A Taste of Scotland
with Words and Whiskey

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Kenneth Donnelly,
Chairman, American-Scottish Foundation,
Paul Little,
Principal & CEO, City of Glasgow College

invite you to join

A Taste of Scotland
withWords and Whisky

with special menu selections prepared by
Gary Maclean,
Scotland's National Chef and winner of BBC's 2016 MasterChef The Professionals 2016

Words delivered by celebrated author
The Hon Sarah Fraser of Lovat
whose latest book - The Prince who would be King
is to be a BBC Documentary

With special guest,
The Lord Provost of Glasgow
Cllr Eva Bolander

A Whisky Challenge for all to help make the decision
- what is our Best Whisky of the Night?

Monday April 9th, 2018
7 PM Cocktails
8 PM Tasting & Words
The University Club
1 West 54th Street, at Fifth Avenue, New York

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Taste of Scotland Sponsors - Glasgow College & American-Scottish Foundation

On April 9th in New York,
an opportunity to enjoy The Best Of

In Words.. Award winning novelist Sarah Fraser who is mid a NA Book tour for The Prince who would be King takes us back to what was not such a gentler time

In Food.. Gary MacLean, 2016 Winner of UK Celebrity Chef Professional prepares a tasting menu for us to enjoy

In Whisky.. A challenge for guests to deceide what is the Best Whisky of the night

In Education .. City of Glasgow College ground breaking approach to education celebrates new collaborations and exchanges.

Background Notes:

Gary MacLean, is a Senior Chef Lecturer at City of Glasgow College - and the 2016 BBC Two Master Chef The Professionals Champion.

Gary, grew up in Glasgow and has been teaching at the City of Glasgow College for over 17 years. Gary's inspiration to become a chef began at a very young age, and through his role with Glasgow College he looks to bring our next generation of great Scottish Chefs on.

Gary has created over 80 restaurants and won many national and international competitions and awards including; The UK Craft Guild of Chefs lecturer in 2015, UK Master Chef Professional in 2016 and Catering Institute Scotland (CIS) Educator of the Year 2017.

City of Glasgow College is the largest college in Scotland and has recently opened a 228M Pioneering Super Campus across two sites in Glasgow.

City has a number of partnerships in the USA, and is looking to expand its internationalization strategy of partnering partnerships with individuals and corporations in the United States who share their goals for world class education.

The Hon Sarah Fraser of Lovat is married to a Lovat Fraser, the son of heroic World War II Commando Shimi, Lord Lovat. She undertook a doctoral thesis on obscene Gaelic poetry, and has since contributed to TV and radio programmes on Gaelic issues, the clans and British history.

Her debut bestseller "The Last Highlander" won the Scottish Saltire First Book of the Year award and in 2016 became a New York Times ebook bestseller. It is now the subject of a documentary, available on HistoryHit.TV.

Her latest book, The Prince who would be King, is to be the subject of a BBC documentary.

The American-Scottish Foundation looks to establish links and strengthen ties between Scotland and the United States, through the pursuit of contemporary social, cultural, educational, and business activities.

  The mission remains as relevant today as when ASF was founded in 1956 by Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton - to champion the extraordinary relationship between the peoples of Scotland and the United States - a bridge between the two great countries - seeking to strengthen & support the future of the Scottish American diaspora, and its legacy.