Santa may be a hot shot on the present distribution front but he is not so great at laying on Christmas dinner.
If you want your festive menu to go with a ‘Ho ho ho!’ then tuck into today’s Big Deal on entry plus a programme for your choice of day at Edinburgh’s Christmas Foodies Festival.
Delicious food & drink
Taking place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, the third Foodies Christmas Festival has everything you need for a festive feast.
This Big Deal is for entry for one person on either the Saturday or the Sunday of the festival. A handy programme is included in the offer. You’ll need it to make the most of your visit as there is so much to see, do and sample.
Among the talent appearing in the Chef’s Theatre are the Michelin-starred Jeff Bland of The Balmoral; Neil Forbes of Cafe St Honoré and Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh restaurateur and contestant on the Great British Menu.
Wine expert Charles Metcalfe will be hard at work in the Drinks Theatre presenting Champagne as well as wines from Portugal and Australia. The movers and shakers from Treacle bar will also be on hand to whip up some seasonal cocktails while Hendrick’s Gin will be showcasing their Twelve Drinks of Christmas.
Christmas gift ideas
As well as top tips from professional chefs and drinks experts, Foodies Christmas is the ideal way to stock up the very best produce that Scotland’s larder has to offer. With over one hundred artisan producers selling their wares, you are sure to find everything from stocking fillers for the kids to a mouth-watering centrepiece for Christmas dinner.
Add in a whisky area, cheese market plus an ice-cream and chocolate village and Foodies Christmas Festival has something for all tastes.
Under sixteens go free
When accompanied by an adult, children under sixteen enjoy free entry to the Foodies Christmas Festival. It’s a great family day out that won’t break the bank.