Top Scots chef team to promote Scottish seafood at European Seafood Expo
More than 25,000 seafood buyers attend the European Seafood Exposition, along with exhibitors from 70+ countries. The Scottish Pavilion, organised by Scottish Development International, is one of the most popular and busy venues at ESE and benefits from the presence of a seafood bar, operated by Seafood Scotland.
This year it will be manned by a top team from the Federation of Chefs Scotland, who will showcase Scottish seafood at its best.
The team includes the Federation president Kevin McGillivray and vice president Ian MacDonald, as well as the current Scottish Chef of the Year David Littlewood, FCS Board Member Jav Aziz and former Scottish Culinary Team Member Robbie Penman.
Annual Golf Challenge Monday 1 July 2013
We are delighted to announce the date for the 2013 Annual Golf day at a new venue - the Macdonald Cardrona Golf Course, Peebles.
As usual its set to be a great event with chefs suppliers and sponsors battling it out in a shot gun start event. There are prizes for best team score, mystery partner, Booby prize, 1st 2nd and 3rd places individually, nearest the pin is on both the 9th and 13th holes and the longest drive is on the 18th
ScotHot Competition Results
Well thats ScotHot over for another 2 years. We would like to say thank you to all of the competitors, judges, sponsors and exhibitors at ScotHot who made this year such a wonderful event. There was a great buzz about the event and its not quite over yet as on Monday 25 March, at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow we will announce the winners of the 2 team competitions at ScotHot the New Scottish Restaurant Challenge and also the College who has won The Future Talent Competition 2013. For more details and to book your tickets see the details in the article below. Click on the link below to see the ScotHot Results for 2013
Scottish Culinary Championships Awards Dinner - 25 March 2013
Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow
Every 2 years the cream of Scotlands Culinary Talent come together to compete in the Scottish Culinary Championships. The championships consist of over 50 competitions with more than 200 chefs and foodservice personnel competing.
Following the success of our first awards event in 2011 we have reintroduced an awards ceremony after the event to give all of our competitors the opportunity to publicly celebrate their successes with their peers, friends and family.
It also give us the opportunity to announce the results of The Future Talent student competition and to celebrate the competions that are new to ScotHot.
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Silver and Bronze at Culinary Olympics for Team Scotland
The Scottish Culinary team are celebrating their success at the Culinary Olympics with a Bronze Medal for the Cold Display and a Silver Medal for their Hot Kitchen. The Culinary Olympics took place at the beginning of October, at the IKA show in Erfurt Germany. In true Olympian fashion they have been running every 4 years since 1900 and this year 45 countries from around the globe came together compete to be the best in the world.
Team Scotland comprised of a squad of 14 chefs who competed on 2 separate days in 2 distinct disciplines. The first part of the competition was Cold Display on Sunday 7th October, where the team showcased their presentation skills and created imaginative culinary displays highlighting Scottish themes such as Rennie MacIntosh. They then competed in the Hot Kitchen on Tuesday 9th October where they worked in a live restaurant scenario to serve a set 3 course meal to 110 paying diners.