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Welcome to Aficionados – a series of masterclasses which will teach you how to take some Heritage Portfolio magic home!
In these classes, our specialist teams and partner suppliers showcase some of their favourite culinary concoctions and offer tips and advice so that you can make them your own. An Aficionados event is the perfect experience to enjoy with a friend or on your own and voucher for a class also makes a memorable gift.
Past events have included seasonal salad masterclass, a midsummer dinner with the chef, chutney making class, cava tastings and Champagne and canapé pairing classes. And let’s not forget, we always do this while enjoying delicious food and wine!
Below are the upcoming events and details on how to become a member so that you can benefit from reduced ticket prices, advanced booking and members only kit.
See below for our upcoming foodie masterclasses
Salad masterclass - SOLD OUT
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art on Thursday 25 April 2019, from 6pm-8pm
Come to our delicious and interactive salad masterclass where you'll enjoy an evening with our cafe chefs on how to create delicious seasonal salads that show-off the best of the seasonal produce. As well as this, we'll have delicious light bites and drinks to enjoy.
The art of making the perfect scone - £35 per person
Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 21 May 2019, from 6pm-8pm.
ou asked, we listened! We have put on a second date for our Scone Masterclass...During this Aficionados Masterclass you will learn how to work with different flavours and textures to create exciting scones that will both challenge and delight the palate. Our Head Chef will divulge the secrets to creating the perfect scone and will give you tips to ensure you can recreate them at home, much to the admiration and envy of your friends and family!
Midsummer supper with the chef - £50 per person
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art at Cafe Modern One on Thursday 20 June 2019, from 6pm-8pm.
Join our Head Chef, for an interactive Midsummer Supper at the beautiful Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. You’ll venture into the Garden, create some dishes, hear first-hand how to creatively use the produce from your own garden and enjoy a 3-course dinner with wine.
Aficionado: A person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about a subject, pastime or activity
That really sums up the team at Heritage Portfolio – Aficionados about food!
We love what we do. Our chefs are chefs, our directors were chefs, our café managers are chefs and a vast majority of our team think we’re chefs! It’s in our blood and it’s something that we love to share with our clients and friends.
We have a team of experts from every area of hospitality from chefs and bakers to event designers. And like all professionals, we surround ourselves with like-minded suppliers who we think are the best in the business. We’ll be inviting them along to some of our Aficionados events so that they can educate, thrill, enliven a hidden passion or awaken an enthusiasm you didn’t yet know you had. Leave it to us to bring the excitement, all you have to do is arrive open to learning and having fun.
The two things that are guaranteed are that you will learn something new and you will have some fun!
Are you a foodie or do you enjoy hosting friends and family and putting on a bit of a show? Then a membership is a great way to live your hobby or buy a foodie friend an annual membership so that they can enjoy learning about what they love.
We are currently running an introductionary price for our new membership at £50 per person.
- Advance booking of event tickets
- Exclusive recipes
- Members only apron
- Priority seating or stations at our events (where possible)
- 15% off ticket sales for many events
- Members only equipment available for purchase
- Dedicated enewsletter with hints and tips from the professionals and information on upcoming events
- Exclusive offers in all cafés by Heritage Portfolio outlets