SPCF - SCOTLAND’S PROFESSIONAL CHEF’S FORUM
Monday 16th September 2019
To celebrate 30 years of exquisite dining at Lochgreen House Hotel, we have the pleasure to present SPCF – Scotland's Professional Chef's Forum.
An event for Chefs, by Chefs. Hosted by our very own Gary Mclean!
Carrying the theme of ‘Connections’ this is a unique opportunity to not only showcase the talents of some of the world’s finest chefs but to connect Hoteliers, Professional Chefs, Food and Drink Suppliers and Kitchen Equipment Industries. The day will be informative, innovative and entertaining!
The Costley & Costley group are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. This family run business, established in 1988, has energised the Ayrshire hospitality trade as we know it today. The success of the organisation is largely dependent upon the produce and products supplied locally.
Arrive from 9.30am onwards and enjoy Morning Coffee and Bacon Rolls
10am - Jonathan McDonald ~ Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes
11am - Lorna McNee ~ Seasonal dishes from Restaurant Andrew Fairlie
12pm – Matt Owen & Son ~ World Class Pastry Chef modern and innovative desserts
1pm – Buffet Lunch
AFTERNOON COOKERY DEMONSTRATION
2pm – Scott Lyall ~ Dishes using Alternative Meat Cuts
3.15pm - Mark Greenaway ~ Most Popular Dishes from new Restaurant Grazing
CHEF’S FORUM/PANEL DISCUSSION
4.15pm - Audience participation Q&A ~ Bring up a topic that you feel should be discussed by the panel
Dining trends ~ Effects of itison/Groupon ~ Recruitment ~ Commodity Costs and achieving Margins ~ The demands and pressures of colleges to ensure youngster are industry ready.
On the Panel
Bill Costley~ Mark Greenaway~Lorna NcNee~Jonathan Mc Donald
WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR YOUR SUGGESTIONS ON TOPICS TO COVER…
Tweet your questions to @costleyhotels with the hashtags #SPCF19 #chefsforum and receive answers from Industry Professionals!
THANKS AND FINISH
5pm – Finish
GASTRONOMIC CELEBRATION DINNER!
7pm – Piper & Pre-dinner Drinks
7.30pm - Five course Gourmet Dinner prepared by Costley & Costley Chef’s Andrew Costley and Iain Conway and guest Chef Willie Pike.
Evening dress code: Chef Whites and Black Trousers.
Full Day Delegate Ticket - £150
For bookings, please call Lochgreen House Hotel directly on 01292 313343. Full payment of ticket is required upon booking to secure place.
Exclusive Accommodation Offer
When purchasing an SPCF Day Delegate ticket, we offer an exclusive Bed and Breakfast rate at £160 based on two people sharing or £140 single occupancy.
Alliance Kitchen Equipment
Alliance Online is a leading independent catering and kitchen equipment supplier to the hospitality industry and public sector, with a nationwide network of branches across the UK & Ireland.
A family business since 1999, Braehead Foods is one of Scotland’s largest independent food wholesalers, and have been supplying Chefs across the UK and Europe with the finest quality ingredients for 20 years.
Award winning Graham's Family Dairy are Scotland's largest independent Dairy producing 700,000 pints of Milk per day and ranges of butter, cream, yogurt, cheese and ice cream.
Award winning Houno combi ovens are multi-functional partners in the kitchen. With more than 100 different oven solutions, Houno Ovens take cooking to the next level and ensure delicious cooking results, year after year.
Founded in 1945, Inverarity Morton is Scotland’s leading independent wines and spirits merchant. Their wine list features over 2,000 wines handpicked from around the world. Included in their portfolio is an extensive range of boutique premium spirits, with craft beers, real ales and soft drinks.
Based in Northamptonshire Major International create easy to use gluten free stocks, jus, marinades, pan-asian bases, gravies and fruit compounds; that deliver authentic, natural flavour with every use. 2019 marks the 30th year of providing chefs with high quality products that save time in the kitchen, without compromising on quality.
DEMONSTRATING CHEFS AND SPEAKERS
In 2019 Lorna won the Scottish Heat and the overall dessert on The Great British Menu. She was also Scottish Chef of the Year 2017.
Ox & Finch Restaurant
Did you know Jonathan was Head Chef for the McLaren Formula One team?
Award Winning Master Chef
Scotland’s 1st National Chef, a post created by the Scottish Government to champion Scottish Produce.
Grazing by Mark Greenaway
Mark's Edinburgh Restaurant has earned Three Red AA Rosettes and was included in Restaurant Magazine's top 100.
Scottish beef and lamb. A Canny Scott will demonstrate clever dishes with cheaper cuts.
Executive Chef, Lochgreen House Hotel
Our very own Iain Conway earned Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa Three AA Red Rosettes.
Matt Owen & Son, Rickie Owen
World Renowned Pastry Chef
World renowned Pastry Chef Matt Owen will be joining us with son Rickie, 19. Following in his Dads footsteps, Rickie works at Le Manoir under Raymond Blac and was recently named the UK’s Young Pastry Chef of the Year.