Tom Kitchin

Tom Kitchin

Tom Kitchin, head chef at The Kitchin restaurant, is one of Scotland's most talented young chefs.

Tom began his career at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel, near his childhood home in Kinross. He went on to train and work alongside some of the world's most respected chefs, including Pierre Koffmann at La Tante Claire, Guy Savoy at Restaurant Guy Savoy in Paris and Alain Ducasse at the Louis XV in Monte Carlo.

He opened The Kitchin on the waterfront in Leith in June 2006, with the aim of showcasing seasonal Scottish produce prepared using the techniques of classic French cookery. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in January 2007.

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