Foodies Festival Christmas, Edinburgh’s favourite food festival, kicks off the festive season at the EICC on 23, 24 & 25 November
Watch Celebrity MasterChef Winner 2018 John Partridge and MasterChef Winner 2018 Kenny Tutt cooking live in The Chefs Theatre!
Foodies Festival is bringing the Christmas spirit back to the EICC on the 23, 24 and 25 November. Take home recipes and top tips from MasterChef winners such as Kenny Tutt, Great British Menu stars such as Ally McGrath and top Scottish chefs such as Roberta Hall at The Little Chart Room, Scott Davies at The Three Chimneys, Phil Hickman at Brasserie Prince by Alan Roux, Daniel Ashmore at The Pompadour by Galvin, Maciek Zielinski at Mono Restaurant, Ishu Mehrota at Fishmarket Restaurant and Neil Forbes at Cafe St Honore who will all be cooking up their festive favourites in the Chefs’ Theatre.
Watch Great British Bake Off stars such as Tom Hetherington and top patisserie chefs who will be baking up show-stopping cakes and treats in the Cakes and Desserts Theatre along with Charlotte White ‘The Burlesque Baker’.
Take part in our Festive Foodies Workshop where you can learn to create Dried Orange Garlands with Fragrant Botanicals, learn how to make Edible Gifts for Christmas, take part in Champagne Tastings, Christmas Canape Workshops, Create The Perfect Cheeseboard for Christmas and learn how to create the ultimate Christmas Cocktails.
Learn all the skills to become the ultimate host this Christmas at the 12 Top Tip festive masterclasses, get merry with Craft Beer, Wine & Champagne masterclasses with experts Charles Metcalfe and Diana Thompson at Wine Events Scotland in the Drinks Theatre, discover your new favourite tipple at Gin Alley and browse for Christmas gifts in the Artisan Producers Market. Bring the kids along to the Elf’s Cookery School, taste flavours of the world at Street Food Avenue, indulge in award-winning treats at Pudding Hall, or enjoy Christmas carols and music from renowned local choirs. With a VIP area, a Vintage Tea Room and a Champagne Ski Bar, Foodies Festival is the only place to kick off the festive season.
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