Gleneagles has brought together talented chefs and purveyors of fine food
for a Culinary Fest weekend from Friday 5 – Sunday 7 March 2010.
Afternoon tea on Friday afternoon is elevated by marrying the flavours with
whisky, followed by a malts and whisky blending masterclass.
On Saturday morning guests can either attend a VIP tour of nearby Glenturret
Distillery, or Perthshire smokehouse and fishmongers, George Campbell &
Or back at Gleneagles, watch the skills of award-winning Scottish butcher
Simon Howie and the innovative cooking of Executive Chef Alan Gibb come
together in a ‘Nose to Tail’ cooking demonstration and listen as Head Pastry
Chef Neil Mugg, reveals his secrets for creating indulgent treats with 18
carat gold and Valrohna chocolate.
Following a showcase lunch in Deseo, the afternoon tastings are hosted by
Pommery Champagne and Le Dome.
The highlight of the weekend is a spectacular banquet in the Ballroom
prepared by Alan Gibb and Michelin Star chef Nigel Howarth of Northcote
Manor in Lancashire, with fine wines presented by Veronique Drouhin, head
winemaker of Maison Joseph Drouhin. The evening closes with Scottish
artisan cheeses and classic malt truffles and an opportunity to meet the
chefs, winemakers and suppliers.
Prices per Estate room based on two adults sharing, including overnight
accommodation, full Scottish breakfast, VAT and the culinary events are:
Friday 5 March: £219
Saturday 6 March: £599
Sunday 7 March: £219