Sunday, 26 August 2012

Competition - An Audience With Martin Wishart @ feastRen - East Renfrewshire Food & Drink Festival

feastRen Food Festival in association with Whole Foods Market Giffnock and The Cook School Scotland will run from 1st-16th September.

Michelin starred chef Martin Wishart will headline feastRen Food and Drink Festival with "An audience with Martin Wishart" cooking demo and Q and A at 7.30pm on stage at Eastwood Park Theatre on Saturday 8 September. To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets worth £30, read on.

75 events right across East Renfrewshire all celebrating delicious, diverse ,fresh, fantastic foods. Local retailers, restaurants, bustling bars, culinary cafés and tasty takeaways are all getting involved. There are events for families, for serious foodies and just for plain old fun lovers. The majority of events are FREE including the feastRen Festival Weekend on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September.

You can enjoy street food, street entertainment and street cred chefs. Visit the beer and wine marquee, workshops, theatre demos, kid's tent ,producer's market, livestock and enjoy live and quirky arts and crafts.

Eat, drink, be merry and shop until you drop......what's not to love?

Brochures have been widely distributed across East Renfrewshire, packed with information on all the events. If you're looking to learn new skills, why not get yourself along to Eastwood House on Thursday 13th September for 'Kosher Style Cooking with Hilary Harris'? En Croute's expert caterer will be removing the mystery and sharing traditional Jewish home cooking tips whilst showing off her trademark flair for funky and fun food presentation. Ideal for home entertaining, with tasty treats on the night! Join her for a wee glass of sparkly as Hilary teaches how to put the magic into your matzah balls.

Tickets cost £15/£13 concession & can be bought by calling 0141 577 4970 or buy online.

If that doesn't tick the boxes for you, what about 'On Tour With the Stars, with John Quigley' on Sunday 2nd September at Whitelee Windfarm? Rock star chef John Quigley , chef/patron of Glasgow restaurant Red Onion, will be doing a "cooking for the crowd" demo and sharing stories and secrets from life on tour with the stars. Tasty treats and a glass of fizz will punctuate the evening.

Tickets cost £15/£13 concession & can be bought by calling 0141 577 4970 or buy online.

Food Festival Menu

To celebrate The feastRen Food Festival, from 1-16 September, hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés, delicatessens and takeaways across East Renfrewshire are running a special promotional feastRen Festival Menu. Each of our local businesses will run their own unique offer. Check out to see a list of participating businesses.


To be in with a chance of winning two tickets to see Michelin starred chef Martin Wishart at this great event simply go to, like the page, then send a direct message with the answer to the following question......(do not post your answers on the wall, click on the message button)

Question - Name two top chefs that Martin Wishart has trained under? 
Hint - see Martin's website for a little help

Closing date for entries is 10:00pm on Monday 3rd September 2012, the winner will be announced on Gerry's Kitchen Facebook page on Tuesday 4th September 2012.



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