Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, recently awarded AA Hotel Group
of the Year 2013/14, has announced the appointment of Graham
Campbell as new Head Chef at Macdonald Pittodrie House by
Inverurie in Aberdeenshire. The hotel is one of eleven hotel's
Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection status.
Graham joins Macdonald Pittodrie House
with responsibility for leading the hotel's dining experience
across the award-winning Mither Tap Restaurant and The Orangery -
the hotel's elegant private dining venue.
A member of Great British Chefs, Graham leads a team of five
chefs, and brings with him over 16 years of industry experience,
within a number of prestigious restaurants and events venues
including The Monastery in Manchester, Glen Moriston Town House,
Lake Mentieth Hotel in Stirlingshire, and Duisdale House Hotel. He
won a Michelin Star at Ballachulish Country House at the age of
Graham commented: "Macdonald Pittodrie House is
a fantastic venue, and I am delighted to get back to what I love
best - hotel dining - and bringing my expertise to the table.
"The values held across the group are very much in line with my
own personal ethos; working with fresh, quality ingredients,
sourced both responsibly and with provenance in mind - all integral
factors to produce delicious food.
"The commitment of the team already here is evident and I look
forward to leading them forward as we strive to achieve a minimum
of 2 AA Rosettes."
Commenting on Graham's appointment, Martin Mcilrath, General
Manager of Macdonald Pittodrie House
Hotel, added: "I'm thrilled that Graham has decided to join our
team. He has an outstanding reputation as a chef and brings with
him a wealth of experience in our sector.
"We have always sought to produce something very special in our
restaurants and I have no doubt Graham will help bring further
creativity to our offering as we continue to promise guests a truly
special dining experience."
One of the finest four-star hotels in Aberdeenshire, the
historic Macdonald Pittodrie House is
set within 2,400 acres of beautiful estate lands and is a popular
choice for families, businesses and weddings.
The personalised service and fine attention to detail promised
to guests' throughout their stay has ensured Macdonald Pittodrie
House was earlier this year selected as one of the group's leading
four-star hotels to proudly bear The Macdonald Hotels' Signature