Martin to star at food festival
Celebrity chef James Martin has been confirmed as the headline act for this year’s Taste of Grampian food and drink festival.
The former host of the Saturday Kitchen television programme will display his culinary skills to visitors attending the event, which takes place on Saturday, June 3 at the Thainstone Centre in Inverurie.
Mr Martin, who attended the award-winning event in 2001, said: “It has been a busy 16 years since I was last at Taste of Grampian and I’m really looking forward to heading back to an area so well known for its fantastic produce.”
Launching the event at an Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce business lunch at Pittodrie House Hotel, event chairman John Gregor also unveiled plans to extend
“An area so well known for its fantastic produce”
this year’s event to include an evening music festival featuring a display of street food, craft beers and spirits and local entertainment.
He also confirmed the Specially Selected Pork brand would once more act as the headline sponsor for the event.
Mr Gregor added the event would once again feature more than 180 stand holders.
There will be several indoor and outdoor cookery demonstrations, the popular Press and Journal/ Evening Express Motor Show, and a host of live music and entertainment.
Taste of Grampian is organised by ANM Group, Aberdeenshire Council, Opportunity North East, the Press and Journal and Evening Express.
More information is available online at www.tasteofgrampian.co.uk