Scran season 5: Scotland's National Chef Gary Maclean on why hospitality has to change

The latest episode of our podcast Scran is now live.

Published 18th Mar 2022
Updated 10 th Oct 2023

In this episode of Scran Rosalind Erskine meets Gary Maclean, Scotland's National Chef, winner of Masterchef, owner of Creel Caught in Bonnie & Wild in the St James' Quarter in Edinburgh and lecturer at City of Glasgow College.

They talk about Gary's career to date, the life-changing experience of going to college, why he has only recently opened his own restaurant for the first time and why he thinks customers need to pay more for what they're consuming.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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