Richard Corrigan from the Great British Menu, the 2017 winner of Great British Menu Pip Lacey and chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine.

The British Street Food Champion final is at Hawker House on Friday 21 September from 5pm and Saturday 22 September from 12 noon. Tickets: £5. https://www.streetfeast.com/bsfa/