Tom Kitchin

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Tom Kitchin is Scotland’s youngest winner of a Michelin Star.

Tom and his wife Michaela opened The Kitchin in 2006 on Leith’s waterfront. Then the restaurant received a Michelin Star in 2007, just six months after opening. The Kitchin has retained its Michelin Star every year since and became Scotland’s only restaurant to hold 5 AA Rosettes.

Tom Kitchin trained in some of Europe’s leading kitchens: La Tante Claire in London under Pierre Koffmann, and Guy Savoy in Paris, as well as Le Louis XV in Monaco, led by Alain Ducasse.

In 2010 the Observer Food Monthly voted Tom the Cook of the Year.

Since Christmas 2015, Tom has been a supporter of global development charity, Mary’s Meals, which is headquartered in Scotland.

Recipe Creation

Tom’s style is to combine French techniques and seasonal Scottish ingredients, a style discussed in his 2010 book From Nature to Plate. The book offers a fresh seasonal outlook with 100 of the chef’s favourite recipes.

Reality TV

Tom has appeared as a guest presenter The One Show, and appeared numerous times on Saturday Kitchen and MasterChef. He’s also competed on the Great British Menu.

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