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Sarah McKenzie eats cake with celebraity chef Nick Nairn

Sarah McKenzie eats cake with celebraity chef Nick Nairn

The Forth Bridges Festival is looking for bakers to create a special cake to mark the Forth Bridges Festival and the road bridge’s 50th anniversary.

On Saturday, September 6, as part of the 10-day Forth Bridges Festival, a spectacular culinary event will take place in Queensferry birthday of the Forth Road Bridge. We are looking for a creative cake that will have a visually high

This outdoor lunch will allow visitors and local diners to enjoy a delicious taste of Scottish food and drink, as we show the world how Scotland celebrates. An intrinsic part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 is the celebration of the exceptional quality of Scottish produce. This special event will showcase the unique combination of talent, innovation and commitment to the highest culinary standards.

Nick Nairn one of Scotland’s internationally-renowned chefs has devised the lunch menu, which will then be replicated and produced to the highest standards of excellence by Scottish food companies. This menu will highlight the quality of Scottish produce, using the very best of ingredients, while offering something just that little bit different to reinforce the unique nature of this event.

As part of the event they are looking for a celebratory cake that will fit with the theme of the Forth Bridges Festival with a particular focus on the 50th birthday of the Forth Road Bridge. They are looking for a creative cake that will have a visually high impact and an innovative design. This display cake will be on display at the Scotland Welcomes the World to Lunch event and will be cut by a VIP.

The lunch will be attended by two sittings of 400 people however the cake need not necessarily cater for 800 but be represented by a display cake with alternative cakes for cutting however this will be the creative license of the baker. The organiser ask that bakers take into consideration guests with dietary requirements and detail how these guests would be catered for. The successful baker will be expected to deliver and set up the cake at the event on September 6.

This not for profit Festival event is expected to be visited by between 3000-5000 people and will be covered by Journal and Gazette as

well as highlighted through our Festival partners, Homecoming Scotland 2014 and Scotland’s Food and Drink. There will be a wide range of marketing opportunities available to the successful baker.

Please contact Stephanie Tindal on 0131 331 3511 with any queries or email stephanie@indigops.com.

Proposals for the cake including your concept and the fee for creation and delivery on the day should be submitted by email to stephanie@indigops.com by 1pm on Friday, July 25.




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