Slow Food founder to attend event at North East Scotland College during May Festival visit

Carlo Petrini, politician and founder of Slow Food International, will be attending a special food event at North East Scotland College during his visit to Aberdeen as part of the University of Aberdeen May Festival.

Slow Food Aberdeen City & Shire are hosting a producers market where guests can talk to the people who grow and make some of the wonderful local food we have in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. In addition to being able to buy produce on the night, they will be given the opportunity to try samples from all of the producers in attendance, together with food made with Scottish Slow Food Ark of Taste items and other seasonal ingredients. Guests will also be able to try some slow wines and locally produced drinks.

The event is being held at Gate 63, NESCol's training restaurant and kitchens, and we are delighted that the food provided from the kitchen will be made by NESCol lecturers and students, led by Aberdeen based Slow Food Chef Alliance chef Lesley Gillespie.

Producers who have confirmed their attendance at the event include: Udny Provender, Mortlach Game, Granite City Fish, Huntly Herbs, Ingram's Homecure, Rizza's of Huntly, Coldwells Organic, Big Beefy's Biltong, Dean's of Huntly, Fierce Beer, Teasmith Gin, Summerhouse Drinks, Cambus O'May, Castleton Farms with more to follow.