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May 16, 2016

Stewart Macaulay, Head Chef at The Adamson in St. Andrews

In the heart of St Andrews at 127 South Street, The Adamson is the perfect place to eat, drink and socialise. Throughout 2016, The Adamson is creating a set of seasonal menus as part of the restaurant’s dedication to using the freshest ingredients and commitment to sustainability in their suppliers. They are also working in collaboration with other leading restaurants in St Andrews to better support new talent entering the industry as well as to front the St Andrews Food & Drink Festival in November.

The Adamson are regulars at Crail Food Festival but this is Stewart’s first year, and we cannot wait to see what he cooks up for us.

Here is a little insight into Stewart as he answers Citylicious’ ‘Quick Fire Questions’.


Quick fire questions:

  1. Why a chef?

I have always had a passion for cooking. Love the buzz of the busy service and making people happy.

  1. Who was your mentor?

Ben Batterbury (Cameron House Hotel, Loch Lomond)

  1. Where have you worked? Your journey to date…

Cameron House (Lomond Restaurant)

Old course hotel (Road hole grill)

Rocca (Russacks hotel)

  1. Food hero?

Marco Pierre White

  1. Food Heaven?

John Dory

  1. Food Hell?

Any dish with raw ginger

  1. Favourite Restaurant? (Not your own)

The Peat Inn

  1. What’s your style?

Simple, clean flavors, let the food do the talking

  1. Busman’s Holiday? (where would you like to go on a working holiday?)

El Bulli Restaurant

  1. Gravestone? (What will it say on your Gravestone?)

Always a pleasure, never a chore

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May 16, 2016


With a little over a month to go, Crail Food Festival is on everyone’s radar! One of the most anticipated events on the Food & Drink calendar has much to look forward to! We are going to look at what you can expect in a little more detail through a series of articles between now and June 10th when the town of Crail welcomes visitors from every corner of the UK and further afield.

Crail Food Festival

Crail Food Festival celebrates the strength of Scotland’s food and drink, in particular local Fife producers with around 70 participants scheduled to take part. With the return of the Producers’ Market and a series of new Food Conversations with chefs and food insiders, visitors are given a unique opportunity to find out the stories behind what they’re eating and drinking.

Crail Food Festival

Taking place in the coastal village of Crail, the Crail Food Festival is a highlight of the summer festival calendar. Held over a weekend, the festival programmes a variety of food and drink based events and opportunities for producers and public alike.

Crail Food Festival

With music events, evening dinners, indoor and outdoor markets, this festival has good, local food at its heart. The festival food market traditionally takes place on the Saturday and plays host to a wealth of independent producers from across Fife, selling direct to you!

The Producers’ Market

As always the Producers’ Market will be located in the Community Hall. From Ardross Farm to Wild Fig, there is always something special for everyone to sample and of course purchase.

Crail Food Festival

As you make your way into the village from the festival car park, the Community Hall is the first venue you will come to on your left hand side as you enter the town. Do NOT pass it by! Pies, jams, chutneys, oils, fruits, sweets and savoury galore awaits you! Some of the finest producers in the country are there to cater to your every whim and guess what… you can wash it down with a little tipple of whatever might be your pleasure!

Crail Food Festival

You can see a list of producers if you visit the Participants page on the new Crail Food Festival website:

We look forward to seeing you there!

Crail Food Festival tickets go on sale on the 10th May

Email to reserve your tickets NOW and don’t miss out!

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