Foodies Festival’s flagship event returns to Edinburgh
The Foodies Festival returns to Inverleith Park 7,8,9th August, celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Last years Edinburgh Foodies Festival – 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 huge selection of street food stalls.
The Aga Rangemaster Chefs Theatre welcomes Michelin-star, celebrity and top local chefs.
Chefs confirmed include:
Michelin-star Marcello Tully – Kinloch Lodge
Jamie Scott – MasterChef: The Professionals 2014 winner
Adam Handling – Adam Handling at Caxton voted Scotland’s Chef of the Year
Fraser Allan – The Pompadour by Galvin
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
Highlights of the Festival this year will include:
New 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 (yay love her) is on-hand in the New Craft Beer Theatre with food and beer pairing masterclasses. New Tasting Theatre, Street Food Avenue,Cake & Bake Theatre, Artisan Producers Market, Chilli Market, Childrens Cookery Theatre: as well as a Spaghetti-Eating Competition: Pairs of contestants – friends and strangers – race from either end of a 4 meter spaghetti to be crowned ‘Lady and her Champ’.
Tickets are on sale now at www.foodiesfestival.com or by calling 0844 995 1111
Friday 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.
All children aged 12 and under go free to all Foodies Festivals when accompanied by an adult.
Friday 7th August: 11am – 7pm
Saturday 8th August: 10am – 8pm
Sunday 9th August: 10am – 7pm