The Great East Lothian Menu

The Great East Lothian Menu

East Lothian Food and Drink, has laid down the gauntlet to the county’s foodies inviting them to get cooking and enter The Great East Lothian Menu competition with hundreds of pounds of prizes to be won!

The competition invites you to create their perfect dish, championing the food and drink produced on our doorsteps. The Great East Lothian Menu will run until the 7th November 2021.

There are two competition categories: Home Cooks and Professionals. Home Cooks and families are asked to incorporate at least two of the ingredients with professionals asked to include five ingredients. Take a look at the full list of producers The competition is open now and will run until midnight on Sunday 7th November.

  • To enter, participants need to create a dish, share a photo of
    it and tell us the recipe – details are below!
  • Home cooks are invited to use two or more of our members’ products. Take a look at the full list of producers 
  • Professionals are asked to use five or more products.
  • To enter participants can either post on social media, tagging us and including the hashtag #EastLothianCooks!

East Lothian Food and Drink Social Media Channels

  • Facebook: @eastlothianscotlandsfooddrinkcounty
  • Instagram: @fooddrinkcounty
  • Twitter: @fooddrinkcounty

Terms & Conditions

The Great East Lothian Menu, is a chance for people from all across the county to
celebrate our local produce and come up with a recipe/menu showcasing the finest
East Lothian produce.

Please Follow our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Page

  • Facebook: @eastlothianscotlandsfoodcounty
  • Instagram: @foodanddrinkcounty
  • Twitter: @fooddrinkcounty
  • Email it to including your name and contact details.
  • Use the #EastLothianCooks!

Home Cooks


To Enter

  • Upload the photo and recipe to social media tagging one of the following social channels: Facebook @eastlothianscotlandsfoodcounty Instagram: @foodanddrinkcounty and include the hashtag #eastlothiancooks!
  • email it to including your name and contact details


  • Freedom of choice to create cold or hot food items
  • No restriction on number of dishes prepared, and food could be part of any course (appetizer / entrée / dessert)
  • Winners of the home cook competition will receive an East Lothian Gift Card redeemable in shops across East Lothian. The vouchers will be sent directly to the winners’ home address.
  • First Prize – £100 /4 X Second Prizes – £50 /8 X Runner up – £25
  • Winners of the professional chefs will be presented with a certificate.
  • The prize cannot be transferred and cannot be exchanged for cash.⁠
  • The competition will close at midnight on Sunday 7th November.
  • Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced on our social media channels by Friday 12th November. Winners will be asked to contact us directly by direct message to share details.
  • UK entries only please






Our vision is to reveal the true potential of East Lothian, Scotland’s Food and Drink County, as a
quality destination for food and drink products, by providing ease of access to our incredible
product portfolio.

East Lothian Food & Drink Ltd is a unique opportunity for businesses to take the lead in building
a more prosperous future for their businesses, attract investment and develop working
partnerships with commercial and public agencies.

Working together we will release the huge potential to grow and develop our food and drink
sector both within and beyond our county, supporting the future growth and sustainability of our
food and drink companies.

For more details on how to contact us, click here

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