BBC MasterChef 2014 winner Jamie Scott will be serving an all Scottish six course menu at a pop up restaurant in The Pavilion Cafe in Montrose.
Rosie, who runs the cafe in Melville Gardens, contacted Jamie when she saw he was touring with his pop up restaurant.
He came to see the Pavilion and was keen to add the venue to his tour. Jamie said: “The Pavilion has a very nice feel, it’s clean and comfortable and I could imagine customers dining there in the evening, the kitchen is well set up.”
Previously Head Chef at Rocca Bar & Grill St. Andrews and passionate about the world-class Scottish larder, Jamie, with his wife Kelly began their pop up restaurant tour in September at Smithies, Arbroath.
Jamie said: “We just loved the idea of touring Scotland with multiple pop up restaurants. We’ll be running a six course menu, along with two surprise courses which will showcase modern Scottish food with Indian and Thai influences using Arbroath Smokies and Lunan Bay salmon.”
November 19 and 20 will be the dates for The Pavilion cafe with the 70 tickets already selling out in two hours. Jamie plans on opening more pop ups in Dundee, Perth and Glasgow and is adding dates as they sell out.
Originally from Arbroath, Jamie was inspired in the kitchen by his grandmother who was a keen baker and his mother who was the first female sous chef in Britain.
After learning his craft in Arbroath, Jamie moved to St Andrew’s joining the Rocca restaurant where he worked for four years as head chef.
In 2014, Jamie took part in BBC MasterChef: The Professionals which saw his culinary skills tested to the limit. His final task was to serve a three course meal for judges Marcus Wareing, Monica Galetti and Gregg Wallace before he was crowned MasterChef .