Celebrate the festive season in style this year with Taste of Christmas 2011 - where inspired entertaining gets a glamorous holiday makeover.
Taste of Christmas takes place from 2-4 December, and is open from 10am until 6pm each day, so head to ExCeL London and kick-start the countdown to Christmas.
A selection of the capital's top restaurants will be serving up seasonal menus full of dishes designed to inspire. Between bites, watch some of the country's best chefs take to the stage to help you finesse your light entertaining, refine that ambitious festive menu and prepare for the ultimate season of extravagance.
Browse for that ideal gift, essential ingredient or winter warmer Taste's boutique market, then settle down to a fine wine, cheese or chocolate tasting. And while you're feeling hands-on, join an interactive cookery class - it's sure to fire up your imagination and help hone that holiday feast.
Eat, drink and be merry in style this year and prepare for the ultimate season of extravagance.