Category: Updates

Angus Chef’s Club

Local Chefs raise a glass and take time out to gather for the first ‘Angus Chef’s Club’ meeting. Being a Chef isn’t an easy job. The old adage that you’re only as good as your last meal makes it a pressure business where maintaining high standards is the norm for any good kitchen. No one knows

The Angus Spirit Trail

With so many great and unique drinks producers in Angus it was only a matter of time before they all came together to develop  something that could tell their story and introduce a whole host of new experiences to visitors to Angus. Although, it’s still in the planning stages, we are sure there’ll be a

We need to keep talking about Scotland’s local abattoir network

In October last year we saw a debate on the state of Scotland’s local abattoir network at the Scottish Smallholders Festival. The room was packed with farmers and smallholders seriously concerned by the situation: we are now down to just over 20 abattoirs in Scotland following the closure of Downfield Farm Abattoir in Fife. The

Join Our Team! – Recruiting Now!

Appetite for Angus (A4A) is the regional food group for the county of Angus. Formed as part of the Angus Tourism Co-Operative, A4A works on behalf of its member producers and hospitality outlets to promote everything that is great about Angus food and drink. A4A wants to make Angus a destination of choice for food

The Angus Tour – Adventure Designed by You

A new tourism experience, The Angus Tour, has been launched today (Tuesday 23rd November 2021), encouraging people to head off the main roads and routes to Dundee and Aberdeen and explore Angus. Hoping to appeal to people who want to enjoy the best of Scotland in one area, “The Angus Tour, Adventure Designed by You”, takes

Introducing Nick Warren-Bennett

Hello, I’m Nick Warren-Bennett, the new Membership Coordinator working for Appetite for Angus. I’m sure many of you will know me from my other current role as Membership Coordinator for Angus Tourism Cooperative. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and my role to you. Angus is a county with an extremely high

Hospitalfield Beer & Berries Festival 2021

This year was our second year at Beer & Berries Festival at Hospitalfield  in Arbroath, it was wonderful to be part of this celebration of local produce. This was our first physical event since coming out of lockdown, it was brilliant to welcome visitors and catch up with local producers. There was a real sense

Crohn’s Cooking & Me

Hello I’m Debbie, I’m an enthusiastic home cook. Cooking has always been my passion and my therapy. Until that passion was taken from me almost two years ago with a diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease. Was I shocked at the diagnosis – no. I have been dealing with symptoms to a varying degree since my early