Celebrate local food and drink next month as the BBC Good Food Show returns to Glasgow’s SEC, 20-22 October. This year’s show will host a line-up of top chefs and experts alongside regional producers.
Highlights visitors can look forward to at this year’s event include:
Host of the new BBC programme The Big Family Cooking Showdown, Nadiya Hussain will be cooking live in the Big Kitchen on Friday 20th October. On Saturday 21st it’s the turn of the two Toms – Michelin master Tom Kerridge and local hero Tom Kitchin, then Sunday 22nd sees Masterchef’s John Torode, Tom Kitchin and the entertaining Hairy Bikers cooking live. A seat in a Big Kitchen session is included in the ticket price.
New for 2017, visitors can enjoy a celebration of Scotland’s food and drink with chefs and producers from local restaurants, hosted by BBC Good Food’s editor-at-large, Barney Desmazery. Barney will be joined on the Big Kitchen stage by Red Onion’s John Quigley and local butcher Ramsey of Carluke on Friday, and on Sunday it’s The Drugstore Social’s Scott Leask – this session is free to attend for all visitors and can be booked as an additional session.
An interview stage where guests can watch live interviews with chefs and local experts appearing at the show over the weekend and have the chance to get their culinary queries answered by the experts.
In conjunction with Glasgow Restaurant Association, new restaurants popping up this year are Two Fat Ladies, The Drugstore Social and Red Onion, plus a pop-up bar from The Finnieston.
Two Fat Ladies will be at the Show on Friday 20th serving up signature dishes including a Trio of Smoked Scottish Fish and Home-smoked Sliced Gressingham Duck with Soy and Sesame Noodles; The Drugstore Social will be offering specialities such as chorizo, red onion & mature arran cheddar and foraged mushroom & tain blue murder cheese flatbread on Saturday 21st, and Sunday 22nd sees Red Onion serve up their bang bang chicken salad with spicy peanut dressing and crispy noodles, and apple tart tatin with salted caramel.
Visit the official website for more information and tickets.