Foodies Festival's 10th Anniversary Celebrations at Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park

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Editor 29th July 2015
Foodies Festival’s flagship event returns to Edinburgh Inverleith Park next weekend 7- 9th August, celebrating its 10th anniversary with a three-day showcase of Scotland’s culinary talents and regional produce as part of the Year of Food and Drink Scotland.Street Food 3 Following the success of last year’s Edinburgh Foodies Festival which welcomed 34,000 visitors, organisers are expanding the festival site by 50%, making room for new food and drink theatres, an extended Producers Market and a selection of street food. The Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre welcomes Michelin-star, celebrity and local chefs, who will cook summer recipes, inspiring visitors to recreate these dishes at home and experiment with new flavours.

Chefs confirmed include:

Michelin-star Marcello Tully - Kinloch Lodge
  • Jamie Scott - MasterChef: The Professionals 2014 winner

>>>Read our interview with Jamie when he won last year's Masterchef: The Professionals here

  • Adam Handling - Adam Handling at Caxton voted Scotland’s Chef of the Year

>>>Find out more about Adam by reading our feature with him here

  • Fraser Allan - The Pompadour by GalvinJamie - MasterChef The Professionals -1163
  • Mark Greenaway – Restaurant Mark Greenaway
  • Paul Wedgwood – Wedgwoods
  • Neil Forbes – Cafe St Honore
  • Jian Wang - Chop Chop
  • Graeme Pallister – 63 Tay Street
  • Colin Findlay - Melville Castle
  • Kim Atcharahorn Kaewkraikhot - Chaophraya
  • Ian McAndrew - Blackaddie
New additions to this year's festival:
  • Wine and Champagne Theatre: Experts Neil Phillips and Charles Metcalfe guide visitors through this season’s best bubblies from around the world, while beer expert Melissa Cole is on-hand in the New Craft Beer Theatre with food and beer pairing masterclasses.
  • Tasting Theatre: Festival-goers can learn new skills and discover new flavours with masterclasses in Bee Keeping, Sushi Rolling and Sausage Making, and chocolate experts Coeur de Xocolat host ‘How to Sniff Chocolate like a Rockstar’ classes, which leave participants tasting chocolate for hours.
  • Cake and Bake Theatre: A haven for passionate bakers with Scotland's top cake makers and patissiers sharing their tips for baking delicious summer cakes. Visitors can also enjoy 3D cake modelling, Chocolate Making and Sugar-Craft masterclasses and a complementing Chocolate, Cake and Bake Village sells bakes, jams, and the latest baking gadgets.
  • Artisan Producers Market: With over 200 artisan producers from Scotland and across the UK to sample and shop from, selling everything from award-winning Salted Caramel Cheese to Pink Raspberry Gin, festival-goers will be spoilt for choice with samples and for what to buy to take home and enjoy - the perfect setting to meet the producers and share their passion for quality food and drink.
All the details:
  • Captain Morgan IMG_7938Friday adult day ticket £10.00 (£8.00 concession)
  • Saturday or Sunday adult day ticket £13.00 (£11.00 concession)
  • 3-day adult ticket £20.00 (£16.00 concession)
  • Friday VIP ticket £35.00
  • Saturday or Sunday VIP ticket £38.00
VIP tickets include a welcome glass of bubbly, access to the VIP tent with private bar and refreshments throughout the day, priority entry to food and drink masterclasses, a goody bag and a showguide. Opening times:Visitors 3 Friday 7th August: 11am – 7pm Saturday 8th August: 10am – 8pm Sunday 9th August: 10am – 7pm Tickets can be brought here foodiesfestival.com

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Editor 29th July 2015

Foodies Festival's 10th Anniversary Celebrations at Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park