This Autumn The BBC Good Food Show is back in Glasgow for the 10th year running. Bringing you a show full of regional flavours with top quality exhibitors from across the country, featuring those in the BBC Good Food Champions and the Regional Food Pavilion.
At the SECC Glasgow on 4-6th November, you can expect a weekend full of food celebration with renowned chefs cooking live in front of the audience, plus for the first time appearing at the show, Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge. Here is a preview of what to expect at the event.
The Supertheatre is the highlight of the Show, where visitors can watch some of their favourite and best celebrity chefs cooking delicious dishes live. This is great for picking up tips, tricks and food inspiration.
You can pick up pairing tips from the best in the business as virtual guest, celebrity wine expert Olly Smith, appears on screen during each session matching some of the delicious dishes cooked live on stage.
While browsing through a wide range of the latest cook books, get your books signed by the authors themselves at the show’s book signing. Authors at the event include Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux Jr., John Torode and Paul Hollywood.
In the Shopping Area you can find the latest kitchen gadgets from great brands. While browsing through hundreds of exhibitors you can sample and shop for interesting food and drink from artisan producers.
Here is a list of all the shopping areas which will be at the show:
This year the show will be working alongside top brand such as Lakeland, Mackie’s Crisps, Edinburgh Gin, Tunnock’s and many more, presenting a wide range of sampling and products with loads to offer.
The Producers’ Village
The speciality food market at the heart of the Show, packed with small artisan producers who pride themselves on the quality and provenance of their produce. Here you can try before you buy with some of the freshest seasonal foods, many of which you won’t find on your local high street.
BBC Good Food Champions
A selection of BBC Good Food Champions where you can discover a fabulous selection of artisan producers that you can sample and buy from and find out more about their story too.
Whether you enjoy cider, beer, spirits, wines, champagne or cocktails, you’re sure to discover, sample and taste a range of flavours to suit your palette, as well as some great inspiration for the festive season.
Bakes and Cakes Village
An area devoted to all things baking. This is the place to learn new techniques, watch demonstrations and buy everything you need to bake like the experts from baking specialists and cake-crafters.
Producers’ Bursary Awards
Small, independent food and drink producers are one of the most important parts of the Show. Fans, customers and suppliers can nominate their favourite local producers via social media with the winner automatically shortlisted.
Regional Food Pavilion
Discover regional produce from a collective of producers showcasing the best of Scottish food and drink. This area of the Show highlights the richness and diversity of the country’s natural larder, giving visitors the chance to meet producers and taste and buy interesting local products from the various regions of Scotland including Perthshire, East Lothian and the Highlands.
Some of Glasgow’s best cooking will be on offer at the show, where visitors will have the opportunity to taste in the Pop-Up Restaurants, demonstrating the ultimate celebration of Glasgow’s vibrant dining. You will fit right in if you’re into fine dining and eating out.
Over the weekend the pop-up restaurants will be produced by some of Glasgow’s best eat out destinations.
Want to hear more from your favourite chefs? Now you can with the show’s interview stage. This is where you can be enlightened on all of your culinary queries and find out the secrets of your favourite chefs’ success.
There is a timetable for you to see who will be appearing and when so you don’t miss out. Tickets and more information on timetables can be found here on the website.
Images sourced from the BBC Good Food Show website.