In association with Scottish Tourism Alliance, ScotHot’s Spotlight stage in the place to be to hear from key industry figures be interviewed and debate on the issues affecting hospitality and tourism in Scotland. As the market rebuilds itself after 2 years of pandemic what will the future look like and how will we get there?
Scottish Culinary Championships
The 34th Scottish Culinary Championships at ScotHot will once again challenge and celebrate chefs from across Scotland and the north. Headed up once again by Chef Neil Thomson and the incredibly talented judging team, you can see all the action take place at Live Theatre across the two days of ScotHot. Culinary Art will also be a key visitor attraction once again where you can see works of art made from edible ingredients.
Liquid Academy Live
Join LA Drinks/DrinkThink Managing Director, Scott Gemmel, as he takes you on a journey to discover delicious gins, unique rums, the secret behind shooters, little known craft beers and new non alcoholic alternatives that will have you guessing if it’s 0% or not!
ScotHot Innovation Awards
Since ScotHot 19 there have been many new products launched within the market. Many of these can be seen at ScotHot 23 and can be seen in our Innovation Awards show case. Test out the finalist entries in the Equipment, Design and technology category, and sample the finalist entries in our Food and Drink category.
The Staff Canteen Live
Back for a third year, the amazing team at The Staff Canteen will once again interview the hottest Scottish Chefs as they cook live. Make sure you grab a front seat so you can taste the dishes that have made these chefs famous.
Scottish Regional Foods
Come and taste local produce and see what each region of Scotland has to offer. If you are a food or drink producer and would like to come to ScotHot as part of your regional food group please contact your local representative for more information.
Great Taste Market
The Guild of Fine Food, the organisers of the prestigious Great Taste Awards bring you the Great Taste Market. Featuring award winning products from around the UK and Ireland. It is the perfect opportunity to see and taste some of the award-winning products from the last few years.
Plant Based Foods
Does your menu feature interesting vegan and plant based dishes for your diners? Get inspiration and taste new products from a selection of plant based food producers who are leading the explosive movement.
Tourism & Hospitality Business Owners & Senior Managers Advisory Seminar
For business owners and senior managers leading the delivery and development of products and services and/or also responsible for business finance, as well as those just starting out on their entrepreneurial journey, this seminar is for you! Hosted by the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA)
The Power of Food Tourism
The Power of Food Tourism, a conference delivered in partnership by Scotland Food & Drink and the Scottish Tourism Alliance, will take place at the SEC, Glasgow, on Tuesday 8th March 2023, alongside ScotHot, Scotland’s premier showcase for food, drink, hospitality, and tourism. Whether you are already working in food tourism, are keen to diversify into the sector or would simply like to learn more and be truly inspired, then we invite to join us in March.
Scottish Tourism Month Industry Social
After a packed day of events at the SEC, join fellow hospitality and tourism professionals for the ultimate mid-week, evening hangout in the heart of Glasgow! Hosted by Revolution Glasgow and the STA, this casual event is open to anyone, at any level, who works in, supports or is a supplier to the industry. This event is FREE to attend!