Monday 19 April – Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2021

Get involved in fantastic online experiences as part of Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2021.

Here’s what’s taking place on Monday 19 April.


Totnosh Creative Cookery Class (2-8 years) – 4pm

  • Free class takes place on Zoom
  • Book your place by emailing Louisa McKay on
  • Limited to 15 places

Enjoy a fantastic creative cookery class for families and children aged 2 – 8 with Totnosh.

Learn how to cook Spanish tortillas with mini rhubarb crumbles – perfect for adults and children to cook together.

This class will be held over Zoom and will be limited to 15 places – so make sure to book your place quick!

Places are free per household/family taking part. Places can be booked by emailing Louisa McKay on

Recipes, ingredients list, and the Zoom link for the class will be sent following booking confirmation.


West College Scotland: Choose a career in Hospitality – 7pm

West College Scotland Paisley campus Hospitality Curriculum Enhancement Leader, Chris Watson, tells us about what inspired his career in hospitality, his passion for the industry and how you can follow in his footsteps; discussing the courses on offer at West College Scotland, levels of study and progression routes.


Cooking with Kids – Sausage Risotto & Arancini – 7:30pm

  • Watch video on this page below

Join MasterChef – The Professionals 2016 Winner & Scotland’s National Chef, Gary McLean, and his son Finlay (4) for hints and tips for getting kids cooking in the kitchen.

Gary and Finlay show you how to make a delicious sausage risotto, followed by arancini from risotto leftovers.

Enjoy a fantastic video, filmed by Gary’s daughter Laura, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland’s Love Food Hate Waste’ campaign.


Enjoy more events at this year's Paisley Food and Drink Festival