Martin Wishart


—Restaurateur

Since opening his eponymous restaurant in Edinburgh's Port of Leith in 1999, Martin Wishart has firmly established himself as one of the UK's most highly respected chefs, currently holding one Michelin star, 4 AA rosettes and a score of 8/10 in the Good Food Guide. In addition, Martin won the title of AA Chefs' chef of the year 2010-2011. Martin trained under such renowned chefs as Albert Roux, Michel Roux Jr, Marco Pierre White, Nick Nairn, John Burton-Race, Marc Meneau and Charlie Trotter.
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Martin Wishart

PAUL TAMBURRINI


—Head Chef

Paul has known Martin for over 12 years, since the two met in the kitchen of Edinburgh's Balmoral Hotel in 1998. Paul's extensive experience includes stints at some of the UK's most renowned Michelin Star restaurants such as Marco Pierre White's L'Escargot Restaurant London, Airds Hotel in Argyll as well as Martin Wishart's fine dining restaurant in Leith, Edinburgh.

Martin Wishart

STEVEN SPEAR


—Restaurant Manager

Steven began life in the restaurant trade at the early age of seven, scrubbing oysters in the kitchen of the family business on the Isle of Skye. He progressed to washing dishes, before part-time work as a waiter during his school days. Steven embarked upon an intense apprenticeship at Rogue Restaurant in Edinburgh, before joining the newly expanded Restaurant Martin Wishart in October 2002.

Steven Spear