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The Kitchin

Tom Kitchin
The Kitchin

The Kitchin

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78 Commercial Street
Edinburgh
EH6 6LX
United Kingdom

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The Chef

 

Tom Kitchin

In his first book, From Nature to Plate, the Edinburgh-born Kitchin says that he knew he wanted to be a chef by the age of 13. He studied Catering at Perth College (returning for the 2013 series of The Chef's Protege) before securing an eye-opening placement at the Gleneagles Hotel.

From there he moved on to London to work for the figure he frequently refers to as simply ‘chef’, Pierre Koffmann, and has described at much length the determination needed to work for a chef with 3 Michelin stars.

‘Working for him (Koffmann) was one of the hardest, most gruelling things I’ve ever experienced, but at the same time it was the best school I have ever attended.’

Tom Kitchin