Top chef Tony at town’s food festival
Celebrity chef Tony Singh will be cooking up a treat for visitors to Hamilton Food Festival.
Foodies are being invited to sample the best that Scotland has to offer over the bank holiday break.
The streets of Hamilton will showcase the finest food and drink from across the region and beyond.
There will be an incredible 60 stalls in the Castle Street area of the town.
Hamilton Business Improvement District (BID) have teamed up with Forum Events for the fun-filled fourday event that runs from Friday to Monday, May 22 to 25.
Take a stroll through Castle Street and sample the best of Scottish cuisine.
Visit the Kilted Fudge Company for delicious cream and butter fudge made in Aviemore. Come along and try some of their fantastic flavours ranging from Irn Bru, millionaire shortbread, lemon meringue, Highland toffee and salted caramel.
It’s not just Scottish favourites that will be on offer. You can try home- baked delights from French-owned Les Plaisirs d’Odette, bringing delicious patisseries and macarons to your doorstep.
And organisers are delighted to confirm that celebrity chef Tony Singh will be visiting.
Tony will be at the event on Saturday and Sunday doing demonstrations and book signings.
The Leith-born chef is a leading force on the Scottish restaurant scene and has ran three of his own restaurants – Oloroso, Tony’s Table and Roti – to great critical acclaim.
For over 25 years, Tony has pushed the boundaries of culinary innovation, combining his Sikh upbringing with his love of Scottish produce. His distinctive style soon developed and made him a hot property in restaurant circles – helping him secure membership of the country’s leading bodies including the Academy of Culinary Arts, the Craft Guild of Chefs, the Scottish Chefs association and the Master Chefs of Great Britain.
Visit Scotland recently named Tony as one of the chosen few “Real Scots”.
He is now an ambassador for Scotland, promoting Scotland and its delicacies globally.
Get along to Hamilton Food Festival to meet Tony as he mingles with visitors to this year’s event.
And it’s just not fantastic food that will be on offer.
Kids can enjoy a ride on the vintage carousel while mums and dads sample the delights of the drinks tent.
Throughout the weekend, there will be live music. Friday brings the contrasting sound of the Rhythm Kings and folk trio Woodwife. The weekend brings the contemporary sounds of The Kicks and Waterfront while Monday will feature Havana Swing’s smooth sounds.
The first-ever Hamilton Food Festival will feature live cooking from both celebrity and local chefs, street entertainers, a bar tent and more.
It will run from 10am to 5pm every day from Friday, May 22, to Monday, May 25.
Get along to the Castle Street area of the town for four days of fun for all the family, featuring fabulous food and drink at the free festival.
For more, go online to www. hamiltonourtown.co.uk or search for ‘Hamilton Our Town’ on Facebook and Twitter.
Plenty on offer There will be 60 stalls to visit over the bank holiday weekend
Plenty to choose from Traders from across Scotland wil be coming to Hamilton
Excitement Top chef Tony Singh is coming to Hamitlon
Cheers! The best in both food and drink will be available