Media Release: A feast of fare at Taste of Caithness and Sutherland

THE youngest Scot ever to win a Michelin star, Tom Kitchin, will be demonstrating his talents to local food businesses at the forthcoming Taste of Caithness and Sutherland exhibition in Wick.

As well as being a trade event, this year’s exhibition offers an opportunity for the public to come along in the afternoon and to see another leading chef, Jacqueline O’Donnell, produce some mouth-watering dishes and discover the range of quality food and drink being produced in the area.

Taste of Caithness and Sutherland is being promoted by Scotland Food and Drink in association with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and takes place on Wednesday, October 8 at Mackay’s Hotel in Wick.

Organisers ask that anyone wanting to attend should register in advance by calling Tarryn Robertson, on 0800 707 6460 or

Food-related businesses interested in sourcing produce and discovering more about the outstanding produce from the region are invited from 10am – 2pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend an afternoon session from 2pm – 4pm.

Around 25 local producers will each have an exhibit showcasing their premium local produce ranging from meat to organic eggs, fish to oysters, honey to whisky, cheese to oatcakes.

This event follows the success of the 2007 exhibition attended by HRH Prince Charles who was full of praise for the quality and range of produce. The event also saw attendance from over 80 local and regional buyers and over 20 exhibitors.

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