Gizzi Erskine to host exclusive dinner at Edinburgh's Tigerlily

Chef and Food Writer, Gizzi Erskine, is hosting an exclusive dinner for just 40 lucky guests at Tigerlily in Edinburgh.

Published 2nd Nov 2015
Updated 8 th Aug 2023

The popular chef will work alongside Tigerlily’s chefs to dish up a specially chosen four course menu to showcase a selection of recipes from her latest cookbook, “Gizzi’s Healthy Appitite”

Not only that, Gizzi will meet diners between and after the courses to provide top tips on how to create restaurant-standard dishes at home and will also be offering signed copies of her new book for those keen to get started straight away.

The chef table with Gizzi – taking place on Wednesday 4th November from 6:30pm - will begin with a drinks reception followed by a delicious four course meal that will include;

• Smoked salmon cods roe with crudité
• Ceviche with yuzu sesame and kumquats
• Merguez shepherd’s pie
• Maple, rosemary and orange tart with clotted cream

Gizzi Erskine said: “I am delighted to be showcasing some of my new recipes here in Edinburgh. Creating new dishes for people to enjoy is what I do best and it is a privilege to be able to work closely with the Tigerlily chefs to re-create the chosen.

“My new book offers a whole range of exciting new recipes for people to try out and I can’t wait to hear what everyone’s favourites are - I think the shepherd’s pie will be a big hit.”

Gizzi has been in the food industry for 14 years and has prepared her famous recipes for a whole list of celebrities including Adam Ant and Boy George. As well as dedicating time to write her popular cookbooks, Gizzi was also the Food Columnist for The Sunday Times Magazine and hosted The Observer Food Monthly Awards.

The George Street venue - which includes an award-winning boutique hotel - has recently undergone an impressive £500,000 makeover of its ground floor interior and décor.

David Johnston, Development Director at Montpeliers, said: “This will be a real must-attend night for any foodies or people looking for an extra special dining experience with one of the UK’s top chefs.

“Our chefs are extremely excited to have an insight into Gizzi’s delicious new recipes and learn first-hand how she created them.

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“With Christmas just around the corner, it’s also a great time to learn new recipes for approaching festive family occasions. The signed recipe book would also make the perfect gift for any cooking enthusiasts in the family.”

• Tickets are priced at £45. To book your space contact Tammie on 0131 225 5005 ext 3 or email

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