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A MONTH OF CULINARY EXCELLENCE

A collaboration of award-winning chefs
from in and around St Andrews

Savour St Andrews, following on from the St Andrews Food and Drink Festival, involves a number of St Andrews businesses working together in the run-up to St Andrew’s Day to highlight the excellent food and drink on offer locally.

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Scotch Beef PGI learning journey for chefs

Savour St Andrews and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) have teamed up to create a free learning journey for local chefs to celebrate the natural production and processing of Scotch Beef PGI. The event will be held on Monday, November 26th, starting and finishing at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa in St Andrews, […]

Jamie Scott at the St Andrew’s Day Dinner

Former BBC MasterChef:The Professionals winner Jamie Scott, whose restaurant The Newport was recently named AA Restaurant of the Year for Scotland, will be cooking the starter at our St Andrew’s Day Dinner held in association with at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa on the evening of November 29th. He is joining an […]

Chef Duncan McLachlan at the St Andrew’s Day Dinner

Head chef Duncan McLachlan at the two AA Rosette Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse at the Ardgowan Hotel will be creating the canapes for our St Andrew’s Day Dinner at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa on the evening of November 29th. He is joining an amazing line-up including Martin Hollis, executive chef at […]

Rogue at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Rogue is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa on November 4th in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. The lunch, offering great food and exceptional value, will take place […]

Peat Inn’s Geoffrey Smeddle at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The Michelin-starred Peat Inn’s Geoffrey Smeddle is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Geoffrey will be cooking tartlet of pheasant, chestnuts, ewes milk cheese from Peat Inn with chorizo ketchup. The […]

The Newport at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Staff from Jamie Scott’s restaurant The Newport, which was recently named AA Restaurant of the Year Scotland, are taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Jamie is cooking wild game corn dog […]

The Tailend at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The Tailend is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Head chef Michael Russell (pictured) and his team will be preparing seafood dishes including cod and chorizo croquettes and tomato soup with […]

St Andrews Links at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Sharon Munro, the head of catering at St Andrews Links Trust, is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Sharon’s taster will be East Neuk crab risotto with a seared Pittenweem langoustine. […]

Fisher and Donaldson at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Famous Cupar-based bakery Fisher and Donaldson will be back at our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. The company will be bringing tasters including mini versions of all time favourites such as their massively popular […]

Kinnettles at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Kinnettles Hotel head chef Rory MacCrimmon will be taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Tory is planning duck and fennel rillettes with a honey and sesame brittle, and a dark chocolate […]

Zest at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Lisa Cathro of Zest Cafe in St Andrews is bringing her passion and some amazing coffees to our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. The lunch, offering great food and exceptional value, will take place […]

Bon Accord at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The famous Bon Accord soft drinks company, resurrected three years ago by the great-great granddaughter of the Robb family founder after a sixteen year absence, will be at the Chefs Taster Lunch on Sunday November 4th in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood […]

The Scottish Fruit Company at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The Scottish Fruit Company is back at our Chefs Taster Lunch with samples of delicious cordials. Run by Danya Caceres, the company picks, trades and forages in fields, ancient and modern orchards, gardens and wild places to discover Scotland’s natural fruit. Danya says that that from medieval varieties of pears to the prickliest brambles and […]

Forgan’s and Mitchell’s Deli at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Head chef Lucy Spendlow will be representing Forgan’s and its adjacent Mitchell Deli when she takes part our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Lucy is preparing cullen skink and canape style starters from the […]

The Adamson at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The Adamson head chef Mat Majer is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Mat will be preparing crispy egg, hummus, harissa, pickled […]

Hotel du Vin St Andrews at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Hotel du Vin St Andrews head chef Hugh Drysdale is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa, an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Hugh is preparing an “afternoon tea showcase” […]

St Andrews Brewing Co at the Chefs Taster Lunch

The expanding St Andrews Brewing Company is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch by featuring some of its bar/restaurant menu food in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. Copmpany chefs Callum Phillip and James Sheriff will be cooking […]

Duncan McLachlan of Playfair’s at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Head chef Duncan McLachlan of Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. During the event Duncan Duncan will be offering Scotch Broth served in his own freshly […]

Macdonald Rusacks at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Glenn Roach, head chef at Macdonald Rusacks in St Andrews, is taking part in our Chefs Taster Lunch at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa on November 4th in an event aimed at showcasing local business and helping to provide bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. The lunch, […]

Meet Rory MacCrimmon, head chef at Kinnettles

  Meet Rory MacCrimmon, head chef at Kinnettles Hotel, Restaurant & Bar in St Andrews, who has just featured in The Courier’s popular weekly food mag The Menu. Rory is a local chef – born and raised in Dundee. He has worked his way up the ranks of Scotland’s kitchens, including Rufflets St Andrews and The Tayberry in […]

Fabulous food at our Chefs Taster Lunch

  Join Savour St Andrews for a buffet style journey involving a number of top chefs and acclaimed local establishments, with part of the proceeds going towards bursaries for hospitality students at SRUC Elmwood Campus and Fife College. The lunch, offering great food and exceptional value, will take place in the Hall of Champions at […]

Meet Paul Hannan of Hams Hame

Head chef Paul Hannan of Hams Hame at the Hamilton Grand Old Course, recently featured in the Courier’s “The Menu” food magazine. Hams Hame is spectacularly located beside the 18th green of the Old Course, one of the golf courses currently hosting some of the world’s best known professional golfers and their celebrity partners in […]

New head chef at The Adamson

Mat Majer has been appointed head chef at The Adamson in St Andrews. He joins the team at the multi-award winning two AA rosette restaurant from his role at BABA in Edinburgh where he was stationed since it opened at the Principal Charlotte Square Hotel. He will oversee the entire chef operations at The Adamson […]

