Food for thought at business networking event

Christopher Trotter plans to make wine from a Fife vineyard

MANY businesses start with the founder having the courage to pursue their idea, but very few involve a weather prediction for its chances of success.

Christopher Trotter hopes the anticipated change in climate will allow him to produce quality wines from hisFife vineyards in the next few years.

At 6 Degrees Networking’s Leith lunch on Thursday 24 November, Fife’s food ambassador, Christopher Trotter, will discuss what inspired him to consider vine production from his vineyards in Upper Largo.

He will also give an overview of his current food related activities. Christopher’s presentation will last approximately 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute question and answer session.

Christopher Trotter trained as a chef at the Savoy in London and worked in Michelin starred restaurants in France and England then ran an hotel and restaurant in Scotland.

He has years of experience in all aspects of food, catering, cooking, restaurant development and menu design. He has organised events from Organic food festivals to team building workshops, along with advising government bodies and enterprise companies.

Christopher has appeared on TV and radio programmes taking about nutrition and fresh local food. He is a member of the Guild of Food writers and also Chair of the Pioneer Health Foundation.

He now divides his time between writing cookery books (The Whole Hog was published in September 2010), restaurant review work, food consulting and organising food events.

Admission is £25 per person. Free admission for 6°N subscribers.