Donald Angus Munro

Donald Angus Munro

Occupation: Executive Chef

Name 2 of your “food heroes” and tell us why they inspire you?

First would have to be Anton Mosimann- Passionate, Inspirational & a true Gentleman

Then would need to be Rick Stein for his simple unfussy Philosophy on Cooking

What do you like to cook and why?

Got to be Scottish Seafood & shellfish because its door step fresh & the taste speaks for itself.

When did you decide to become a chef?

I  didn't it just happened ! I  took a summer job in a  Large kitchen and the rest is history.

What do you remember about School dinners?

I went home for lunch every day at primary ,my mum was a great cook, also lived opposite the school and at secondary it has to be the laugh with my pals round the dinning table eating pie, beans & chips

What was your favourite school dinner?

It would have to be Chocolate Eclairs & Custard when it was on - we would have to eat it before main meal  otherwise it would disappear

What would be your perfect meal?

It would have to be sitting in Aix-en-provence with my beautiful daughter- teaching her about the platter of shellfish ( probably from scotland) and a bottle of Puligny Montrachet - and fresh apple juice for the wee one.

What kitchen tool could you NOT live without?

Hand-blender & sharpening steel

In your restaurant or premises who would be your ideal diner?

My Idea diner would be my Daughter Cassie, family & great friends

If you weren't a chef what would you be?

Anything that involves world travel- Food travel reporter

Where do you go when you want to eat at a restaurant?

Anywhere in the sun that serves great food with Fantastic service

What 5 ingredients would you choose to have on your desert Island?

Five Ingredients would be -Butter-Salt-Spices- Fish & wine