Savour St Andrews launches 2018 events

Top chefs and food and drink businesses from in and around St Andrews are once again joining forces to offer a real flavour of the famous golf, university and tourist town. The activities will culminate in the seventh annual St Andrew’s Day Dinner, providing a wonderful showcase for producers, the hospitality industry and the further […]

Meet Lucy Spendlow at Forgan’s

Go ahead St Andrews head chef Lucy Spendlow of Forgan’s St Andrews has just featured in the TheCourier.co.uk weekend magazine The Menu… Forgan’s head chef Lucy Spendlow is originally from York, and she moved to St Andrews fourteen years ago. She joined the G1 team six years ago as the head chef of Victoria Café. Later moving to the […]

Meet Glenn Roach at Macdonald Rusacks

Glenn Roach Head Chef, Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews   Glenn leads the kitchen brigade at Macdonald Rusacks, overseeing the menus in the One Under Gastro Pub and R Bar, and fine dining in the 3AA Rosette Rocca Restaurant in its stunning position alongside the eighteenth hole of the Old Course. Originally from Wigan, Glenn […]

Bursary leads to Three Chimneys experience for SRUC student

A highly coveted work placement at the famous Three Chimneys restaurant on Skye awaits Liga Sprukte, an HNC Professional Cookery student at the SRUC Elmwood Campus in Cupar. Liga is able to take up the opportunity thanks to “Savour St Andrews” which offers annual bursaries to students from SRUC Elmwood and Fife College. The money […]

David Lilley of Rogue in The Menu

Rogue head chef David Lilley is relishing his role at one of the newest eateries in St Andrews, and he recently featured in the Courier’s weekly food magazine “The Menu”. The restaurant lies in South Street, near the West Port, and also features a cocktail bar and micro gin distillery Here is the feature (reproduced […]

Doughnuts Unlimited

Well known Cupar-based bakery business Fisher and Donaldson has just provided a mammoth and tasty after dinner snack – an amazing wall of 1000 glistening, delicious blue, pink and white doughnuts! After a much smaller feature created by the bakery for a recent wedding went viral on social media, the organisers of the graduation ball […]

Three award winners in St Andrews

Three winners from St Andrews are pictured here Scottish Food Awards and Academy 2018 The Seafood Ristorante, stunningly located overlooking the West Sands, picked up Restaurant Chef Team of the Year, Sous Chef of the Year for Jamie Mackinnon, and Rising Star 2018 for owner Stefano Pieraccini. Julie Lewis picked up the Family Business of […]

Top award for the Peat Inn’s Geoffrey Smeddle

The amazing Fife chef/patron Geoffrey Smeddle, of the Peat Inn Restaurant with Rooms, has just lifted one of the most prestigious awards in the culinary calendar. Michelin-starred Geoffrey has been named Chef of the Year in the CIS Excellence Awards run in conjunction with Caterer.com The hotly contested category also included Billy Boyter, whose Michelin […]

Seafood heaven in St Andrews and Newport

Two amazing North East Fife restaurants have just featured in “The Times” new list of favourite UK seafood haunts. The Seafood Ristorante, stunningly perched overlooking the West Sands at St Andrews, and The Newport, in its equally spectacular position above the River Tay, are two of only three Scottish choices in “Lobster, moules and sunsets:30 […]

Fife Michelin starred chefs compete for top award

Chefs from two famous Michelin-starred restaurants within a few miles of each other in North East Fife are in the running for top awards featuring industry professionals from all over the country. Two of Scotland’s finest, Geoffrey Smeddle of The Peat Inn and The Cellar’s Billy Boyter, have been named as finalists in the prestigious […]

Student bursaries at the St Andrew’s Day Dinner

Chef students from two Fife colleges received bursary awards when the sixth annual St Andrew’s Day Dinner was held at the town’s Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa. The professional cookery students from Fife College and the SRUC Hospitality based at Elmwood Campus in Cupar students received their certificates after taking part in a […]

Field to Fork game learning journey for chefs

A special “Field to Fork” learning journey featuring the use of pheasant reared by SRUC Elmwood Campus in Cupar has been held for chefs from in and around St Andrews. The event was a collaboration between Savour St Andrews, SRUC Elmwood Hospitality and Scotland’s Natural Larder, a partnership between the British Association for Shooting and […]

Scotch Lamb PGI learning journey for chefs

  A group of nine chefs from Fife have enjoyed a fascinating day discovering what sets Scotch Lamb PGI apart and how it gets from field to fork. The special learning journey, a joint initiative between Savour St Andrews and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), kicked off a raft of St Andrew’s Day festivities to celebrate […]

Seven great chefs for St Andrew’s Day Dinner

Seven great chefs are joining forces in the kitchen for the St Andrew’s Day Dinner at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa on November 30th. The chefs are part of a collaborative “Savour St Andrews” event, run in conjunction with the famous hotel, with part of the proceeds aimed at raising bursary funds […]

The Doll’s House at the Chefs Taster Lunch

Ryan Fowler of the Doll’s House in St Andrews is bringing a range of his cooking skills to “Savour St Andrews” Chefs Taster Lunch on November 5. Building on the success of last year’s event, the lunch is a finger buffet style journey involving a number of top chefs and acclaimed local establishments – and […]

Sliders and Stovies from Playfair’s Duncan McLachlan

Duncan McLachlan of Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse in St Andrews is bringing his passion for cooking with Scotch Beef PGI to the “Savour St Andrews” Chefs Taster Lunch on November 5. Building on the success of last year’s event, the lunch is a finger buffet style journey involving a number of top chefs and acclaimed […]